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  • McDonald’s confronts its junk food image

    NEW YORK – At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the cha ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

    WASHINGTON – A message for new parents: get ready for sticker shock.A child born in 2013 will cost a ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Mooyah Burger seeks grant to open in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Mooyah Burger, a Texas-based build-a-burger chain, plans to open a restaurant along Route 14 in Crystal Lake.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:42 pm
  • Munch aims to change McHenry County’s culinary landscape

    WOODSTOCK – There’s a new restaurant in town, and its owners are out to change the local eatery landscape.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Women in McHenry announces board of directors

    Women in McHenry recently announced its new Board of Directors for fiscal year 2014-15. The incoming board president is Christine des Rochers of Firm ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New optometrist joins Advanced Eyecare Clinic

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Optometrist Christine Janikowski recently joined Advanced Eyecare Clinic’s office in Lake in the Hills.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake Family Wellness collects food

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Family Wellness, 4777 Route 14, Suite C, Crystal Lake, is collecting nonperishable food donations for the Crystal Lake Foo ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fox River Spa & Salon of Carpentersville celebrates anniversary

    Fox River Spa & Salon of Carpentersville recently celebrated its one-year anniversary with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Algonquin-Lake in the Hi ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The Flour Shoppe Bakery and Confectionary opens in Cary

    The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce recently came together for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new bakery in town, the Flour Shoppe Bakery and Co ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: When asking for a raise, base it on your performance

    Dear Dave,What’s your advice on asking for a raise at work when you have more responsibility than a ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • For the Record: McHenry County business incorporations, licenses and commercial property sales

    Gathered as of Aug. 8 by Record Information Services (www.public-record.com) of Kaneville, a company that compiles public record information from Cook ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Caldwell: Break free from the drama trap

    Every organization strives for a productive, healthy and energetic work force, but sometimes your valuable employees fall into the drama trap.
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kaplan: Choosing the best business location involves tough choices

    We spend a good deal of time helping clients find the best location for their business. Depending on the type of business, location can make or break ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake restaurant owners double down on video gambling push

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A group of Crystal Lake bar and restaurant owners are rolling the dice on convincing City Council members to allow video gambling in th ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Gray: Local small businesses vital to Woodstock economy

    One constant message about the economic recovery has been the importance of small businesses and entrepreneurs.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
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