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  • Economist tells LITH crowd not to focus on oil prices

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – While lower oil prices mean its cheaper for Americans to fill up at the gas pump, the price drop won't change the fundamentals of ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • Boeing reports 4Q profit of $1.47 billion on airplane sales

    CHICAGO — Demand for commercial jets airliners boosted Boeing Co.'s fourth-quarter profit by 19 percent, topping Wall Street expectations by a wide ma ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • McHenry County developer buys land in Marengo near planned I-90 interchange

    MARENGO – Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the lan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce lauds longtime leader, supporter

    McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce awarded its highest honor, the Frank E. Low Award, to a longtime community leader who helped shape the ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Caterpillar 4Q results mixed, 2015 outlook disappoints

    PEORIA — Caterpillar took a hit in the fourth quarter from restructuring costs and the heavy machinery maker issued a weak outlook for 2015, citing th ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • Which Wich plans to open in Crystal Lake in February

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Which Wich Superior Sandwiches plans to open in Crystal Lake in late February, city officials and franchise owners said.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Facing global competition, Hebron company finds niche

    HEBRON – It’s typically quiet at the intersection of routes 47 and 173 in Hebron, providing little indication of the hum of almost constant activity a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:50 am
  • With new owner, Woodstock’s Dura-Bar aims to double revenue

    WOODSTOCK – Inside the Charter Dura-Bar building along Route 14, workers wearing protective jackets and masks handle molten iron.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:40 am
  • Lavin named among top family lawyers in Illinois

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake family law attorney Karen M. Lavin, of the Law Offices of KML Associates PC, was named as one of the top 100 family lawyer ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kathryn’s Bridal gets nod from newlyweds

    McHENRY – Kathryn’s Bridal, 3807 W. Elm St., McHenry, was named a winner of the 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards for bridal gowns, invitations ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Baxter & Woodman subsidiary expands

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Professional engineer Wesley Franklin has joined B&W Control Systems Integration, a subsidiary of Crystal Lake-based Baxter & Woodman I ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cary’s Halter joins Studio Rendering Inc.

    CHICAGO – Rachel Halter, 22, of Cary was recently hired by Illinois Studio Rendering Inc.Halter is a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Music Makers for Life Inc. cuts ribbon after remodel in Crystal Lake

    Music Makers for Life Inc., 7105 Virginia Road, Suite 5B, Crystal Lake, recently celebrated its remodeling with a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce rib ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Cautious spending will bring budget back on track

    Dear Dave,My mom and dad always told me to live below my means, but they never showed me how to make ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry Med Spa opens on Elm Street

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting-ceremony at McHenry Med Spa, 3327 Elm St., McHenry. Pictured (front row, from le ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
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