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  • Maule: Business should embrace, not hide from, social media

    With the growing number of social media platforms making it easier than ever to reach consumers and business partners, it is easy to believe that the ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Walgreen CFO leaves, replaced with Kraft exec

    Walgreen's top financial officer is leaving the largest U.S. drugstore chain as it nears a key decision about its future that could involve a politica ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Goodwill to host job fair for Algonquin store

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Goodwill Industries will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 12 at D’Andrea Conference Center, 4419 Route 14, Crystal Lake, t ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Wal-Mart’s website to personalize shopping

    NEW YORK – Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experi ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • U.S. airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

    NEW YORK – Travelers, prepare to pay more for your flight.The average roundtrip ticket within the U. ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Tattoo policies vary based on industry, culture

    When Lt. Mike Brinkman first joined the Woodstock Fire/Rescue District in 2004, he was the only person in the workplace to have forearms almost comple ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:50 am
  • Concerts on Yahoo make best of industry struggles

    LOS ANGELES – Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens.
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:40 am
  • Crystal Lake funeral director gets recognition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Illinois Funeral Directors Association honored Charles Leahy of Crystal Lake as a 50-year licensee of funeral service at the organi ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Richmond dentist gets AGD Mastership Award

    RICHMOND – The Academy of General Dentistry recently announced Dentist James K. Reichle of Richmond received the association’s Mastership Award during ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Opus Group building Gander Mountain stores

    ALGONQUIN – The Opus Group recently announced plans to build three 52,000-square-foot retail buildings for St. Paul, Minnesota-based retailer Gander M ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Engineering News-Record Magazine lauds HR Green

    McHENRY – HR Green was recently ranked as one of the Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee firms by Engineering News-Record Magazine.
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin chiropractor earns certificate

    ALGONQUIN – Dr. Anthony R. Galante of the Algonquin Chiropractic Center was recently awarded a certificate for the completion of POWER Play in Sports ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Piershale: Keep tech savvy to protect yourself against fraud

    It was good news. In July 2013, federal prosecutors in the United States brought indictments against members of a sophisticated Russian syndicate. The ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Allstate Insurance/The Vine Insurance Agency opens in Huntley

    Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests gathered at Allstate Insurance/The Vine Insurance Agency Inc., 10395 Vine St., Huntley, for a ribb ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Murphy USA breaks ground in Johnsburg

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ground-breaking ceremony with Murphy USA, 2901 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg. Pictured (from ...
    Aug. 3, 2014 - 5:30 am
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