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  • Pottawatomie Golf Course: beautiful in the fall

    Pottawatomie Golf Course in St. Charles is beautiful in the autumn. Nestled along the Fox ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Perennials to welcome fall

    I am terrible at saying goodbye. In fact, embracing change in general can be a bit of a challenge for me.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Picture book perfect

    I made my 16-year-old read a picture book Thursday morning before school. Yup, true story. My late ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • The Rascals’ founder to perform in St. Charles

    The Rascals’ founder Felix Cavaliere was inspired by the assassination of Bobby Kennedy to write “People Got to Be Free,” which went on to become one ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Paramount kicks off season in strong fashion with ‘Cats’

    The Paramount Theatre has kicked off its 2014-15 Broadway series in strong fashion with the beloved musical “Cats.”
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles Park District seeks historical photos of city

    The St. Charles Park District, Heritage Center and Baker Community Center Board need your help. The ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Learning to Grow: Use container gardens to kick off fall decorating

    As we turn the calendar to September, we start thinking about fall decorating. We may not be quite ready to load the car with straw bales, cornstalks ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Now and then

    Wednesday afternoon I got a text from my friend, Hilde. Would I like to watch Batavia High School’s annual homecoming parade with her? One of her teen ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Primrose Farm Frolic offers family fun

    The St. Charles Park District invites residents to get in the spirit of fall with its annual Primrose Farm Frolic.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • ‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’: Comedic insight into human heart

    ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Repertory’s superb production of the bittersweet “Brighton Beach Memoirs” underscores how well Neil Simon’s probing insights ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Second City's 55th anniversary tour to stop in Batavia

    Over the years, Chicago’s The Second City comedy school has launched the careers of many top comedians, including the likes of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbe ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: St. Charles’ Steel Beam Theatre opens 14th season

    ST. CHARLES – Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles will open its 14th season Friday, Sept. 12, with the production “Almost, Maine,” a play that explores ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:11 am
  • Theory: Opposites attract

    In my counseling practice, I see a lot of couples who are struggling with problems in their marriages; problems that usually stem from poor communicat ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Fall planting for spring blooms

    You may have noticed the fall bulb catalogs are starting to arrive. It’s time to take a look around your yard and decide what colors and varieties of ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Carpooling chronicles of teenage girls

    You haven’t lived if you’ve never carpooled a bunch of revved-up teenage girls home after soccer practice on a muggy day.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:50 pm
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