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  • Residents spot celebs, McCarthy and Wahlberg family members near Hotel Baker

    ST. CHARLES – The area of downtown St. Charles near and outside Hotel Baker was filled with onlookers for most of the weekend as word spread of a cele ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Many hands make light work, happy horses

    You should see my toilets. And yet, there I was, helping to muck out the stalls at Casey’s Safe Haven alongside my dear daughter last Sunday morning.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:13 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Weeds or ornamentals?

    I’m using my neighborhood block party as an excuse to pull weeds in my neighbor’s yard. You probably think I have a problem, but in a neighborhood as ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Taking Your Child to Their First Dental Visit with Murphy Dentistry

    When your child’s first tooth erupts, that means it is time to take them on a visit to the ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • ‘That Girl’ Nettles chats about tour, new album

    After garnering success and accolades as the lead singer for country music duo Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles this year released a solo album, “That Girl ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Mystery Diner: Salsa Verde serves authentic, delicious dishes

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County has no shortage of Mexican restaurants, but you should make room for one of the latest offerings on St. Charles’ west side.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Chit Chat: Batavia author pens successful action tales

    The true life story of hijackers who robbed a busload of tourists in Guatemala provided the inspiration for Batavia resident W. Ward Neuman’s first ve ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Johnny Rivers to perform hits at the Arcada Theatre

    Johnny Rivers’ distinct guitar playing on the song “Secret Agent Man” helped make the song a hit. Ri ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Cadence, Northwestern merger begins Sept. 1

    The merger between Cadence Health and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is finalized, the organizations announced today in a joint news release.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • Sculpture in the Park

    To raise awareness of the sculptural arts and the beautiful parks in downtown St. Charles, St. Charles Park District and the St. Charles Park Foundati ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Hultgren to host community leadership forum on health care at Elgin Community College

    ELGIN – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a Community Leadership Forum on health care from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Elg ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Good Natured: Chipmunks eat meat? The secret's out!

    Secret identities. Our popular culture is full of them.Daily Planet reporter Clark Kent takes off hi ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Time to invest in next year’s lawn

    With the long summer days waning, fresh tomatoes coming out of the garden (finally!) and the flowers looking exhausted from the summer weather, the bi ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: A closer look at T-shirt message

    "Break'n Ankles Shatter'n Dreams?" Really, Nike? I was school shopping with my kids last Sunday when ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • Dental sealants provide barrier against cavities with Dr. Murphy

    Applied by your dentist, dental sealants are available for both adults and children, and act as a barrier to prevent cavities.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:21 am
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