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  • Theory: Two sides of the same coin

    There is only so much we can do to change ourselves, short of surgery, that is. We can alter our appearance with colored contacts, hair dye, braces an ...
    May 1, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Mulch ado about nothing ...

    With the news headlines pointing out the divisions in American society, it is nice to find a cohesive similarity that binds us all together. Baseball? ...
    May 1, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • In Focus: New lease on life

    I love a good garage sale. Last week, both St. Charles and Geneva hosted citywide garage sales. Doze ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Another View: Patience is right policy for Fed as inflation remains low

    The Federal Reserve indicated Wednesday it is willing to wait a few more months – and possibly longer – before pulling back further on economic stimul ...
    April 30, 2015 - 8:34 pm
  • Letter: Gov. Rauner, restore funding for tobacco quitline

    To the Editor:Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has suspended the grant that funds the Illinois Tobacco Qui ...
    April 30, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Another View: Violence in Baltimore undermines earlier peaceful protests

    It is pointless to ask which is more outrageous: deadly police misconduct or the violence that erupts in response. Both are – but those who rioted and ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Letter: Not Hillary

    To the Editor:Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has finally announced her candidacy for the ...
    April 29, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Table Talk with Ally: Give the gift of life

    My name is Ally O’Donnell, and I am a senior at Batavia High School. I’m also an intern at the Kane County Chronicle, and this is my first column. On ...
    April 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Letter: Keep recruiting tool

    To the Editor:There is a proposal in Springfield that would make an already challenging environment ...
    April 28, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Another View: Soaking the 'rich' won't fix Social Security

    It’s getting to be Social Security time. As the 2016 elections get closer, conservatives agitate to cut back benefits and liberals agitate to raise th ...
    April 28, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland students thrive at literary festival

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School student Lenora Murphy wrote her “heart skipped a beat” when she learned her play, “Pieces of Harper’s Heart,” was ho ...
    April 28, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • Another View: Lynch’s work is cut out for her

    After an inexcusable five-month delay, the Senate last week finally confirmed Loretta Lynch to be attorney general. The vote is definitely good news f ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Letter: Have you laughed yet today?

    To the Editor:Does your dog ever laugh out loud? Has your cat ever smiled at you?Animals don’t have ...
    April 27, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Sound Off: North Aurora's logo and motto

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: North Aurora's logo and motto In the ...
    April 27, 2015 - 8:11 am
  • Good natured: Beetles that have the amazing ability to click

    Did you ever stop to consider just how many parts of your day involve clicks?Do you “click here” whe ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:09 pm