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  • White Fox Vapor Lounge in McHenry opens

    White Fox Vapor Lounge, 1218 N. Green St., McHenry, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce members. Owners Elaine Moss a ...
    June 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Neis Insurance Agency in Crystal Lake marks 35 years in chamber

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce helped Tom Neis and his employees at Neis Insurance Agency, 45 N. Virginia St., Crystal Lake, celebrate 35 years ...
    June 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ServiceMaster by Pietz celebrates 25 years in Crystal Lake Chamber

    ServiceMaster by Pietz, 1120 Mitchell Court, Suite E, Crystal Lake, celebrated its 25th anniversary as a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce member. Cham ...
    June 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thermostats control 9% of U.S. energy

    Your body has one.  Your car has one.  And your home has one.  Thermostats perform the vital role of regulating temperature.  In human beings, the hyp ...
    June 26, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • Home State Bank Recognizes Excellence In Teaching In McHenry County

    Looking back, you might not remember what you wore to Prom or whether your sports team had a winning season.  But you will remember the amazing teache ...
    June 26, 2015 - 7:56 am
  • Schneider: Upcoming event helps business leaders identify their strengths

    Last month, I wrote about how important it is to accept change and learn to maximize its benefits. But what if you need to make a change either in you ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McDonald's: Fewer Happy Meal orders opting for soda

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Woodstock-based Wondertucky's corn whiskey hits retail shelves Friday

    WOODSTOCK – A local craft distillery’s corn whiskey arrives on retailers’ shelves for the first time Friday.
    June 25, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment rate remains 5.3 percent

    The unemployment rate in McHenry County dropped from 6.1 percent a year ago to 5.3 percent last month, as rates across all Illinois metro areas fell f ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Crystal Lake Regal Showplace theater upgrades with king-sized recliners

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Moviegoers in Crystal Lake now can experience the big screen with their feet up.Regal ...
    June 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
  • McHenry County manufacturers can share thoughts on future workforce

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Interested manufacturers in McHenry County now can submit their thoughts about the future workforce in a two-minute survey, the McHenry ...
    June 26, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • McHenry County Workforce Network hosts job fair Friday

    WOODSTOCK – Numerous employers looking to fill various positions will be in Woodstock for a job fair Friday.
    June 25, 2015 - 12:30 am
  • McHenry County teens, parents: Weigh in on summer jobs, employment

    With school now out, we're looking to interview teenagers and families about teen summertime employment (or the lack thereof).
    June 24, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Berggren: Visit McHenry County opens first visitor's center in Huntley

    On June 18, Visit McHenry County hosted a grand opening and ribbon-cutting for our new office at the Hackett House, 11879 Main St., Huntley.
    June 26, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Caterpillar to lay off 50 more workers at East Peoria plant

    PEORIA – Caterpillar Inc. says it will lay off 50 more workers at its East Peoria plant in addition to the 120 layoffs announced last week.
    June 23, 2015 - 6:41 pm
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