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  • U.S. auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

    DETROIT – Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting stat ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up in June

    WASHINGTON – Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Sandidge & Ward: Telephone, email's place in business

    To email or phone? That is the question.We’ll weigh in on the ongoing conversation about the pros an ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave says: How to digest one end of the sandwich generation

    Dear Dave,My husband and I are both 50, and we make about $50,000 a year. We have a little bit of de ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KinderCare in Huntley receives national accreditation

    HUNTLEY – KinderCare in Huntley recently earned a national accreditation award, meeting a comprehensive set of performance standards, according to a n ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Best Under 40: Meet McHenry County's brightest young professionals

    Younger area professionals representing numerous business interests, from agriculture to coffee, make up the Northwest Herald’s Best Under 40 for 2015 ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rasta Bros. sizzles at expo

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Rasta Bros. in Lake in the Hills sizzled during the recent Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo, taking home three first-place “World Champion ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ReMax associates recognized

    CRYSTAL LAKE – ReMax Northern Illinois recognized brokers at ReMax Unlimited Northwest, 7107 Pingree Road, Crystal Lake, for outstanding sales achieve ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Visual graphics company relocates in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A sign and visual graphics provider in Carpentersville relocated a few doors down to a larger location at 188 S. Western Ave.
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chiro One Wellness Center of Huntley ribbon-cutting

    Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests gathered at Chiro One Wellness Center of Huntley, 13316 Village Green Drive, for a ribbon-cutting ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Catapult Collectibles ribbon-cutting

    Catapult Collectibles, 40-J W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, held its Chamber of Commerce new-member ribbon-cutting. The store specializes in vintag ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Woodstock VFW building for sale as group looks to downsize, build stronger community presence

    WOODSTOCK – A decline in members and funds in recent years has resulted in the Woodstock VFW Post 5040 putting its building up for sale.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm
  • From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes

    WASHINGTON – Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Businesses waking up to workplace napping

    If you get written up for sleeping on the job, you might want to inform your boss that you’re in good company.
    July 31, 2015 - 3:54 pm
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