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  • Bates: Coping with stress is part of the job

    Managing Fiesta Days is stressful.It is a high-risk event beset with conditions out of my control. T ...
    July 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • AbbVie, Shire enter talks on combination

    Drugmakers AbbVie and Shire have entered detailed talks about a possible combination after AbbVie raised its bid once again and offered to give Shire ...
    July 14, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Stateline SHRM to discuss stigmas in hiring

    McHENRY – Stateline SHRM will host a breakfast program titled “Breaking Barriers: HR’s Role in Supporting the McHenry County Community Needs.”
    July 14, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Citigroup to pay $7B in subprime mortgages probe

    WASHINGTON – Citigroup agreed Monday to pay $7 billion to settle a federal investigation into its handling of risky subprime mortgages, admitting to a ...
    July 14, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • McHenry County College ramps up manufacturing programs

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two years ago RoseAnn Smith of Lake in the Hills decided she needed to go back to school if she didn’t want to work the night shift for ...
    July 13, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Applebee’s reopens in McHenry after remodel

    Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 1700 N. Richmond Road, McHenry, recently reopened after being remodeled. The group celebrated with a ribbon-cutti ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letizia Financial Group opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Letizia Financial Group, 1307 N. Green St., McHenry. Pictured ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wickstrom to head Chicago Automobile Trade Association

    CHICAGO – Colin Wickstrom, of Wickstrom Auto Group in Barrington, was recently elected to become the 2014-15 Chicago Automobile Trade Association chai ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Cost of living a factor when evaluating job offers

    Dear Dave,I have job offers from two tech companies. One is in San Antonio and pays $55,000 a year, ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois towns see jobs ahead in medical marijuana

    CHICAGO – The prospect of adding jobs – even as few as 30 – has led officials in many shrinking Illinois’ communities to set aside any qualms about th ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • For the Record: McHenry County business incorporations, licenses and commercial sales

    Gathered as of July 10 by Record Information Services ( of Kaneville, a company that compiles public record information from Coo ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Caldwell: Stay balanced to strengthen your will to succeed

    Writing that memo, conducting employee reviews, returning client phone calls, getting a workout in – your list of your daily obligations goes on and o ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Downside of low U.S. mortgage rates? Less selling

    WASHINGTON – Would-be home sellers across the country are grappling with a once-in-a-lifetime problem: They have mortgage rates so absurdly low it wou ...
    July 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Nagel: Tax strategies can ease burden of child care expenses

    With school out for the summer, many working parents with additional expenses for summer camps, daycare, or household help should be aware of possible ...
    July 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New Italian restaurant opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A picture of Rose Savanelli hangs behind the counter at her son’s new restaurant.The newly ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:20 am
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