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  • Good Natured: Like this column? You might be a naturalist

    Years ago, a thoughtful naturalist, or perhaps a naturalist with too much time on his or her hands, compiled a list of traits that typify us nature ne ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Santa is the spirit of loving, giving

    Don’t believe in Santa Claus? A friend’s recent conversation with her 12-year-old son, who reportedly “refuses to believe that Santa doesn’t exist,” i ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Protect yourself against gum disease and gingivitis

    If there is some pink in the sink when you brush or floss, that could be a sign of gum dise ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Advanced Disposal Offers Safety Tips For Kids

    For a small child one of the most exciting things in the neighborhood can be the weekly visit from the garbage truck. At Advanced Disposal, safety is ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Chit Chat: St. Charles resident authors ‘Gramma, Please Tell Us More Stories!’

    St. Charles resident Linda Brodine has plenty of stories to tell. Brodine has published a second boo ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • North Aurora studying whether to remove dam

    NORTH AURORA – Village officials are studying whether to remove the dam near North Aurora Village Hall as a way to improve the quality of the Fox Rive ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Fitness goals don’t have to be New Year’s resolutions, trainers say

    Planning to make big lifestyle changes in 2015? Local fitness experts said waiting until Jan. 1 isn’t necessary.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Elburn resident Scherer headed to Antarctic

    Northern Illinois University geologist Reed Scherer, an Elburn resident, will ring in the new year in the Antarctic.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Good Natured: Do you believe in river otters? Yes!

    One of the more common images making its way around Facebook these days depicts a quintessential Santa Claus. With a plate of cookies in one hand and ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Who’s the clever Santa, now?

    Your holidays caught in a vice-grip of soul-sucking commercialism? I have absolutely no idea what th ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Use of implants can better support dentures

    Imagine that every time you chew your food, your teeth move, making it difficult to eat. For a per ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Grammy Award winner LeAnn Rimes coming to St. Charles

    Grammy Award winner LeAnn Rimes is in the holiday spirit these days. Rimes recently released "ONE Ch ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Taste of the Town: BYOB in the Tri-Cities

    BYOB is a dining concept often associated with Chicago. But the ability to bring-your-own-beer – or other alcoholic beverage – to a restaurant in the ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 8:16 am
  • Mystery Diner: Meatballs, gnocchi must-haves at rustic Riganato Old World Grille

    GENEVA – “Oh my God!” was all I could say after my first bite. The velvety Jalapeño Gnocchi warmed ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Get Beautiful Eyelashes With LATISSE!

    A common complaint among women is having eyelashes that are too short, too thin, or just invisible.  One option is to wear false eyelashes, but these ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:24 am
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