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  • Sleep is food for the brain. During sleep, important body functions and brain activity occur.

    Biological sleep patterns shift toward later times for both sleeping and waking during adolescence -- meaning it is natural to not be able to fall asl ...
    April 21, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C. in Marengo, IL wants you to know what to do when you have been in an accident

    Franks, Gerkin & McKenna P.C. continues its 12 part series of articles about what to do when in an accident.  For all tips, go to If ...
    April 21, 2015 - 9:57 am
  • Crystal Lake committee to hear details of proposed CVS Pharmacy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – CVS Pharmacy is moving forward with plans to put a store in Crystal Lake, but some neighbors aren’t keen on the drugstore chain’s plann ...
    April 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Survey: U.S. businesses expect sales to rebound, more hiring

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses expect their sales will rebound in the next three months after a sluggish first quarter, and they also plan to boost hiri ...
    April 20, 2015 - 10:23 am
  • Lakewood subdivision to be financed through the crowd

    LAKEWOOD – The homes being built in the Cambria subdivision are designed with empty nesters in mind – maintenance-free landscaping, architecture meant ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Eisenmann recognized as longtime Crystal Lake Chamber member

    Eisenmann Corp. was recognized as a 35-year Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce member. Eisenmann, 150 E. Dartmoor Drive, Crystal Lake, is a global provi ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Edward Jones opens new Crystal Lake location

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Cheryl Kranz, financial adviser with Edward Jones, has opened her new office, located in the Terra Cotta Corners retail center in Cryst ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Cary Travel Express earns top sales award

    CARY – Cary Travel Express was a recipient of the MAST All Star Award for highest sales in 2014, with 45 nationally known tour and cruise companies.
    April 18, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Harvard nurse practitioner honored

    HARVARD – Nurse practitioner Elizabeth Rios was honored by Migrant Clinicians Network in its 30 Clinicians Making a Difference project.
    April 18, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Brake Parts restructures traditional sales team

    McHENRY – Brake Parts Inc. has realigned its traditional branded sales organization, as announced by Robert Pitt, vice president, sales and global bus ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Dave Says: Ignore jealousy, envy; enjoy your success

    Dear Dave,My husband and I are 28 years old. We’re completely debt-free, and we each have great jobs ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Animal hospital gets ribbon-cutting

    Companion Animal Specialty & Emergency Hospital recently held its Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting before a chamber mixer. Several Cham ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Marengo business sets fastest diesel record at Texas Mile

    MARENGO – Nick Priegnitz admittedly felt more anxious than ever in the days before he and his other employees left their diesel truck shop in Marengo ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Barry: How to handle your deceased customers’ accounts and property

    Many businesses, from banks to consignment shops, hold money or property that belongs to their customers. When the customer dies, this property become ...
    April 18, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Veggies take center plate as healthy fast food chains expand

    MIAMI – They want it fresh. They want it cheap. They want it fast. And most importantly, they don't want it to taste like it's good for them.
    April 17, 2015 - 6:22 pm
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