• Woodstock CFP gets ‘Premier Advisor’ status

    WOODSTOCK – Wells Fargo Advisors has designated Timothy J. O’Connor as a member of the firm’s Premier Advisors Program, a distinction of professional ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Time capsule: William Wascher saloon got Cary’s first liquor license

    Today, the word “saloon” carries a bad connotation or most people. Inthe 1880s and 1890s, saloons were social gathering places for men insearch of a ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Ray Chevrolet named 2013 Dealer of the Year

    FOX LAKE – General Motors has named Ray Chevrolet, 39 N. Route 12, Fox Lake, as one of its Dealers of the Year.
    April 11, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • WIM announces 2014 award winners

    McHENRY – WIM3: Women in McHenry will recognize Susan Clancy-Kelly as recipient of the 2014 local Charlote Danstrom Award and Joyce Lewis, Susan Swett ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • Dave Says: Banks don’t always give good financial advice

    Dear Dave,I want to roll over a 401(k), and my bank is encouraging me to roll it over to fixed annui ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Re/Max Plaza leader gets special recognition

    WOODSTOCK – Rob Schaid, broker/owner of Re/Max Plaza, 112 N. Benton St., Woodstock, along with broker associates in that office recently received spec ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Goodwill opens in Crystal Lake

    Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois recently completed its new building at 1016 Central Park Drive, Crystal Lake. Sam Schmitz, president of Goodw ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:02 pm
  • Natural Expressions Naprapathy & Wellness opens in Algonquin

    The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Nina Pregont at Natural Expressions Naprapathy & Well ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Stewart: New bill seeks to enhance workplace protections for pregnant employees

    Illinois House Bill 8 (HB8) was approved by the House this past week with a 65-36 vote, and now moves on to the Senate.
    April 11, 2014 - 6:04 pm
  • Savers beware: Fees may be shrinking your 401(k)

    WASHINGTON – It’s the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.And now a new study finds t ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:04 pm
  • Dieters move past calories

    NEW YORK – Obsessing over calories alone has left dieters with an empty feeling.The calorie counting ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Recovering new housing market restarts some unfinished subdivisions

    WOODSTOCK – Unfinished subdivisions such as the one on the north side of Woodstock are scattered across McHenry County.
    April 13, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Patrick S. O’Connor: Conduct a self-audit to examine your finances from all angles

    When setting your financial goals, you first need to know your starting point.That’s why I recommend ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • Judge approves Detroit swaps deal with 2 banks

    DETROIT – Detroit can move ahead with a plan to settle a ruinous multimillion-dollar debt with two banks for $85 million, a judge said Friday as he al ...
    April 11, 2014 - 6:03 pm
  • Once-soaring tech stocks sink in sobering comedown

    SAN FRANCISCO – The stock market’s laws of gravity are inflicting pain on its highest fliers.Just lo ...
    April 11, 2014 - 5:59 pm
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