Overcast
57°FOvercastFull Forecast

Business

  • Wake up! 10 best spots for breakfast in McHenry County

    Here are the 10 best local places to get breakfast in McHenry County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 Best of the Fox competition.
    March 24, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clear ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • McHenry City Council OKs $55,000 loan for artisan bread, craft beer business

    McHENRY – An artisanal bread maker and brewer plans to open in McHenry.After much discussion, the Mc ...
    March 24, 2017 - 12:52 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Brain games

    Everyone probably has heard the phrase, “Life’s not all fun and games.”   While life certainly pre ...
    March 23, 2017 - 8:22 am
  • Pie Five Pizza closes Algonquin, other Chicago-area locations

    ALGONQUIN – Most Chicago-area Pie Five Pizza locations have closed, including the one in Algonquin, a spokeswoman for the company said.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Fast-fashion retailer H&M coming to Spring Hill Mall

    WEST DUNDEE – Spring Hill Mall will soon house a store from one of the world’s largest fashion retailers.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:31 pm
  • Timeline of Motorola campus in Harvard

    1997: Motorola builds $100 million corporate campus in Harvard.2003: In March, Motorola closes the p ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:25 pm
  • Company plans to make smartphones at former Motorola campus in Harvard

    HARVARD – A smartphone maker plans to hire about 100 employees as it prepares to begin manufacturing at the long-vacant former Motorola campus in Harv ...
    March 22, 2017 - 7:49 pm
  • Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

    NEW YORK – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Owner of new Fox River Grove banquet hall anticipates late summer opening

    FOX RIVER GROVE – A new banquet hall in Fox River Grove is expected to open by the end of the summer at the former Five O’Clock Steakhouse location.
    March 21, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Target plans to revamp stores for those in a rush, those who ramble

    NEW YORK – In a move to bring shoppers back to its stores, Target is embarking on an ambitious redesign aimed at helping people who need to dash in fo ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
  • U.S., global partners wrestle over trade stance

    BADEN-BADEN, Germany – Top finance officials including new U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are debating what stance to take on free trade at a ...
    March 17, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Poor senior hygiene may signal trouble

    Wearing food-stained clothes, having messy hair, and forgetting to shower may be signs that a senior citizen needs help with daily living tasks.
    March 16, 2017 - 9:14 am
  • Home State Bank offers flexible Home Equity Lines of Credit for homeowners

    If you’ve owned your home for awhile, and haven’t taken cash out with a refinance, you may have a good deal of equity built up in your home.  Some hom ...
    March 15, 2017 - 2:16 pm
  • Watch Now

    Reader Poll

    Do you know anyone who has been affected by opioid abuse?
    Yes
    No