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  • 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
  • Stewart: McDonald’s discrimination lawsuit a reminder of labor law liability

    In July 2014, the National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel determined that McDonald’s USA LLC is a joint employer that could be held jointly l ...
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Huntley businesses' liquor licenses suspended for underage alcohol sales

    HUNTLEY – Two Huntley businesses will be prohibited from selling alcohol for five consecutive days — starting Monday — after both failed a police comp ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • McHenry County home sales fall, but prices up in 2014

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home sales in McHenry County declined 8 percent in December while median sales prices increased by 10 percent and inventory fell.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Brake Parts Inc. buys assets of Canada-based company

    McHENRY – Brake Parts Inc. LLC announced this week it plans to buy the assets of Ontario-based brake pad maker OE Quality Friction Inc., including its ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Grateful Dead fans flock to McHenry County post offices

    CRYSTAL LAKE – By 8 a.m. Tuesday, a line of Grateful Dead fans had formed outside the doors of the Crystal Lake Post Office.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:08 pm
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