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  • McHenry County home sales fall 6.7 percent as prices rise

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County home sales fell 6.7 percent in August as sale prices increased and the inventory of properties on the market slightly in ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Gander Mountain to open Algonquin store Oct. 7

    ALGONQUIN – Gander Mountain's new retail store in Algonquin will open Oct. 7. On Monday, crews conti ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • New chamber leader focuses on value

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce leader Gary Reece stepped down after eight years at the helm in January, he left big shoes to fil ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Managing your (online) life after death

    NEW YORK – Sure, you have a lot to do today – laundry, bills, dinner – but it’s never too early to start planning for your digital afterlife, the fate ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Caldwell: Creating a culture of excellence

    The questions: Are your minimums being treated by your employees as their maximums? Is your floor their ceiling? Are you just getting by when you coul ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Lawsuit alleges Centegra fired nurses to save on health care

    Three former employees of Centegra Health System allege in lawsuits that the company illegally fired them to save money on health care expenses.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Unemployment rates rise in 24 U.S. states in August

    WASHINGTON – Unemployment rates rose in nearly half of U.S. states in August, even as employers in two-thirds of the states added jobs.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Frank's, Gerkin, & McKenna discuss off-work benefits

    Last month we discussed the average weekly wage and temporary disability rate. This month is about what off-work benefits (TTD) usually being and when ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Fox River Grove business owners, residents frustrated by $250M development proposal

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Since 1985 Janet Lalond and Ross Nevler, owners of Riverside Collision, have served people who have damage to the front end of cars ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:17 pm
  • Our SILENT PROMISES with CY Financial

    Imagine how many “silent promises” we make to those we love. To our wives, the promise that we will be there to support her financially until the end ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 1:39 pm
  • The Benefits of Mortgage Loan Pre-Qualification with Home State Bank

    Maybe your family is expanding, and you’ve outgrown the space in your current home. Or y ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • U.S. wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue

    WASHINGTON — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments.The widening gap between the we ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • “I love how I spent my retirement” sponsored by Cy Financial

    Ask this question: If at the end of your life you were to look back at your retirement years and say, “I love how I spent my retirement”, what would ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Bub’s Subs creator tries hot dog restaurant in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Inside of Chicago Grill, a Lake in the Hills restaurant that opened in July, customers place their orders at the counter and recei ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:50 am
  • Dave Says: Plug leaks in household budget by using cash

    Dear Dave,My husband and I have been living on a budget for a few months, and for some reason there ...
    Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:40 am
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