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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Garfield Farm to offer dulcimer workshops in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – Garfield Farm Museum will host basic mountain and hammered dulcimer workshops April 2 in Campton Hills.
    March 29, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: New horizon for meals in a bowl

    “Bowls!” (Chronicle), a new book by food writer and editor Molly Watson, shines a light on healthful one-dish meals.
    March 29, 2017 - 8:22 am
  • Learning to Grow: Siberian squill grows a carpet of blue

    If you’ve ever been stopped in your tracks by a carpet of brilliant blue in an early spring landscape, the chances are good you were admiring Siberian ...
    March 29, 2017 - 3:47 pm
  • Biophysicist Robert Rowland of Batavia remembered

    BATAVIA – Scientist Robert E. Rowland of Batavia turned his eye from the subatomics of radiobiology at Argonne National Laboratory to hobbies that let ...
    March 28, 2017 - 2:36 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Foodie 5K to benefit Northern Illinois Food Bank

    WHEATON – Thousands of people are expected to participate April 1 in the Foodie 5K at Cantigny Park near Wheaton, which will benefit the Northern Illi ...
    March 28, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • Kane County open space referendum to appear on April 4 ballot

    GENEVA – Kane County voters will be asked to decide on a $50 million land acquisition and improvement referendum put on the April 4 ballot by the Kane ...
    March 27, 2017 - 3:21 pm
  • Food Initiative container garden workshop to take root in Batavia

    BATAVIA – "Grow Your Own Groceries – In Containers" will be presented from 1:30 to 3 p.m. April 2 in Batavia by the Just Food Initiative of the Fox Va ...
    March 26, 2017 - 8:28 am
  • 17 tips to prepare for the 2017 storm season

    Here are 17 tips to help you and your family get prepared for when bad weather strikes in 2017. ...
    March 25, 2017 - 8:03 am
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Taking a sick day and loving it

    “Stop, drop and roll.” So much more than a catchy fire-safety slogan, don’t you think?It occurs to m ...
    March 27, 2017 - 6:54 am
  • Good Natured: Learning the signs of spring

    Even though this winter has been anything but wintry, I think it’s safe to say we’re all in the mood for spring. In honor of this, the week of the ver ...
    March 27, 2017 - 6:56 am
  • Batavia library to book Hamilton, magic, DNA events

    BATAVIA – Three eclectic programs related to Alexander Hamilton, magic performance and DNA links to genealogy will be presented for free at the Batavi ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:06 pm
  • Batavia arts venues to stage Noah Gabriel concerts

    BATAVIA – The Water Street Studios Live Art Series will celebrate a milestone album release by Noah Gabriel between 6 and 9 p.m. March 24 at the galle ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:07 pm
  • Chit Chat: Album release party to star Crisp at House Pub in St. Charles

    The House Pub in St. Charles has been a stage home to the band Crisp, which will return to the venue to celebrate its debut album with a performance M ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:09 am
  • Doctor to speak at Fermilab in Batavia on proton therapy cancer teatment

    BATAVIA – Dr. Mark Pankuch of the Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center in Warrenville will speak on "Cancer Treatments and Particle Accelerator ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:06 pm
  • Weekend 5: 5 photos

    The Weekend 5 entertainment lineup offers family fun with the Golden Dragon Acrobats, Noah Gabriel concerts, a performance by Rickie Lee Jones, a grou ...
    March 27, 2017 - 12:08 pm