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  • Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

    NEW YORK – Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • U.S. added just 151k jobs in January; unemployment rate at 4.9 percent

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pa ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • McHenry County employers skip social media screenings on potential hires

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College Director of Recruitment and Staffing Sandra Hess Moll has more than one reason to make sure her staff is not loo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Otis Burger Day fundraiser happens Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The Otis Green Foundation hosts its third annual “Otis Burger Day” from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday inside DC Cobbs, 226 Main St., Woodstock.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Maule: Join the community conversation

    I believe an active and engaged business community plays an important role in creating and maintaining a healthy community.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Used car dealership returns historic building in McHenry to former use

    McHENRY –A used car dealership recently moved to a larger 10,000-square-foot facility near Routes 120 and 31 in McHenry.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Cary to get America's first drive-thru-only Burger King restaurant

    CARY – Burger King’s first drive-thru-only restaurant in the country will be opening in Cary this summer after the Village Board approved the project ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • CVS Pharmacy opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A new CVS Pharmacy in McHenry formally will introduce itself to the community on Saturday, promising to deliver an array of health services ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Survey: U.S. employers added a solid 205K jobs in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of stea ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Home State Bank Sponsors Exciting Community Events

    Since 2009, Home State has been a Major Event Sponsor of Woodstock’s Groundhog Days, which was established in 1995 to celebrate the movie “Groundhog D ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Keeping track of days off work

    It’s likely that you wouldn’t live where you live, drive what you drive and enjoy the lifestyle you enjoy if not for the full-time job that’s blessed ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 7:00 am
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