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Growing up in Naperville – Ramblin’ with Ron

Uncle Les and Aunt Edna Arnett are pictured at the rock garden at 616 N. Ellsworth Street. (Photo courtesy Ron Keller) This month I may...

Naperville Gardener – Super power of the month: I can grow trees

J. Sterling Morton lived in Nebraska and when he became secretary of the Nebraska Territory, he proposed a tree planting holiday in 1872 and...

Nutrition Knowledge – Get back to good bacteria

We continue our series on gut health, specifically the microbiome, and how improving the make-up of our intestinal flora improves our overall health. To review...

Pulse of Naperville Music Scene – Dad’s proud moment

As a parent, you always hope that your children will find success and happiness. When my son Nathaniel was born, a co-worker asked me...

Blacksmith, Carriage Maker, Village Trustee

Every once in a while, I receive comments from readers about my articles. It’s encouraging to know others are enjoying my bios about Naperville's lesser-known...

North Central College is set to present five performances of ‘The Addams Family’

Above / Pfeiffer Hall is located at 310 E. Benton Avenue on the campus of North Central College. North Central College’s Theatre Department will welcome...

Naperville Jaycees host another scramble for colored eggs at Frontier Park

Above / Waiting patiently while hundreds of kids raced to pick up colored eggs, the Easter Bunny was prepared for a Meet & Greet...

Art Talk – Voices of benevolence

Imagine you woke up and discovered you never had to work again. How would you spend your new-found time? You might pursue your hobby...

City Announces New Street Banner Program, ‘Naperville Salutes’

Above / During the past month, plans for a personalized banner program, "Naperville Salutes," have been presented to various organizations. The banners will be...

Naperville Food Truck Festival returns May 7

The third Naperville Food Truck Festival is set for 1PM to 7PM on Sat., May 7, returning to Naper Settlement, located on 13 acres...

Century Walk: ‘Reading Children’

Somehow April is best known for its showers that bring May flowers. But don’t be “fooled” by COVID or traditional thoughts as April is...

Is too much caffeine bad for you?

Not so long ago several of us coffee aficionados were discussing the effects of our favorite brews and how much is good enough? In...

Art Auction , April 5-8 / Art up for bid will benefit Naperville Art League

Above / Among the featured paintings in the 2022 Art Auction is "City Hall" by acrylic artist Chris Hughes. Updated Post, April 9, 2022 /...

Finally… Daylight Saving Time moves closer to becoming permanent

Above / Does changing clocks in the fall and again in the spring provide a better Good Morning, America! for the nation? Is it...

Updated for last week in March! Consider choices of things to do in Naperville

Above / The view of the Ss. Peter and Paul clock tower from Central Park during the winter is known to ignite memories of...

Apply now to host bake sale at Naperville Municipal Band Concert this summer

Above / The Naperville Municipal Band now is accepting applications for sponsors of its Thursday evening concert bake sales, June 9 through Aug. 11....

Naperville Gardener – Super Power of the Month: I can grow houseplants!

In November 2021, I attended Des Plaines Garden Club’s Annual Holiday Luncheon where they also were celebrating their 90th anniversary. Since we garden club...

Nutrition Knowledge – Fermented food for the win!

Let’s continue to learn how to have a healthy gut. Remember, our gut is where most of our immune system originates. It is also...

Growing up in Naperville – Keller connections

When you’re young, like maybe 7 or 8 years old, you don’t think much about relatives or where they come from. As I was...

Art Talk – Where everybody knows her name

Ditka’s. Michael Jordan’s. Walburgers. These are just some of the successful restaurants bearing the name of iconic personalities of superstar status. Another celebrity venue...

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Naperville Police secure charges related to October 2021 burglary, seek more information

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