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  • Nightly Routine

    How many times do you ask you child if they have brushed their teeth?  Or have you looked at their teeth and told them to brush them again?  As a pare ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Mooseheart students hit ‘Fitness in February’ running

    MOOSEHEART – In what has become a tradition, Mooseheart’s children again shake off the midwinter doldrums through “Fitness in February.”
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 8:17 am
  • Good Natured: Catching up with the goldenrod gall fly

    Note to readers – this column has been updated from its original version, which ran in 2013.A few we ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • Furniture Dollies boutique at home in expanded Batavia location

    BATAVIA – Enjoying expanded new quarters in Batavia is Furniture Dollies, a business that gives a fresh face to vintage furnishings, and also offers a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Waterline Writers to mark milestone with anniversary event

    BATAVIA – Writers and lovers of words will celebrate the fifth anniversary of Waterline Writers with readings by five talented wordsmiths at 7 p.m. Fe ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:28 pm
  • The Wine Detectives: Looking forward to spring ... and rosé

    The winters in Illinois, although milder due to global warming (or the impression of an old wine guy), always make me long for an early spring. Warmer ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • The Modern Domestic Woman: Giving your best 'performance'

    If you really think about it, most of your life is spent on some sort of “stage.” Giving a presentation at work or wildly explaining an embarrassing m ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • Weekend 5: Orchid show, rare blues tribute, art exhibitions, classical concert on tap

    ORCHID SHOWWHERE: DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, WheatonWHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fe ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 7:19 pm
  • Kaneland arts boosters to present annual Knight of Performances

    SUGAR GROVE – The Kaneland Performing Arts Boosters will be holding their fifth annual Knight of Performances on March 11.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Advanced Disposal turns waste into energy

    Advanced Disposal is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Review: Paramount creates mesmerizing version of 'Sweeney Todd'

    AURORA – The Paramount Theatre's spectacular version of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" will make you forget all other versions of St ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Water Street Studios in Batavia to screen film fest favorites

    BATAVIA – Film buffs can head to Water Street Studios in Batavia to catch the Geneva Film Festival Brew and View at 7 p.m. Feb. 24. The event is takin ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute to expand to Delnor, Central DuPage and Kishwaukee hospitals

    A $2.5 million financial gift presented on Valentine's Day will support the expansion of the cutting-edge Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular I ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Doctor from St. Charles receives Humanitarian Award

    Dr. Charles Graham Woodward of St. Charles was recently honored by Northwestern Medicine with the 2017 Humanitarian Award.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:52 am
  • Memory Café in Batavia to serve friendship and support to people facing Alzheimer's

    BATAVIA – The Memory Café Fox Valley meeting at 10 a.m. Feb. 22 in Batavia will mark the beginning of the group’s second year.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 1:25 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Soups and stews seasoned by history

    “Southern Soups and Stews” (Chronicle Books) has lingered for too long on a shelf in my cookbook library through no fault of its own. Let’s just say i ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:10 am
  • Batavia Mothers' Club plans Bunco Charity Fundraiser

    BATAVIA – A fun night of rolling dice for a great cause is promised by the Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation's third annual Bunco Charity Fundraiser on ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 4:19 pm
  • Neat: 7 best places in Kane County to grab a cocktail

    Here are the 7 best local places to get a cocktail in Kane County, as voted on by Kane County Chronicle readers in our Best of the Fox competition.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 2:53 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Crazy Fox Bar & Grille finds cozy den in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The proprietors of the newly opened The Crazy Fox Bar & Grille in downtown St. Charles hope the name will be synonymous with crazy good.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Chit Chat: St. Charles gears up for Restaurant Week, Feb. 27 to March 3

    St. Charles will host its annual Restaurant Week from Feb. 27 to March 3. For one week, various dining establishments will make room at their tables f ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • Community Foundation salutes grant recipients at Batavia event

    BATAVIA – The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley held a Grantee Recognition Ceremony on Jan. 26.
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: A fix ... and time to reflect

    The keys danced back and forth, bright little soldiers on their hooks, several deep.“When we bought ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 7:35 am
  • Good Natured: Organisms that symbolize symbiosis

    In early February, in the midst of a post-Super Bowl food coma, I thought it might be fun to tap into a topic that would be timely with regard to this ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Coping with information overload

    These are strange days. I don’t know about you, but I’m suffering from exposure. Overexposure. To the news, to others’ opinions about the news, to my ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 7:38 am
  • Former sheriff to deliver inspirational message at Batavia Brotherhood Banquet

    BATAVIA – Ken Ramsey, church deacon and former Kane County sheriff, will share his faith journey from carrying a badge to carrying a cross in an inspi ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • 20 debut vehicles you'll see at the Chicago Auto Show

    Check out 20 of these debut vehicles that you can find at the Chicago Auto Show ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:45 pm
  • Fox Valley Wildlife Center photo contest open through Feb. 17

    ELBURN – The Fox Valley Wildlife Center, located in Elburn, is hosting its annual Wildlife Photo Contest. Participants are asked to submit photos of w ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 6:20 pm
  • Weekend 5: Monkee Micky Dolenz, Home Show, theater, exhibition among top picks

    HOME SHOW WHERE: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 1 ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Yellow House Artists to present 'Art Matters'

    ST. CHARLES – Yellow House Artists, an organization of artists who paint in oil pastel and/or oil stick, will present the winter show “Art Matters” fr ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am