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  • First mosquito carrying West Nile virus confirmed in Illinois

    The Illinois Department of Health confirmed Friday a mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus in Illinois.
    May 29, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Good Natured: A species that would make Dr. Seuss proud

    I’m a fan of Dr. Seuss. Always have been, always will be.His magical rhymes helped get me hooked on ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Creating a garden habitat for monarch butterflies

    One of my favorite books as a child was “The Travels of Monarch X” by Ross E. Hutchins. I was amazed at the journey taken by monarchs and have been fa ...
    May 29, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Wisdom for the (younger) ages

    Every time I thought about writing a letter to Holly, to be opened on the occasion of her high school graduation in four years, I worried I’d ramble o ...
    May 29, 2015 - 4:02 pm
  • First mosquito carrying West Nile virus confirmed in Illinois

    The Illinois Department of Health confirmed Friday that a mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus in Illinois.
    May 29, 2015 - 3:52 pm
  • Food and nutrition keep the bones strong

    Here are some facts that should scare you straight when you head to the dinner table.   Fa ...
    May 29, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • St. Charles Arts Council seeks artists for neXt pop-up gallery in July

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Arts Council will present the neXt gallery – a pop-up art gallery program – in July.
    May 28, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Allergies 101 with Fox Valley Medicine

    According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 50 million or 1 in 5 Americans suffer from all types of allergies. It is the ...
    May 28, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Planit 5: Five things to do in and around Kane County this weekend

    1. Bikes and Bites on the Fox Festival WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 30 WHERE: Riverside Dri ...
    May 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Raging Waves changes opening date to June 5

    YORKVILLE – Due to impending bad weather this weekend, Raging Waves Waterpark in Yorkville has pushed back its opening date to Friday, June 5 (weather ...
    May 29, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Uncorked: Italian flagship wine is labor intensive but rewarding

    The worldwide reception has been overwhelmingly positive.  Virginie Saverys has taken her prized exp ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Taste of the Town: Craft spirits all the rage at Niche

    GENEVA – With more than 300 craft spirits on hand, Niche restaurant at 14 S. Third St. in downtown Geneva is carving out a niche in the craft spirits ...
    May 28, 2015 - 6:33 am
  • St. Charles Singers to mix art, folk music during final concerts of season

    ST. CHARLES – In June, the St. Charles Singers’ final concerts of the 2014-15 season will feature a choral arrangement of folk songs from the British ...
    May 28, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Herrington to host Duckhorn wine event

    GENEVA – The Herrington Inn and Spa in Geneva will host a four-course Duckhorn Vineyards wine event at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 11, at Atwater’s Restaura ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Free diabetic screening offered in Batavia on Saturday, June 3

    BATAVIA – A free diabetic retinopathy screening for those with diabetes, or those at risk for diabetes, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, ...
    May 27, 2015 - 1:25 pm