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  • Good Natured: Cooler weather brings unexpected house guests

    This week’s column comes in the form of a public service announcement, courtesy of my cat, Jimmy.Bei ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Mamma Mia!’ the perfect mother-daughter date

    Holly and I were on hand for the Paramount Theatre’s recent press opening of the musical “Mamma Mia!” and, WOW, what a show! And, wow, what a lot of s ...
    Sept. 24, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • Reeder: We must remember lives lost at the hands of others

    SPRINGFIELD – Is it possible to mourn the death of someone you never knew?I’ve found myself doing th ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 6:15 am
  • River Town Chronicles: Our little suburban house on the prairie

    I’ve just come in from doing lawn work, as has my wife, Tia. We work separately to avoid any confusion as to who’s responsible for fetching lawn bags ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 6:13 am
  • Chamber Exchanger: Lots going on this fall at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce

    Fall is officially here. In my opinion, this is the best time of year – the weather is perfect and there are so many fun activities to do!
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • To the editor: Stopgap budget is a win for schools, but Illinois reform has just begun

    As we kick off the new school year all across our state, it’s important to note how truly significant 2016 has been for education. For the first time ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • Before The Diploma: Joining clubs at community colleges can be tough

    Ever since school began last month, Tuesdays have become my favorite days of the week. Tuesdays are my “early” school days.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 10:05 am
  • Good Natured: Native plants make all the difference

    When was the last time you had an aha! moment?You know what I’m talking about. An abrupt realization ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 6:26 am
  • Reading to dogs seems like a great first step

    Kids, dogs and books. Yay! Huge fan of all three, here. Put ‘em all together and whaddya get? A brilliant idea! I recently heard news about the beauti ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • The Write Place: Jumping into junior year of high school

    I have officially been a junior at Geneva High School for close to a month, and as summer comes to a close, the full reality of being an upperclassman ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: The future of health care education

    Since the beginning of the early 1900s, educating health care professionals in institutions of higher education rather than hospital-based diploma and ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • To the editor: Schools open on time thanks to compromise

    As public schools throughout the Fox Valley and the state of Illinois open on time and students return to the classroom, it’s important to recognize t ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:01 pm
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: New book club service makes conversation easy

    Part of the fun of reading is joining a book club so you can talk about books and share your impressions of the characters, plot and writing. But with ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 9:44 am
  • Batavia Park District: Hill to retire after 40 years

    Doing the same thing for 40 years may seem treacherous or boring to some, but to Carla Hill, it’s been an adventure.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 9:44 am
  • Sound Off: ‘No more TIF districts’ and other items

    Where’s the justice?Talk about lack of justice, especially for the privileged. A Romanian hacker who ...
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 6:02 pm