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  • Applications for U.S. unemployment aid rise to 6-month high

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since July, though applications remained at histor ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • 12 things to know about injury cases

    There are many things to know regarding personal injury cases. Here are some of the most significant ones.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Cheap oil, good for consumers, is slamming stocks. Why?

    NEW YORK – Wall Street is drowning in oil.Stocks are having their worst start to a year in history i ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • McHenry businessman to receive chamber of commerce's Frank E. Low Award

    McHENRY – Thinking about accepting a forthcoming service award from the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce, Johnsburg native and McHenry businessman Joh ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • U-Haul to purchase vacant Walmart building in McHenry, city official says

    McHENRY – The former Wal-Mart building that has sat vacant for five years is finally getting filled, a move some city officials hope will trigger othe ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Hostickas: We network to build relationships

    Why do Frank and I network? Some of you don’t know us, but many of you do. The reason you know us is through networking. We have found this to be the ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Women in McHenry County hosts networking event on health

    McHENRY – A nutritionist and author will share health tips Thursday during an upcoming event from networking group Women in McHenry County (WIM3).
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • McHenry County College offers QuickBooks training at Shah Center

    McHENRY – Starting Feb. 1, McHenry County College will offer a six-course series at its Shah Center about QuickBooks, an accounting software for bookk ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • McHenry County maker's movement session set for Wednesday

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Entrepreneurs, business mentors and investors can learn more on Wednesday about starting a "Maker's Movement" in McHenry County, accord ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Beware of Ice Dams

    Icicles may look pretty hanging from your house but they can also be causing some serious damage through a phenomenon known as ice dams. An ice dam is ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 7:03 am
  • Engaged - now what?

    Congratulations on your engagement! What an exciting time!    If you haven’t done so already, shar ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • Lakemoor carpet specialist goes to White House

    LAKEMOOR – It’s not every day a business owner from McHenry County receives an invitation to work inside the room that held President Barack Obama and ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • McHenry County 4-Wheel Drive Center rebounds after fire

    McHENRY – When customers now walk into the McHenry County Four-Wheel Drive Center, they do a double take and ask for reassurance they’ve entered the r ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 5:40 am
  • Zfan Technologies establishes headquarters in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – With sights set on the future, a small company that engineers fan parts is moving to Huntley to establish a formal headquarters and take adv ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • 3 Lake in the Hills businesses recognized for work in village

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills business that donated $2,000 worth of materials and helped remodel the kitchen at Turning Point’s Woodstock sh ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 5:40 am
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