Local Business Headlines

  • Manufacturer moves into Crystal Lake; Cary industrial vacuum maker likely to follow

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A small manufacturer that makes sensors for the railway industry recently relocated its 34 jobs into Crystal Lake, and another manufact ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 12:34 am
  • Understanding The New Concealed Carry Law

    The right to gun ownership is a very divisive issue in Illinois and across the country. With the high crime statistics in certain areas of Chicago, m ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Enjoy A Fantastic Winter Getaway In Costa Rica!

    Winter in Chicagoland seems to last longer every year. When the cold starts creeping in as early as November, and hangs around until late March, it m ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Sandidge & Ward: Telephone, email's place in business

    To email or phone? That is the question.We’ll weigh in on the ongoing conversation about the pros an ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Dave says: How to digest one end of the sandwich generation

    Dear Dave,My husband and I are both 50, and we make about $50,000 a year. We have a little bit of de ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KinderCare in Huntley receives national accreditation

    HUNTLEY – KinderCare in Huntley recently earned a national accreditation award, meeting a comprehensive set of performance standards, according to a n ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Best Under 40: Meet McHenry County's brightest young professionals

    Younger area professionals representing numerous business interests, from agriculture to coffee, make up the Northwest Herald’s Best Under 40 for 2015 ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Rasta Bros. sizzles at expo

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Rasta Bros. in Lake in the Hills sizzled during the recent Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo, taking home three first-place “World Champion ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ReMax associates recognized

    CRYSTAL LAKE – ReMax Northern Illinois recognized brokers at ReMax Unlimited Northwest, 7107 Pingree Road, Crystal Lake, for outstanding sales achieve ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Visual graphics company relocates in Carpentersville

    CARPENTERSVILLE – A sign and visual graphics provider in Carpentersville relocated a few doors down to a larger location at 188 S. Western Ave.
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chiro One Wellness Center of Huntley ribbon-cutting

    Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members and guests gathered at Chiro One Wellness Center of Huntley, 13316 Village Green Drive, for a ribbon-cutting ...
    July 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Catapult Collectibles ribbon-cutting

    Catapult Collectibles, 40-J W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, held its Chamber of Commerce new-member ribbon-cutting. The store specializes in vintag ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Businesses waking up to workplace napping

    If you get written up for sleeping on the job, you might want to inform your boss that you’re in good company.
    July 31, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • AptarGroup in Crystal Lake showed strong second quarter, CEO says

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plastics products maker AptarGroup experienced a strong second quarter, as the company's core sales and reported earnings per share bot ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Shoe retailer DSW plans to open in McHenry store

    McHENRY – DSW, a prominent shoe retailer that offers numerous brand names, plans to open a store in McHenry on Sept. 3.
    July 30, 2015 - 12:30 am
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