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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Tales From the Motherhood: Taking a sick day and loving it

    “Stop, drop and roll.” So much more than a catchy fire-safety slogan, don’t you think?It occurs to m ...
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: Learning the signs of spring

    Even though this winter has been anything but wintry, I think it’s safe to say we’re all in the mood for spring. In honor of this, the week of the ver ...
    March 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • River Town Chronicles: If you don’t vote, don’t complain

    I was enjoying a glistening, golden Penrose Brewing Co.’s pilsner at the fundraiser for the new Geneva library when someone asked, “Aren’t you a journ ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • In Focus: Touched by tragedy

    I consider myself a storyteller and a recorder of history. Unfortunately, I’m also tasked with recording and telling horrific stories sometimes. I try ...
    March 24, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles Park District: Easter eggs-plodes with bunny fun

    Easter Bunny buddies should plan to hop on over to the St. Charles Park District for some “eggs-citing” new events and traditional favorites sure to g ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Before The Diploma: Training the new girl at work

    Training people at work can be hard, as I have just found out today. I have been working my job at a retirement home for a year and a half now. I work ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Letter: Tom Simonian will bring needed change

    To the Editor:I read somewhere that the future belongs to those who change it. That’s why I’m suppor ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • @ Your Library: Celebrate National Library Week

    When I first heard that the theme of National Library Week – April 9 to 15 – was Libraries Transform, I thought of the toys my son played with in the ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:48 am
  • Letter: Kevin Burns helps make Geneva special

    To the editor:When I meet people and they ask me where I live, I answer Geneva, rarely thinking too ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Discovering a skinny twist to Cajun food

    Registered dietitian and cookbook author Shelly Marie Redmond was born in Houma, La., and sings the praises of her family’s Cajun heritage.
    March 21, 2017 - 8:02 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Kiwanis Club hosting Rose Day fundraiser

    I had the pleasure March 7 of attending a meeting of the Kiwanis Club of St. Charles at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church.
    March 19, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • Good Natured: Can't let a good molt go to waste

    If you’ve ever visited Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles, you probably noticed we have a lot of snakes. Snakes in the lobby, snakes in th ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:02 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: A trip to the DMV and a road test

    Holly passed her road test. She has a license to drive! No thanks to her brother and me, though. “Mo ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • St. Charles Park District: Young dancers move to the beat in park district classes and camp

    Tutus and tap shoes are the order of the day during the popular Spring Break Dance Camp and diverse instructional dance classes offered by the St. Cha ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • In Focus: Time to celebrate

    There are moments in your life you will remember forever. I can remember full specific days from my ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:14 pm