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  • The Write Place: 'Sisterly sacrifice'

    Even if you’ve only read a few of my previous columns, you’ve probably picked up on this basic fact: Sports are not my thing. Watching them, playing t ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Park District Dish: Festival becomes tradition for local family

    The weather is turning cold, and the leaves are almost gone. It’s hard to believe it’s mid-November already.
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Another View: The truth matters, Mr. Carson

    Washington let out a collective “you’re kidding me” early this week, following a weekend of complaints from Ben Carson, arguably the latest front-runn ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Nothing else is happening

    To the Editor:About The Quad St. Charles mall – I’ve been thinking about this for some time and have ...
    Nov. 10, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Another View: The phony 'War on Christmas' is back

    Like everything connected to Christmas, this year’s “War on Christmas” freakout has arrived early. And it has taken the form of a red Starbucks cup.
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Energy innovation and lower utility bills

    To the Editor:Illinois is a leader in energy innovation. For proof, look no further than the ambitio ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Chamber Chat: Christmas in Geneva is festive, magical and merry

    The town is decorated with festive glory.Picture perfect like a holiday story.A tree so tall with tw ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • Sound Off: Listening to the citizens of St. Charles

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Listening to the citizens of St. Cha ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • Our View: Rowing club connecting with students

    The Saint Charles Rowing Club is on a mission to raise funds for a dock and other items, as highlighted in a story by Kane County Chronicle reporter A ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Our View: Recognizing Veterans Day

    Wednesday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. And many Kane County groups have been anticipating the national holiday, which has the purpose of honoring “Americ ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Another View: Disney's warming to idea of streaming video

    Disney chief executive Bob Iger, whose global media empire includes TV giants ABC and ESPN, has plenty of reasons to defend traditional television in ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Mutual missteps lead to a few shared laughs

    Parenting isn’t for sissies. I’ve been saying it for years now, and wow, I’m really feeling it this week.
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Good Natured: Ideal conditions for a whole lotta geese

    Canada geese, you might have noticed, are everywhere these days.With the summer breeding season over ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: High school hockey – now and then

    Forget the Cubs; hockey is back – and I’m not just talking the Hawks.Sitting in the stands at Geneva ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Another View: Megyn Kelly of Fox News mocks Republicans' debate demands

    The front offices of major TV news outfits have been quiet in the face of a draft document from Republican campaigns outlining a number of requests – ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:49 pm