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  • Is it time for a bigger bed?

    Your husband has taken off in the wee hours of the morning for his annual November deer hunt. Your ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • U.S. economy grew at 3.2 percent in third quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy in the third quarter grew at the fastest pace in two years, with a revised report showing stronger consumer spending tha ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Home State Bank excels in business lending growth and service

    Home State Bank has entered its 102nd year of business, and throughout the years has had a major impact in the communities it serves.  Investing in em ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Cyber Monday transforms as shoppers are more connected

    NEW YORK – The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items from their gif ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 1:39 am
  • Marengo Council nixes downtown liquor store; Taco Bell coming to city

    MARENGO – Marengo Council members nixed the idea of a downtown liquor store, but aldermen said they were excited about the possibility of a Taco Bell ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • Algonquin trustees hear plans for Dunkin' Donuts on West Algonquin Road

    ALGONQUIN – Construction on a new Dunkin’ Donuts in Algonquin could start as early as this spring.Th ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Holiday purchases may depend on how you voted

    NEW YORK – This holiday season, elves and “joy” may be on the way out and “peace” and “hope” on the way in. A divisive election that left half the cou ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin Commons Mall celebrates holiday season

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin Commons Mall, 1900 S. Randall Road, will mark the holiday season with special offerings.
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Pet grooming facility, other businesses eyeing Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A pet grooming facility is looking to fill a vacant building in Lake in the Hills that used to be a day care center.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Stores try to cater to savvier customers on Black Friday

    NEW YORK – Even people who said they’d already done their shopping online came out for Black Friday to spend time with family members or just for the ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 11:32 pm
  • McHenry County businesses hope Small Business Saturday attracts holiday shoppers

    For local business owner Mary Batson, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is her favorite day of the year.
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 10:30 pm
  • Hebron Dollar General plans grand opening

    HEBRON – Dollar General plans to open its Hebron location Dec. 3.The store, at 12114 Route 173, will ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 3:45 am
  • AP Explains: 5 Trump business ties that pose conflicts

    NEW YORK – After Ivanka Trump appeared on CBS's "60 Minutes" wearing a $10,800 bracelet from her jewelry line, someone at her company sent photos from ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • How Gary Lang is a community partner

    As McHenry County’s No. 1 auto dealer with a massive inventory to choose from and a state-of-the-art service facility, it’s likely you’ve purchased a ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 7:23 am
  • Parkinson’s research targets new drugs, therapies

    Scientists are researching new medications and therapies to help people suffering from Parkinson Disease (PD), an affliction that causes tremors and j ...
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 10:07 am
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