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  • Life at East: Dorm sweet dorm

    Recently, I was able to go through the process of picking my dorm for college. I definitely knew that I wanted to live on the honors floor because I w ...
    July 9, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: 'Mattress' time at Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – When Alec Kovach first was looking to try out for a play, he was nervous. Just in case he was thinking of changing his mind, a friend too ...
    July 8, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Rush: Recapping Swedish Days; looking ahead to Geneva Arts Fair

    OTROLIGT! Whether you say it in Swedish or English, the word INCREDIBLE encompasses everything that was last month’s huge Swedish Days festival. Sure, ...
    July 7, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Editor’s Notebook: Time to turn the Twitter on

    The Kane County Chronicle is amping up its Twitter presence.Although the Chronicle has been on Twitt ...
    July 4, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Good Natured: The Holy Grail of all River Bug-dom

    Editor’s Note: This column is the third in a three-part series on the Fox River’s famous, or perhaps infamous, “River Bugs.”
    July 5, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • In Focus: Play Ball

    I’ve probably been to about three dozen Kane County Cougars games as a photographer, but last Thursday was only my third game as a spectator. 
    July 4, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • River Town Chronicles: The Gateway: ICC’s electrifying David and Goliath story

    Today, July 4, 2014, is Independence Day, but John Tomasiewicz and his neighbors remind me of under-funded, out-manned minutemen in the midst of battl ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Theory: Just the way you are

    Where do our feelings about ourselves come from? We first become aware of our self-esteem in child ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Hybrid, cross-bred hydrangeas maintenance-free specimens

    Hydrangeas have come a long way in a very short time. The Nikko blue and orb varieties that were s ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Welcoming World Cup soccer into living room, life

    Soccer, the viewing and playing of which is enjoyed by millions, seems to quite stealthily have invaded my life – and not just my checkbook at registr ...
    July 3, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • In Your Court: A brief contract review for residential real estate buyers

    Couples with children tend to move in the summer while the children are out of school. As a ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Life at East: Feeling the burn

    ’Tis the  season of picnics, parades ... and sunburns.I’ve recently gotten my inaugural burn of the ...
    July 2, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Men’s match play tournament a time-honored tradition at Pottawatomie Golf Course

    Around for more than 30 years, the annual men’s golf tournament at Pottawatomie Golf Course in St. Charles is more than just a round of golf. It’s the ...
    July 2, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland energy plan moves forward, with one objection

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302 is moving forward with a five-year contract with an energy conservation company, but it was not a unanimous ...
    July 1, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Teenagers offer unique brand of constructive criticism

    It’s mildly disconcerting to be critiqued by your offspring. Especially when they’re teenagers. By then, ...
    June 30, 2014 - 2:23 pm
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