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  • U.S. consumer borrowing rises at slower pace in May

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers increased their borrowing at a slower pace in May compared to the prior month.
    July 8, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Monkey Joe’s in Crystal Lake closes

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Monkey Joe’s location in Crystal Lake has closed.The children’s inflatable play c ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • IMF chief hints at lower growth forecasts

    The chief of the International Monetary Fund predicts that the global economy will improve over the next 18 months but says that growth might not be a ...
    July 7, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Deal adds natural flavors to ADM portfolio

    DECATUR – Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland already makes sweeteners, vegetable oils and an array of other ingredients used in packaged foods ...
    July 8, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Ward and Sandidge: Planning when and where can help get projects started

    We’re willing to bet that you’re busy. Really busy sometimes. You’re busy with work. You want to spend time with your family. You have your own indivi ...
    July 7, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • The Attic Shoppe moves

    The Attic Shoppe recently moved to 9119 Trinity Drive in Lake in the Hills and became an Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce member. Pictu ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Echelon Design moves corporate headquarters to Gilberts

    GILBERTS – Echelon Design Inc. has moved its headquarters to a new 50,000-square-foot corporate facility in Gilberts.
    July 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Working just to build wealth doesn’t make sense

    Dear Dave,My husband has a great job, and I love my work and schedule as a substitute teacher. Howev ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crystal Lake Chamber recognizes Minuteman Press

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce offered congratulations to Jeannie and Dale Wagner of Minuteman Press in Crystal Lake for their 25 years of conti ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Green house tour again limited to 2 days

    The 2014 GreenBuilt Home Tour is almost here. Like last year, the tour will last all of two days. Th ...
    July 9, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Changing habits have retailers seeking new strategies

    McHENRY – Many small businesses are falling behind in the era of e-commerce.“The world is spinning s ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Berggren: Plenty to do as weather gets warmer

    July is heating up as summer sizzles on with festivals and events.Mark your calendar and head out wi ...
    July 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McHenry Co. gun-rights advocate answers Target CEO’s request

    After learning of Target’s recent request that shoppers not bring guns into stores, the president of the McHenry County Right to Carry Association sai ...
    July 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cumpata: STEM knowledge strengthens workplace opportunities

    Who can remember reading, writing and arithmetic?When I was in grade school and into high school, pa ...
    July 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dow tops 17,000 after strong jobs report

    NEW YORK – The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000 for the first time Thursday, the index's first big 1,000-point milestone this year, after ne ...
    July 3, 2014 - 1:15 pm
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