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  • River Town Chronicles: Friday night lights are costing us

    Soon, football and soccer teams will move into their high schools’ Roman coliseums to play their first games. Fans borne in on the scent of hot dogs a ...
    July 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Critic's Choice: ‘Heathers: The Musical’ brings mayhem to Pheasant Run stage

    ST. CHARLES – The date is Sept. 9, 1989, and the scene is somewhere in Ohio, where angst has bubbled over among once-kindhearted students at Westerber ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Before The Diploma: It’s time to decorate cupcakes

    I wouldn’t consider a library to be a close friend of mine. Admittedly, my only trips to the library usually last somewhere between five to 10 minutes ...
    July 28, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • Picturing the Past ... with the Batavia Depot Museum

    The Aurora, Elgin & Chicago Railroad acquired about 100 acres of property on the east side of the Fox River south of downtown Batavia in 1900.
    July 28, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • @ Your Library: Batavia Civil War letters online

    During wartime, there is little more precious to a soldier than a letter from home. As for the people back home, nothing is more precious than a lette ...
    July 28, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Making world-class pizza at home

    Restaurateur and cookbook author Ken Forkish in his latest volume, the excellent “The Elements of Pizza” (Ten Speed), gives readers the inside skinny ...
    July 27, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Backstage Questions With ... Ron Onesti: A hall of fame homecoming

    This Saturday night, July 30, Danny Seraphine, original drummer and founding member of the supergroup Chicago, comes back to his home town for his fir ...
    July 27, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • In Focus: Animal bonding

    Having photographed more than a dozen county fairs over the years, one of my favorite moments to capture is the relationship between kids and their an ...
    July 27, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Photographer shows park district in its best light

    Wander the halls of the Pottawatomie Community Center in St. Charles, and you’ll be amazed at the array of atypical images from typical days at the St ...
    July 26, 2016 - 9:10 am
  • Sound Off: 'Pick up your trash' and other items

    Pick up your trashI live along the [Great] Western Trail, and I’ve noticed large groups of runners c ...
    July 25, 2016 - 7:46 am
  • Learning to Grow: Deadheading keeps garden looking its best

    Deadheading, the practice of removing spent blooms, has many benefits. Some perennials can be encouraged into a second round of flowers; others are pr ...
    July 23, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Mini Cooper vs. Subaru – a mom's dilemma

    I was in love. Who can resist the charms of a Mini Cooper? My kids, apparently. Thrown back into another car quest by an apparently distracted driver ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Candidate coverage and more discussed during ‘Tales From the Trail’ program

    DEKALB – The Northern Illinois Newspaper Association hosted its annual spring training program last month at the Northern Illinois University Campus L ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: Mama duck could be Mother of the Year

    I couldn’t believe my eyes.But there she was, smack dab in the middle of downtown St. Charles. A bon ...
    July 23, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Joan Knows: Catching up on birthday emails ... and memories

    “If you are going to tell them the truth, make them laugh. Otherwise, they will kill you.”That quote ...
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am