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Opinion

  • In Focus: A little help

    We can all use a lift once in a while. As I was photographing a Geneva varsity softball practice, wh ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Spring break disaster

    Spring break is perhaps one of my favorite times of the year, as I’ve had my fair share of pleasant vacations. Once I traveled to the Mall of America ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Another View: A boost for defense

    Two pieces of good news about U.S. defense spending: Both President Obama and congressional Republicans have recognized that cuts imposed by the 2011 ...
    March 25, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Primrose Farm springs into action

    Now that the calendar has officially noted the change of seasons, farmers everywhere are ready to spring into action – preparing their livestock and g ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Park District Dish: Batavia has gone to the dogs

    I’ve had dogs my entire life. Until I got out of college and lived on my own, I didn’t know any other way.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Another view: Raise the smoking age

    Forty-two million Americans still smoke. That is a much smaller proportion of the population than decades ago. But it’s still a public health disaster ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Letter: It’s usually impractical

    To the Editor:The St. Charles Park District wants us to pay $23 million of the $28 million referendu ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:39 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Despite protests, Kaneland elementary library position cut

    SUGAR GROVE – Upset over a plan to eliminate the learning resource center director position at the elementary level, seven people spoke Monday night d ...
    March 24, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • Letter: Supporting outstanding people

    To the Editor:Granted, we live in St. Charles and cannot vote in Geneva’s upcoming school board elec ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Another View: Presidential debates should include 3rd-party candidates

    Most Americans want a third party, which probably explains why leaders of the Democratic and Republican parties have conspired for the past three deca ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Batavia Chamber of Commerce to hold candidate forum

    I have received a few questions recently regarding the need for the Batavia Chamber of Commerce to host a school board candidate forum. Why should the ...
    March 23, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Sound Off: Scaring off the coyotes

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Scaring off the coyotes I'm calling ...
    March 23, 2015 - 7:48 am
  • Our View: Project associated with park referendum more a want than need

    It is easy to see why many residents are excited about the St. Charles Park District’s proposed referendum.
    March 20, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Our View: D-129 residents should take time to vote April 7

    Voters who live in West Aurora School District 129 are being asked to consider a referendum question April 7.
    March 20, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: New intern in Chronicle newsroom

    This week, the Kane County Chronicle welcomed Batavia High School senior Ally O’Donnell to its newsroom.
    March 20, 2015 - 8:57 pm