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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
Editorial: Share 2011 with your hometown newspaper
Why read newspapers? With national newspaper readership on the decline, that is a question everyone...
- Posted December 30, 2010
Editorial: Merry Christmas
With the continuing struggles of the economy and personal, business and governmental budgets continuing...
- Posted December 25, 2010
Editorial: Long-term plan needed for Sugar Grove, Kaneland School District
Last week, we reported that the village of Sugar Grove voted to extend its...
- Posted December 17, 2010
Guest Editorial: We need to do better working with our youth
When I was inducted in June as president of the Illinois State Bar Association,...
- Posted December 9, 2010
Editorial: Kaneland communities kick off holiday season
For many, the Christmas holiday season starts right after Thanksgiving ends—for some, it begins...
- Posted December 2, 2010
Editorial: Community leaders need to agree on a school fee structure
Residents within the Kaneland community may face additional financial pressures once the struggling economy...
- Posted November 24, 2010
Guest Editorial: The Illinois Freedom of (Some) Information Act?
In the wake of scandal and corruption at the highest levels of government, Illinois...
- Posted November 18, 2010
Guest Editorial: Illinoisans among those willing to march to the sound of the guns for our country
First Sgt. Johannes S. Anderson ran into enemy fireâ€”his boots kicking up dirt, bullets...
- Posted November 11, 2010
Dealing with bullies best done with othersâ€™ help
Dear Edi, As a parent and a teacher, I have a question. We often talk...
- Posted November 5, 2010
Guest Editorial: Test scores are in and â€˜thank youâ€™sâ€™ are in order
Guest Editorial by the Kaneland Krier Editorial Board The average high schooler will spend about 11...
- Posted November 4, 2010
Guest Editorial: Mental illness is not funny
As the Halloween season approaches, I would like to make a request on behalf...
- Posted October 28, 2010
Editorial: Information turns residents into voters
For those who pay attention to the national media, you well know how this...
- Posted October 21, 2010
Editorial: New program may help break cycle of violence
According to Mutual Ground, Community Crisis Center, by the time you finish reading this...
- Posted October 14, 2010
Editorial: â€˜What weâ€™ve got here is … failure to communicateâ€™
With virtually every business, family and government entity struggling to find the money to...
- Posted October 7, 2010
Guest editorial: Thank you, Rod Fabrizius
The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District and Maple Park and Countryside Fire Protection...
- Posted September 30, 2010
Editorial: He inspired us all
The world lost some of its richness on Saturday, when news of Bruce Conleyâ€™s...
- Posted September 16, 2010
Editorial: Patriot Day
Nine years ago, on Sept. 11, 2001, our country experienced major devastation in New...
- Posted September 11, 2010
Guest Editorial: Adult volunteers in schools improve, inspire students
The Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department on Aging are co-hosting...
- Posted September 2, 2010
Guest editorial: Grand Marshall thank you
When I was a boy, I had a bad case of hay fever. So...
- Posted August 26, 2010
Editorial: Mangers represents the best of our communities
Chassidy Mangers, a Kaneland High School graduate, Elburn resident, and current student of Augustana...
- Posted August 19, 2010
Editorial: Proper ordinances can help animal rescue operations
Anderson Animal Shelter recently asked for public support to assist the agency in resolving...
- Posted August 13, 2010
Editorial: Sugar Grove Public Library experiences exciting times
It is an exciting period of time for the Sugar Grove Public Library and...
- Posted August 5, 2010
Guest editorial: Protecting sources means protecting the public
During the course of its investigation into the current Gulf of Mexico oil spill,...
- Posted July 29, 2010
Editorial: Corn Boil kicks off Kanelandâ€™s community festivals
The time of year for local, community festivals is upon us, and as always,...
- Posted July 22, 2010
Editorial: One person, one idea leads to impact beyond measure
Elburn resident Darlene Marcusson has served as an inspiration to so many, it is...
- Posted July 16, 2010
Editorial: Community works together to bring back Day in the Park
Residents and businesses in the village of Elburn responded, and now the community is...
- Posted July 8, 2010
Editorial: Have fun and stay safe this weekend
During the summer months, alcohol is involved in approximately 60 percent of fatal car...
- Posted July 2, 2010
Guest editorial: E.M. Forster and Facebook
â€œBig Brotherâ€ is watching you in a very â€œOrwellianâ€ way. Has been for years....
- Posted June 24, 2010