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  • McHenry County home buyers could receive down payment help

    First-time home buyers, veterans and others could each receive $7,500 in down payments under a new state program designed to boost home buying in McHe ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Developer aims for fall groundbreaking for Lake in the Hills apartment complex

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The developer who successfully petitioned to build a 39-unit apartment complex in the village is aiming to break ground in the fal ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • ADM misses Wall Street second quarter forecasts

    CHICAGO Archer Daniels Midland Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $386 million.The Chi ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Shire offers to buy Baxter drug spinoff for $30 billion

    NEW YORK – The Irish drugmaker Shire is offering to buy Baxalta for about $30 billion in stock as it attempts to solidify its strengthening position i ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 8:24 pm
  • Elated Boutique brings new retail option to downtown Huntley

    HUNTLEY – A small boutique offering gift ideas, clothing and accessories opened recently in downtown Huntley.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Rial Bates: Changes could come to McHenry Fiesta Days

    High risk, high reward – that’s Fiesta Days.As McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce’s greatest fundraise ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Archer Daniels Midland completes sale of chocolate business

    NEW YORK – Archer Daniels Midland says it sold its chocolate business to agribusiness conglomerate Cargill for $440 million.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Sears sales fall sharply in 2Q as it spins off real estate

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Sears Holdings Corp. says a key sales figure fell sharply in the second quarter, particularly dragged down by weakness at its namesa ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Manufacturer moves into Crystal Lake; Cary industrial vacuum maker likely to follow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A small manufacturer that makes sensors for the railway industry recently relocated its 34 jobs into Crystal Lake, and another manufact ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Understanding The New Concealed Carry Law

    The right to gun ownership is a very divisive issue in Illinois and across the country. With the high crime statistics in certain areas of Chicago, m ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 3:38 pm
  • Enjoy A Fantastic Winter Getaway In Costa Rica!

    Winter in Chicagoland seems to last longer every year. When the cold starts creeping in as early as November, and hangs around until late March, it m ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • U.S. auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

    DETROIT – Summer deals and big demand for SUVs and luxury vehicles kept U.S. auto sales strong in July.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Who wins and loses under Obama's stricter power plant limits

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is mandating even steeper greenhouse gas cuts from U.S. power plants than previously expected, while granting stat ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • U.S. consumer spending edges up in June

    WASHINGTON – Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Sandidge & Ward: Telephone, email's place in business

    To email or phone? That is the question.We’ll weigh in on the ongoing conversation about the pros an ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
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