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  • Tales from the Motherhood: Two steps forward, one step back

    I definitely wouldn’t call it a New Year’s resolution, but I have my reasons for getting back to the gym.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Theory: Personality traits of past-, present-, future-focused individuals

    There are so many personality traits that make up who we are and distinguish us from one another. ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: New Year’s resolutions for our hometown roads

    You’re out driving. It’s 2015, a new year. So far, so good.Until running into last year’s car-mangli ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Another view: The ultimate punishment

    The United States made progress on the death penalty in 2014, applying the ultimate punishment more sparingly than before. But it can’t be said to hav ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Endangered Blanding’s turtles get TLC

    One doesn’t have to go on a safari across the plains of Africa or trek through the Amazonian rainforest to encounter an endangered species. There’s on ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 9:51 pm
  • The start of something new

    I can now officially say it: Happy 2015! Release the giant dropping ball, mass of glittery confetti and obnoxious noisemakers. The year that never see ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • New Year’s really is best for making resolutions

    A new year is here – a time for resolving to eat less, exercise more, work harder, give more, get your financial situation in order, make a long-delay ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Four candidates vie for 3 spots in Elburn Village Board race

    ELBURN – Four candidates – two incumbents and two newcomers – will be vying for three available seats on the Elburn Village Board in the April 7 elect ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Letter: The best gift of all

    To the Editor:The Elburn Lions Club recently hosted a toy drive to benefit local children, and the r ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 6:57 pm
  • Another View: Lost contact

    After the disappearance of another plane over Southeast Asia, 2014 might well be remembered as the year of vanishing aircraft. With advanced communica ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Another View: On shaky ground

    A dozen years after its creation, the International Criminal Court is foundering. So far it has brought just 21 cases in eight countries, all of them ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Letter: The violence is real

    To the Editor:I wonder how many people remember all the movies that have taught the lesson about liv ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 8:08 pm
  • Sound Off: We need more polkas

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: We need more polkas With all the sad ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 7:44 am
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