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  • Medical device company Life Spine Inc. moves to Huntley

    HUNTLEY – As of Friday, the village of Huntley will be home base for a medical device company that's relocating with growth in mind.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 4.9 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in September, down from 7.1 percent a year ago, according to preliminary figures ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Will your retirement be a “Trick” or a “Treat?”

    A Halloween story: Once upon a time, you would go to school, get a job, work hard, put something away for tomorrow and then retire at 65 and enjoy li ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • Caterpillar beats Wall Street third-quarter forecasts

    PEORIA — Caterpillar's belt-tightening paid off in the third quarter as the manufacturer easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its outlook f ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • Bates: Remove obstacles to get most from life

    I have this lovely fruit tree in my front yard with bright pink flowers in the spring and red crabapples in the fall.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:22 am
  • Report: Chicago Tribune to buy Sun-Times' suburban papers

    Chicago media blogger Robert Feder reported Tuesday that Tribune Publishing is poised to buy Sun-Times Media’s suburban daily and weekly papers from W ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:20 am
  • Crystal Lake Dominick's store acquired for retail development

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The building that once housed Dominick’s grocery store in Crystal Lake was recently acquired by an Illinois food store company, however ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 6:13 am
  • McHenry County home sales up 2.1 percent in September

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County home sales increased 2.1 percent in September as sale prices climbed and more homes were put on the market.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County Business Journal's Book of Lists surveys due Nov. 17

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The deadline for the business surveys used to compile the McHenry County Business Journal's annual Book of Lists is Nov. 17.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Planning For Incapacity with Home State Bank

    Having a comprehensive estate plan in place can help you feel more confident about the future, for you and your loved ones. However, one aspect of es ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Crystal Lake Chamber recognizes Martin Johnson Tax & Financial Services Inc.

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Martin Johnson Tax & Financial Services Inc. as 30-year continuous member of the business mem ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: After following plan, time to buy dream car

    Dear Dave,I’m in college, but I’m not the typical college student. I’ve gone back to law school afte ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Torrid opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Torrid, a clothing retailer at 3252 Shoppers Drive, Unit D4, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cumpata: Incredible journey for past 5 years

    In July 2009, I joined the McHenry County Economic Development Corp. as president. After 25 years in ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Falling gas prices help bottom line for some McHenry County businesses

    If the recent downward trend in gas prices has you cheering, just imagine that you run a business that sends dozens of drivers traveling hundreds of t ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:27 pm
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