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  • MCC's Shah Center to offer class on starting businesses

    McHENRY – A primer on how to start a business in Illinois will be offered this month in McHenry. The ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Woodstock's Kolze's Corner Gardens selected for $10,000 grant for greenhouse curtain

    WOODSTOCK – After installing a greenhouse curtain, Bob Kolze said the electric bill at Kolze’s Corner Gardens dropped from $750 to $525 a month and in ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Kraft shareholders approve sale of company to Heinz

    NORTHFIELD – Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Huntley shopping center spot sold to Heartland Dental

    HUNTLEY – A property developer from Highland Park recently sold 1.45 acres within a Huntley shopping center to a business that supports dentists in 31 ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • South Africa whiskey brand makes debut in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A master distiller from South Africa will bring his grain whiskey brand Friday to Crystal Lake as part of a select United States debut.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Towing company offering free shuttles to Wonder Lake residents on Fourth of July

    WONDER LAKE – Residents in Wonder Lake who are celebrating the Fourth of July holiday have a safer transportation alternative at their disposal.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Two new businesses open in Huntley this week

    HUNTLEY – Huntley residents this week will see a couple new businesses, including a gag gift store and a familiar eye care practice.
    July 1, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • Woodstock Chamber of Commerce looks to grow committees

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry is looking to expand a few of its committees.
    July 3, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Be Prepared For Unexpected Expenses With a Home Equity Line Of Credit

    Sometimes a situation will arise that you didn’t anticipate or plan for financially.  There are always different circumstances that will be tugging on ...
    June 30, 2015 - 7:57 am
  • Helfers: Excitement happening in Marengo

    Marengo has experienced a lot of excitement these past couple weeks. Parents and fans of all ages li ...
    June 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Get your mattress adjusted instead of buying a new one

    Throughout your lifetime your body changes due to aging, injuries, or weight fluctuations. Or, other changes in your life can occur and you could wind ...
    June 29, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Culver's in McHenry, Island Lake doing Special Olympics Illinois fundraiser

    Culver's in McHenry and Island Lake are among the 45 Chicago-area locations participating Tuesday in a new fundraiser that benefits Special Olympics I ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • McHenry County manufacturers see production pick up

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Inside its Crystal Lake facility, Technipaq has emptied a 4,500-square-foot portion of its warehouse, as the medical packaging products ...
    June 29, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • Dave says: Debt traps college graduates should avoid

    Dear Dave,I’m currently a senior in college. I’m completely debt-free right now, and I am wondering ...
    June 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Caufield: Trusts and income taxes

    It has become apparent that in the last few years an increasing number of families have become involved with trusts as an integral part of their estat ...
    June 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
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