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  • Tales from the Motherhood: Nobody told me there’d be weeks like these

    What a week. I could have used an extra day. Add to that the fact that it seems like the people I live with would rather I weren’t – well, except for ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Garden queries – Tips, tricks to helping perennials survive winter

    Aside from your allergies, this weather does all kinds of crazy stuff in your yard. The varying temperatures can cause your perennials to do all kinds ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Loretta Lynn coming to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Iconic singer Loretta Lynn will visit St. Charles in March. The American country croon ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • St. Charles school jazz band teams with dance group, orchestra

    ST. CHARLES – The Thompson Middle School Jazz Ensemble will be part of an event on Saturday that will offer swing dance lessons and live music.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • 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, wherein I’d solicited ideas about wh ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:45 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
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