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  • Good Natured: Witness a flatworm phenomenon at Delnor Woods

    The great naturalist John Muir once wrote, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.”
    UPDATED: Oct. 25, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Enterovirus D68 in decline in Illinois

    An enterovirus that has led to increases in illnesses among children – and is affecting those with asthma most severely – is declining in Illinois, ac ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:08 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. I’d solicited ideas about where to b ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • 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
  • Eatery celebrates National Chocolate Day with truffle challenge

    GENEVA – To celebrate National Chocolate Day on Tuesday, Oct. 28, All Chocolate Kitchen in Geneva will host its inaugural “A.C.K. Chocolate Challeng ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • 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
  • Good Natured: Surprise! That's a lizard

    Don’t you just love life’s little surprises? You reach in your coat pocket and find a forgotten $5 bill. Yay! You run into an old friend at the grocer ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:02 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
  • Wasco Nursery displays half-ton pumpkins

    CAMPTON HILLS – The giant pumpkin at Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills looked every bit of its 1,241 pounds, its pale green and pink-orange skin offering ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:38 am
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