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  • Fawn rescued after losing footing on Campton Hills lake

    CAMPTON HILLS – A deer that lost its footing on an icy Campton Hills lake was brought to safety Friday morning, uninjured.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • O’Sole Mio closes Batavia, St. Charles locations

    BATAVIA – Friday was the last day for O’Sole Mio at 27 N. River St. in downtown Batavia.The restaura ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • Good Natured: The "teddy bears" of the spider world

    Ah, the teddy bear. What could be more comforting than this charming icon of childhood? Cuddly, wide-eyed and ever vigilant, teddy bears have kept wat ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 8:17 pm
  • Albright Theatre to present 'Best Christmas Pageant Ever'

    BATAVIA – The Albright Theatre Company will  present its holiday production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Seizing the day with John Dryden

    I nearly fell off my chair last Saturday when I read John Dryden’s moving letter to his former students. Widely circulated on social media, the letter ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 5:42 pm
  • Former 'Voice' musicians Dawn and Hawkes to perform Saturday

    ELGIN – Indie-folk musicians Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes, formerly contestants on NBC's "The Voice" will perform Saturday, Nov. 22, at Elgin Comm ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • How baby bottles can cause tooth decay

    Even though they are temporary, a child’s teeth still need to be kept healthy. Tooth decay ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Restore Volume And Shape To Your Face With Juvederm Voluma XC

    With the release of Voluma XC, the field of cosmetic and plastic surgery has its first injectable filler gel that instantly adds volume to the face. T ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:42 am
  • Patten House receives Mayor’s Choice Award

    GENEVA – The Patten House restaurant and bar in Geneva was honored with the third annual Mayor’s Choice Award for Business Investment for restoring an ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Chit Chat: Writing the ‘Great American Novel’

    Marte Freke Smiewec started writing her novel “The Woodsman” in 2009, but never got around to finishing it.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 7:06 am
  • Noah’s Arcade to perform Saturday in Aurora

    Those familiar with the music of singer-songwriter and guitarist Noah Gabriel might be surprised by his latest effort.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Garbage Truck Safety With Advanced Disposal

    At Advanced Disposal, safety is their number one priority. To keep children and adults safe, they have developed a fun and educational video with Sam ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Free hearing checks offered by Better Hearing Institute, Geneva Hearing Services

    GENEVA – Addressing hearing loss isn’t just about what a person hears – it’s about how a person feels and functions, according to the Better Hearing I ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Lundberg Family Farms recalls organic brown rice flour

    Lundberg Family Farms of Richvale, California, has announced that it is voluntarily recalling specific bags of organic brown rice flour because they h ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Boosting diabetes awareness

    Shannon Shanahan’s daughter, Kate, was 3 years old when Kate began acting differently, not like her usual carefree self.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 11:06 pm
  • Battle of the Monster Bucks in St. Charles

    Monster Bucks.The phrase sounds like the name of a new Illinois Lottery game. Or maybe the title of ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • St. Charles police share tips for dealing with coyotes

    Given the recent increase in coyote sightings in suburban areas, the St. Charles Police Department on Friday offered a few precautionary tips in a new ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Gone campusing

    I took Noah for his first campus visit Monday morning. Actually, he took himself. He drove the hour and a half it took for us to get there, on mostly ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Holiday cactus care

    I decided to change things up last Christmas and purchased a holiday cactus at the local nursery, in addition to planting my usual Amaryllis bulbs. It ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:02 pm
  • Eye Lid Surgery Reverses Tired Features

    The eyes are the most dominant feature of the face and play a critical role in the kind of impression we make upon others. The effects of time can tak ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:26 pm
  • Tooth eruption begins around six-months-old

    When an infant is roughly six- to eight-months-old, they are likely to begin teething. “So ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:25 am
  • Area organizations try to preserve Blanding’s turtles

    Ecologists at Forest Preserve District of DuPage County have partnered with area organizations for the Blanding’s Recovery Project.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Mystery Diner: Riverside Pizza and Pub is the real ‘Pi’ perfection

    ST. CHARLES – Some may argue that the mark of a great pizza lies in its cheese. That moment when you slide a spatula under a layer of crispy crust, an ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Uncorked: Santa Rita Hills showcased in wine portfolio

    A sense of place is of paramount importance at Brewer-Clifton.  To best showcase the Santa Rita Hill ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taste of the Town: Area candy makers gear up for holiday season

    Acclaimed chef Alain Roby, owner of the All Chocolate Kitchen at 33 S. Third St. in downtown Geneva, wants to make sure his chocolate is as tasty as i ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 6:59 am
  • Reality show to feature McCarthy, Wahlberg's wedding in St. Charles

    After saying their "I dos" Aug. 30 during a wedding ceremony held at Hotel Baker in St. Charles, Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg will open their ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Recycling 101 with Advanced Disposal

    Did you know you can save enough energy to operate a TV for six hours by recycling two aluminum cans? Or that paper products could be recycled into w ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Two Brothers Roundhouse to receive 'Delicious Destination' award

    AURORA – Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora is among a select group of Illinois food establishments being honored for being a beloved destination for ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Drop N’ Play Babysitting Service - It’s For Everyone!

    Holiday shopping can be a chore when your children have to tag along.  It’s distracting, and you can’t be as efficient and quick as you would be if yo ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:09 am
  • Good Natured: White-throated sparrows and 'Poor Sam Peabody'

    Poor Sam Peabody.Peabody, Peabody.Now, I’ve never met this Peabody fellow, nor do I have any idea of ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 7:59 pm
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