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  • For Scout Foundation brings in more than $8k in donations during St. Charles East-St. Charles North swimming duals

    ST. CHARLES – The boys swimming dual between St. Charles East and St. Charles North on Jan. 5 was just the latest in a string of successes in the name ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Curds & Whey Cheese in Geneva reels in fish

    GENEVA – What’s in a name? In the case of Curds & Whey Cheese Company, not only are artisan cheeses available but also fish, breads and olives.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:01 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Tasty recipes from Weight Watchers

    Even though it’s still early days in the new year, many of us already are backsliding on well-intentioned resolutions about eating well.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 4:44 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Discovering Italy’s modern cocktail culture

    Many of us know something about Italian food. But when it comes to Italy’s cocktail culture there’s a bit of a void.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Dentist With a Heart program to kick off in February

    Local dentist offices have announced times and dates for their participation in the annual Dentist With a Heart program.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:13 pm
  • Chit Chat: Dick Pond Athletics in St. Charles offers running clubs for all skill levels

    With the new year being just days old, resolutions for 2017 are still in full swing. With the bulk of the year left to conquer, many are still optimis ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:03 am
  • Batavia Women in Business unwraps fresh logo at holiday luncheon

    BATAVIA – During their annual holiday gathering in December, members of Batavia Women in Business raised more than $1,400 in cash and gift cards throu ...
    Jan. 1, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • River's Edge Bar & Grill in Batavia sets gastropub to music

    BATAVIA – Stepping inside River’s Edge Bar & Grill feels like time traveling to the early 1900s, the era when the 1880s stone building first became ho ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Generosity restores vandalized Batavia bulldog at Bark Park

    BATAVIA – This "tail" has a happy ending thanks to the generosity of a dog lover with a very particular set of skills.
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Batali shares Chicago deep-dish pizza

    Celebrity chef, restaurateur and cookbook writer Mario Batali takes readers of “Big American Cookbook” (Grand Central Life & Style) on a grand tour ac ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • Salt Escape cave in Batavia aims for therapeutic benefits; also has edibles

    BATAVIA – In talking to Tim Bradley, the breadth of his knowledge about healthful salts becomes apparent – from its historic uses in healing to cookin ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • Batavia winter farmers market switches dates for holidays

    BATAVIA – Because of the holidays, the Indoor Winter Market normally held Saturday mornings in Batavia will move to Dec. 23, with no farmers markets D ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Let ‘Best Dressed’ recipes enhance your next salad

    Lettuce and greens arguably are important when it comes to making a flavorful salad.However, as expe ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Mooseheart creates ‘super’ Make-A-Wish event

    MOOSEHEART – There are times when everyone needs a few superheroes in their corner, including Roman Zander Niklos, nicknamed “Roman Tough.” Diagnosed ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Redfield to play holiday show at River's Edge Bar & Grill in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The band Redfield will add extra scarlet to the season with a Christmas show Dec. 23 at River's Edge Bar & Grill in downtown Batavia.
    Dec. 18, 2016 - 10:44 am