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  • Letter: Avoiding important issues

    To the Editor:Democratic Illinois Gov. Quinn and the other progressive, they seem to no longer want ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • Another View: Latest Fed minutes misunderstood by investors again

    The gap between what the Federal Reserve says about monetary policy and what investors think it’s saying would be funny if it weren’t so important. Mo ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:52 pm
  • Another View: World Cup victory symbol of German resurgence

    “Weltmeister Deutschland! Jaaaaaaaaaa!” reads the celebratory front page of Germany’s most popular daily newspaper, Bild. Germany won soccer’s World C ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Letter: Decision metric

    To the Editor: After all the talk, after all the plans, after all the wishful thinking, there is onl ...
    July 14, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Sound Off: A delightful surprise

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: A delightful surprise We'd like to th ...
    July 14, 2014 - 8:03 am
  • Our view: Oh give us a home, where coyotes don't roam ...

    Coyotes – they are here. And not all Kane County residents feel comfortable with their presence.Duri ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Letter: Raising the minimum wage

    To the Editor:The president has advocated raising the minimum wage to $10.10. He has asserted that t ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Good Natured: No rattles, no fangs, no venom on fox snakes

    I think it’s safe to say, most people in our area can recognize a garter snake.Smallish to medium in ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: License to drive

    My son just drove away. In my car. Alone. The dog looked back toward the house, from his spot in the yard (he’d been hoping for a walk, but the boy ha ...
    July 11, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • In Focus: Storm watcher

    Last week, as a widespread, straight-line, wind storm – known as a derecho – was reported to be headed to Kane County, I quickly monitored weather sit ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Another view: How Brazil’s World Cup disaster could change the nation

    It was the most shocking defeat in the history of the World Cup. Brazil’s 7-1 semifinal annihilation in Belo Horizonte at the hands of a faultless Ger ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Letter: Obama’s international affairs

    To the Editor:Why doesn’t Obama have any real support in international politics?That’s an easy quest ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Life at East: Dorm sweet dorm

    Recently, I was able to go through the process of picking my dorm for college. I definitely knew that I wanted to live on the honors floor because I w ...
    July 9, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: 'Mattress' time at Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – When Alec Kovach first was looking to try out for a play, he was nervous. Just in case he was thinking of changing his mind, a friend too ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Another view: How to make Larry Page’s part-time utopia work

    Google Chief Executive Officer Larry Page says we should all work fewer hours, and – like most people – I love the prospect.
    July 8, 2014 - 11:02 pm
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