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  • AptarGroup shows off McHenry facility to Prairie Ridge students for National Manufacturing Day

    McHENRY – Prairie Ridge High School student Zack Smith got a fresh perspective on manufacturing after touring AptarGroup’s McHenry facility Friday as ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Local High School Senior Wins $1,000 in Bank Music Video Contest

    Ryan Freeze, aka “Mr. Freeze”, a senior at Prairie Ridge High School in Crystal Lake, is the recent winner of Home State Bank’s Music Video Contest!  ...
    Oct. 3, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Estate Planning Avoids Stress At A Difficult Time For Loved Ones

      Everyday life for busy families takes a lot of energy and can be draining even for those who make ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Franks, Gerkin & McKenna in Marengo, IL want you to know what things to do when you have been in an accident

    When injured in an accident, make sure you get your doctor to write notes confirming the days in which you were allowed to be off of work due to your ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • McHenry County Economic Development Corp. to host Manufacturing Day activities

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Economic Development Corp. is hosting events in Crystal Lake on Friday and Saturday as part of national Manufacturin ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Harvard Motorola building's owner owes $329K in late property taxes

    HARVARD – Electricity at the Motorola building has been turned off since the spring. When showing the building to prospective tenants or buyers, Charl ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • “What more could I want”? sponsored by Cy Financial

            Consider your retirement assets… guarantees, upside participation and downside protection, diversification options; “wow, that’s just what I a ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Harvard Savings Bank possibly subject to fraud over loans

    HARVARD – Harvard Illinois Bancorp Inc., the holding company of Harvard Savings Bank, informed investors Wednesday of the potential for losses related ...
    Oct. 2, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • 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
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