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  • NICB, McHenry County car dealers warn against buying flood-damaged vehicles

    When buying used cars, local dealers and the National Insurance Crime Bureau agree that if it seems like too good of a deal, it probably is.
    July 5, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Piershale: Strategizing taxes in retirement

    If you’re in a retirement plan that lets you invest in your company’s stock, you should be aware of something called net unrealized appreciation (NUA) ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Home State Bank marks 100 years in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home State Bank has endured both challenges and successes in the 100 years since Crystal Lake’s first mayor helped inaugurate the local ...
    July 5, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Pub 47 in Huntley celebrates opening

    Pub 47, 10400 N. Route 47, Huntley, marked its opening in the village with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members and gue ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bull Valley equestrian team awards scholarship

    BULL VALLEY – A Woodstock High School senior recently received an $2,300 scholarship from the Midwest Renegades Equestrian Drill Team in Bull Valley.
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • American Community Bank and Trust appoints Crystal Lake vice president

    CRYSTAL LAKE – American Community Wealth Management recently appointed Katherine Powell as vice president private client.
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Edward Jones financial advisor in Lakewood recognized

    LAKEWOOD – A Lakewood financial advisor won an award for exceptionally building client relationships.
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Restaurant El Sol opens in Woodstock

    The Woodstock Chamber of Commerce and Industry introduced Restaurant El Sol, 201 E. Church St., during a ribbon-cutting ceremony in late June. City Ma ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Express Employment Professionals introduces new location in Crystal Lake

    Express Employment Professionals, 580 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake celebrated its new location with Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce members duri ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave says: Following the baby steps toward savings

    Dear Dave,Where should you save for large expenditures when you’re doing the Baby Steps?– HeathDear ...
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake realty group announces hire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Rick O’Connor Group and Realty Executives Cornerstone in Crystal Lake recently added a longtime Algonquin resident to its team.
    July 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Documents: Lakewood considered tax revenue sharing with sports complex

    LAKEWOOD – The top priorities of extending utilities to Routes 47 and 176, improving the intersection and reimbursing the village for its expenses are ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • MCC's Shah Center to offer class on starting businesses

    McHENRY – A primer on how to start a business in Illinois will be offered this month in McHenry. The ...
    July 4, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Woodstock's Kolze's Corner Gardens selected for $10,000 grant for greenhouse curtain

    WOODSTOCK – After installing a greenhouse curtain, Bob Kolze said the electric bill at Kolze’s Corner Gardens dropped from $750 to $525 a month and in ...
    July 2, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Kraft shareholders approve sale of company to Heinz

    NORTHFIELD – Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies ...
    July 1, 2015 - 11:21 am
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