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  • McHenry County College offers workplace conflict resolution training

    McHENRY – An upcoming program at McHenry County College’s Shah Center will tackle conflict resolution for workers who find it difficult to deal with f ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Comcast to provide faster Internet option in McHenry County area

    CRYSTAL LAKE – By the end of 2016, Comcast customers in the McHenry County area will be able to access faster Internet service through existing lines ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Plum Tree National Country Club in Harvard gets liquor license approved

    HARVARD – Serving alcohol at sporting events, concerts and weddings now will be possible at the Harvard-area Plum Tree National Country Club.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Tips for Traveling With Cash and Credit Cards

    While on vacation, it is imperative for individuals to be aware of their surroundings and keep themselves safe while also having fun. One item of conc ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Cumpata: New plan looks to strengthen regional economy

    Over the past 12 months, the McHenry County EDC has helped develop the county’s first Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). The expanded ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learn stress reduction at McHenry Chamber event

    McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce will host an event on stress reduction from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 10, inside the chamber office, 1257 N. ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Centegra Health System moving into plastic surgery biz in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – For the first time, Centegra Health System will provide laser skin treatments, Botox injections, breast implants and other plastic surg ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • CDC says Chipotle-linked outbreak of E. coli appears over

    WASHINGTON – The federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 peopl ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • Stryker Corporation to buy Sage Products in Cary for $2.78 billion

    CARY –A proposed $2.78 billion deal announced Monday to acquire medical device maker Sage Products shouldn’t lead to immediate major changes within t ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • U.S. construction spending hit 8-year-high in 2015

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending rebounded slightly in December, helping push total spending for 2015 to the highest level in eight years.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 9:19 am
  • U.S. consumer spending flat, savings rate at 3-year high

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers kept their spending flat in December and instead boosted their savings rate to the highest level in three years.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Huntley halts permits for payday loan, resale, pawn shops for 6 months

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board voted Thursday to place a six-month moratorium on permits for payday loan facilities, currency exchanges, resale shops and ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Cowlin, Curran and Coppedge mark 45 years with Crystal Lake Chamber

    The Law Offices of Cowlin, Curran and Coppedge, 20 Grant St., Crystal Lake, recently became a 45-year Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce member. Picture ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Lucky Poker opens in McHenry

    Lucky Poker, 4005 Kane Ave., Suite 2, McHenry, formally opened its bar and video gaming establishment earlier this winter during a ribbon-cutting cere ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sunnyside Little Store donates $500 to Johnsburg High School

    JOHNSBURG – Through the ExxonMobil Educational Alliance Program, the family owned and operated Sunnyside Little Store in Johnsburg donated $500 to Joh ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
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