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  • U.S. agency warns about Bitcoin risks

    WASHINGTON – Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Local attorney to lead state bar council

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Attorney David B. Franks was recently named chairman of the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Section Council ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Algonquin looking to enhance Fox River plans

    ALGONQUIN – Algonquin officials and business owners are banking on the Fox River to revive the village’s downtown.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Huntley’s TEQ Thermoform donates to Pioneer Center

    McHENRY – TEQ Thermoform, a subsidiary of ESCO Technologies, recently donated $5,000 to Pioneer Center for Human Services.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New owners take over Player's Bench in Crystal Lake

    Jason and Molly Erlenborn are the new owner of Player’s Bench Inc., 87 N. Williams St., in downtown Crystal Lake. They recently hosted a Crystal Lake ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks Centegra hospitals

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Health System’s hospitals were recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report.U ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Baird & Warner adds two agents in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two new agents recently joined the Crystal Lake/Carpentersville Baird & Warner Real Estate Office.
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Freeze credit, get protection to avoid identity theft hassles

    Dear Dave,Do you recommend a credit freeze to protect against identity theft?– EricDear Eric,I absol ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Japan architects sell a lifestyle on global stage

    TOKYO – A new generation of Japanese architects is scoring success by reinterpreting the past.Unlike ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Scientists make cheap, fast self-assembling robots

    WASHINGTON – In what may be the birth of cheap, easy-to-make robots, researchers have created complex machines that transform themselves from little m ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ward and Sandidge: Scaling can put problems in focus

    One of our favorite methodologies for helping people through seemingly impossible situations is the Solutions Focus. The Solutions Focus is a series o ...
    Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Berggren: Tourism brings more money to McHenry County, state

    The Illinois Office of Tourism recently released its 2013 Economic Impact of Illinois Travel and Tourism report.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Farmers take hit from Russia food ban

    WASHINGTON – Russian diners won’t be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 7:47 pm
  • Wholesale inventories up 0.3 percent in June

    WASHINGTON – U.S. wholesalers restocked their warehouses at a modest pace in June for a second straight month, a sign they may anticipate slower growt ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 7:43 pm
  • Cool summer sets expectations for record harvest

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A mild summer across much of the nation’s heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation’s corn and soybean crops ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 7:44 pm
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