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  • 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
  • Dave Says: Don’t use kid’s college savings plan to pay down debt

    Dear Dave,My wife and I have $25,000 in credit card debt, $2,500 in medical bills and $89,000 each i ...
    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
  • Patrick S. O’Connor: Building a better budget now will pay dividends later

    More than half of Americans say they don’t have a personal budget, and nearly 40 percent report that they live paycheck to paycheck, according to the ...
    July 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Blow dry bars arrive in McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – There’s nothing like a new hairstyle. You leave the salon feeling confident and hope you run into people just so you can show off your ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Russia: McDonald’s food has ‘too many calories’

    MOSCOW – Russia’s consumer protection agency has filed a suit against McDonald’s for allegedly selling food that does not meet legal standards.
    July 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • AbbVie 2Q profit climbs 2.8 percent

    NORTH CHICAGO – Drugmaker AbbVie Inc.’s second-quarter profit increased nearly 3 percent and beat analysts’ expectations, as sales soared for the worl ...
    July 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

    MOSCOW – Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian ...
    July 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Global tensions can’t dent enthusiasm for stocks

    A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank’s finances look shaky.
    July 25, 2014 - 6:33 pm
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