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  • Mondelez International beats 4Q profit forecasts

    DEERFIELD – Mondelez International reported fourth-quarter net income of $500 million.On a per-share ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Food scares cost McDonald's in China, Japan; sales fall

    OAK BROOK — Food-quality scares are hurting McDonald's in China and Japan, where weakness contributed to a key global sales figure falling 1.8 percent ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • McGuire: Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber names award winners

    It’s awards season. The Grammys announced the best in music Sunday and on Feb. 22, the Academy Awards will give out Oscars to film professionals. More ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Networx creates social hub for gamers in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After opening a video gaming center in Crystal Lake last summer with longtime friend and business partner Jordan Netsell, co-owner Larr ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • G.N.T. Limousine Service marks 30 years with Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce

    G.N.T. Limousine Service, 14 Prosper Court, Unit 14, Lake in the Hills, recently marked 30 years of continuous membership in the Crystal Lake Chamber ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Two agents join Baird & Warner in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two agents recently joined the Crystal Lake Baird & Warner Real Estate Office.Bill Oa ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Internist joins Advocate in Island Lake

    ISLAND LAKE – Dr. Gurbax Saini recently joined Advocate Medical Group and will be seeing patients at the group’s Island Lake office.
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dorion-Gray: Succession planning key for small business owners

    After years of hard work, long hours, risk taking and sleepless nights, many small closely-held business owners begin to reap the benefits of their la ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Flood insurance can help protect home

    Dear Dave,I’m debt-free except for my home, and I’ll have that paid off in about 12 months. I make $ ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce prepares for expo

    The Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce’s 26th annual Home & Business Expo is Feb. 14 at Marengo High School. This event is all that has been on our min ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Even as U.S. job market picks up, unemployed face frustration

    WASHINGTON – The job market remains a frustrating place for America’s 9 million unemployed – perhaps more so as hiring has accelerated along with job ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Germany's Siemens to ax 7,800 jobs globally to cut costs

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Industrial machinery maker Siemens AG says it will cut 7,800 administrative jobs worldwide as part of an effort to streamline t ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 7:12 am
  • Shaw Media to host digital marketing workshop

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Shaw Media, publisher of the Northwest Herald, is hosting a free 60-minute workshop on digital marketing at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at Crys ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:17 am
  • U.S. jobless applications rise, but levels point to job growth

    WASHINGTON – More people sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applicants remained near historic lows in a positive sign for job g ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Motorola Solutions tops Street 4Q forecasts

    SCHAUMBURG – Motorola Solutions Inc. (MSI) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $201 million.
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 11:45 pm
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