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  • Crystal Lake Circle K fails tobacco compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A local business was cited earlier this week for selling tobacco to a minor.Circle K, ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Kraft still hungry for Unilever after rejected offer

    NEW YORK – Kraft Heinz is attempting to buy Unilever in a $143 billion deal that would join the U.S. maker of cheeses and lunch meats with the Europea ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Living regulations in Illinois

    Entrusting someone to care for your parent, grandparent or other loved one can be extremely difficult. After all, how can you be sure that they will r ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 8:25 am
  • Centegra Hospital – McHenry receives 5-star rating from CMS

    McHENRY – In Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ most recent star ratings, two McHenry County hospitals received high rankings for their health ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • Applications for unemployment benefits edge up 5,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy job m ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:09 am
  • Kids 'R' Kids Learning Academy to break ground on Cary facility

    CARY – By the end of the summer, Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy plans to open its new facility in Cary.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:49 am
  • Rendezvous Bistro reopens, reimagined in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Rendezvous Bistro is back, reinspired under new management.Megan and T.J. Liebetrau of W ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:47 am
  • U.S. retail sales rise in January, led by gas and restaurants

    WASHINGTON – Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month, slowing down from a solid 1 percent gain in December, the Commerce Depart ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Home State Bank recommends integrating financial plan with overall estate plan

    Your estate plan documents how you want your assets to be distributed in the event of your death.  It controls your financial assets, which may includ ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 8:59 am
  • Power tools

    Whether it’s a simple task or a tough job, having the right power tool can help you get the job done right.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Stores set closing dates at Huntley Outlet Center

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Outlet Center soon will be a ghost town, as most stores have set closing dates for later this month through mid-March.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:10 am
  • Starbucks pulls liquor license from Huntley location

    HUNTLEY – People looking for the option to grab a beer or glass of wine at Starbucks locations in Huntley, Crystal Lake and Algonquin no longer will b ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm
  • Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87

    DETROIT – Mike Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Pizza empire and owner of the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, died on Friday, according ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Sears may sell land, cut jobs to save $1B; shares soar

    NEW YORK – Sears might sell more locations, cut more jobs and put more of its famous brands on the block as part of its latest plan to revive the falt ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Celebrity megaphone fails to lure ordinary users to Twitter

    NEW YORK – Many people have heard of Twitter. Not enough of them are signing up to use it.Twitter's ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 12:30 am
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