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Opinion

  • Another View: Obama’s complex and costly bargain on Iran

    The historic agreement announced by the United States and its partners with Iran on Tuesday offers the welcome prospect that, for the next 15 years, t ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Before the Diploma: My college plans

    It’s accurate to say I have officially reached the halfway point of summer break. The butterflies ar ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: Sensory Storytime offers opportunities for special needs children

    While library storytimes provide a fun and welcoming environment where children build early literacy skills through reading, talking, singing and play ...
    July 15, 2015 - 6:52 pm
  • Otter Cove and splash-tastic special events

    Summer fun heats up with an almost never-ending stream of cool events and activities at Otter Cove Aquatic Park in St. Charles. Along with the park’s ...
    July 15, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Waubonsee programs train and serve first responders

    Duty, pride, tradition – Jake Pruski of Sandwich, a fire science instructor at Waubonsee Community College, grew up with these values, so his career c ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Another View: Scott Walker is a fighter – but needs to offer voters more than that

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker formally entered the GOP presidential race Monday as an immediate contender. A minister’s son who smashed Wisconsin’s publ ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Letter: Freedom of speech; ideology of hate

    To the Editor:Does it really serve the needs of people to allow those who promote racism and other h ...
    July 14, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Park Perspectives: Get personal with art instructor Peg Boehm

    The Geneva Park District offers a wide variety of art programs for both children and adults. The success of the park district’s art program has strong ...
    July 14, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Vietnam vets to be honored at Sugar Grove Corn Boil

    SUGAR GROVE – Veterans of the Vietnam War will be honored next weekend at the Sugar Grove Corn Boil.
    July 14, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Another View: Lawmakers prepare to weaken No Child Left Behind

    No Child Left Behind, the federal education law that conservatives and liberals both love to hate, is broken. Rather than repair it, however, Congress ...
    July 13, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Guest View: The cruelty of saying yes

    Your TVs, mailboxes and newspapers have been bombarded recently with information about the ongoing state budget stalemate in Springfield.
    July 13, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Chamber Chat: Arts fair, car shows and 50/50 raffle highlight July in Geneva

    “Spännande” in Swedish or “exciting” in English – that’s truly what Swedish Days supported by Northwestern Medicine was last month.
    July 13, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Sound Off: Don't take that freedom away

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: If you don’t want to marry a gay pers ...
    July 13, 2015 - 6:26 am
  • Letter: Medicaid matters

    To the Editor:In 1912, The Sisters of Mercy purchased a farm on the north side of Aurora to build a ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Our View: Sharing stories gives life to those we’ve lost

    In the blink of an eye, everything can change. Time often takes on the appearance of being infinite ...
    July 10, 2015 - 10:49 pm