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  • Martin Chevy contest has Crystal Lake South, Prairie Ridge coaches vying for sports grant

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Martin Chevy in Crystal Lake is pitting athletic coaches at Crystal Lake South High School against their counterparts at Prairie Ridge ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Trésors to open in Woodstock with eclectic mix of retail, resale

    WOODSTOCK – A new store featuring a mix of retail and resale with an eclectic combination of styles opens Wednesday on the Square in Woodstock.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake-based National Gift Card expands internationally

    CRYSTAL LAKE – In its first major acquisition, Crystal Lake-based gift card supplier National Gift Card Corp. recently bought a majority stake in Unit ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • What You Need To Know About Commercial Lending with Home State Bank

    Have you ever wanted to own your own business, but weren’t sure where to start?  Maybe you’ve always wanted to have a clothing shop, or operate a rest ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • USDA: Illinois corn harvest continues lagging

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Illinois' corn harvest continues creeping along, though recently favorable weather enabled ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • New publisher takes over Northwest Herald

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Kate Weber has been named publisher of the Northwest Herald, the newspaper’s parent company, Shaw Media, announced Monday after a natio ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Goodwill store in Algonquin to host grand opening

    ALGONQUIN – A grand opening event for the new Goodwill store at 1430 E. Algonquin Road in Algonquin will start at 9 a.m. Thursday.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • 3 Crystal Lake businesses fail alcohol compliance check

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Three Crystal Lake businesses were found to have sold alcohol to minors during a three-week compliance check operation by city police.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • McHenry County joins Metro Chicago Exports to boost exports

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County will be part of Metro Chicago Exports, a regional collaboration designed to help small and medium-sized businesses throu ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Title Boxing Club in Crystal Lake closes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Title Boxing Club of Crystal Lake has closed its doors. Workers appeared to be moving ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Dressbarn ribbon cutting

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce celebrates a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Dressbarn, 2346 Richmond Road. Pictured in front from left to right are ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bag Makers CEO named to Counselor Power 50 List

    UNION – Maribeth Sandford, chief executive officer of imprinted bag supplier Bag Makers Inc., has been named to the Counselor Power 50 List for 2014.
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • For the record

    Gathered as of Sept. 10 by Record Information Services ( of Kaneville, a company that compiles public record information from Co ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Tithing can provide a baseline for generosity

    Dear Dave,Do you recommend that people continue tithing and giving while getting out of debt?– Sarah ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake firm gains 20 years of experience with new attorney

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Scherrer Patent & Trademark Law of Crystal Lake has added registered patent attorney Monique Morneault to its team of intellectual prop ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
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