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  • Outlander faces tough competition

    There is a lot of high-tech gear available on the newly designed Mitsubishi Outlander, a seven passenger small SUV that enters its third generation in ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Bull Valley Dentistry Offers Laser Periodontal Therapy

    If you have been diagnosed with Periodontal Disease or gum disease you will need Periodontal Therapy to clean up an infection in your mouth. Before ag ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Back-to-school car safety with Rod Baker Ford

    Now that your student is settled in to a new year, he or she may be neck-deep in studies, activities, even a job.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Your car - Should you repair it or replace it? Sponsored by Douglas Automotive

    Your car has been a faithful friend for years now, but it’s starting to show its age. Should you repair it or is it time to trade it in?
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Centegra Knee Replacement Surgery Success

    Before her total knee replacement surgery at Centegra Hospital-McHenry, Marilyn Georgy couldn’t manage a neighborhood walk with friends. Arthritis had ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • ‘Boxtrolls’ has demented charm

    A spooky surrealism has been the specialty of the Oregon-based animation studio Laika, the Pacific Northwest purveyors of 3-D stop-motion.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • ‘Equalizer’: Washington solid, film not

    If you were lucky enough to catch Denzel Washington in “A Raisin in the Sun” on Broadway, you saw the hugely charismatic actor portray, in an iconic r ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Main Street Fest showcases village of Cary

    It’s Cary’s turn for the festivities.Wanting to bring its own celebration to the fall season, villag ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • As bodies change, it might be time to change your mattress

    People’s bodies change over time, but most of the time, their mattresses don’t. The result? Back and joint problems, stress, fatigue and poor sleep. 
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Pumpkin it up: Recipe for Salted Caramel Pumpkin Buns

    A pumpkin pie. Rolled up in a cinnamon bun. Do we have your attention yet?That’s right. We took our ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Pumpkin bread filled with goodies of the season

    Some days you just need to embrace a kitchen sink approach to cooking. This quick bread is just such a case.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Here’s what you should bake next

    The annoying thing about Dorie Greenspan is that no matter how much you don’t like to bake, aren’t good at baking, don’t even want to bake... If you l ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Buying a used vehicle can be your best bet sponsored by Douglas Automotive

    Let’s face it. For most of us cars are an expensive necessity of life. For some, money is ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Fast times at Fradillio's

    When I first saw the flier for Fradillio’s inaugural car show earlier this year, it was a no-brainer for me to attend. I was going to go. The hot dog, ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Four 'staycation' homes featured in Service League's annual Housewalk

    Living at the four homes featured in an upcoming Service League of Crystal Lake Housewalk is like being on a permanent vacation, event organizers say.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:37 am
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