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  • Fall rocks at STC Underground

    Come fall, students may sing the back-to-school blues, but they can start humming a different tune through STC Underground programs that help the seas ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn trustees back sales tax referendum

    ELBURN – Village trustees on Monday voiced support for the wording of a referendum question that would seek to increase Elburn’s sales tax.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: Event with lieutenant governor on tap for Sept. 30

    Last week, the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce hosted its inaugural progressive Food and Spirit Pairing to kick off Chamber Week.
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Good Natured: Rattlesnake master – an odd plant with an odd name

    Walking up to Hickory Knolls each morning, I never cease to be struck by the abundance of beauty displayed by our native wildflowers.
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Chronicle moves into new suite

    “Your Chronicle is moving.”I’ve borrowed that line from a column written in February 2008 by former ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • The Write Place: All dolled up

    It all started when I, around the age of 2, received a Bitty Baby doll for my birthday. Clad in teal footie pajamas, the doll was originally christene ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: It’s Snoopy time

    We’ve got Snoopy on the brain at the Geneva Public Library. He is the official spokes-dog for National Library Card Sign-Up month, and Peanuts Worldwi ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: New course at WCC offers students greater chance of success

    At Waubonsee Community College, our vision statement says our success is defined by the dreams we help shape, the opportunities we help design and the ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland board unanimously OKs budget

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland’s school board unanimously approved the 2015-16 budget for District 302 on Monday night.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Great ground covers for your garden

    Do you have areas where it is difficult to establish or maintain grass? Even if you are a fan of your lawn, would you like to reduce the grassy areas ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Good Natured: A boatload of good ol’ water beetles

    Last week, the mystery and allure of the “Geneva snake” grew too strong to resist; I had to go check things out for myself.
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Theory: The voices within

    Ever get the feeling that you’re not alone? That some other force is at work within you? What abou ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Adolescence requires agility

    Sometimes I crack myself up. “The residents of this boarding house are required to play cards every ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 2:12 pm
  • River Town Chronicles: 'Why read literature?'

    To begin each school year, I ask my American literature classes at Marmion Academy to write down their thoughts on “Why read literature?” After all, i ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • In Focus: Ready to explore

    I met the Gagne family – Doug and Kelly, and their children Elise, 8, and Calder, 6 – at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles this week after it ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 7:06 pm