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  • Another View: Silicon Valley really can solve the biggest problems

    Sometime around 2006, I was sitting in my apartment in Japan listening to old music, and I heard a Bob Dylan song. It ends:
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Letter: It is the law

    To the Editor:Regards to Rick Holinger, and thanks for his contribution to the Wayne economy (Kane C ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: NIU STEM Cafe headed to Kuipers

    MAPLE PARK – Perhaps a night exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics might sound a little intimidating. Instead, a night of stargaz ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Another View: Congress’s vacation will interrupt its lazy work schedule

    Happy summer vacation, Congress. Clearly, you need a break.The Republican-led House was so exhausted ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • LETTER: Hultgren’s record not kind to animals

    To the Editor:If you’re planning to vote for Randy Hultgren in November and also care about animals, ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Theory: Chance and circumstance

    He’s tan; drives an expensive car; his suits look custom made. You know the type; he’s rich … must be.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Sound Off: We are a nation of immigrants

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: A nation of immigrants I’m calling a ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Program to discuss ‘The Art of Balance’

    The Kane County Magazine, a sister publication of the Kane County Chronicle, will host a program titled “The Art of Balance: Real World Strategies to ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Free markets, minimum wage

    To the Editor:Having taken a lot of time reflecting on today’s job market, and the lack of job oppor ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Our View: Be careful with political messages

    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner has taken some heat recently for manipulating headlines in his latest TV ad to help his cause in the ra ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Good Natured: A deeper look at double-crested cormorants

    Last week, when we looked at double-crested cormorants, we were lucky enough to have a TV show theme song that described this familiar, fish-eating sp ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Learning to Grow: How does your garden grow ... at work

    I work at a marina in southern Wisconsin.  Last year, I planted a few large containers with cherry ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Ode to the last tooth and a lost piano

    My baby has no more baby teeth. How did that even happen? She yanked out the last loose one last m ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • A glimpse of my journey in Africa

    I recently went to Africa for about 20 days with my mom, Michelle Smith, and my life has been changed. We stayed in Moshi, Tanzania, in an orphanage r ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • In Your Court: The spouse you divorce is the spouse you married

    A divorce is a highly emotional proceeding in and of itself. However, you can prepare yourself for the emotional turmoil of a divorce, as well as the ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 10:16 am
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