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  • 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
  • Cary’s Halter joins Studio Rendering Inc.

    CHICAGO – Rachel Halter, 22, of Cary was recently hired by Illinois Studio Rendering Inc.Halter is a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Music Makers for Life Inc. cuts ribbon after remodel in Crystal Lake

    Music Makers for Life Inc., 7105 Virginia Road, Suite 5B, Crystal Lake, recently celebrated its remodeling with a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce rib ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Cautious spending will bring budget back on track

    Dear Dave,My mom and dad always told me to live below my means, but they never showed me how to make ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry Med Spa opens on Elm Street

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting-ceremony at McHenry Med Spa, 3327 Elm St., McHenry. Pictured (front row, from le ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Animal Hospital of Woodstock extends hours

    WOODSTOCK – The Animal Hospital of Woodstock, 11711 Catalpa Lane, Woodstock, recently announced extended office hours.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Stewart: McDonald’s discrimination lawsuit a reminder of labor law liability

    In July 2014, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel determined that McDonald’s USA LLC is a joint employer that could be held jointly l ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Global economy hopes raised after European stimulus

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The global economic outlook just got brighter after this week’s big stimulus from the European Central Bank, leading policymakers ...
    Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • McDonald's earnings fall; changes afoot to woo customers

    NEW YORK – McDonald's isn't lovin' it, and it's going to do something about it.The world's largest h ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:52 pm
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