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  • Hickory Knolls traveling programs bring nature to your door

    Oh, baby, it’s cold outside. And, yet, the great outdoors still has a great deal in store and much to explore, even when temperatures dive and ponds f ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Cartina: Tis the season for works of charity

    My bedroom is taken over by an army of lovable stuffed snowmen with silly red and green colored hats and cookie-decorated scarves. But oh, I don’t min ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Park Perspectives: The skinny on holiday weight gain

    Between decking the halls, gift wrapping, tree trimming, party going and cookie baking, you may find that physical fitness has fallen to the bottom of ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland board race begins to take shape

    MAPLE PARK – At least three incumbents and three newcomers will be running for election to the Kaneland School District 302 Board, according to paperw ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Grow your career in the new year

    With 2015 just a few weeks away, many people are busy making their New Year’s resolutions. Among the most popular are those related to finding new or ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: A chamber holiday toast

    The decorations are in place The twinkling lights are up The Chamber office shines And there’s eggno ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Good Natured: Do you believe in river otters? Yes!

    One of the more common images making its way around Facebook these days depicts a quintessential Santa Claus. With a plate of cookies in one hand and ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Who’s the clever Santa, now?

    Your holidays caught in a vice-grip of soul-sucking commercialism? I have absolutely no idea what th ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • In Focus: Benched

    I am once again a gym rat, as high school basketball and wrestling are now in full swing. I had forgotten how fast-paced a boys basketball game could ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • The Write Place: Christmas on a high school budget

    As of today, there are 14 days until Christmas. So many seasonal activities to do, so little time ... and most pressingly, so little money to accompli ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Santa, treats and holiday fun at Christmas in Kaneville

    KANEVILLE – Paxton Greiff approached Santa Claus, then took a step back. He took a candy cane, waited a second, then moved closer.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Another View: Rolling Stone problems change Cosby context

    The context of the Bill Cosby discussion has changed in the past few days. The shift has little to do with Cosby or his lawyer or the heap of accusati ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Chamber Chat: Christmas memories and awkward photos

    Awkward family photos. We all have them, some more than others. This time of the year seems to bring them out as you are trying to find the perfect pi ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Chipping in

    What a week of wild news, world! I laughed out loud when I read the tweet, “Has anyone tried turning America off and back on again?”
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Chronicle to host Economic Forecast 2015

    What’s on the economic horizon for Kane County next year?Answers to that question will be provided d ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 9:55 pm
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