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  • Millennials face challenges in housing market

    If Generation Y is to blame for holding back a housing recovery, as has been suggested in national reports, local real estate salespeople aren’t seein ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:40 am
  • Not all millenials putting off homeownership

    When Nate and Melissa Smith spied the granite kitchen countertops, open floor plan and significantly below-market price, they knew they wanted to make ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:40 am
  • Time Capsule: Marengo implement dealer in 1922

    The manure spreader was critical in helping McHenry County farmers keep their field fertile and productive. In the photo, which dates to about 1922, M ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Grand Oaks Active Senior Center opens in Crystal Lake

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening the Crystal Lake Park District’s Grand Oaks Active Senior Center, 1401 W. Route 1 ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chiro One Wellness Centers opens in Crystal Lake

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Chiro One Wellness Centers, 435 Angela Lane, Unit 19, Crystal ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The Water Street Shoppe opens in McHenry

    The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony with The Water Street Shoppe, 1310 Riverside Drive, McHenry. Pictur ...
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stewart: Smaller corporate boards may better than larger ones

    “More is not always better” may be more than a cliché when it comes to the overall effectiveness of corporate boards.
    Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Patrick S. O’Connor: Plant your inheritance within your portfolio

    Money can, after all, grow on trees – family trees.And judging by the $8.4 trillion baby boomers are ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Centegra to move all newborn deliveries to McHenry

    McHENRY – Centegra Health System is moving all newborn deliveries to Centegra Hospital – McHenry starting at 7 a.m. Sept. 13.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Guidry: It’s time to get your family computer ready for school

    It’s back-to-school season and a great time to give your family computer a security overhaul.Here’s ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Haisler, Getting good data key to property assessment appeals

    roperty assessments are once again being delivered. Already 12 of McHenry County’s 17 townships have filed their reports, leaving only Marengo, Nunda, ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Work underway at Johnsburg gas station

    JOHNSBURG – Work is underway on a 1,400-square-foot Murphy Oil Gasoline and Convenience Store on Route 31 next to the Wal-Mart Super Center in Johnsbu ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • What’s the risk?

    When you listen to some of the most successful coaches in any sport, they will tell you that they strive to eliminate mistakes, just as two of my old ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Middaugh: Is it smarter to pay off debts or invest?

    It probably doesn’t happen as much as you’d like, but from time to time, you have some extra disposable income. When this happens, how should you use ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Franks, Gerkin & McKenna attorney Joseph Ponitz: Q & A on criminal law

    Q: As a criminal lawyer, what types of cases do you take on? A: At Franks, Gerkin & McKenna, we have ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 3:37 pm
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