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  • Midwest buying spree lifted U.S. new-home sales in November

    WASHINGTON – A buying spree in the Midwest spurred new U.S. home sales last month to the fastest pace since July.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 1:51 pm
  • Marengo business owner charged with fraud, failing to pay taxes

    MARENGO – A federal grand jury Thursday charged the vice president of a Marengo asphalt paving company with providing false statements and concealing ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:44 am
  • Pub 47 hosts huge fundraiser in Huntley for Grafton Food Pantry

    HUNTLEY – Pub 47 assistant manager Lacey McKenzie said she was looking for a way to give back during the holidays when she saw a flier from the Grafto ...
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid jump to still low 275,000

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, but the number of applications remains at a low level that suggests companies are still ...
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 8:16 am
  • Stretching exercises

    Seniors who reside at Hearthstone Communities enjoy numerous amenities and scheduled activities, including exercise classes every weekday morning.
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Crystal Lake businesses create gingerbread houses for Salvation Army

    CRYSTAL LAKE – People walking around downtown Crystal Lake may have noticed gingerbread creations displayed at local businesses right next to Salvatio ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • Walgreens, Rite Aid shed 865 stores to close $9.4B deal

    Walgreens and Rite Aid will sell 865 stores to rival retailer Fred's for $950 million, potentially removing the final roadblock thwarting a tie up bet ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Short-form décor: holiday vignettes

    This is Santa’s big scene – or, for the aesthete, his little one. While abbreviated, cohesive arrangements of greenery and cherished objects bring des ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 9:09 am
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