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  • VIPAR Heavy Duty adds company

    CRYSTAL LAKE – VIPAR Heavy Duty in Crystal Lake recently added a New Jersey company as a stockholder, making the business a part of its distribution n ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cary Physical Therapy provides internship, mentoring

    CARY – A sophomore at Rosalind Franklin University recently completed an internship with Cary Physical Therapy, as part of the businesses’ many partne ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dave says: Bare-bones budgets sometime need to happen

    Dear Dave,My husband was laid off a month ago from a job making $80,000 a year. We have no debt exce ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:20 am
  • For the record

    Gathered as of Jan. 10 by Record Information Services, a company that compiles public record information. This list contains business-to-business fili ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:20 am
  • Caldwell: Strategize new business success

    There is one sure thing in business. Success is based on mindfully implementing strategies that lead ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 5:20 am
  • Waterfront Hotel and Marina looks to bring upscale dining, lodging to Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – After a years-long investment totaling nearly $1 million, an 80-year-old Johnsburg resident believes he has transformed a former motel nes ...
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • American Airlines posts record profit for 4Q, all of 2015

    FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines reported a record profit for the fourth quarter and all of 2015 as a sharp drop in fuel prices more than offset ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • U.S. economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2015 to a 0.7 percent annual rate. Consumers slowed spending, busin ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • U.S. paychecks show little sign of accelerating in 4th quarter

    WASHINGTON – U.S. paychecks increased moderately in the final three months of last year, yet the gain was little changed from the sluggish post-recess ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Do You Zentangle?

    A popular art form that is used by individuals all over the word and of all ages is Zentangle . According to the creators of the Zentangle ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Abbott's stock tumbles as outlook weighed by Venezuela

    ABBOTT PARK – Abbott Laboratories' stock tumbled Thursday after the maker of infant formula, medical devices and drugs gave a disappointing earnings f ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment rises in December

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County unemployment rate in December budged to 5.3 percent, a 0.1 percentage point increase from the same time a year ago, ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Take the Northwest Herald's News Quiz for January 2016

    Test your knowledge of local news. ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • Changing Jobs? How To Handle Your 401K

    A new year brings a new job for many people. If you have a 401K retirement account with the company you’re leaving, there are several considerations ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Don't fear global economic troubles, economist tells McHenry County businesses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Don't worry about China or falling oil prices sinking the global economy and threatening the United States' vitality. The country' ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 9:58 pm
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