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  • Elburn author seeks to empower readers

    ELBURN – For years, Leslie Sann wanted to write a book. When the Elburn resident did just that, she started it with a breakthrough moment she experien ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • McConnaughay to host senior health fair in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Partnering with local health providers and organizations, state Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, is hosting a free senior health ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • Re-route electrical car problems

    Gasoline may fuel a car, but the electric system powers it up.  And for electric cars, electricity is everything.  Multiple components complete a car’ ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Pound cake with a twist

    In “Twenty Dinners” (Clarkson Potter), Ithai Schori, a photographer/former professional cook in New York City, and friend Chris Taylor, an independent ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Batavia property part of state Solar Tour

    BATAVIA – A Batavia couple will open their backyard to visitors today as part of a statewide solar event.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Styers: Amazing air plants add variety to your collection

    Living in the Midwest, we are used to having some of the richest soils in the world. It might surprise you to learn that about 10 percent of all plant ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Otto: Honey that smells bad? Not for long

    It’s a fact of life when living in and around nature. Sooner or later, you’re going to ask, or be asked, “What’s that smell?”
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Palmer: Integrity and the art of monkey minding

    The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word integrity as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.”
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Fox Valley Rep closes after 11 years at Pheasant Run Resort

    ST. CHARLES – Unexpected circumstances has forced Fox Valley Repertory to close, the nonprofit theater company announced on its website.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • St. Charles North alum enjoying 'The Voice' experience

    ST. CHARLES – Jeffery Austin had his first experience Wednesday being mobbed by fans. Students at H ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • Country music legend Tanya Tucker coming to Arcada Theatre

    ST. CHARLES – After taking a four-year break from touring, country music legend Tanya Tucker is happy to be back on the road.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Planit 5: Five things to do in and around Kane County

    1. Oktoberfest at Filling Station Pub and Grill WHEN: noon to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 WHERE: ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Finesse with food | Finery & Blacksmith Bar chefs infuse local flavors with global flair

    ST. CHARLES – As the country continues to grow and evolve into the confluence of cultures that it is today, it poses the question: What does the Ameri ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mystery Diner: Shakou combines contemporary vibe with Japanese cuisine

    ST. CHARLES – Within minutes of stepping into Shakou Modern Japanese Cuisine, it was clear that an enjoyable experience was among the top priorities o ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Judson University World Leaders Forum to feature actor Doug Jones

    ELGIN – Hollywood actor Doug Jones will introduce keynote speaker Nick Vujicic during the World Leaders Forum Inspirational Series at Judson Universit ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am