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Columns

  • Tales From The Motherhood: Singing in the car? Not cool with teen daughter

    Some days, you just gotta get outta dodge. You know? Roll down the windows, turn up the radio and sing?
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: Yellow-bellied sapsuckers visit Kane County

    Springtime means – finally – warmer temperatures along with visits from a host of migrating birds, including yellow-bellied sapsuckers. Please enjoy t ...
    April 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: Supermodel Chrissy Teigen cooks up a storm

    In “Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat” (Clarkson Potter), Chrissy Teigen capitalizes on her social media popularity and supermodel st ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:30 am
  • Discover Your Library: One Book, One Community events continue through April

    We are in the midst of April’s One Book, One Community initiative and celebrating the best-selling book selection, “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel Ja ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:38 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Welcome to your new weekly paper

    Today is the day. The Kane County Chronicle staff is excited to present you with your new weekly ne ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:37 am
  • Joan Knows: Remembering the weekly edition

    When the Kane County Chronicle announced the change to weekly publication, my mind was flooded with memories of another time when the weekly edition w ...
    April 14, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Chamber Chat: Geneva chamber plans bingo, Cabin Fever Carnival, more

    Bingo! Fun to scream, more fun to get. The Geneva Chamber of Commerce and 25 Geneva merchants are g ...
    April 14, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Painting classes get to ‘art’ of the matter

    Whether you’re a doodler, dabbler or a budding Degas, a variety of park district painting classes let you explore and expand on your artistic sensibil ...
    April 13, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • The Write Place: Yearning for youth

    Over spring break a few weeks ago, I spent a fair amount of time looking through the family photo albums that take up residence in my room. The pictur ...
    April 14, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Sound Off

    Follow you heartI’m responding to the Sound Off of “Marriage is far better.” She’s saying that the y ...
    April 11, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • Good Natured: The superpowers of the mourning dove

    A few weeks ago at Hickory Knolls, we held a program called “SuperHeroes of Nature.” We looked at how real-life turtles’ talents compare to those of T ...
    April 9, 2016 - 6:47 am
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: Besh pays homage to New Orleans

    New Orleans favorites, such as Creole Seafood Jambalaya (recipe below), are among the 101 traditional home-cooked dishes included in John Besh’s most ...
    April 8, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Exploring different types of strength

    I am so proud of my son. At 17, he won first place in his age and weight class (198 pounds, raw classic division) in the 2016 APF/AAPF (American Power ...
    April 14, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Editor's Notebook: The start of something new

    Have you heard the news?In late March, the Kane County Chronicle announced that it will be convertin ...
    April 11, 2016 - 10:07 am
  • River town chronicles: For your safety, read before using

    ATTENTION: Before opening this bottle, read this WARNING LABEL. Some products packaged as medicine may be deleterious to your health – and the health ...
    April 8, 2016 - 12:41 am