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  • Drugmaker AbbVie reports better-than-expected 4Q on Humira sales

    NORTH CHICAGO — Drugmaker Abbvie posted better-than-expected adjusted results for the fourth quarter on Friday due to double-digit growth of its block ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:19 am
  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage business looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looki ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt at Randall Crossing in Algonquin grand opening set for Saturday

    ALGONQUIN – Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, the latest addition to Randall Crossing in Algonquin, will give away frozen yogurt and T-shirts, and will offer v ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County's unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in December, down from 7.5 percent in December 2013, according to preliminary fi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Economist tells LITH crowd not to focus on oil prices

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – While lower oil prices mean its cheaper for Americans to fill up at the gas pump, the price drop won't change the fundamentals of ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Boeing reports 4Q profit of $1.47 billion on airplane sales

    CHICAGO — Demand for commercial jets airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19 percent, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide ma ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • McHenry County developer buys land in Marengo near planned I-90 interchange

    MARENGO – Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the lan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce lauds longtime leader, supporter

    McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce awarded its highest honor, the Frank E. Low Award, to a longtime community leader who helped shape the ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Caterpillar 4Q results mixed, 2015 outlook disappoints

    PEORIA — Caterpillar took a hit in the fourth quarter from restructuring costs and the heavy machinery maker issued a weak outlook for 2015, citing th ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • Which Wich plans to open in Crystal Lake in February

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Which Wich Superior Sandwiches plans to open in Crystal Lake in late February, city officials and franchise owners said.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Facing global competition, Hebron company finds niche

    HEBRON – It’s typically quiet at the intersection of routes 47 and 173 in Hebron, providing little indication of the hum of almost constant activity a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:50 am
  • With new owner, Woodstock’s Dura-Bar aims to double revenue

    WOODSTOCK – Inside the Charter Dura-Bar building along Route 14, workers wearing protective jackets and masks handle molten iron.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:40 am
  • Lavin named among top family lawyers in Illinois

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake family law attorney Karen M. Lavin, of the Law Offices of KML Associates PC, was named as one of the top 100 family lawyer ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kathryn’s Bridal gets nod from newlyweds

    McHENRY – Kathryn’s Bridal, 3807 W. Elm St., McHenry, was named a winner of the 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards for bridal gowns, invitations ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Baxter & Woodman subsidiary expands

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Professional engineer Wesley Franklin has joined B&W Control Systems Integration, a subsidiary of Crystal Lake-based Baxter & Woodman I ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
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