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  • Do I Need To Purchase A Box Spring With My New Mattress?

    No, but you may want to, depending on how old your box spring is. Many old box springs have coils in them, which provide “give” or movement. Putting a ...
    March 26, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • Sullivan: Giving back, volunteering a win-win for everyone

    As a business owner and a vital part of the Wonder Lake and the McHenry County community, it’s important to regularly show support for our residents a ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:33 am
  • U.S. Steel idling Granite City plant, 2,080 employees affected

    GRANITE CITY — U.S. Steel says it's temporarily idling its plant in Granite City, putting 2,080 employees out of work.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Graham: Change in your business

    Change is a requirement for a successful business or organization.The Chamber of Commerce is no exce ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • How to improve your business SEO and reach customers with sponsored content

    Sponsored Content is a form of marketing that offers a business the opportunity to reach a targeted audience in a new way. While sponsored content can ...
    March 26, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Crash is Germanwings' first fatal incident since 2002 start

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Germanwings, a low-cost unit of Lufthansa, had recorded no accidents involving passenger deaths until one of its planes crashed i ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Gender gap: Male nurses earn more money than female RNs, study finds

    CHICAGO — Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Women… are you saving enough for retirement?

    Only 1 in 5 women globally believe that they are saving enough for retirement and 40% say that they don’t know if they are on track… so says the 2014 ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Paddleboarding business at Three Oaks to expand, offer sailboarding

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Paddleboarding at Three Oaks Recreation Area will move to a larger, more scenic spot, the Crystal Lake City Council decided this week.
    March 22, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Pioneer Center in McHenry hiring, hosting job fair

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services is hiring and will host a job fair Wednesday to find qualified candidates.
    March 21, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Alexander Lumber honored by Crystal Lake Chamber

    WOODSTOCK – Alexander Lumber Company, 4001 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock, was recognized for 45 years of continuous membership in the Crystal Lake C ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Hartmann recognized at 10th annual green dinner

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Countryside Flower Shop and Nursery’s Kim Hartmann was honored as the ICN Pro of the Year at the annual dinner to benefit the Green Ind ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • High Volume Hair Salon opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at High Volume Hair Salon, 1130 N. Green St., McHenry. Pictured ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Dave says: Help daughter? Let her sweat it out first

    Dear Dave,My daughter is in her late 20s, and she has a good job making $50,000 a year. The other da ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Adult & Child Therapy Services’ Schug receives recognition

    WOODSTOCK – Adult & Child Therapy Services’ Mallory Schug was named a “Five Star Physical Therapist” by Five Star Professionals in the latest issue of ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
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