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    FRANKFORT – Like many people, Bryan Nooner and his wife Mari-Beth like to decorate the outside of their Mokena home during the holidays – in moderatio ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Good Natured: Ready for adventure? Join the Kane County Certified Naturalists

    When was the last time you observed the keeled scales on a water snake’s back? Or watched as a dozen hatchling turtles emerged from their subterranean ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'If you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope'

    The motherhood is sad, this week. Not just in my house, because my 17-year-old was mad at me for a few minutes, but everywhere. Because 17-year-olds w ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • St. Charles celebrates annual Lighting of the Lights

    ST. CHARLES – Blake Linder likely didn’t know what to expect Friday evening in downtown St. Charles.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Kane County master gardeners earn accolades

    ST. CHARLES – The University of Illinois Extension celebrated its Kane County master gardeners with an awards and appreciation ceremony last month. Th ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • St. Charles North alumnus makes ‘The Voice’ Top 10

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles School District 303 graduate continues to win viewers over on NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Batavia's The Fox and The Turkey Races benefit Batavia food pantry

    Geneva resident Brady Ahern is going for the win this Thanksgiving morning.The 11-year-old came in t ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:05 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Randall's Pancake House has 'family' feel

    What do you like for breakfast?Whatever it is, chances are that Randall’s Pancake House in South Elg ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • St. Charles hosts bird show

    ST. CHARLES – Nearly two-dozen divisions of exotic birds – including canaries, finches and parrots – are expected to compete for awards next week in S ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Co-owner: St. Charles medical marijuana dispensary to open in December

    ST. CHARLES – A medical marijuana dispensary is likely to open by mid-December in St. Charles, one of its co-owners stated in an email.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Glen Ellyn's Holiday Walk to usher in holiday season

    GLEN ELLYN – Thousands of people are expected to fill downtown Glen Ellyn on Nov. 27 to usher in the holiday season at the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Comme ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Bickering can scramble mom's brain to bits

    Today’s column comes to you compliments of Mother Clucker’s Kitchen in Chicago. Yes, yes indeed.For ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Good Natured: Changing of the guard, white-tailed deer style

    Have you ever witnessed a changing of the guard?Maybe you’ve visited Arlington National Cemetery. I ...
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Community members see males benefit from being in ballet

    Dance coordinator Katie Behrens has one boy for the Geneva Park District Sunset Dancers’ production of “The Nutcracker” this year. 
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 12:46 am
  • Will County reports sizable tuberculosis increase

    JOLIET – Active tuberculosis is on the rise in Will County and Sunny Hill TB Clinic Medical Director Dan Garganera suspects more local cases could be ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:06 am
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