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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Chamber Exchanger: Chamber to host Consumer Expo on March 25

    Looking for something fun to do to kick-start spring break? The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce wil ...
    March 15, 2017 - 8:58 am
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: Library referendum on ballot April 4

    During the past few months, Geneva Public Library’s board and administration have met with numerous organizations throughout the community to discuss ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:20 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Civic engagement offers lessons in leadership, personal development

    My journey from a newly enrolled student at Waubonsee Community College to president of the Waubonsee Community College Student Senate has been define ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:18 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Our kids and their friendships

    I get such a big kick out of watching my kids’ friendships develop. They roll their eyes when I say so, but it’s true. But mine are on the clock as I ...
    March 13, 2017 - 7:32 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Tasting the treats at Sweet Natalie's

    A few weeks back, I received an invitation to attend a tasting event for the media at Sweet Natalie’s, a gluten-free bakery at 228 S. Third St. in Gen ...
    March 13, 2017 - 7:31 am
  • Good Natured: The many signs of spring

    How good are you at reading signs? Admittedly, some are easier to pick up on than others. Big red stop signs, for example, are pretty unmistakable (fo ...
    March 13, 2017 - 7:32 am
  • River Town Chronicles: Light or dark chocolate? More than a matter of taste

    A confession: I eat my chocolate in the morning. About 5, 5:30. That way, its caffeine and sugar won’t hold me hostage to consciousness come bedtime. ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:54 pm
  • In Focus: Ready to serve

    I spent a fun Saturday morning a couple of weeks ago with a group of volunteers who patrol areas of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County. They ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:56 pm
  • Picturing the Past With ... the Geneva History Museum

    Benjamin Warren Dodson, son of Captain and Harriet Warren Dodson, built the magnificent home at 416 S. Second St. in Geneva in 1891. Chicago architect ...
    March 9, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • St. Charles Park District: Springtime at Primrose Farm abounds with new life, learning opportunities

    Little lambs! Chirping chicks! Cavorting calves! Springtime comes alive at Primrose Farm with new farm babies arriving nearly every week. New lambs an ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Before The Diploma: A brief history lesson on King Tut

    In the sixth grade, my class did research projects about Egypt. Kids were in groups of two and were assigned topics such as the ancient pyramids, phar ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Discover Your Library: Library hosting Teen Tech Week, Senior Spelling Bee

    March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. The Farmers’ Almanac says that it is more a cute rhyme than a fair weather predictor. No matter w ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Letter: Reforming the tax code

    To the editor:Now that we have a Republican-controlled House, Senate and White House, it is time, fi ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Park District Dish: Depot Museum –ápast, present and future

    The Batavia Depot Museum has long been a pillar in the community and is truly reflective of the cooperative efforts so common in this area.
    March 7, 2017 - 1:38 pm
  • Chamber Chat: Garage sale, Swedish Days on tap in Geneva

    You say old, we say vintage. You say garbage, we say garage sale!Yes, it’s back for the sixth year – ...
    March 7, 2017 - 5:30 am