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  • Tales From The Motherhood: An upcoming graduation and that macaroni dinosaur

    Holy cow. My first born graduates from high school next month. Apparently, this is really happening, as I just got word from the high school that we n ...
    April 30, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • Our View: Being able to say yes to a dress

    Prom – it’s a annual rite of passage for high school students with a certain magical feel.For many s ...
    April 30, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Good Natured: Carnivorous plants – right here in Kane County

    Mention the word carnivore and folks tend to picture animals known for their meat-eating ways. Lions and tigers and bears (although the latter actuall ...
    April 30, 2016 - 9:13 am
  • Guest View: Simple rules to help you establish and maintain healthy financial habits

    Establishing healthy financial habits can be a challenging task, but – once established – maintaining these habits becomes much easier. Making smart f ...
    April 29, 2016 - 10:12 am
  • In Focus: Back to work

    I had a chance to chat with Joe Thompson during a recent visit to Valley Sheltered Workshop in Batavia. He was just coming back from his coffee break ...
    April 29, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Joan Knows: Bad attitude changes with sunshine, the Cubs

    The first approach to this column came about under the influence of a really bad mood.I would compla ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: ‘Broth’ as nature’s nutrition cure-all

    Food therapist Vicki Edgson and food writer Heather Thomas, co-authors of “Broth” (Jacqui Small LLP), turn their attention to what they describe as na ...
    April 28, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • @ Your Library: Spring yard work at the library

    Homeowners enjoyed their yardwork season opener in mid-April when Mother Nature gave us a few glorious days of sunshine and warmth. At about the same ...
    April 28, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • The Write Place: Check that off the bucket list

    Visit Mount Rushmore. Camp on the beach. Go indoor skydiving. Witness an eclipse. Swim in a waterfall. Meet a celebrity.
    April 28, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • Picturing the Past ... with the Batavia Depot Museum

    Ever wonder why Batavia is known as the Windmill City?Our windmill history includes three major wind ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Backstage Questions With ... Ron Onesti: Talking Bret Michaels’ hair, Joan Rivers’ attitude and more

    You ask ‘em, I’ll get them answered! “Was Joan Rivers as arrogant as she appears on TV?” – Stephen ...
    April 27, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Students celebrated at CAP event

    The Kane County Chronicle hosted its annual CAP awards event April 19 at Mill Creek Country Club near Geneva.
    April 26, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • Learning to Grow: How to invite pollinators to your garden

    Just like resolutions to exercise more and eat better on Jan. 1, I find myself making resolutions to improve my garden come the start of spring. This ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Another View: Democrats’ divisions will need healing, too

    Sen. Sherrod Brown is a relatively accessible fellow, but when he was recently asked about a request for an interview on the subject of the schisms in ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • Batavia Business Beat: How is your work-life balance these days?

    Like most professionals, you probably spend more time at work than you do at home.This, in many resp ...
    April 25, 2016 - 12:07 pm