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  • Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B

    MIAMI (AP) — Burger King confirmed Tuesday that it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that could help give the fast-f ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:48 am
  • Bates: Don’t waste time at work with nonessential tasks

    I read an article in “The Economist” this week that really hit home. Titled “Decluttering a Company,” what intrigued me was how much time I waste deal ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ADM opens new Chicago headquarters

    CHICAGO – Archer Daniels Midland Company says its new downtown Chicago headquarters is open.The agri ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • Sales of U.S. new homes fall 2.4 percent in July

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans bought new homes in July, evidence that the housing sector is struggling to gain traction more than five years into the e ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Survey: Economists say Fed on ‘the right track’

    NEW YORK – A majority of economists believe the Federal Reserve is doing the right things to help repair the U.S. economy, according to a survey relea ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    NEW YORK – Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • 21st Amendment Restaurant brings culinary passion to Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE –In most endeavors, hitting one or two successes out of 20 would be considered failure.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:40 am
  • Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce has mixer

    The Wonder Lake Chamber of Commerce recently had its Lakefront Mixer hosted by attorney Karen Lavin. Pictured (from left) are Tammy Barleym, Business ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Northtown Auto Service earns service distinction

    McHENRY – Northtown Auto Service & Tire Center, 3800 McCullom Lake Road, McHenry, has earned the service industry’s Angie’s List Super Service Award.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Jozwiak gets training for eye acupuncture

    CRYSTAL LAKE – After recently returning from special training in Denmark, Janine Jozwiak is offering Boel Acunova Acupuncture Treatments for eye ailme ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dunham & Chemung Insurance adds director

    HARVARD – Dunham & Chemung Mutual Insurance Company has added Pat Fritz of Harvard as a new director to its board of directors.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • MCC foundation recognizes Watlow employees

    CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County College recently recognized Watlow in Richmond and its employees who are alumni of MCC.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dave Says: Government unlikely to seize 529 plans

    Dear Dave,I have a 5-year-old daughter, and I want to start a 529 for her. However, I’m concerned th ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gonsiorek: Fiscal sponsorships provide another avenue for new nonprofits

    Last month, I suggested it may be all too easy to bring another nonprofit into our world, one that may not be equipped to flourish in the increasingly ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Workforce development week to offer job-seeking insight

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Workforce Investment Board is hoping to highlight the importance of workforce development next week, and will offer sev ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 11:08 pm
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