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  • Learning to Grow: Fall laziness pays off in the perennial bed

    With Halloween on the way, there are promises of spooks and frights to make us jump, but none scarier to gardeners than the first frost and (eek!) the ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Trick or treat? Feeding the need to read on Halloween

    “Yes! Awesome idea! Why didn’t I think about that?” I said, as I “liked” my friend’s comment on my Facebook post. I’d solicited ideas about where to b ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 25, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • November kicks off burn season

    Did you know fire can be good for people and the land? After many years without a fire, an ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • The 5th Dimension to perform at Arcada Theatre

    The 5th Dimension dominated the music charts in the ’60s and ’70s and won seven Grammy Awards on the strength of songs like “Up, Up and Away,” “Weddin ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Musician Ed Anderson to perform at Kiss The Sky

    After winning acclaim with his band Backyard Tire Fire, former St. Charles resident Ed Anderson released his solo debut, “Lies & Wishes,” earlier this ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva’s Stageworks set to stage ‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’

    GENEVA – Stageworks in Geneva will stage Ray Bradbury’s “Something Wicked This Way Comes,” beginning Thursday, Oct. 30. The show will take place at 7: ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Library's Sunday Concert Series to feature violist

    ST. CHARLES –  The St. Charles Public Library’s Sunday Concert Series will feature violist Carolyn Snyder at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26, in the library's ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Spice House to host book-signing event

    GENEVA – Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, authors of “The Flavor Bible,” will be at a reception and book-signing event for their new book, "The Veget ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Turf war – Synthetic turf fields’ possible link to cancer causing a stir

    Oh man. It seems that for several years, my kids have routinely played soccer on synthetic turf fields, the likes of which some now link to cancer. Ug ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Ornamental grasses provide plenty of fall color

    Fall is often a time of diminishing color and bloom in the garden. Many perennials have petered out by then, and plants grown as annuals are on their ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Plant a tree as a memorial

    Are you looking for a way to honor a loved one, mark an anniversary or special occasion or recognize an event or significant achievement?
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Tower of Power to bring signature soul music to St. Charles

    For more than 40 years, the band Tower of Power has been entertaining the world with its distinctive brand of soul music.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Turn of events leads to special vintage of wine

    Eleonora Marconi was raised by the sea in the Marche region of Italy.  She discovered wine early, an ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Albright Theatre to stage 'The Memory of Water'

    BATAVIA – The Albright Theatre's production of “The Memory of Water” will hit the stage at the end October.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Theory: In divorce, equal is not always fair

    Sometimes the word equal is confused with the word equitable. Equal means all are given the same. Equitable means all are treated fairly. This is an i ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 5:59 pm
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