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  • Home State Bank Celebrates 100th Anniversary!

    On September 29, 1915, 100 years ago, Home State Bank received its charter and opened its doors for business in McHenry County.   Mr. William Pinnow w ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • McHenry County unemployment again drops in July

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Unemployment in McHenry County continued to decline last month, dropping 1.1 percentage points from the same month last year to 5.3 per ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:02 am
  • Woodstock restaurant Munch announces move to Texas

    WOODSTOCK – The owners of a Woodstock eatery who brought a Texas flair to their menu are moving back to their native Lone Star State after opening alo ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Tips for relieving jet lag

    If you’ve ever flown into a different time zone, you’ve likely experienced jet lag - the disruption of your circadian rhythm, also known as your sleep ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Nominations open for McHenry County Economic Development Corp.'s Business Champion awards

    Interested people now can nominate a local business that stands out among others for the McHenry County Economic Development Corporation’s 2015 Busine ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Students complete American Community Bank and Trust financial literacy program

    WOODSTOCK – More than 1,500 students from eight area high schools last school year completed a financial literacy program funded by Woodstock-based Am ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Schneider: Invest in the Woodstock Chamber of Commerce during the Labor Day celebration

    Did you know Labor Day is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers? It constit ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:42 am
  • New app gives teens crisis line in text format

    McHenry County teens in crisis will soon have help available literally at their fingertips. Through ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Helfers: Spreading the word through customers

    When the community comes together, we celebrate. Although temperatures soared, our staff, volunteers and our dedicated sponsors made the 2015 Music Fe ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 12:09 am
  • Piershale: Ways to reduce tax on Social Security

    Can you really do some proactive things to reduce tax on your Social Security?Sometimes you can, and ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Heartland Realtor Organization in Crystal Lake raises $1,500 for charity

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Heartland Realtor Organization in Crystal Lake recently raised $1,500 for the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance during its annual volle ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Marengo Physical Therapy opens new location

    Marengo Physical Therapy unveiled its new location in Marengo during a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Marengo Chamber of Commerce members. Mayor Don Loc ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave says: Let the financial bender end before lending help

    Dear Dave,My wife and I really got serious about your plan. We even sold our house to become debt fr ...
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Newly opened painting franchise services the Algonquin area

    ALGONQUIN – A paint franchise serving Algonquin and nearby communities recently opened in Barrington.
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • In Sync Systems in Crystal Lake recognizes office manager

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An office manager with In Sync Systems in Crystal Lake recently marked her 11-year anniversary with the company.
    Aug. 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
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