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Fountain of wealth

Fountain of wealth

Most family fortunes don’t survive to a third generation. Here’s why: Unlike some quaint adages, th…
Wisconsin Weekend

Wisconsin Weekend

Even though more than 52 million people visit Chicago annually, and it’s home to more than 5,000 restaurants, 125 art galleries and 250-plus…

Let’s dance!

For more than two decades, Summers Academy of Dance in Crystal Lake has been teaching dance to students as early as 18 months to adults. 

Money mindfulness

Alzheimer’s is one of our nation’s costliest diseases.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, t…

Townsquare player

To call the stage her home would be an understatement. For well more than 50 years, Woodstock native Kathie Comella has acted on stage, dire…
Beachy-keen

Beachy-keen

If you haven’t experienced or witnessed cable wakeboarding up close, Quarry Cable Park, 5517 Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake, offers a hands…

Health savings accounts

One of the benefits of a high-deductible health insurance plan is the opportunity to open a health savings account. Contributions to a HSA a…
The write life

The write life

Can you imagine being a published novelist as a teenager? Nineteen-year-old Sarah Mondello can.  Th…
Alana and Jeremy

Alana and Jeremy

The engagement proposal often is an exciting moment in a married couple’s relationship. Though sometimes stressful and emotional, it is gene…
Guy & Kimber

Guy & Kimber

String a series of Pinterest pins together and you’re likely to assemble a dream sequence of ideas for your wedding day. Just don’t fret if …
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