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  • Former St. Charles resident spends the day with Pope Francis

    Around 2 p.m., the rush of people began in earnest. In the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., where I w ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:19 am
  • Former Batavia classmates celebrate 90 years

    Nine former classmates from the Batavia High School Class of 1943 celebrate turning 90 years old this year. Pictured in the front row are Lorraine (Co ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • National Honey Month brings harvest to Heritage Prairie Farm

    ELBURN – September is National Honey Month, and Heritage Prairie Farm in Elburn  recently harvested more than 1,000 pounds of honey, according to a ne ...
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Joan Knows: The fall season is an uplifting time of year

    What an uplifting time of year. Maybe we should replace “fall” with “splendid.” Although I am sti ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Fox Valley hospice to offer bereavement support for children

    BATAVIA – Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice will offer the Herbie’s Friends program – which helps grieving families cope with loss, grief and death – begin ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Waubonsee college to host scientific series, ‘Asset Earth,’ beginning Sept. 24

    SUGAR GROVE – This month, Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove will host the “Asset Earth” series, which will explore newly discovered ecosystem ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • TriCity Family Services releases wellness program guide

    GENEVA – TriCity Family Services has released its 2015-16 Emotional Wellness Program Guide, which includes classes, workshops and support groups for a ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 4:31 pm