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  • Happy Holidays From Home State Bank!

    A nighttime of magic begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 28, in downtown Crystal Lake. This enchanted evening, highlighted by the only nighttime pa ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • 93-year-old Alabama worker marks 75 years with same jewelry store

    MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. — Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • British grocery chain Sainsbury's Christmas ad depicts WWI truce, stirs tears, outrage

    LONDON — Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Franks, Gerkin & McKenna in Marengo, IL want you to know what things to do when you have been in an accident

    When injured in an accident, all injuries may allow for a claim, even aggravations of conditions some people with minor injuries, which resolve relati ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • McHenry County, national experts cite shortage of in-home caregivers for seniors

    Charlie Marsh, 76, of Wauconda had been lying on his bedroom floor for two days, unable to get himself up, when his in-home caregiver found her way in ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Illinois unemployment rate holds at 6.6 percent as private-sector hiring slows in state

    CHICAGO — Illinois' unemployment rate held steady at 6.6 percent in October as private-sector hiring slowed, the state Department of Employment Securi ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • McHenry County home sales fall 6.6 percent in October

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County home sales decreased 6.6 percent in October as sale prices stayed flat and more homes were put on the market.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • JetBlue to add bag fees on cheapest tickets

    It will soon cost you money to check a bag on JetBlue if you buy the cheapest level of tickets.JetBl ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • “Spend Until the End!”

    Hopeful words in a challenging economic environment. Why this title? Because we can help you do just that, spend until the end GUARANTEED!
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:03 am
  • Bates: Remember to shop local this holiday season

    Organizations depart from a community or totally shut down for a number of reasons, but seldom is it because of entities we like to poke fingers at.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Why airfare keeps rising despite lower oil prices

    NEW YORK — U.S. airlines are saving tens of millions of dollars every week because of lower prices for jet fuel, their largest expense. So why don't t ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • O’Connor: Do research before considering medical tourism

    Medical tourism often carries international connotations – Americans seeking treatment abroad, for instance, where the cost of procedures for joint im ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • With help, New China Restaurant reopens in Fox River Grove after fire

    FOX RIVER GROVE – When the restaurant his parents opened in 1975 was gutted by a fire in January 2013, owner William Gee never considered giving up on ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Crystal Lake native a ‘Forty Under 40’ honoree

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake native Benjamin Rabe, CEM, a senior manager in event services at SmithBucklin, has been named an Association Forum of Chic ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock resident to lead unit at Roosevelt

    WOODSTOCK – Melissa Stutz, a veteran college administrator with more than a decade of experience in higher education, has been appointed assistant vic ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
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