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  • Crash is Germanwings' first fatal incident since 2002 start

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Germanwings, a low-cost unit of Lufthansa, had recorded no accidents involving passenger deaths until one of its planes crashed i ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Gender gap: Male nurses earn more money than female RNs, study finds

    CHICAGO — Even in an occupation that women overwhelmingly dominate, they still earn less than men, a study of nurses found.
    March 24, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Women… are you saving enough for retirement?

    Only 1 in 5 women globally believe that they are saving enough for retirement and 40% say that they don’t know if they are on track… so says the 2014 ...
    March 31, 2015 - 5:04 pm
  • Paddleboarding business at Three Oaks to expand, offer sailboarding

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Paddleboarding at Three Oaks Recreation Area will move to a larger, more scenic spot, the Crystal Lake City Council decided this week.
    March 22, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Pioneer Center in McHenry hiring, hosting job fair

    McHENRY – The Pioneer Center for Human Services is hiring and will host a job fair Wednesday to find qualified candidates.
    March 21, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Alexander Lumber honored by Crystal Lake Chamber

    WOODSTOCK – Alexander Lumber Company, 4001 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock, was recognized for 45 years of continuous membership in the Crystal Lake C ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Hartmann recognized at 10th annual green dinner

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Countryside Flower Shop and Nursery’s Kim Hartmann was honored as the ICN Pro of the Year at the annual dinner to benefit the Green Ind ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • High Volume Hair Salon opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at High Volume Hair Salon, 1130 N. Green St., McHenry. Pictured ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Dave says: Help daughter? Let her sweat it out first

    Dear Dave,My daughter is in her late 20s, and she has a good job making $50,000 a year. The other da ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Adult & Child Therapy Services’ Schug receives recognition

    WOODSTOCK – Adult & Child Therapy Services’ Mallory Schug was named a “Five Star Physical Therapist” by Five Star Professionals in the latest issue of ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Sullivan joins Given Sports & Physical Therapy

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Given Sports & Physical Therapy announced the addition of physical therapist Jerry P. Sullivan to the practice.
    March 21, 2015 - 7:07 pm
  • MCC adds director of health information tech

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Allison Minicz was named director of McHenry County College’s Health Information Technology program, a newly-created program. She began ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Two comic book shops come to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Deneen Perron’s son worked at her used bookstore in downtown Crystal Lake, he would joke that when she died, he would turn it into ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Dorion-Gray: Transitioning to your version of retirement

    When German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck first put forward the idea of mandatory retirement in the late 1870s, it was to create a system whereby older ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Airline world's tiny secret: infatuation with model planes

    NEW YORK – In America, businessmen shake hands. In Japan, they bow. But all over the world airline executives engage in a greeting that is all their o ...
    March 20, 2015 - 6:25 pm
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