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  • Joan Knows: Conjuring a dream parade in St. Charles

    So many of us are looking forward to the Holiday Homecoming Electric Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Charles.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • In Focus: Beyond Thankful

    Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I get to be around my loved ones, eat a ton of amazing food and there isn’t the pressure of getting every ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • The Write Place: More than turkey and parades

    For the second year in a row, my column has fallen on Thanksgiving Day, that day of spirited parades, turkey dinners and time with friends and family. ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Shop small every day

    As a chamber of commerce executive director, you would expect me to support local business. Which I do, but as a smart consumer, I would expect you to ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Cookbook Library: A slow cooker cranberry cake for Thanksgiving

    A recently released cookbook by food consultants, cooking teachers and food bloggers Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore takes slow cookers in a new directio ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Bickering can scramble mom's brain to bits

    Today’s column comes to you compliments of Mother Clucker’s Kitchen in Chicago. Yes, yes indeed.For ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Hosting an event? Promote it online!

    Every day, the Kane County Chronicle receives numerous emails from local residents and organizations asking the editorial department to try and promot ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Good Natured: Changing of the guard, white-tailed deer style

    Have you ever witnessed a changing of the guard?Maybe you’ve visited Arlington National Cemetery. I ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • River Town Chronicles: One Thanksgiving dessert too many – FYAs

    My wife and I were driving north on Randall Road after seeing “Spectre,” the latest “Bond, James Bond,” extravaganza. At 9 o’clock, the traffic lights ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • In Focus: Solo performance

    I didn’t last more than a year or two as a student in Mrs. Barnes’ basement ballet studio when I was a young child. It really only means that I love t ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: Preparing for our future

    For the past several months, we’ve undergone an extensive self-evaluation at the Geneva Public Library in order to serve you better.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Before The Diploma: Mice madness

    After seven years, I’ve learned that there are many benefits to having a miniature schnauzer running around my home. Not only is my dog unique (she’s ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • Park district adds two new pieces to ‘Sculpture in the Park’ collection

    The St. Charles Park District has announced the installation of two new works of art as part of its permanent “Sculpture in the Park” collection.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: How to put career development on your to-do list

    As the to-do list season kicks off this month with holiday preparations and festivities, it’s no wonder a less celebratory emotion tends to surface fo ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:53 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn residents continue to speak on Route 47 plans

    ELBURN – The potential Forest Preserve District of Kane County purchase of property at 1001 S. Main St. in Elburn continues to be debated at Elburn Vi ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:46 pm