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  • Remove obstacles to get most from life

    I have this lovely fruit tree in my front yard with bright pink flowers in the spring and red crabapples in the fall.
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Report: Chicago Tribune to buy Sun-Times' suburban papers

    Chicago media blogger Robert Feeder reported Tuesday that Tribune Publishing is poised to buy Sun-Times Media’s suburban daily and weekly papers from ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake Dominick's store acquired for retail development

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The building that once housed Dominick’s grocery store in Crystal Lake was recently acquired by an Illinois food store company, however ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • McHenry County home sales up 2.1 percent in September

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County home sales increased 2.1 percent in September as sale prices climbed and more homes were put on the market.
    UPDATED: Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • McHenry County Business Journal's Book of Lists surveys due Nov. 17

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The deadline for the business surveys used to compile the McHenry County Business Journal's annual Book of Lists is Nov. 17.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Planning For Incapacity with Home State Bank

    Having a comprehensive estate plan in place can help you feel more confident about the future, for you and your loved ones.  However, one aspect of es ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Crystal Lake Chamber recognizes Martin Johnson Tax & Financial Services Inc.

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Martin Johnson Tax & Financial Services Inc. as 30-year continuous member of the business mem ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: After following plan, time to buy dream car

    Dear Dave,I’m in college, but I’m not the typical college student. I’ve gone back to law school afte ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Torrid opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Torrid, a clothing retailer at 3252 Shoppers Drive, Unit D4, M ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cumpata: Incredible journey for past 5 years

    In July 2009, I joined the McHenry County Economic Development Corp. as president. After 25 years in ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Falling gas prices help bottom line for some McHenry County businesses

    If the recent downward trend in gas prices has you cheering, just imagine that you run a business that sends dozens of drivers traveling hundreds of t ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Crystal Lake Brewing wants to bring craft beer to masses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Before Ryan Clooney starts on a new batch of craft beer at Crystal Lake Brewing, he makes sure all the equipment is spotless.
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Contact Prime Law Group For Family Legal Issues

      From divorce, child custody and relocation issues to foster care, spousal support and the ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Q&A with Jack Franks of Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C.

    Jack Franks, partner at Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C. in Marengo, Illinois, answers questions relating to personal injuries.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • “A Dream Retirement or just a Scary Retirement Dream?”

            Its Halloween season and the following scares me… better than 8,000 people a day reach age 65 and in just 5 years, one in five people will be ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:43 am
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