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  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage business looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looki ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt at Randall Crossing in Algonquin grand opening set for Saturday

    ALGONQUIN – Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, the latest addition to Randall Crossing in Algonquin, will give away frozen yogurt and T-shirts, and will offer v ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County's unemployment rate falls to 5.1 percent

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in December, down from 7.5 percent in December 2013, according to preliminary fi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Economist tells LITH crowd not to focus on oil prices

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – While lower oil prices mean its cheaper for Americans to fill up at the gas pump, the price drop won't change the fundamentals of ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:52 am
  • McHenry County developer buys land in Marengo near planned I-90 interchange

    MARENGO – Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the lan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce lauds longtime leader, supporter

    McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce awarded its highest honor, the Frank E. Low Award, to a longtime community leader who helped shape the ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Which Wich plans to open in Crystal Lake in February

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Which Wich Superior Sandwiches plans to open in Crystal Lake in late February, city officials and franchise owners said.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Facing global competition, Hebron company finds niche

    HEBRON – It’s typically quiet at the intersection of routes 47 and 173 in Hebron, providing little indication of the hum of almost constant activity a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:50 am
  • Lavin named among top family lawyers in Illinois

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake family law attorney Karen M. Lavin, of the Law Offices of KML Associates PC, was named as one of the top 100 family lawyer ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kathryn’s Bridal gets nod from newlyweds

    McHENRY – Kathryn’s Bridal, 3807 W. Elm St., McHenry, was named a winner of the 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards for bridal gowns, invitations ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Baxter & Woodman subsidiary expands

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Professional engineer Wesley Franklin has joined B&W Control Systems Integration, a subsidiary of Crystal Lake-based Baxter & Woodman I ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cary’s Halter joins Studio Rendering Inc.

    CHICAGO – Rachel Halter, 22, of Cary was recently hired by Illinois Studio Rendering Inc.Halter is a ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Music Makers for Life Inc. cuts ribbon after remodel in Crystal Lake

    Music Makers for Life Inc., 7105 Virginia Road, Suite 5B, Crystal Lake, recently celebrated its remodeling with a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce rib ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry Med Spa opens on Elm Street

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon cutting-ceremony at McHenry Med Spa, 3327 Elm St., McHenry. Pictured (front row, from le ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Animal Hospital of Woodstock extends hours

    WOODSTOCK – The Animal Hospital of Woodstock, 11711 Catalpa Lane, Woodstock, recently announced extended office hours.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:00 am
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