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  • Foreclosures continue to decline in McHenry County, Illinois

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Fewer McHenry County homes entered foreclosure in 2014 as the local real estate market continued to recover from the housing crisis.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • United Airlines could outsource up to 2,000 airport jobs

    CHICAGO — United Airlines is considering cutting up to 2,000 jobs at 28 airports around the country and hiring a contractor to do the work.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Cybersecurity concerns grow for McHenry County businesses, government

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Keyboards have become increasingly powerful weapons and businesses and public institutions are still learning to defend against what of ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:52 pm
  • Women in McHenry County offering $1,000 scholarship

    McHENRY – Women in McHenry County (WIM3) is offering a $1,000 High School Challenge scholarship for a graduating high school senior.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • USDA: Illinois has record corn, soybean crops in 2014

    SPRINGFIELD — The federal government says Illinois corn and soybean growers had a record year in 2014.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Culver's eyes new location in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Culver's Inc. is looking to replace its existing Huntley restaurant with a new 4,207-square-foot restaurant with a drive-thru on Outlot 8 of ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • McDonald's 'Signs' commercial gets criticism for referencing tragedies

    NEW YORK — An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies.
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • GM's new electric car Chevrolet Bolt could upstage Tesla, its own Volt

    DETROIT — With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors is setting up a showdown with T ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • As market improves, careers in real estate rebound

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It’s been nearly 10 years since the air began to whistle away from the U.S. housing bubble, and the economic downturn that followed saw ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Patrick S. O’Connor: Plan before leaping into self-employment

    After working for someone else, self-employment can be an exhilarating change. But it’s also fraught with potential pitfalls, including the possibilit ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Edward Jones opens new Crystal Lake office

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Terra Cotta Corners retail center in Crystal Lake recently announced a multi-year lease with Edward Jones.
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Great Clips signs 10-year lease in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Tucker Development recently announced Great Clips, a salon brand with thousands of locations in North America, signed a 1,000 square-foot le ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Johnsburg’s Radicom Inc. names new leader

    JOHNSBURG – Radicom Inc. has named Robert Lueders Jr. president and CEO.The announcement follows the ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brake Parts Inc. raises $150,000 for local United Way

    McHENRY – Brake Parts Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of brake system components, raised more than $150,000 for the United Way of Greater McHenry Co ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Couples who budget together more likely to stay together

    Dear Dave,How do I get my girlfriend to take a more active role in planning a family budget? We’re g ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
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