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  • Another View: It helps to have a hospital room with a view

    Hospitals are, by their nature, scary and depressing places. But they don’t have to be ugly as well – and there’s ample evidence that aesthetics matte ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: It will take an investigation

    To the Editor:Our family was thrilled to move to a town as quaint as Batavia less than one year ago. ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Park District Dish: If walls could talk: Batavia’s history runs deep in Depot Museum

    You can’t know where you’re going until you know where you’ve been. Batavia takes great pride in its ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • KYSO, marching band to be displaced by pipeline project

    MAPLE PARK – At least two organizations will be affected starting next month in the Kaneland High School area, as a TransCanada natural gas pipeline u ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Another View: Picking on for-profit colleges

    By 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world – so President Barack Obama told Congress in his 2009 S ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Letter: Why won't Hultgren have public meetings?

    To the Editor:Why is U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren afraid to hold public town hall meetings in the 14th C ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Sound Off: Buried in taxes

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: They are burying me I want to know wh ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • Bank of America settlement leaves questions unanswered

    The Justice Department’s $16.7 billion settlement with Bank of America Corp. is a big win. Prosecutors deserve praise for extracting the largest civil ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Our view: Silly Putty not all child’s play

    Challenging as it is to debate Silly Putty with a straight face, the latest back and forth between Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen and Coroner ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Know an awesome 'Everyday Hero'?

    The Kane County Chronicle is now seeking nominees for its 2014 Everyday Heroes section, which is scheduled to be published in November.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Good Natured: Chipmunks eat meat? The secret's out!

    Secret identities. Our popular culture is full of them.Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent takes off hi ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • In Your Court: New Illinois maintenance law to go into effect Jan. 1

    New legislation takes effect on Jan. 1, 2015, regarding the calculation and duration of maintenance ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Another View: What James Foley murder says about Islamic State

    The beheading of U.S. freelance photographer James Foley, now confirmed by U.S. officials, recalls the similarly gruesome murder of Wall Street Journa ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • In Focus: Bust a move

    The sounds of giggling girls – mixed with the rhythms of various tunes – engulfed the Bell Graham Elementary School gym and led me to the site of inte ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Letter: We are grateful

    To the Editor:What a beautiful weekend for a craft fair! And on that note, the Elburn Chamber of Com ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:20 pm
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