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  • 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
  • Bates: McHenry Area Chamber sets goals for 2015

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce’s Board established goals for 2015 during a recent strategic planning session. The board stressed the need to dev ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County businesses claim Black Friday, weekend shopping success

    National numbers for the biggest shopping weekend of the holiday season were down across the board, according to recently released data. Still, local ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump after Black Friday, weekend shopping down

    NEW YORK — Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of Americans expected to log on and shop on their wor ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 1:34 pm
  • Caldwell: Take steps to get most out of each hour

    Morning networking groups, lunchtime leads groups, evening mixers, board meetings, association gatherings, committee sessions, conference calls; it’s ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Without heat, former Motorola campus in Harvard faces tough winter

    HARVARD – Winter could be rough on the former Motorola campus in Harvard.After years of heating, mai ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Back from brink, Johnsburg’s Radicom catches new wave to growth

    JOHNSBURG – Radicom is a small company in a small town, but with clients such as Metra and PACE, it does big business.
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Brunch Café opens in Huntley

    Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests recently gathered at Brunch Café, 12270 Princeton Drive, Huntley, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. P ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lighthouse Health & Wellness opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Lighthouse Health & Wellness at Strength Fitness-Personal Trai ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Children's clothing boutique Green Sprouts opens in Crystal Lake

    Children’s clothing boutique Green Sprouts, 37 N. Williams, Crystal Lake, recently opened its doors and celebrated with a Crystal Lake Chamber of Comm ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Budget key to straightening out finances

    Dear Dave,My husband and I are following your plan, and we’re trying to reconcile our on-paper budge ...
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Black Friday gets a little less frenzied

    NEW YORK – Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.There were squabbles here and there, an ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Small Business Saturday: McHenry County businesses hope to attract holiday shoppers

    For local business owner Carol Chrisman, the Saturday after Thanksgiving is her time to thrive."It's ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • McHenry County shoppers out for Black Friday deals after Thanksgiving rush

    CRYSTAL LAKE — Neatly written on a loose-leaf sheet of paper were names, items to buy, prices, plus a budget for each of the 15 people Stephanie Vich ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 5:19 pm
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