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  • 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
  • In Focus: Game players

    I’ve never been a huge video game player, besides the Nintendo Game Boy I got for Christmas as a too-old-for-games teenager many years ago.
    July 22, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Why salmon is such a hot fish

    Food writer, culinary instructor and restaurant consultant Diane Morgan revisits her favorite fish in “Salmon: Everything You Need to Know” (Chronicle ...
    July 21, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Picturing the Past ... with the St. Charles History Museum

    In 1896, the first inter-urban trolley – operating under the Elgin, Aurora, and Southern Traction Company – rolled down Main Street in St. Charles; tr ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • The Write Place: Face your fears

    When I was in elementary school, I absolutely loved watching a TV show called “The Berenstain Bears,” based on a children’s book series of the same na ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: Geneva library at your fingertips with new mobile app

    Want to browse for books from the Geneva Public Library while on the go, review the status of your account or look for information on upcoming program ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • Backstage Questions With ... Ron Onesti: Mash-up dream to come true July 23 – Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd music

    What would YOUR fantasy music mash-up be? Rock and roll has “officially” been around for 60-plus ye ...
    July 20, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Sound Off: 'Raving about renovation' and other items

    A nice gestureWow, wow, wow. I went to the ATM to make a deposit. I put the cash in, and it spit it ...
    July 18, 2016 - 7:40 am
  • Mystery Diner: Fireside Grille in Sugar Grove delivers big flavor

    Looking for something new, we headed west to try Fireside Grille in Sugar Grove. Inside, we discove ...
    July 18, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Animals enrich our lives at home and beyond

    Whether it’s Moose the dog that plays Frisbee with your son in your backyard or Clyde the turtle that his class took care of as a science project, ani ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:23 am