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  • Editor's Notebook: More news at kcchronicle.com

    Readers, like the news you see in this edition of the newspaper?You can find even more local news st ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Speak your mind; don't be silent

    Political scientists will no doubt chew on this one for eons. But parents don’t have the luxury of waiting for the dust to settle. The kids want answe ...
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Good Natured: Ambush bug sneaks way into grasshopper home

    “Whoops!”That one-word exclamation was all I could muster when I realized what I’d done.The mistake, ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • In Focus: ‘Go Cubs Go’

    My earliest memory of watching the Chicago Cubs was going to a game in the mid 1980s with a friend and her family. Through the years, I remember watch ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 9:36 am
  • River Town Chronicles: The election, the Cubs and the Mill Race Inn

    The most bizarre and divisive presidential campaign in history is over. The historic ascension of the Cubs to world champs has reached its summit. The ...
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • St. Charles Park District: Fun, food and friendship top Adult Activity Center’s Christmas wish list

    The holidays are always a festive time for the members of the St. Charles Park District’s Adult Activity Center, or AAC. Between decking the halls of ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Before The Diploma: Hiking at Starved Rock

    I would just like to proudly state that I voted in my first presidential election. I got to repeatedly turn a dial to vote for candidates, and – in th ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Beyond the Bookshelves: Looking to the future with a proposal for a new library

    During the past week, the Geneva Public Library has hosted three public forums as part of a process to reach out and listen to what our community has ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: ‘Cooking Solo’ full of Inspired recipes

    “Cooking Solo: The Joy of Cooking for Yourself” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) comes to the aid of countless American adults who live alone and fend for ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: A look at Mobile Integrated Healthcare – Community Paramedicine

    Delivering quality health care cannot be done without collaboration. This occurs every day in a hospital when a doctor calls a specialist to identify ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 11:07 am
  • Picturing the Past ... with the St. Charles History Museum

    From 1960 to 2004, St. Charles was home of the Pickle Packers International headquarters. During this time, the CEO of the company, Bill “The Dill” Mo ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 2:09 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: Books were the hit of the Halloween season

    <div class='p_News_text'>This Halloween I stepped up my game. No need to throw shade on those nifty, ...
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 8:07 pm
  • Good Natured: Squirrels and their remarkable retrieval abilities

    Note to readers: This column first was published in 2011.Over the past year and a half or so, when n ...
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 8:04 pm
  • In Focus: Girl with grit

    When I met Katerina Koch on the practice field of Wredling Middle School in September, I would’ve never guessed that the soft-spoken, shy girl could b ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Picturing the Past with ... the Geneva History Museum

    Geneva has a rich history of philanthropy. Among the organizations devoted to helping others is the Fox River-Geneva American Legion Post 75.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 6:49 pm