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  • Ball: Knowing personal strengths can cause professional success

    American billionaire businessman Ray Dalio manages the largest hedge fund at the company he founded, Bridgewater Associates. I recently came across a ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rial Bates: Take time to manage online image

    Some seasoned professionals will remember the old phrase, “One person who is happy with our company will tell five people, yet a client who is unhappy ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Flopperball brings a dose of football, soccer to McHenry County (with video)

    CRYSTAL LAKE – With only their legs exposed, four teenagers outside Crystal Lake West Elementary earlier this summer strapped into inflatable balls, a ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 10:38 am
  • For The Record

    Gathered as of August 10 by Record Information Services, a company that compiles public record information. This list contains business-to-business fi ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Barry: Legal options when good accounts go bad

    Repeat customers are the cornerstone of any successful business. Unfortunately, even the most reliable accounts can become problematic when they fall ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry County law office opens second location in McHenry

    McHENRY – Law firm Franks and Rechenberg recently opened its second office in McHenry County along Curran Road in McHenry.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • FASTSIGNS employee receives top honor for Carpentersville location

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A salesman from FASTSIGNS in Carpentersville recently earned a top company recognition for exceptional sales performance in 2015, ac ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave says: Budgets, plans make the best medicine

    Dear Dave,I’ve worked in a hospital as a nurse for 10 years. I make good money working long hours. T ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Home State Bank announces new hire for Lake in the Hills branch

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Crystal Lake-based Home State Bank recently hired a senior mortgage consultant for its Lake in the Hills location, 50 W. Acorn Lan ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Global bank Citi hires Crystal Lake Central High School graduate

    CRYSTAL LAKE – International financial services corporation Citi recently hired a Crystal Lake Central High School graduate as Managing Director and G ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cary Physical Therapy employees mentor cross country team

    CARY – Employees from Cary Physical Therapy earlier this month demonstrated proper running form and injury prevention for the Cary-Grove High School G ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Madsen, Sugden and Gottemoller celebrate 25 years as a Crystal Lake Chamber member

    Members from the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce recently gathered at Madsen, Sugden and Gottemoller to recognize the law firm’s 25th anniversary as ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Door Service Inc. opens new location in McHenry

    Members from the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce and the community helped Door Service Inc., 907 N. Front St., McHenry, celebrate its new location du ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Workforce development week to aid McHenry County job seekers, employers

    WOODSTOCK – Starting Monday, the McHenry County Workforce Network will host numerous events designed to help area businesses and job seekers as part o ...
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Survey: Plunging stock prices hit U.S. consumer sentiment

    WASHINGTON – Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary.
    Aug. 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
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