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  • Watlow seeks photos, stories for 100th year

    RICHMOND – Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co. is asking the community for help in gathering historical information, stories, photos and artifacts ahead ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • ISBDC to offer business branding workshops

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Illinois Small Business Development Center at McHenry County College is offering a two-part workshop on brand strategy and brand de ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Dobbeck: As summer ends, time to ramp up staffing

    School will soon be starting, and the traditionally slower summer months are coming to an end. For many companies, this means business will be picking ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New business activity slated for Harvard

    HARVARD – Activity for two new businesses will soon begin in Harvard, and the Economic Development Corporation executive director has hopes for more t ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Timothy O’Connor: Get schooled on financial aid, whatever your income level

    In the 2012-13 academic year, more than $238.5 billion in financial aid (grants, federal loans, federal work-study and federal tax credits and deducti ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • MCEDC taking Business Champion nominations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Economic Development Corp. is accepting nominations for the organization’s 2014 Business Champion Awards.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • MCC to offer Apple Swift programming class

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering mobile application development training with Apple’s new Swift language starting in August.
    July 29, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • Arévalo: Employee substance abuse a dilemma for employers

    Imagine you are the manager of a small manufacturing facility. You are walking the plant floor early on a Tuesday morning and notice that one of your ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Heartland names retail manager in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Heartland Bank and Trust Company recently announced that Michael Salvetti will serve as retail manager for the Huntley location of Heartland ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Adams Steel Service opens new facility in McHenry

    Adams Steel Service Inc., 2022 S. Route 31, McHenry, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new facility with the McHenry Area Chamber of Co ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cucina Rosa opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Cucina Rosa Italian Restaurant, 4113 Shamrock Lane, McHenry. Pictu ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce honors NISRA

    The Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association recently accepted a 30-year member recognition award from the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce. J ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Arévalo: ‘Ban the box’ law going into effect in 2015

    In June, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law the Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act. This so-called “ban the box” legislation, which removes qu ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Foreign Trade Zones a rewarding option for some businesses

    It’s undeniable: a foreign trade zone designation comes wrapped in red tape.But for those who embrac ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Watlow seeks photos, stories for 100th year

    RICHMOND – Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co. is asking the community for help in gathering historical information, stories, photos and artifacts ahead ...
    July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
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