Local Business Headlines

  • Ernst: R&D tax credit may help many companies

    The Research & Development Tax Credit is an engineering based program that focuses on a company’s operations and processes in order to determine their ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • MCC to offer engineering graphics course

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College is offering a blended engineering graphics course this summer.
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Stateline SHRM to host job training presentation

    McHENRY – Stateline SHRM will host a breakfast program in May titled “Building Internship and Job Training Programs” presented by Thomas Faber and Lin ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Sullivan: Important tips for choosing a roofing contractor

    Our homes are the single most important investment in our lives. Bob Schell of Robert’s Exterior Services in Wonder Lake shares some very important re ...
    April 17, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Eisenmann ramps up hiring

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Eisenmann Corp. has been ramping up and hiring engineers after shedding its manufacturing arm in 2006.
    April 18, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Dobbeck: Set up new employees for success

    Your newly hired employees deserve the best chance for success at your company. You can help each become a valued member of your team by planning a we ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Hard Charge coming to Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE – Hard Charge is bringing its obstacle course racing event to Richardson Adventure Farm in Spring Grove on July 19.
    April 16, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • MCC to offer medical coding boot camp

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College will offer a three-day Coding Certification Exam Prep Boot Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 2, 3 and 4 in Ro ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Colorado company buys Centerville Self Storage

    WOODSTOCK – Sparkplug Capital LLC, a Boulder, Colo., company that operates the Red Dot Storage brand, recently bought Centerville Self Storage LLC’s 4 ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Yumz launches Greek frozen yogurt with party

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt, a self-serve frozen yogurt franchise with locations in Crystal Lake and Lake in the Hills, announced the ad ...
    April 16, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Students flock to McHenry County Ag Expo

    WOODSTOCK – Students from all over McHenry County got a chance to get out of the classroom this week and step into the world of farming.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Timothy J. O’Connor: Steps seniors can take to help protect against fraud

    Protecting your retirement nest egg and sustaining your retirement income are challenging enough. When you add in the fears and concerns unique to old ...
    April 15, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Lenzini: Spring is here, time to clean up and de-clutter

    As we all can finally cheer on the arrival of spring, it also is a great time for de-cluttering and cleaning up our businesses and personal environmen ...
    April 14, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Area dealers support car sales ban on Sundays; report says it should go

    WOODSTOCK – Jack Cronan remembers when car dealerships used to be open on Sundays. “I missed the fam ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • Huntley café to donate all profits to area food pantry

    HUNTLEY – The owners of Tropical Smoothie Café are taking their charitable works in the community to a whole new level this year.
    April 12, 2014 - 10:07 pm
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