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  • Editor's Notebook: Newspapers win awards in state contest

    The Kane County Chronicle, Elburn Herald and Sugar Grove Herald won multiple awards in this year’s Illinois Press Association contest.
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: Understanding the red-winged blackbird

    Every year about this time, certain wild neighbors start making headlines. Their behavior gets labeled aggressive, and people start calling them jerks ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Market and movies come together at Primrose Farm this June

    Where can you find purple carrots, blue potatoes, wicked witches and flying monkeys all in one place? From cornering the market on fresh food to celeb ...
    June 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • River Town Chronicles: Our self-destructive nature buys pop, not popcorn

    I’m in a checkout line at a big-box store that carries groceries, dry goods and a walk-up Starbucks. The cashier begins to bag my purchases. She’s eit ...
    June 17, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • In Focus: Play ball

    I have photographed a lot of baseball so far this spring, and I have to say my favorite game so far was when dozens of Kane County Cougars players joi ...
    June 17, 2016 - 6:22 am
  • Picturing the Past ... with the St. Charles History Museum

    Brig. Gen. John Farnsworth was the commander of the 8th Illinois Volunteer Cavalry.His home was wher ...
    June 16, 2016 - 7:53 am
  • Before The Diploma: My experience taking a three-week class

    College is all about trying new things, right? So taking a three-week accelerated English course was nothing but new to me. I never would have thought ...
    June 16, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Backstage Questions With ... Ron Onesti: More details on the Donnie Wahlberg show and more

    “OMG, how did you get The New Kids on the Block to reunite at The Arcada? – Kelly O., StreamwoodI wi ...
    June 16, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Beyond the Bookshelf: Summertime fun with Geneva library

    If we’re watching the weather these days, it’s because Swedish Days is right around the corner, and we’re getting ready to put up our tent and offer f ...
    June 16, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: Defining student success means looking at the whole individual

    If you read any national articles about higher education, you’re likely to find the phrase “student success” used in almost every paragraph. But what ...
    June 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber Exchanger: Entertainment abounds in St. Charles this summer

    Have you been downtown St. Charles during the summer evenings? There is something going on almost every night of the week.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Family recipes from southern Italy, Sicily

    Many professional chefs without hesitation cite the debt they owe to their grandmothers for stirring their interest in the culinary arts.
    June 13, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Sound Off: 'You’ve earned it' and other items

    You’ve earned itAfter about 50 years, a big part of the heart of the Blue Goose Market will be missi ...
    June 13, 2016 - 7:14 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Taking in history at the Newseum

    In late May, I spent two days in Washington, D.C., for a family event.I’d been to D.C. once before a ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learning to Grow: Making a pollinator-friendly garden

    Who among us doesn’t enjoy watching butterflies flit from flower to flower, drinking nectar? If you want to promote these and other pollinators in you ...
    June 11, 2016 - 5:30 am