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  • Friday fair in Barrington for McHenry County job seekers

    BARRINGTON – Representatives from Advocate Health Care, CVS, Home Depot and nearly 70 other employers will be in Barrington Friday for an area job fai ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 5:01 pm
  • Haisler: Holidays can be the right season for property sellers

    Oftentimes, potential sellers will tell their real estate agent they don’t want to list their home over the holidays, offering a myriad of excuses fro ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Seasonal Fall Menu & Holiday To-Go Dinners

    Colonial Cafe's November Harvest menu of fine entrees, soups and appetizers celebrates the best of holiday season dining. Enjoy excellent Chef's Speci ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Dave says: A broken contract must lead to consequences

    Dear Dave,Our son is a senior in college. We all signed a contract before he left for school a few y ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Metalmaster Roofmaster names new executive vice president

    McHENRY – A commercial roofing and sheet metal corporation based in McHenry recently promoted a 17-year employee to executive vice president, accordin ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Astro Insulation employee in Ringwood wins $5,000 in America’s Best Installer competition

    Javier Gonzalez, an employee with Astro Insulation in Ringwood, recently went home with a $5,000 cash prize for being named first runner-up in the 201 ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ray Chevrolet co-owner elected vice chairman to national group

    FOX LAKE – The co-owner of Ray Chevrolet in Fox Lake recently was elected vice chairman to the National Automobile Dealers Association, a trade group ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Caldwell: Have healthy holidays

    Like it or not, the holiday season starts with Halloween and lasts until the Super Bowl. The battle for your employees’ attention already has begun, a ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Home of the Sparrow, Gavers Community Cancer Foundation thrive on community support

    Both nonprofit organizations that won Commitment to McHenry County awards for their community contributions credited the community itself for the abil ...
    Nov. 9, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Crystal Lake-based Baxter and Woodman names 2 managers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Engineering services firm Baxter and Woodman recently hired two new managers, including the promotion of a seven-year employee to Chica ...
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Northwest Direct in Crystal Lake adds chiropractor to practice

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Northwest Direct in Crystal Lake hired a new chiropractor for its practice, according to a news release.
    Nov. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Those who donated to Joe Gliniewicz's family deal with Fox Lake fallout

    FOX LAKE – Some of the scores of ribbons and posters have come down in Fox Lake as residents deal with the fallout over news their once beloved “G.I. ...
    Nov. 7, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Burst of hiring: U.S. employers added 271,000 jobs in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. hiring roared back in October after two weak months, with employers adding a robust 271,000 jobs and likely setting the stage for th ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Tips for Creating a Vacation Packing List

    You are planning a winter break vacation with the family to a ski resort in Colorado. You completed the hard part of agreeing where to go, but now you ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • Kraft Heinz to close 7 factories in U.S., Canada in downsizing

    IOWA CITY, Iowa – Kraft Heinz says it will close seven factories in North America over the next two years as part of a downsizing to shed 2,600 jobs.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 2:40 pm