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  • For UPS, FedEx, online retailers, it's down to the wire for deliveries for Christmas shopping

    ATLANTA — As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occ ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Do You Need A Safe Deposit Box?

    Everyone has something of great value in their home. Whether that value is sentimental, financial, or personal, it is wise to have safe storage for h ...
    Dec. 22, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Ward and Sandidge: Consider positive thinking in new year

    Some of us remember Dr. Norman Vincent Peale’s book, “The Power Of Positive Thinking.” It carries th ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • McHenry County car dealers point to low gas prices, loan rates, technology for sales bump

    Low gas prices, low interest rates and vehicles with smarter technology have meant good news for the auto industry and could be driving sales of SUVs, ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Centegra boss to chair MCHC board of directors

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Michael Eesley, CEO of Centegra Health System, was recently elected to serve as chairman of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Complete Payroll recognizes Judy Hoaglin certification

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Complete Payroll Inc. announced Judy Hoaglin earned the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) designation.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Direct Steel president receives women’s entrepreneur award

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Rosemary Swierk, president of Crystal Lake-based Direct Steel and Construction, has been honored as the recipient of the annual Entrepr ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Heisler opens McHenry Red Wing

    McHENRY – Jim Heisler has opened Red Wing by Heisler in McHenry, located east of Riverside Chocolate Factory at 2210 W. Route 120 in the shopping cent ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry Area Chamber honors 'wise, witty, wonderful'

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce was pleased to honor 10 people age 60 or older at the Chapters – Stories of the Wise, Witty & Wonderful Luncheon ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • For the Record: McHenry County business incorporations, licenses and commercial property sales

    Gathered as of Dec. 10 by Record Information Services ( of Kaneville, a company that compiles public record information from Coo ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Unlikely thief needs to understand misdeed

    Dear Dave,I gave my wife $350 for Christmas shopping at Wal-Mart. While she was there with our 6-yea ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Piershale: The spirit of giving alive, well

    While it’s true philanthropy suffered some setbacks after the financial crisis and Great Recession, Americans have given tens of billions of dollars t ...
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dow industrials have their best day in three years

    NEW YORK – The Dow Jones industrial average had its biggest surge in three years Thursday, its second straight triple-digit gain following the Federal ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 12:36 am
  • Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber prepares for 2015

    The Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce is full of exciting events and opportunities over the next few months.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • George Ryan: Thaw in Cuba relations will open markets

    CHICAGO – Former Illinois Gov. George Ryan, who made a historic trip to Cuba 15 years ago, says restoring diplomatic relations with the island nation ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 6:23 pm
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