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  • Kaneland teachers voice frustration over negotiations

    SUGAR GROVE – Using words such as disappointed, disheartened and hurtful, dozens of teachers spoke Monday at Kaneland's school board meeting, urging t ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Guest View: Where you live does matter to your health

    What do you know about your community? What do you know about Kane County? Did you know Kane County ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Good Natured: Ready for adventure? Join the Kane County Certified Naturalists

    When was the last time you observed the keeled scales on a water snake’s back? Or watched as a dozen hatchling turtles emerged from their subterranean ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'If you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope'

    The motherhood is sad, this week. Not just in my house, because my 17-year-old was mad at me for a few minutes, but everywhere. Because 17-year-olds w ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: New books speak volumes about citrus

    The expressive flavors of citrus can brighten one’s kitchen and cooking. Home cooks are twice blesse ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Birthday upon birthday precedes holiday madness

    I never really realized it until this year. And maybe that’s because things have changed, and my family has gotten bigger since I was married just ove ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Joan Knows: Conjuring a dream parade in St. Charles

    So many of us are looking forward to the Holiday Homecoming Electric Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Charles.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • In Focus: Beyond Thankful

    Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I get to be around my loved ones, eat a ton of amazing food and there isn’t the pressure of getting every ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • The Write Place: More than turkey and parades

    For the second year in a row, my column has fallen on Thanksgiving Day, that day of spirited parades, turkey dinners and time with friends and family. ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Shop small every day

    As a chamber of commerce executive director, you would expect me to support local business. Which I do, but as a smart consumer, I would expect you to ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Cookbook Library: A slow cooker cranberry cake for Thanksgiving

    A recently released cookbook by food consultants, cooking teachers and food bloggers Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore takes slow cookers in a new directio ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Bickering can scramble mom's brain to bits

    Today’s column comes to you compliments of Mother Clucker’s Kitchen in Chicago. Yes, yes indeed.For ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Hosting an event? Promote it online!

    Every day, the Kane County Chronicle receives numerous emails from local residents and organizations asking the editorial department to try and promot ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Good Natured: Changing of the guard, white-tailed deer style

    Have you ever witnessed a changing of the guard?Maybe you’ve visited Arlington National Cemetery. I ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • River Town Chronicles: One Thanksgiving dessert too many – FYAs

    My wife and I were driving north on Randall Road after seeing “Spectre,” the latest “Bond, James Bond,” extravaganza. At 9 o’clock, the traffic lights ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:15 pm