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  • AT&T expands faster Internet speeds into Huntley

    HUNTLEY – An Internet service from AT&T that can download a high-definition movie in less than 36 seconds now is available to residential and small co ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Haisler: Research before those haunted spirits spook your new home

    We’ve had some pretty nice weather lately, but it doesn’t mean fall isn’t on its way as well as one of the season's most popular holidays – Halloween. ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Cumpata: Cheer on your favorite Business Champion finalist

    It is that time of year again at the McHenry County Economic Development Corporation when we celebrate and recognize the incredible companies that cal ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • Travel Insurance and You

    You just booked a nonrefundable trip to Disney World for the family. You opted out of purchasing travel insurance to save a little money and did not t ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market opens Wednesday on Route 14 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Midwestern organic grocer Fresh Thyme Farmers Market will host a grand opening Wednesday in Crystal Lake, company officials announced.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Centegra CEO: Innovation, mentorship hallmarks of healthcare provider

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A fledgling organization by the end of the 1990s, Centegra Health System employed 1,200 people with roughly $125 million in operating r ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Stewart: Why smaller banks are dwindling

    Along with the past seven years that the federal funds rate has stayed between 0 and 0.25 percent, the consequence of increased federal regulatory req ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave says: A valuable lesson in responsibility

    Dear Dave,Our family has an account at a movie rental store. I rented a movie the other day, and I f ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake resident hired as CFO for suburban graphics company

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake resident recently joined a graphics company in suburban Rolling Meadows as its chief financial officer, according to a n ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Baxter and Woodman taps new energy management coordinator

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Engineering services firm Baxter and Woodman recently appointed a new energy management coordinator, according to a news release.
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mary Kay Foundation donates $20,000 to Turning Point of McHenry County

    For National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, area sales directors and consultants from Mary Kay Cosmetics recently handed representatives from Turn ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lake in the Hills appraisal firms expands client base

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Real estate appraisal firm R.J. Schmitt in Lake in the Hills recently forged a professional affiliation with suburban appraisal fi ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elated Boutique in Huntley marks opening with ribbon-cutting ceremony

    Employees at Elated Boutique, 11805 E. Main St., Huntley, recently marked the opening of their new store with members from the Huntley Area Chamber of ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Guidry: Protect your window to the Internet

    Your Web browser is your window on the Internet. From it, you access everything from your bank accou ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Manufacturer Kenmode Precision Metal Stamping expands in Algonquin

    ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin manufacturer recently unveiled a new 20,000-square-foot tech center, as part of a move that allows Kenmode Precision Metal St ...
    Oct. 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
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