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  • Woodstock's Bull Valley Ford plans expansion with city tax incentive

    WOODSTOCK – A tax incentive agreement between the city of Woodstock and Bull Valley Ford is allowing the car dealership to expand its facility by abou ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Leadership training available at Shah Center

    McHENRY – Interested supervisors and professionals looking to improve their leadership and interpersonal skills can register for a supervisory leaders ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Super Bowl ads this year might be a snooze

    NEW YORK – No GoDaddy. Not a bikini in sight. Service messages instead of crotch or fart jokes. As the Super Bowl turns 50 and faces middle age, will ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Hotels add options to keep guests healthy

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Running concierges, a hotel mini bar stocked with produce from the local farmers market and a training wall that comes standar ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Chinese-led investors plan to buy Chicago Stock Exchange

    NEW YORK – The Chicago Stock Exchange, founded more than a century ago, said it has agreed to be acquired by a Chinese-led investor group.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Hopeful sign for U.S. economy: Job hunting ticks up

    WASHINGTON – For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

    NEW YORK – Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • U.S. added just 151k jobs in January; unemployment rate at 4.9 percent

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pa ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • McHenry County employers skip social media screenings on potential hires

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College Director of Recruitment and Staffing Sandra Hess Moll has more than one reason to make sure her staff is not loo ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Otis Burger Day fundraiser happens Saturday in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – The Otis Green Foundation hosts its third annual “Otis Burger Day” from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday inside DC Cobbs, 226 Main St., Woodstock.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Maule: Join the community conversation

    I believe an active and engaged business community plays an important role in creating and maintaining a healthy community.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Used car dealership returns historic building in McHenry to former use

    McHENRY –A used car dealership recently moved to a larger 10,000-square-foot facility near Routes 120 and 31 in McHenry.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
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