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  • Letter: A high degree of integrity

    To the Editor:It is with great pleasure that the Elgin Association of Firefighters I.A.F.F. Local 43 ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Our View: Senate Bill 16 not a fair solution to school funding

    An Illinois Senate bill that has made its way to the House could have a dramatic effect on school funding at the local level.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Lencioni has 'best job in the world'

    It was just more than a month ago that I received an email from coworker J. Tom Shaw, the former publisher of the Kane County Chronicle, regarding a m ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Good Natured: Witness a flatworm phenomenon at Delnor Woods

    The great naturalist John Muir once wrote, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.”
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • River Town Chronicles: The American flag can’t cast a ballot

    On a shelf in the garage, our American flag patiently waits to stretch its stripes, shine its stars and wave at passersby. It commemorates all those m ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Letter: They're now getting boring

    To the Editor:I'm tired of all the political commercials, Democrats and Republicans. They're now get ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 9:00 pm
  • In Your Court: Divorce and retirement plans

    Recently, attorney Veronica Silva was a guest speaker for the Kane County Bar Association’s Family Law Committee on the topic of qualified domestic re ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • In Focus: In for a good scare

    One of my favorite things to do on Friday nights in middle school with my friends was to go to one of our houses, order food and watch scary movies. T ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:01 pm
  • Before The Diploma: We can work it out

    To all the soccer moms and recreational league soccer coaches out there, I have simply one request, and that is to please be kind to your teen referee ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Letter: Vote against disconnecting

    For the past 132-plus years, Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District has been your fire and EMS provider. During this time, Elburn and Country ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Alternative athletics: St. Charles Park District offers wide array of activities

    Not every sport is played on a court or a field or a diamond. Nor does every player need to prove him or herself by competing against a team of 11 or ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Another View: Out-of-order contributions

    America’s unusual practice of electing judges has long undermined the integrity of the justice system. But the problem is getting worse: In the Citize ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Letter: Can't give board blank check

    To the Editor:The Batavia School District 101 Board is presenting a $15 million bond issue for capit ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland celebrates students' accomplishments

    SUGAR GROVE – Anticipating a large crowd, the Kaneland School Board moved its meeting to the cafeteria of Harter Middle School last week, as officials ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:30 pm
  • Another view: Why Ebola is so much scarier than it needs to be

    In 2012, more than 33,000 Americans died on the highways. In some recent years, the flu has killed tens of thousands. Alcohol is associated with some ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:45 pm
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