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  • Topped by a cherry: A Colonial Cafe signature sundae marks four decades

    ST. CHARLES – Since he began scooping ice cream at his family’s business as a teen, Clinton Anderson has crafted hundreds of Kitchen Sinks – Colonial ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Nationwide tax return promotion pays off for 2 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two clients of a tax preparation office in St. Charles each have nabbed $1,000 in a nationwide contest.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Senior health insurance program (SHIP)

    Headache, nausea and dizziness are some well-known symptoms of various illnesses. Frustration, cr ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • St. Charles honors longtime downtown barbershop

    ST. CHARLES – A barbershop that Mayor Ray Rogina described as the city’s soul was honored at Monday’s St. Charles City Council meeting with a proclama ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • A Homemade Valentine’s Dinner Sets A Romantic Mood

    Mother’s Day, New Year’s Eve, and especially Valentine’s Day are popular holidays for dining out at a restaurant.  But sometimes you want to avoid big ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • St. Charles teachers open downtown fitness studio

    ST. CHARLES – When the downtown St. Charles fitness studio that Kimber McCue and Liz Peterson went to unexpectedly closed last year, they seized the m ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Colonial Cafe Celebrates Mardi Gras With Exciting Menu Choices

    In New Orleans, Mardi Gras (also known as Fat Tuesday) is the last day of celebration before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent.  Fat Tuesday marks ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • Score Big With Great Appetizers For Your Annual Superbowl Party!

    The annual Super Bowl football game is fun for everyone; die-hard football fans are rooting for their favorite team, and everyone (even kids) enjoys w ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • STC Capital Bank celebrates milestone anniversary

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles bank is celebrating 10 years in business, according to a press release.S ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:55 pm
  • Former Hideaway property awaits liquor license decision

    GENEVA – The Casiello family’s plans to open a restaurant in the former Al Capone’s Hideaway and Steakhouse property remain at a standstill as it awai ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Alzheimer’s

    About a year ago, Julianne Moore won the Academy Award for Best Actress in “Still Alice,” for her performance as a middle-aged woman who is diagnosed ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • For The New Year: Eat This, Not That!

    A new year is a traditional time for people to make resolutions to get healthier.  Gym memberships soar in January, as workout enthusiasts try to esta ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Eatery eyes March opening in downtown St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Marwan Taib doesn’t want to open just any restaurant in downtown St. Charles.Taib, who ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 8:16 pm