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  • U.S. homebuilding surges in June

    WASHINGTON – U.S. builders broke ground on apartment complexes last month at the fastest pace in nearly 28 years, as developers anticipate that recent ...
    July 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • MCC to offer welding boot camps in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK –Two introductory boot camps offered by McHenry County College this summer will cover the basics of welding.
    July 17, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Home State Bank Promotes Stacey Kubis To Vice President, Retail Sales

    In the field of banking and finance, networking can help establish professional relationships that contribute to a well-rounded background and a wealt ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram to host fundraiser for USO of Illinois

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram dealership is pulling out the grill for a Saturday fundraiser that benefits active military me ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • A lack of sleep can lead to weight gain

    It’s common knowledge that overeating, eating a poor diet and lack of exercise can all contribute to weight gain.
    July 17, 2015 - 9:24 am
  • Farmers markets' bounty keeps growing and growing in McHenry County

    One of the biggest trends at farmers markets might not be a growing one.Rather, local vendors say it ...
    July 16, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Cary physical therapist, ex-NCAA All-American hosts pole vaulting camps

    CARY – A Cary physical therapist, who once was a six-time NCAA All-American athlete, will be hosting two pole vaulting camps for residents starting Th ...
    July 16, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Economic plan for McHenry, Boone, Winnebago counties heads to public Thursday

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County residents have their first opportunity Thursday to examine a regional strategy meant to strengthen and diversify the local ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Cary's Light Efficient Design product line won't carry Energy Star rating

    CARY – A Cary company’s LED lamp product line no longer will carry a top energy conservation rating after a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency progr ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Gary Lang Auto Group donates to Johnsburg Boys Baseball League

    JOHNSBURG – Gary Lang Auto Group was one of 57 area Chevrolet dealers this summer that donated batting tees, catcher's gear and other equipment to you ...
    July 15, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Read Between the Lynes moving to larger Woodstock Square location

    WOODSTOCK –In an age of e-readers and tablets, an independent bookstore off the Woodstock Square plans to move a couple hundred feet east into a larg ...
    July 15, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Comcast increases Internet speeds for Chicago-area customers

    Comcast again increased Internet download speeds for the majority of customers in the Chicago area – this time at no additional charge, the cable and ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Pump it Up in Crystal Lake hosts free birthday celebration

    CRYSTAL LAKE –A kids’ party and entertainment business in Crystal Lake is celebrating its 15th birthday by hosting a free community event Wednesday.
    July 15, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • U.S. retail sales fall in June as consumers stay cautious

    WASHINGTON – Americans cut back their spending at stores and restaurants last month, a sign that they remain cautious despite robust job growth in the ...
    July 14, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Douglas Automotive opens 3rd location in Fox River Grove

    FOX RIVER GROVE – An auto shop known for its customer care opened recently within walking distance of the Fox River Grove Metra station.
    July 13, 2015 - 11:45 pm
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