Columns

  • Good Natured: Looking for geese? Go out and take a gander

    Remember when Canada geese were a fly-by-night group?Back then, before our resident goose population ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • In Your Court: How to get an attorney to accept your small personal injury claim

    One common misconception I’ve heard over the years is, “The attorney wouldn’t accept my personal injury claim because it was too small.” That is often ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Spring break stay-cation is no week at the beach

    Are we the only people in the county not going anywhere fancy for spring break? No, of course not. It just seems that way to the kids.
    April 9, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • In Your Court: How to get an attorney to accept your small personal injury claim

    One common misconception I’ve heard over the years is, “The attorney wouldn’t accept my personal injury claim because it was too small.” That is often ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • In Focus: Longing for Spring

    To say I’m ready for spring would be an understatement. Since high school spring sports have begun, that means it’s eventually going to be spring, rig ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: Poetry reveals the way things are

    Adolescence is the time that tries men’s – and women’s – souls. Angst, guilt, ennui and loneliness regularly visit teenagers.
    April 9, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Joan Knows: Loss inspires look into relationships

    The recent passing of dear Virginia Marck prompted me to think about relationships. It seems that f ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Life at East: A hair-y situation

    A couple of weeks ago, I got my hair trimmed like I normally do a few times a year. But that day, wh ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn’s little sports bar has big opening day plans

    ELBURN – Elburn’s little sports bar – one named for the shortest player in Major League Baseball history – has some big plans to celebrate the first f ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Park District Dish: Batavia parks fitness instructor gets 500-hour yoga certification

    Kathy Freedlund is a well-known figure at the Batavia Park District. She has been an instructor for 27 years and began teaching yoga at the park distr ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • Good Natured: Too much of a good thing?

    I’m sure we can all relate to the expression, “too much of a good thing.”With St. Patrick’s Day stil ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Editor’s Notebook: BHS hosts huge Career Day event

    About 100 professionals spoke with students at Batavia High School on Thursday morning as part of the school’s Career Day.
    April 16, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Breaking bread

    I was simmering pork chops Wednesday afternoon, March 19, when I noticed the mailman struggling to fit a small package through the mail slot on my fro ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Guest View: For many reasons, euthanasia should not be legalized

    Euthanasia. Until recently, I assumed it meant what it sounds like – the youth in Asia. I was clearly very far off. Euthanasia is the act or practice ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:20 pm
  • In Focus: Eagle eye

    It’s been a busy week at the Kane County Chronicle, with Tuesday’s primary election and our end-of-year girls and boys basketball coverage. 
    April 9, 2014 - 2:21 pm
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