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  • August home sales in McHenry County decline 6 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The number of McHenry County homes sold in August declined 6 percent from the same time a year ago, bucking a summer trend of double-di ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • McHenry County car dealers see consumer confidence rise

    Off Route 14 this past Labor Day, M’Lady Nissan in Crystal Lake sold more than 30 cars, a banner holiday that reinforces the “crazy” amount of traffic ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 12:14 am
  • Dave says: Time needs a budget, too

    Dear Dave,I’m going to college next year, and I’m pretty scared. My older brother is smart, but his ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Caufield: To 'B' or not to 'B'

    For many years, estate planners worried foremost about avoiding the federal estate tax because it could take a bite out of the estate of as much as 55 ...
    Sept. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Duct cleaning can save you money and your health

    Many of us live in our homes for years without considering what has accumulated in the ductwork. When the furnace or air conditioning kicks on, all th ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Is preventative HVAC maintenance a good investment?

    Fall is just around the corner, which means it’s almost time to turn on your home’s furnace ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Choosing Between Drawing or Sketch Paper

    It can be overwhelming for artists, especially beginners, when it comes to deciding which paper to use for their art project. Most experts advise arti ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • Need a custom mattress for your RV or boat? Verlo can make it

    If you’re heading out for a little R&R in your boat or RV there’s no need to leave a good night’s sleep at home.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 11:20 am
  • Gun range, outdoor sporting goods store to open this winter in McHenry

    McHENRY – A McHenry gun shop will be opening at a new location complete with an indoor training range this winter.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Haisler: Finding relevant local real estate figures

    There’s an old joke that goes, “63 percent of stats are made up on the spot." Sure, the saying is fun to throw around, but the real question about sta ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Berggren: A thank you to our tourism partners

    In the last year, Visit McHenry County distributed nearly 40,000 visitor guides through tollway kiosks, state visitor information centers, trade shows ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cumpata: Take time to know the companies, products Made in McHenry County

    On Oct. 2, we will continue to celebrate Manufacturing Day, and we thank all of our manufacturers for their impact on our economy.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • How To Handle A Volatile Financial Market

    Following the stock market can be scary at times. Stocks should be considered a long term investment, so that you’re able to weather the market’s ups ...
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Nine businesses recognized Sept. 24 for commitment to McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System, Sage Products and a half dozen other businesses in McHenry County will be recognized Sept. 24 for its community ...
    Sept. 14, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Dave says: Keep your financial picture in focus

    Dear Dave,I’m trying to get out of debt. I make good money and do consulting for a living. I put abo ...
    Sept. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
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