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  • 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
  • Letter: Don’t resort to throw-away remarks

    To the Editor:On July 30, the Kane County Chronicle published a letter from Walt Zlotow comparing th ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • In Focus: Ode to joy

    The day was filled with joy, as I had the privilege of documenting Michelle Gillespie and Ronald King’s wedding ceremony this past Saturday at the Mil ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Life at East: A look at how to write this column

    Although no one has actually asked me, I know hundreds – no thousands – of you loyal readers are just dying to know my secret to writing such an engag ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Another View: Silicon Valley really can solve the biggest problems

    Sometime around 2006, I was sitting in my apartment in Japan listening to old music, and I heard a Bob Dylan song. It ends:
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Letter: It is the law

    To the Editor:Regards to Rick Holinger, and thanks for his contribution to the Wayne economy (Kane C ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: NIU STEM Cafe headed to Kuipers

    MAPLE PARK – Perhaps a night exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics might sound a little intimidating. Instead, a night of stargaz ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • Another View: Congress’s vacation will interrupt its lazy work schedule

    Happy summer vacation, Congress. Clearly, you need a break.The Republican-led House was so exhausted ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • LETTER: Hultgren’s record not kind to animals

    To the Editor:If you’re planning to vote for Randy Hultgren in November and also care about animals, ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Theory: Chance and circumstance

    He’s tan; drives an expensive car; his suits look custom made. You know the type; he’s rich … must be.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Sound Off: We are a nation of immigrants

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: A nation of immigrants I’m calling a ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 10:36 am
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