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  • Senior living facility eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Village trustees heard plans for a senior living facility that would be built in an 8-acre lot in the northwest corner of West Alg ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • Mariano's announces plan for new store at Sears site in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodbye, Sears; hello, Mariano’s.City leaders announced Tuesday afternoon that the Ch ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Dave Says: To be unclear is to be unkind

    Dear Dave,My friend and I are roommates, and we’ve always had an agreement that we split each of the ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • 3 Lake in the Hills businesses recognized for service in village

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three Lake in the Hills businesses were recognized Thursday, including one that donated time and materials to build raised garden ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:22 am
  • Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber off to busy start in 2017

    Happy New Year! We all make New Year’s resolutions, whether we write them down or not. Subconsciously, we all want each year to be better than the las ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:20 am
  • Wisconsin-style supper club coming to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Dave Perlick, the executive chef at Montarra Grill in Algonquin, is planning to open a new restaurant in Crystal Lake within the next s ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 1:12 am
  • your LLC in place

    Dear Dave: My wife and I are debt-free, plus she has a business giving music lessons. We formed an LLC last year when she had several students and was ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • ServiceMaster by Pletz celebrates 30th anniversary

    ServiceMaster by Pletz is celebrating its 30th year in business.Owners John and Kathy Pletz heard ab ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Woodstock seeks input via online economic development survey

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock wants input from residents, business owners and employees, and visitors regarding their views of how things are work ...
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin trustees to consider medical marijuana dispensary on North Main Street

    ALGONQUIN – Village officials are considering plans for a medical marijuana dispensary that could open in Algonquin in the coming year.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:58 pm
  • Huntley manufacturing company to nearly double size of its facility

    HUNTLEY – FYH Bearing Units USA Inc. is looking to nearly double the size of its existing property in Huntley.
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Stewart: Understanding Changes to Illinois’ Right to Privacy Act

    The Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act was amended, effective Jan. 1, 2017, to broaden the scope of what an employer may not access or request from ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • More pay, greater confidence lifts U.S. retail sales 0.6 percent

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their auto buying and online shopping in December, reflecting a boost in confidence after the election and a solid i ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:19 am
  • Editor's Desk: 'Life is good in Fox River Grove,' village president says

    Bob Nunamaker is excited about what’s going on in Fox River Grove, and for good reason.The Fox River ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:01 am
  • Nintendo: Nintendo Switch game console to launch in March

    TOKYO – Nintendo Co. said Friday that its Nintendo Switch video game console will sell for 29,980 yen (about $260) in Japan, starting March 3.
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:20 pm
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