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  • Joan Knows: Fresh beginnings as school year starts

    Some years back there was a media ad/jingle that went like this:  “School bells ring and children sing –It’s back to Robert Hall again.”
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Life at East: Conquering the crafting

    Like most teenage girls, I’ve spent part of my recent days doing the time-honored summer crafting project. This year, I’ve been attempting my biggest ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 7:04 am
  • Getting birthday party started is easy with park district party packages

    Who doesn’t love a birthday party? Food, friends, fun – celebrating this most elemental of milestones is one of life’s signature joys. 
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:25 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Seventh-grader's concert to benefit Kaneland Arts Initiative

    ELBURN – Bailey Cates has performed at numerous recitals and concert events, but the 12-year-old Elburn resident admits she’s a bit nervous about an e ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Letter: Quality care and services

    To the Editor:Americans, the timing is right to get the hard work done and find out how much money i ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Another view: Rough justice

    Justice is being done to Bank of America – rough justice. The bank last week reportedly buckled to the Justice Department’s threat of litigation over ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Letter: Heartfelt appreciation

    To the Editor:On behalf of the village of Sugar Grove and the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce, we wo ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Rush: Festival of Vine holds ‘tasteful’ event

    In one week and one day, the lazy days of summer will be a memory.I know the autumnal solstice is of ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Sound Off: Turning their backs on revenue

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Turning their backs on revenue I'm ca ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Our view: Selection of new superintendent should be carefully made

    Kaneland School District 302 is in need of a new superintendent.Last week, District 302 publicly ann ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • An immigration crucible

    Stymied by congressional paralysis, President Obama is reportedly considering unilateral action to address — though surely not fix — the nation's immi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Good Natured: Hearing birds, or the sounds of silence?

    Did you hear what I heard?Every morning for the past week or so, as I’ve crawled out of bed to greet ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Learning to Grow: Got Milk(weed)?

    On my morning walk, I often pass an area that is full of native plants. I am pleased to say there ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'Green' Living | Mom explores county’s farm-fresh fare

    I sucked down a kale smoothie in the car last Saturday morning, on my way to the farm to pick up my second box of veggies. I felt like I was cramming ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Another view: Crude restrictions

    The United States is a rising oil exporter. That sentence is amazing when you consider that federal law technically bans crude oil exports.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:38 pm
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