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  • CL Chamber honors Ormsby Motors Inc.

    Ormsby Motors Inc., 50 Main St., Crystal Lake, was recently recognized for its 30 years of continuous membership with the Crystal Lake Chamber of Comm ...
    April 15, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Ribbon cut to mark opening of X-Tek

    X-Tek celebrated being a new member of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce with a recent ribbon-cutting. Pictured (left to right) are Jennifer Johnso ...
    April 15, 2015 - 1:07 pm
  • Sullivan: Good, bad and ugly of technology

    Technology in the world is quickly advancing into a better and faster means of “connecting” to just about anything.
    April 16, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • McHenry County College Job Fair looking for potential employers to attend

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Registration is open for area employers looking to sign up for an exhibit booth at the McHenry County College Job Fair this spring.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Sears leans on real estate values again to generate cash

    NEW YORK – Sears announced its second deal this month intended to extract value from its sizeable real estate holdings as the retailer struggles to of ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Huntley paper manufacturer plans to relocate business to Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – After 17 years in Huntley, a small paper manufacturer plans to move north to Woodstock, as part of a business expansion within a city look ...
    April 11, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Illinois farmland prices fall, especially in the east

    CHAMPAIGN – A land-managers’ organization says farmland prices fell across much of Illinois in 2014 but more sharply in the eastern part of the state ...
    April 11, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • La Petite Creperie and Bistrot in Woodstock moving to Barrington

    WOODSTOCK – A popular restaurant on the Woodstock Square is closing and moving to Barrington by early May, after the owner was unable to work with cit ...
    April 10, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Lifetime Income Plan?

    When was the last time your broker talked to you about creating a LIFETIME INCOME PLAN?  Probably NEVER!  The “Wall-Street” type typically have no int ...
    April 10, 2015 - 7:57 am
  • Walgreens aims to close about 200 U.S. stores

    Walgreens plans to close about 200 U.S. stores as the nation's largest drugstore chain expands on a $1 billion cost-reduction plan it announced last A ...
    April 9, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise but still at low level

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications for jobless aid overall remain low — a reassuring sign after hiri ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:44 am
  • Home State Bank Shines In “Best Of The Fox” Contest

    Each year, The Northwest Herald asks residents of McHenry County to vote for their favorite businesses in the “Best of the Fox” contest.  These reader ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Schneider: Weather is perfect to get out and get networking

    The nice weather is finally here. Get out and meet some new people.Chambers of Commerce offer a grea ...
    April 8, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • OHSA cites Lombard business for failing to protect workers

    DES PLAINES – U.S Department of Labor officials have found that a crew working on a Des Plaines condominium could have fallen from the seven-story bui ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Oil train tank cars need urgent upgrades, U.S. safety board says

    BILLINGS, Mont. – Fuel-hauling tank cars need safety upgrades to keep fires from spreading after train derailments, and the public can't wait another ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:06 pm
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