Opinion

  • Editor’s Notebook: My Granny and the DAR organization

    Earlier this year, my grandmother passed away.I’ll always remember Granny for her love of reading, c ...
    NEW: April 18, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Our View: FOIA keeps government accountable

    Our much-envied way of life in the United States, we’re often told, comes at a price.That reminder u ...
    NEW: April 18, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Good Natured: Eastern phoebes, birds that say their name

    Throughout these many months of cold we have endured, I’ve tried to help my winter-weary friends stay positive. After every new dump of snow I’d point ...
    NEW: April 18, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Easter Bunny wises up with organic treats

    I have it on good authority that the Easter Bunny has seen the light. Found Jesus, if you will. She’s had it with sub-par sweets and is turning over a ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Learning to Grow: How to make seed tape

    It appears winter is hanging on a bit longer as I look at snow covering my crocuses and tulips. Since I am anxious to do anything gardening, and I’m u ...
    April 18, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Another View: Your new password: sur**nder

    Have you changed your passwords since the security flaw known as Heartbleed emerged? Have you made sure they’re all long, alphanumeric and randomized? ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Letter: Understand the facts

    To the Editor:Township government provides essential services across Illinois and does so more cost ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • In Focus: Behind the Scenes

    Most days, I find that behind-the-scenes happenings can be just as interesting as what is taking place on a stage.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Allow the IRS to prepare returns

    For millions of American taxpayers, the uncelebrated unholiday known as Tax Day is spent in an anxious scramble. April 15, the deadline for filing tax ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • Marmion's Manly Man: A note of appreciation

    I could not survive on planet Earth for one day without a multitude of things: oxygen, water, the combination of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Netflix, et ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:22 pm
  • Park Perspectives: A magical world of possibilities

    It’s amazing how many locally-owned shops and restaurants are hiding in plain sight on the charming streets of downtown Geneva.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Volunteer tutors learn their own lessons

    Articles on adult literacy typically cite statistics like this, from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy – 45 percent of adults in the United St ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland junior launches Seize the Purple 5K

    SUGAR GROVE – When Kaneland High School junior Samantha Havlin was looking to do a project through the DECA organization at the school, she said she w ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Another View: How do readers consume news online? Quickly.

    Earlier this month, I wrote a story for The Washington Post about how scanning and skimming our way through the Internet is messing with our ability t ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Letter: 'They did not make demands'

    To the Editor:A Guest View by Sylvia Acosta in the April 1 edition of the Kane County Chronicle caug ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:02 pm
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