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  • Flatlander Market featured on American Express national TV ad campaign

    MARENGO – Don’t be surprised if you recognize a face or two when you walk into downtown Marengo’s Flatlander Market for lunch.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Small businesses look for ways to get advantage

    DEKALB – Tim and Bobbi Hays knew nothing about bagels before making them their livelihood.Ray Binkow ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • What is a toenail fungus infection, and how can I treat it?

    While fungal infections can affect the fingernails, they are most commonly found under the nail plates of the toes.  Often associated with athlete’s f ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:53 pm
  • U.S. home construction fell 9 percent in September

    WASHINGTON – Homebuilders pulled back on construction for a second straight month in September, with a plunge in apartments offsetting gains in single ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Sullivan: Not voting is not an option

    Many citizens feel voting won’t make a difference. In 2008, our presidential election had the highest U.S. turnout since the 1968 elections, and yet m ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Dave Says: Young, jobless and scared

    Dear Dave,I’m 23, and I lost a good job a few days ago due to layoffs. My wife has been a stay-at-ho ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake Ambutal building demolished

    A crew from Alpine Demolition worked Monday to tear down the site of the former Ambutal health care facility at 4900 S. Route 31 in Crystal Lake.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Advocate Health Care to break ground on new site in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Advocate Health Care plans to build an 18,000-square-foot outpatient center at 13900 Quality Drive, just north of Interstate 90 and Route 47 ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:39 pm
  • Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman to retire next year

    NEW YORK – Caterpillar said Monday that CEO and Chairman Doug Oberhelman will retire from the company next year and will be replaced as CEO by Jim Ump ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • More than 80 employers expected at McHenry County College job fair

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County will host a job fair Friday open to anyone searching for a job or seeking a new career direction.
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Brain games

    Do you think that crossword puzzles and word search games are nothing more than mild entertainment that help pass the time?
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Cary zoning board makes positive recommendation for Sage Products

    CARY – Sage Products is one step closer to starting its 27-acre expansion in Cary.At its meeting Thu ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Sleeping well for sports performance

    Training, practice and eating right are all important for performing well in sports. But getting adequate sleep is just as vital.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • Maule: The best response to a problem is to be transparent

    As business leaders in Crystal Lake, we are on the precipice of tremendous change – new leadership at the state level, the county level, the national ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • The Iceman of Crystal Lake pt. 1

    by P. C. Denofrio, poet-in-residence at Raue Center This is a piece of fiction, to be released in s ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 8:51 am
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