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  • Bootleggers provides flavorful kick in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – Whether it’s the culinary school graduate in the kitchen, the devotion to farm-fresh beef and vegetables, or the hosts’ heralded hospital ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Wayne resident earns spot in Wisconsin Quilt Expo

    WAYNE – Before the modern conveniences of pre-cut fabrics and rotary cutters, Jan Sharpless of Wayne was hand piecing quilts.
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: Cooler weather brings unexpected house guests

    This week’s column comes in the form of a public service announcement, courtesy of my cat, Jimmy.Bei ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Mamma Mia!’ the perfect mother-daughter date

    Holly and I were on hand for the Paramount Theatre’s recent press opening of the musical “Mamma Mia!” and, WOW, what a show! And, wow, what a lot of s ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Weekend 10: House walk, film fest, theater, Irish poets and art to highlight weekend's top entertainment

    BATAVIA HOUSE WALKWHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25, plus after-partyWHERE: Sites in BataviaCOST & IN ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Hands of Hope 5K to aid grief, hospice services

    BATAVIA – A Walk to Remember will be a 5K walk along the Fox River on Sept. 24, stepping off in Batavia to support Fox Valley Hands of Hope, formerly ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:54 pm
  • Keep wood waste out of landfills

    Are you looking for an alternative to disposing of waste wood? Consider recycling your scraps rather than sending them to the landfill.
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: A handy compendium of nourishing vegan recipes

    For a variety of reasons, a number of people are cutting back on red meat and dairy products from their diets or eschewing it completely. They base th ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 10:04 am
  • Sugar Grove man pens how-to book for business blogging

    SUGAR GROVE – Chances are, if you’re reading this article, you’re not a journalist.Matt Brennan of S ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Waubonsee's health care programs shift to Aurora with real-life training

    Simulations may not be the real thing, but in order to provide the very best in emergency medical technician (EMT) training, Waubonsee Community Colle ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 6:58 pm
  • Smile, Janet's Cooking: Grandparents wear wooden shoes and make prune cakes

    Grandma wore wooden shoes. She lived with Grandpa in a little brick house at the end of a little shady street in Batavia. Grandpa loved to grow things ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:35 am
  • Kane County Health Department campaign to kick off with grant

    The Kane County Health Department has been selected one of 50 members of the HealthyCommunity50 in the Healthiest Cities & Counties Challenge to recei ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • Paramount Theatre to launch season with energetic 'Mamma Mia!'

    Full disclosure – I am not a fan of ABBA's music by any means. But the strong performances and overwhelming energy of Paramount Theatre's version of " ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • Unwelcome plants can be threat to nature, health

    The invaders are lurking among us. Invasive plants, that is. The USDA lists 102 invasive plants in Illinois. See the complete list at http://www.invas ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • Good Natured: Native plants make all the difference

    When was the last time you had an aha! moment?You know what I’m talking about. An abrupt realization ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 6:26 am
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: Discovering the joy of 'Healthy Greek Cooking'

    Anna Naltsastzian Bourla uses her 2015 cookbook, “Healthy Greek Cooking” (Pelican Publishing), as a forum to encourage home cooks to derive the positi ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 2:38 pm
  • Pianists sought for American Grands

    ELGIN – Pianists of all levels are being sought for what is billed as “the piano event of the year,” according to a news release.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: The future of health care education

    Since the beginning of the early 1900s, educating health care professionals in institutions of higher education rather than hospital-based diploma and ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • Out and About – St. Charles

    ‘TYPE ONE TO TYPE NONE’ LIVE CONCERTWHEN: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4WHERE: The Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St. ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles to condense laughs in ‘Shakespeare (abridged)’

    ST. CHARLES – A cram course covering every Shakespeare play is a comedy roller coaster about to careen into Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles as its 1 ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Dance videos to help Batavia native’s charity fight cancer

    BATAVIA – The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit national health organization committed to finding a cure for neuroblastoma.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:19 pm
  • Wishbone Ash at Arcada in St. Charles to play pioneering music

    ST. CHARLES – The band Wishbone Ash has been blazing its own trail ever since it formed in 1969.Wish ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • ‘Rumors’ to take Kaneland High School stage

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School is doing something different this year for their fall play.“Rumors ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Sports and Your Teeth

    Do not let yourself or the people that you care about play a contact sport without a mouth guard! Players without mouth protection are 60 times more l ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Simone Porter to play in Elgin Symphony Orchestra's fiery season opener

    BATAVIA – Fresh off winning the title of Illinois Professional Orchestra of the Year for 2016 and last year’s Conductor of the Year through the Illino ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • St. Charles Jazz Fest: 5 photos

    Grammy award winner Frank Catalano and his band played at the Filling Station in St. Charles as part of St. Charles Jazz Weekend.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Good Natured: Chance of yellow jacket sting high this season

    Farmers – those with livestock in particular – have a saying: “Some days you step in it, some days you don’t.”
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Got Gas! 2

    This is part two of a two-part Q&A series on gastrointestinal health issues addressed by Dr. Tarun Mullick, M.D. of Gastrointestinal Health Specialist ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Got Gas! 2

    This is part two of a two-part Q&A series on gastrointestinal health issues addressed by Dr. Tarun Mellick, M.D. of Gastrointestinal Health Specialist ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • Ruhlman unveils ‘secrets’ to sautéing

    Cooking novices and professionals both stand to elevate their knowhow once they get a clear understanding of a basic culinary: namely, the art of saut ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 8:51 am