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  • Elated Boutique brings new retail option to downtown Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A small boutique offering gift ideas, clothing and accessories opened recently in downtown Huntley.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Rial Bates: Changes could come to McHenry Fiesta Days

    High risk, high reward – that’s Fiesta Days.As McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce’s greatest fundraise ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Archer Daniels Midland completes sale of chocolate business

    NEW YORK – Archer Daniels Midland says it sold its chocolate business to agribusiness conglomerate Cargill for $440 million.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesa ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Manufacturer moves into Crystal Lake; Cary industrial vacuum maker likely to follow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A small manufacturer that makes sensors for the railway industry recently relocated its 34 jobs into Crystal Lake, and another manufact ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Understanding The New Concealed Carry Law

    The right to gun ownership is a very divisive issue in Illinois and across the country. With the high crime statistics in certain areas of Chicago, m ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Enjoy A Fantastic Winter Getaway In Costa Rica!

    Winter in Chicagoland seems to last longer every year. When the cold starts creeping in as early as November, and hangs around until late March, it m ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • 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
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