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  • Bears vs Dolphins: Week 1 preseason football

    The Chicago Bears take on the Miami Dolphins during week one of preseason football on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at Soldier Field in Chicago.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:11 am
  • Before the Diploma: Two terrific Tennessee towns

    A few weeks back I documented my drive down to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, discussing how my family and I got stuck in traffic, and how I was patiently ant ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Another View: Congress' endless gimmicks won't fix our highways

    Congress’s most recent fight over highway spending seemed awfully familiar. Once again, authorized cash for transportation projects was dwindling. Onc ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • ​Get off on the right foot with instructional dance classes

    When the pitter-patter of little feet start tippy-tapping out a regular beat, perhaps it’s a sign that Hannah or Taylor are old enough to channel thos ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Another View: Getting to yes on the Trans-Pacific Partnership

    The effort to establish the Trans-Pacific Partnership has stuttered, but don’t write off this far-reaching free-trade initiative just yet. Given the w ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: Inequality of income

    To the Editor:The growing income gap between the wealthy and middle class is a subject that has arou ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland middle school student acquires skills at conference

    SUGAR GROVE – When he learned of an opportunity to help students build their leadership skills, Kaneland Harter Middle School teacher Kyle Ahlmann sai ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Another View: A license to be a florist? How occupational rules can be a burden on workers

    It’s not every day that references to Adam Smith and Milton Friedman show up in the footnotes of a Democratic White House report. But a new white pape ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: A first step out of the ACA

    To the Editor:After No Child Left Behind, states were left with federal standards to improve and ass ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Chamber Chat: Play with a purpose

    For the past five months, a portion of this column has been dedicated to informing readers about the 50/50 Community Raffle. You may know about it. Yo ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Sound Off: They were wonderful

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: A wonderful group I was wanting to do ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 6:57 am
  • Another View: Nine gifted politicians, one broken party

    The Republican Party – partially, but not entirely, thanks to Donald Trump – on Thursday night gave us perhaps the most entertaining debate in preside ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Our View: Discussing domestic violence

    Even though domestic violence in America is incredibly widespread, it remains a taboo topic in our society.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Good Natured: The buzz about wool-carder bees

    I got quite the buzz while working in the garden the other day.No, I’m not growing anything illegal. ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 8:16 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Interns recap their experience at Chronicle

    School days are once again approaching, and that signals the end of some internships at the Kane County Chronicle.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 8:14 pm