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  • McHenry County home sales fall 13.3 percent in July

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Amid a broader national real estate recovery, McHenry County home sales fell 13.3 percent in July as prices increased and inventory rem ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Always Do Your Homework with Cy Financial

    You’ve just handed over the vast majority of your hard earned assets to someone else to manage. Should you be concerned? Have you researched your bro ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • U.S. existing home sales rise for 4th straight month

    WASHINGTON – Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment aid fall to 298K

    WASHINGTON – Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Two Tails Market, Java Planet to close in September

    WOODSTOCK – Two Tails Market and Eatery and neighboring Java Planet in Woodstock plan to close early next month.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Container shipping rise bodes well for trade

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark – The world’s largest shipping company says it is sending more containers around world, a sign that global trade – and possibly ec ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • U.S. home construction jumps 15.7 percent in July

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to an eight-month high and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two mo ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:43 pm
  • Google’s pivotal IPO launched a decade of big bets

    SAN FRANCISCO – Google’s IPO, a decade ago this week, launched the company on a trajectory that continues to reshape its business and much of the worl ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • McDonald’s to sell packaged coffee

    NEW YORK – McDonald’s plans to start selling its packaged coffee at supermarkets nationally by early next year, a move intended to help raise the prof ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • HTC makes Windows version of flagship One phone

    NEW YORK – HTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft’s Windows software inside.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Which Wich Superior Sandwiches to open in Crystal Lake this fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – National chain Which Wich Superior Sandwiches plans to bring its trillions of sandwich combinations to Crystal Lake.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:36 pm
  • Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C. and Temporary Total Disability Benefits

    Welcome to Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, P.C., monthly series on Workers Compensation. Last month we dis ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Maule: Mastering the art of feedback pays dividends

    Mastering the art of giving effective feedback is a tremendous skill both personally and professionally.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McDonald’s confronts its junk food image

    NEW YORK – At a dinner McDonald’s hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the cha ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • USDA: Cost to raise child up slightly to $245,340

    WASHINGTON – A message for new parents: get ready for sticker shock.A child born in 2013 will cost a ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 4:44 pm
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