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  • Former Twice Told Tales owner aims to open Crystal Lake comic book store

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A comic book store is looking to open at Coventry Plaza.My Happy Place Comics receive ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • McHenry business survives without layoffs

    McHENRY – The 100,000-square-foot Metalmaster Roofmaster facility on the south side of McHenry was designed to showcase the work the family-run compan ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • For U.S. unemployed, job market hits a turning point

    WASHINGTON – Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday – the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:16 pm
  • Sullivan: Santa drops by Wonder Lake Chamber Saturday

    Direct from the North Pole, Santa Claus will be making a stop at the Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • U.S. consumer debt rises $13.2 billion in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers increased their borrowing in October but at a slightly slower pace than in the previous month as credit card use slowed.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • How holiday shoppers are getting smarter and better deals

    NEW YORK — Shoppers are getting smarter.The start of the holiday shopping season shows a simple disc ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Woodstock City Council postpones vote on enterprise zone

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock City Council recently postponed a vote on a proposal with nearby Harvard to spur regional economic development out of concer ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • McHenry County schools, businesses collect supplies for overseas troops

    – An empty 53-foot trailer parked in front of Crystal Lake South High School on Thursday morning didn’t stay empty for long.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 12:42 am
  • Sears third-quarter loss widens as retailer reshapes itself

    HOFFMAN ESTATES — Sears Holdings Corp. tried to reassure investors Thursday that financial maneuvers — closing stores, selling assets and slashing inv ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Estate Planning Essentials

    The prospect of creating an estate plan can be very stressful.  The process touches on the delicate personal issues of mortality and the transfer of w ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Pass on sleep? Not if you’re Aaron Rodgers

    Last week, an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ran discussing how Aaron Rodgers, professional quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, has been ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Key Walgreen sales metric of prescription drug sales up 4.5 percent in November

    DEERFIELD — Strong prescription drug sales, aided by a rise in flu shots, helped to push Walgreen's revenue from established stores up more than 4 per ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Franks, Gerkin & McKenna P.C. continues its 12 part series of articles about what to do when in an accident

    When injured in an accident, The insurance company for the liable driver will likely try to “ low-ball ” you When injured in an accident, many tim ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • New Dollar General store in Marengo to host grand opening Saturday

    MARENGO – The Dollar General in Marengo will host a grand opening event Saturday in celebration of its new location.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Life’s Potholes!

    We’ve just experienced one of the coldest Novembers on record!  We went from a relatively short fall season right into January-like weather with huge, ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 9:29 am
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