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  • Kaneland Connection: Family of geese soon to be released from Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    ELBURN – Last week, the Fox Valley Wildlife Center welcomed in a family of geese that had been in distress. According to the center, the goose family’ ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Letter: Neustadt thanks voters

    To the Editor:Considering this week marks my last serving the Village Council during my current term ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Palmisano: Art show shines as District 45 masterpiece

    Creativity. Ingenuity. Depth. Music. Love. These are the words to describe our recent PTA Council art show April 10. The creative work of more than 30 ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Letter: A monopoly on force

    To the Editor:Government has the ultimate power: a monopoly on force.Who or what makes it so imperat ...
    May 2, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Benshoof: Events for veterans abound in Glen Ellyn

    Calling all veterans! The village of Glen Ellyn wants you ... to join your fellow veterans in a march of veterans as the opening event for the annual ...
    April 30, 2015 - 6:51 pm
  • Moore: Check out 10 highlights from Elmhurst library renovation

    Over the past few months, construction has been steadily progressing to update, reconfigure, and repurpose space on the second floor of the Elmhurst P ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Wejman: Day camp – two words that provide so much more

    Summer is right around the corner and most kids are looking forward to summer break. With the kids out of school for three months, parents have some p ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Table Talk with Ally: Give the gift of life

    My name is Ally O’Donnell, and I am a senior at Batavia High School. I’m also an intern at the Kane County Chronicle, and this is my first column. On ...
    April 29, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Radogno: Child health safety should be a priority

    When moms and dads drop their babies off at day care, there must be a level of assurance that their children will be taken care of and protected from ...
    April 29, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • Hewitt: District 58 honors exceptional staff

    Springtime signals a celebratory time as we not only recognize our new graduates and retirees, but also honor our District 58 employees who truly exce ...
    April 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bussey: Home delivery brings library to your front door

    Have you or someone you know taken a spill, breaking a leg or hip, rendering yourself unable to visit the library? Do you have an aging parent or neig ...
    April 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Blaney: Stomp out human trafficking at Color Run

    Human trafficking is the illegal trade of human beings, mainly for the purposes of forced labor and sex trafficking. As the world's second largest cri ...
    April 28, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland students thrive at literary festival

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School student Lenora Murphy wrote her “heart skipped a beat” when she learned her play, “Pieces of Harper’s Heart,” was ho ...
    April 28, 2015 - 7:01 pm
  • Gbur: Collaborative program helps athletes live life to the fullest

    If you could provide life-changing opportunities while inspiring individuals to realize their potential, would you? We would and we did with the intro ...
    April 28, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Tobolski: Cook County offers assistance to veteran-owned businesses

    As the chairman of the Veteran’s Affairs Committee of the Cook County Board, I spend considerable time meeting with veterans and identifying opportuni ...
    April 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Both
    Workers should not be entitled to either