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  • When the snow hits, the St. Charles Park District plow crew and sidewalk crew know they better get up early.

    According to Jeff Goodrich, assistant superintendent of parks, whenever it snows, the plow team knows to arrive by 5 a.m. The team is responsible for ...
    March 2, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Taft Built, Cal’s Angels team up

    Taft Built, a family-owned, home renovating and building company based out of South Elgin, is giving back to the community by teaming up with Cal’s An ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Cougars reveal name of specialty brew

    GENEVA – The Kane County Cougars, with the help of their fans and social media followers, have announced the name for the organization’s specialty Cou ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'It could happen'

    I’ve got two kids heading to college. Soon. According to a 2012 column written by Forbes contribut ...
    March 1, 2015 - 7:18 am
  • Chit Chat: Businesses combine love of wine, painting

    GENEVA – Geneva Park District Executive Director Sheavoun Lambillotte took a sip of wine as she went about putting the finishing touches on the cobble ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Steel Beam Theatre’s ‘Big Meal’ an appetizing production

    Five generations whiz by in “The Big Meal,” Dan LeFranc’s meaty slice-of-life play that’s now onstage at Steel Beam Theatre. Unfolding without an inte ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Vicki Lawrence bringing ‘Mama’ to Paramount Theatre

    AURORA – Best known for her character “Mama” from the long-running “The Carol Burnett Show,” Vicki Lawrence will perform in “Vicki Lawrence and Mama ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Author Kelly Corrigan's Glitter and Glue for Good Tour to make stop in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – New York Times Best-Selling author Kelly Corrigan is taking her latest book, “Glitter and Glue,” on a multi-city tour while raising mone ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Irish band Caladh Nua to perform at Fermilab

    BATAVIA – The Fermilab Art Series will present Irish band Caladh Nua at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Fermilab’s Wilson Hall, located at Pine Street an ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Precious little to do with housework

    A few days ago, Noah had a French club meeting after school. When he was ready for a ride home, he s ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Chit Chat: Batavia’s Katherine Brankin writes first novel

    Batavia resident Katherine Brankin decided to make her first book a thriller. “The Family Girl” tel ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • British woman’s human-powered, global journey makes stop in Elgin

    It has taken one woman nearly four years to travel more than 20,000 miles around the world using only a bicycle, kayak and rowing boat.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Theory: In honor of Valentine’s Day, take the pulse of your relationship

    People stare at me in disbelief when I tell them that my husband and I have never had an argument. Honestly, never. So, for all you disbelievers, and ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: No 'just' in a busy mom's world

    Noah called me from school Wednesday morning. “I forgot my water bottle. Can you just bring it?” h ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 6:19 pm