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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Columns

  • Tales From the Motherhood: A trip to the DMV and a road test

    Holly passed her road test. She has a license to drive! No thanks to her brother and me, though. “Mo ...
    March 19, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • St. Charles Park District: Young dancers move to the beat in park district classes and camp

    Tutus and tap shoes are the order of the day during the popular Spring Break Dance Camp and diverse instructional dance classes offered by the St. Cha ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • In Focus: Time to celebrate

    There are moments in your life you will remember forever. I can remember full specific days from my ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • Joan Knows: Couples that go above and beyond

    There is an anniversary photo of Mike and Betsy Penny that appeared on Facebook recently. Charming couple, smiling as they celebrate another milestone ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:53 pm
  • The Write Place: 'Dear Evan Hansen' features music with a message

    This musical surpassed everyone’s expectations by breaking box office records and selling incredible amounts of tickets. Its cast album reached the Bi ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • The Modern Domestic Woman: Comfortable underwear the way to go

    I love getting dressed up. I enjoy the hunt for an outfit, mostly at local consignment shops, and selecting an item that really makes me squeal. My pe ...
    March 16, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Becoming a quick study on pho

    "The Pho Cookbook” (Ten Speed Press), Andrea Nguyen’s new cookbook, promises an in-depth look at Vietnam’s favorite aromatic comfort food – and she de ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Picturing the Past With ... the St. Charles History Museum

    The 1940s were a time of loss, love and victory. Many communities celebrated the end of World War II with victory shows.
    March 15, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • 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