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  • Batavia Business Beat: Things to know about the Shodeen proposal

    If you haven’t heard, there is a huge proposed development for Batavia. Some think it is a good thing, some think it is a bad thing.
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Letter: Control freaks

    To the Editor:Getting a jump start on the 1 percent ruling class, let me warn your readers that the ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 7:56 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Trying to stay up for the Olympics

    The Olympics is so much work. Seriously, it’s all I can do to keep my eyes open.“Mom, wake up!” my d ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 7:54 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: College students complete internships

    Two interns have wrapped up their time in our newsroom.Claire Jacobi, a student at Butler University ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 8:13 pm
  • Good Natured: Dead wrong about roadkill

    A few weeks ago I came as close as I’ve ever come to getting my Naturalist Card revoked.Right there ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 7:53 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Time to think about fall vegetable gardening

    It may be difficult to think about gardening for the fall while you are still battling the effects of the hot summer we have had this year. You may fe ...
    Aug. 21, 2016 - 8:14 pm
  • In Focus: Adopt, don't shop

    I had the chance to visit the newly remodeled Anderson Animal Shelter in honor of its 50th anniversary. The shelter has adopted out tens of thousands ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Book offers solid, all-round recipes

    “Home Cooked” (Ten Speed Press), with its inspired recipes for everything from rich sauces to meaty ragus to perfectly charred vegetables, is designed ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Joan Knows: 'There's not much girlie talk anymore," says linebacker/kicker

    It still seems too hot and summery to talk about football.Yet, here it is. I just had a chat with a ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Picturing the Past ... with the St. Charles History Museum

    In the immediate years following the Civil War, business and industry boomed in St. Charles. There were great economic and social developments, as bot ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • The Write Place: Gateway to the West

    Last week, my family and I embarked on a three-day trip to St. Louis, Mo. We wanted to do some final summer activities together before all the hustle ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Letter: Improvements and work ahead

    To the Editor:In the “Sound Off” column dated July 14, 2016, a comment was made regarding the improv ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: What’s in your backyard?

    Take a little trip back in time with me, please: It’s mid-February. The temperature has been below freezing for weeks, and snow covers the landscape. ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 6:39 am
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: The power of a library card

    Your library card is a laminated 2-by-3½-inch rectangle – or an app on your smartphone – but that card is the portal to lifelong learning and discover ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 6:38 am
  • Backstage Questions ... with Ron Onesti: Don’t thank me, thank the 'Old Neighborhood'

    It is no secret that I am an Italian American, and a proud one at that. I was born on Taylor Street in Chicago’s “Little Italy.” Being a child of the ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:41 am