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  • Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

    WASHINGTON – Four of the world's biggest banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the currency mark ...
    May 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Firm proposing $250M for downtown Fox River Grove project to meet with village

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The village’s Planning and Economic Development Commission on Tuesday night will hear the official proposal from the firm hoping to ...
    May 19, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • New children's dentist office proposed in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – Residents could soon see an additional dentistry option in the village.The village’s Com ...
    May 17, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • First-time home buyers facing hurdles

    Young people aspiring to buy their first home already are facing disappointment this year.Rising pri ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Latest Google car heading to public streets

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – The latest version of Google’s self-driving car – a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel – will make ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • McHenry’s Brake Parts hires director for retail accounts

    McHENRY – Brake Parts in McHenry recently hired Brian Kirts to direct the company’s retail accounts.
    May 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Out of step with the prescribed Baby Steps

    Dear Dave,My husband and I have been following your plan. We just paid cash for our new home after s ...
    May 16, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Crystal Lake Engraving receives Crystal Lake Chamber recognition

    Crystal Lake Engraving recently was recognized as a 30-year member of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce. Pictured (left to right) are Chamber Presi ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Local acupuncturist completes Chinese medicine course

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Traci Jacobson, an acupuncturist on the staff at Nature’s Balance Acupuncture, recently completed a course of studies about principles ...
    May 16, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Copy Express owner attends NPOA printing conference

    WOODSTOCK – Copy Express owner Jim O’Leary recently attended the third annual printing conference of the National Print Owners Association.
    May 16, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • County Line Equine Practice makes house calls

    County Line Equine Practice in Crystal Lake is a mobile horse veterinarian and large animal doctor who makes house calls. Gathered at the Crystal Lake ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Fox Lake’s Spangenberg earns U.S. Bancorp Investments honor

    FOX LAKE – Elaine Spangenberg is among 23 financial advisers for U.S. Bancorp Investments who have earned the 2014 President’s Club Inner Circle Recog ...
    May 16, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Barebones Chopper creates custom bikes at new location

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Originally starting out of his garage 11 years ago, the man behind Barebones Chopper in Crystal Lake custom builds motorcycles to help ...
    May 16, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Lynn: The IRS and ID theft

    Preparation and payment of income taxes are an unpleasant process for many.The tasks can be further ...
    May 16, 2015 - 4:58 pm
  • Gas prices still look low for summer even after surge

    NEW YORK – Drivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax: They almost certainly will be paying far less for gas this summer t ...
    May 16, 2015 - 4:58 pm
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