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Editorial: Inflexible AYP standards cast unfair spotlight on Kaneland, other school districts
It was during Secretariat’s legendary performance in the 1973 Belmont Stakes that a reporter...
- Posted September 13, 2012
Editorial: Farewell to the 2012 summer festival season
The close of Labor Day weekend each year signals the start of many good...
- Posted September 7, 2012
Guest Editorial: Start of school requires extra precautions while driving
With the start of school comes the need to remind drivers to be aware...
- Posted August 30, 2012
Guest Editorial: Farmers markets offer more than food
Farmers markets are popping up in small towns across rural America. Increasingly, farmers and...
- Posted August 23, 2012
Editorial: We hope to see you at Elburn Days this weekend
The annual Elburn Days festival, a three-day festival and series of community events that...
- Posted August 16, 2012
Guest Editorial: Elburn Station negotiations a ‘good chess game’
For those of us who appreciate a good chess game, a beauty has been...
- Posted August 10, 2012
Editorial: Examples of ‘community’ abound
This part of the summer—when our local communities are on display to their residents,...
- Posted August 2, 2012
Editorial: Enjoy the Corn Boil
Every year, countless man hours from dozens of people representing numerous organizations culminate in...
- Posted July 26, 2012
Editorial: A change in leadership; an affirmation of our foundational principles
Anytime there is a change in leadership inside an organization, questions soon follow: How...
- Posted July 19, 2012
Guest Editorial: Warmer weather equals more calls to the Poison Center
The Illinois Poison Center is a non-profit health service that provides the people of...
- Posted July 12, 2012
Editorial: Time for the Kaneland municipalities to get on the same page
The Kaneland School Board and the Elburn Village Board last week completed an Intergovernmental...
- Posted July 5, 2012
Guest Editorial: SG police responds to rumonrs of child abduction attempt
by Investigator John Sizer, Sugar Grove Police Department Numerous emails are being circulated around the...
- Posted June 28, 2012
Editorial: Taking a moment to reflect
On June 13 through June 15, newspapers from throughout the state of Illinois gathered...
- Posted June 21, 2012
Guest Editorial: This Father’s Day, teach your kids to manage finances
As parents, we hope we're doing a good job raising our children—teaching them right...
- Posted June 7, 2012
Guest Editorial: A letter to the Kaneland School District community
As we approach the end of another very successful school year, I wanted to...
- Posted May 31, 2012
Editorial: Sugar Grove opened Pandora’s Box, and here are the results
The proposed Shodeen development in Elburn, referred to as Elburn Station, hit a roadblock...
- Posted May 17, 2012
Guest Editorial: State launches ‘Start Seeing Motorcycles’ campaign
With motorcycle riding season officially under way, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Illinois...
- Posted May 10, 2012
Editorial: ‘Be excellent to each other’
For years following the 9/11 tragedy, high-level government officials continued to remind the public...
- Posted May 3, 2012
Guest Editorial: Trying to make a difference every day
When I retired in February of 2010, I thought about one of my favorite...
- Posted April 26, 2012
Guest Editorial: Building on the values of No Child Left Behind
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Yet the law...
- Posted April 19, 2012
Guest Editorial: Equal Pay Day
There's no doubt that women have made great strides the past 50 years. "Help wanted—male/Help...
- Posted April 12, 2012
Editorial: The downtown deadline approaches
If nothing changes, on April 15 at 12:01 a.m., the parking lot in downtown...
- Posted April 5, 2012
Guest editorial: Rest in peace?
State agency encourages citizens to protect historic grave markers Spring has sprung and that often...
- Posted March 29, 2012
Editorial: Time to look in the mirror, Mr. Valente
Last week, we published a story in which a Kaneland School Board discussion turned...
- Posted March 22, 2012
Sunshine Week: Accountability requires openness
The timing was apropos when Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued a binding opinion regarding...
- Posted March 15, 2012
Editorial: What does it mean to be a hometown newspaper?
It means many things, but the overriding aspect of the term is “service.” As...
- Posted March 8, 2012
Editorial: An appeal for communication, time
If nothing changes, the parking lot in downtown Elburn at the corner of Main...
- Posted March 2, 2012
Editorial: Let’s follow the Mallard Point example
At the end of January, we devoted this space to echoing the sentiments of...
- Posted February 24, 2012
Editorial: Elburn Herald scholarship applications due March 1
Students that choose to pursue higher education after graduating high school are faced with...
- Posted February 16, 2012
Guest Editorial: Happy birthday, Mr. President; we can still learn from you
One year ago, our state celebrated the 100th birthday of President Ronald Reagan, a...
- Posted February 10, 2012
Guest Editorial: We need to integrate people with disabilities into our communities
I commended Governor Quinn on his plans to close state institutions in Tinley Park...
- Posted February 2, 2012
Letter: Perfect timing
Thursday evening, while reading the guest editorial of Kyla Kruse of the Energy Education...
- Posted January 26, 2012