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  • Proposed Marengo quarry to double in size

    MARENGO – The proposed quarry for Marengo likely will be a lot bigger than initially expected.Last F ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Headaches

    The good news is that the older you get the less likely you are to develop headaches.   The bad ne ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 2:11 pm
  • U.S. added a healthy 227,000 jobs last month; unemployment rate up to 4.8 percent

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers stepped up hiring last month, adding a healthy 227,000 jobs, and more Americans began looking for work, a sign that Presid ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 8:08 am
  • Amazon increasingly wants to be its own deliveryman

    NEW YORK – Amazon isn't content just being the "everything store." Increasingly, it looks like it wants to be its own deliveryman, too.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:43 pm
  • 9 local burger places you must try

    Here are the 9 best local places to get a burger in McHenry County, as voted on by readers in our Best of the Fox competition.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 3:07 pm
  • 7 Great Destinations in Northern Illinois for Valentine’s Day Dinner

    Score big points with your significant other by checking out these terrific Northern Illinois restaurants for Valentine's Day, courtesy of the new Nei ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:56 am
  • Colonial Cafe celebrates Mardi Gras with special menu through February 18th!

    Mardi Gras is a season of celebration, feasting and fun in New Orleans.  While traditional celebrations include parades, costumes, and music, a lot of ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • U.S. unemployment claims slide by 14,000 to 246,000

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, another sign that U.S. workers are enjoying job security.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • Speedway gas station coming to Algonquin Road in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Construction on a Speedway gas station and convenience store is expected to start this spring, Lake in the Hills Community Develop ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • How Trump's immigration order could hurt the U.S. economy

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump's executive order suspending immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries could slow the U.S. economy by hampe ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • U.S. factories posted fastest growth last month in 2 years

    WASHINGTON – American factories grew last month at the fastest pace in more than two years.The Insti ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • How to avoid heating emergencies

    “The best way to avoid emergency situations with your home’s heating and air-conditioning systems is to run them about a month before you’ll need them ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 6:33 am
  • Caterpillar moving headquarters to Chicago area

    NEW YORK – Caterpillar Inc. is moving its headquarters to the Chicago area and won't build a new complex in its current Peoria location.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:53 pm
  • Manny's Handcrafted Gelato and Cafe opens in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Despite the cold weather, Manny’s Handcrafted Gelato and Cafe saw more than 100 customers on its opening day Monday, owner Manny Stier said.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Piershale: Welcome to the Goldilocks Zone

    When people retire, they often drop down a tax bracket because they no longer have any earned income. For example, a couple may be in a 25 percent tax ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:08 am
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