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  • Letter: What every real conservative knows

    To the Editor:In the Jan. 14 edition of the Kane County Chronicle, Ronald Rawson excoriates Sandra B ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 8:44 pm
  • Another view: A recipe for trouble

    A new analysis from New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman suggests that Americans are spending billions of dollars a year on ground up radish ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Chamber Chat: Gratitude and love for volunteers

    “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Elizabeth AndrewI always ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Sound Off: Looking for singles

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Looking for singles This is in resp ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • Our View: Elburn residents need to speak up on police department issue

    Two big questions have hit the community of Elburn. 1. Should the village keep its police department ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Letter: Send us a check

    To the Editor: What’s wrong with government today? This is what’s wrong with government today: Batav ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Sunday snowstorms and Monday assistance

    Like many people I know, I had plans last Sunday to watch the big football game with family and friends.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Good Natured: Raccoons, opossums and skunks looking for love

    Well, it’s February, the month of love. The greeting card and candy companies know it. The jewelry stores know it. And so, too, do the raccoons, oposs ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 9:47 am
  • In Focus: Safe passage

    As I was settling into my Sunday this past week, I noticed the snow had begun falling. And falling. And falling. 
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Another view: The diminishing returns of today's homeownership policies

    It’s official: Over the past couple of decades, the United States spent vast amounts of time, energy and, above all, money – both private and public – ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • Letter: Super Bowl blizzard clean-up

    To the Editor:Thank you to the village of North Aurora Street Department and staff for the Super Bow ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 7:41 pm
  • The Write Place: 'Frozen' is worth melting for

    It’s the highest grossing animated film of all time. It’s a Disney hit that’s taken the world by storm (no pun intended). It’s taken the form of a sin ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 6:21 pm
  • Our View: Gov. Rauner and the State of the State

    New Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first State of the State address was refreshing, a different take on the real state of things in the Land of Lincoln.
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn fire officials tout improved rating

    ELBURN – Insurance agent Justin Smitherman said the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District already had a good score on the “ISO ratings” scal ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Letter: Beacons of hope

    To the Editor:It has been a difficult past year for Americans. Our economy continued to recover, but ...
    Feb. 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm