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  • Burger King to put hot dogs on menu nationally

    NEW YORK – Burger King is looking for a new crown: Hot Dog King.The Miami-based chain said it plans ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:06 pm
  • Blain's Farm and Fleet in Woodstock hosts pet adoption event

    WOODSTOCK – People interested in finding a furry companion can attend a pet adoption Saturday at the Blain’s Farm and Fleet in Woodstock
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Hernandez: Strong businesses make strong communities

    The Northern Kane County Chamber of Commerce is a regional chamber serving the communities of Carpentersville, East Dundee, Gilberts, Sleepy Hollow an ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes, Fed’s Yellen says

    WASHINGTON – Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy’ ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Sump Pump Basics

    According to the American Society of Home Inspectors more than 60 percent of homes have issues with water in the basement. A sump pump can be an effec ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Donor-advised Funds Simplify Giving

    Are you interested in simplifying your charitable giving? Consider a Donor-Advised Fund at the McHenry County Community Foundation.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • Paisano's owner opens sandwich shop, crab shack Panino's in Richmond

    RICHMOND – The owner behind the popular Paisano’s On Broadway in Richmond admittedly feels bored since his veteran employees – some with 20- and 30-ye ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:11 am
  • After challenging holiday season, Sears to speed up store closings

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Prairie Ridge High School hosts tech, trade fair for students

    CRYSTAL LAKE – More than 25 employers will be at Prairie Ridge High School on Wednesday to discuss with students career alternatives to a traditional ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:44 pm
  • Crystal Lake accountant expands tax services into Algonquin, Rolling Meadows

    ALGONQUIN – As tax season amps up, a local tax accountant has made it easier for residents to meet the April 18 filing date by expanding his business ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • VIDEO: Making paczkis at Swiss Maid Bakery in Harvard

    HARVARD — See paczki-making in action at Swiss Maid Bakery in Harvard. PHOTOS: Making Paczkis at Sw ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Children and Art

    It is important for parents to foster their child's creativity to not only develop their love for art but it also helps them to develop mentally, soci ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • ClaudiaG Collection to talk job opportunities in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – ClaudiaG Collection will visit Crystal Lake on Thursday to show its new handbag and jewelry collection for the spring and summer, and s ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • AptarGroup in Crystal Lake posts record 4th-quarter earnings

    CRYSTAL LAKE – To close out 2015, Crystal Lake-based AptarGroup recently reported record earnings per share in the fourth quarter even as reported sal ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Chipotle urges workers to stay home if sick

    NEW YORK – Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 5:41 pm
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