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  • Taft Built, Cal’s Angels team up

    Taft Built, a family-owned, home renovating and building company based out of South Elgin, is giving back to the community by teaming up with Cal’s An ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Granquist Music Competition registration underway

    Registration has begun for the Granquist Music Competition, one of the largest music competitions in Illinois.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Joan Knows: Now and then

    Sooner or later it all connects. This particular tale of connection began with a telephone call fro ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Nominees for service academies announced

    U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin recently released the names of the men and women who were nominated to attend four of the nation’s service academies.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:29 am
  • Marklund’s Egyptian-themed Top Hat Ball a success

    Marklund’s Top Hat Ball, “An Evening Along the Nile,” broke past fundraising records for the organization with nearly 550 guests helping to raise $540 ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • St. Charles Kiwanis Club to host Rose Day fundraiser

    The St. Charles Kiwanis Club will host its annual Rose Day fundraiser, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 17. ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • Joan Knows: Will you be mine, valentine?

    Would you be my Valentine? There is a long tradition of setting aside that special day to deal with ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 3:53 pm
  • Financial planner to help with ‘Understanding Social Security’

    GENEVA – Financial planner Jim Flanagan of Bentron Financial Group will offer a presentation “Understanding Social Security: A Look at the Bigger Pict ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 5:16 pm
  • Joan Knows: Who’s your hero?

    Ernie Banks. He was still my hero. Ever since my high school days, this great and gentle sports figure and good citizen stayed close in my heart where ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 5:13 pm