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Editorial: Sugar Grove needs to rethink its TIF District proposal
For the past month or so, various taxing bodies from the area have been...
- Posted August 12, 2011
Editorial: No reason, no re-election
Two weeks ago, the Sugar Grove Library Board surprised the community when it voted...
- Posted August 4, 2011
Guest Editorial: Shame on Sugar Grove Library Board
by Douglas Hartman Sugar Grove is a less-friendly, sadder place today. In a display of...
- Posted July 28, 2011
Editorial: Thank you for allowing me to serve
How can one give up that which they love? When the call of another...
- Posted July 21, 2011
Editorial: How to make all rules meaningless
If a government body chooses which rules and laws to enforce, that in effect...
- Posted July 14, 2011
Guest editorial: Cooking the goose: Illinois pension crisis (part two of a two-part series)
I love teachers, respect state employees, appreciate local public employee unions' accommodations, but fear...
- Posted July 7, 2011
Guest Editorial: ‘We’re Number One’: Illinois pension crisis, part 1
I begin every conversation with a public employee or teacher who calls to advise...
- Posted June 30, 2011
Guest Editorial: Kane Elder Death Review Team expands
by Christopher Nelson Public Information Officer Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office As the population of residents...
- Posted June 23, 2011
Editorial: IPA honors reflect our commitment to community
Once a year, newspapers from throughout the state submit their best advertisements and special...
- Posted June 16, 2011
Editorial: Proactive effort pays off
As word spread that the state legislature was considering eliminating Local Government Distributive Funds...
- Posted June 9, 2011
Guest Editorial: Fermilab: A tradition of scientific excellence benefitting the nation
by U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-14) In March of this year, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory,...
- Posted June 2, 2011
Guest editorial: Help protect community funds
In 1969, the first-ever state income tax was authorized by the governor and state...
- Posted May 26, 2011
Guest editorial: May is National Foster Care Month
Each May, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity to shine a light on...
- Posted May 19, 2011
Editorial: Local terrorism expert shares his insights
As word spread of the death of Osama Bin Laden Sunday, the vast majority...
- Posted May 5, 2011
Guest Editorial: Vaccine—preventable diseases still cause illness
Each year, thousands of children become ill from diseases that could have been prevented...
- Posted April 28, 2011
Guest editorial: People with disabilities need fair housing protections
James, who uses a wheelchair, wants to rent an apartment in a building with...
- Posted April 21, 2011
Editorial: Failure to do the work should equal failure to receive paycheck
As the hours ticked by Friday evening, Americans waited with a growing tension as...
- Posted April 14, 2011
Guest editorial: KC State’s Attorney joins in ‘Reshaping the Future, Honoring the Past’
The week of April 10-16, 2011, is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, a time...
- Posted April 7, 2011
Editorial—Remember: All the candidates wish to serve their communities
This week, we provided extensive coverage of the contested races within the Kaneland communities....
- Posted March 31, 2011
Editorial: Why you generally do not see endorsements in our paper
With the April 5 election approaching, we have fielded numerous questions on who we...
- Posted March 24, 2011
Accountability in government dependent on Sunshine Laws
Let’s face it, the government really doesn’t want you, the taxpayer, knowing what it’s...
- Posted March 17, 2011
Guest editorial: Want transparency? Participation required
With its Jan. 21, 2010, ruling on Citizens United v FEC, the United States...
- Posted March 10, 2011
Editorial: Local elections make largest impact on day-to-day life
National and presidential elections are typically the ones that drive the largest number of...
- Posted March 3, 2011
Parents for Megan's Law (PFML), a national not-for-profit community and victims' rights organization, announced...
- Posted February 24, 2011
Guest Editorial: Report at Beginning of 97th General Assembly
Guest editorial by state Sen. Chris Lauzen 25th District I am generally a gullible...
- Posted February 17, 2011
Editorial: No surprise, Kaneland area works together
It came as no surprise that the community came together before, during and after...
- Posted February 10, 2011
Editorial: Elburn Herald’s coverage of 3 of the biggest snowstorms
As the storm begins to leave the area, those of us at the Elburn...
- Posted February 3, 2011
Guest editorial: The political blame game isn’t solving anything
Stop pointing fingers and start thinking of solutions. A shout-out to all government officials,...
- Posted January 27, 2011
Editorial: Help improve your community, join a Kaneland advisory committee
One of the measures of the strength in a community is how involved its...
- Posted January 20, 2011
Editorial: Like giving a drug to an addict
No one can deny that the state of Illinois is in the midst of...
- Posted January 13, 2011
Editorial: Free flow of ideas includes opinions you may not like
From time to time, we receive negative feedback for why we “allowed” a letter...
- Posted January 6, 2011