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  • La Grange Farmers Market opens May 5

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Farmers Market will kick off May 5 and continue from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday through Oct. 27 in the center of the bu ...
    May 2, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Bates: Pricing tips for local innovators developing new products

    Developing a new product that will change the world? Congratulations, you innovator, you!Those who h ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • WINGs hosts luncheon on getting organized

    McHENRY – The McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce invites women to attend the WINGs (Women’s Interactive Network Group) luncheon on “Clutter is Part of L ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:40 am
  • Tee 2 Green in Huntley may alter plan for outdoor space

    HUNTLEY – The owner of Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf said he will work with the village to plan an outdoor entertainment area within Huntley’s boundaries af ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • RoomPlace employee charged with arson in fire that leveled Woodridge warehouse

    WOODRIDGE – An employee has been charged with setting the fire that destroyed the RoomPlace furniture warehouse in Woodridge on April 21.
    May 2, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • West Suburban Chamber of Commerce's first female president leaves behind legacy of activism

    LA GRANGE – Since Helen Sauer Brown's death in late March, her oldest daughter said she's received numerous notes from friends all stating the same th ...
    April 29, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Warren's Ale Fest marks first independent beer fest in Wheaton

    WHEATON – The city of Wheaton will be getting another chance to try out an array of craft beers this year, as Warren's Ale House will host a brand new ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • American Legion members question higher Lake in the Hills video gaming fees

    LAKE IN THE HILLS — Members of the Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231 questioned the village's new video gaming rules at Tuesday's Committee ...
    April 27, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Elmhurst prepares for 20th Annual Art in the Park

    ELMHURST –  Spring is in full swing, and that means Elmhurst is getting ready for the 20th installment of Art in the Park.
    April 30, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • McHenry's Big R to host grand opening event Friday through Sunday

    McHENRY – The new regional retailer of farm equipment and sporting goods that opened in McHenry in the fall is hosting an upcoming grand opening event ...
    April 26, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Maule: Crystal Lake Chamber teams with School District 155 on intern program

    The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce is participating in the launch of an exciting new community partnership with District 155 that brings student int ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:08 pm
  • Former Motorola campus in Harvard sold for $9.3M in online auction

    HARVARD – The 1.52 million-square-foot former Motorola campus is under contract to a Chinese company that bid $9.3 million for the expansive property, ...
    April 26, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Unique memories deserve a unique remembrance

    Keeping a deceased loved one alive in heart and mind is precious. Memories of private talks, special moments together, hardships overcome and blessing ...
    April 26, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Fabrik Industries expanding in McHenry, buying second facility

    McHENRY – Fabrik Industries will expand its operations in the city of McHenry with the purchase of a second facility at Miller Parkway, the McHenry Co ...
    April 25, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Downtown Downers Grove hosting spring fashion show, luncheon April 28

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downtown Downers Grove Management Corporation is changing the format of its spring women’s event by adding a luncheon and fashion ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:31 am
  • Countryside car dealership employees help nab hit-and-run suspects

    COUNTRYSIDE – Three employees of Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside became the talk of the dealership when they assisted in detaining two suspects in ...
    April 24, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Elmhurst attorney named a 2016 Super Lawyer

    ELMHURST — Frank A. Sommario always knew he wanted to be an attorney.But it was an unforeseen twist ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Understanding Long Term Care Insurance

    What is long term care? According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Long-term care (LTC) is a range of services and supports you ma ...
    April 21, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • New Elgin-based Huntley Outlet Center owner says mall site has great potential

    HUNTLEY — Rich Turasky was already quite familiar with the Huntley Outlet Center when it went on the market last year.
    April 20, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • McHenry restaurants prep for tentative May openings

    McHENRY – McHenry residents can expect to have two new eateries open for business toward the end of next month.
    April 19, 2016 - 5:13 pm
  • 3 to know: Wheaton City Council passes budget, liquor licenses, project amendment

    WHEATON – The budget, beer and buildings were all on the docket for the Wheaton City Council during its April 18 meeting.
    April 19, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • Huntley gives preliminary nod to updated Sherwin Williams store design

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board advanced a revamped proposal for a Sherwin Williams store on Route 47 after the developer made requested changes to the pl ...
    April 19, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • How to reduce anxiety in your pet - stress triggers

    Most pet parents believe they are attuned to their pets’ emotions. However, there are signs of st ...
    April 19, 2016 - 9:09 am
  • Huntley Outlet Center sold: Outlet mall is less than half full

    HUNTLEY – The sparsely occupied Huntley Outlet Center has a new owner after an investment group led by a California outlet mall developer bought it la ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • Glen Ellyn's The Bookstore to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Cara Feinholz knows plenty of her friends read books through a Kindle device.
    April 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • McHenry County, national experts: Better carbon monoxide detectors needed in homes

    Having home smoke detectors that also sniff for deadly carbon monoxide can give homeowners an added sense of security.
    April 17, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Marengo bar must surrender liquor license by end of April after violations

    MARENGO – After Harley D’z bar in Marengo violated the terms of its liquor license several times in the past few years, the business will have to surr ...
    April 17, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Hawk Subaru Joliet donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties.

    JOLIET — Subaru of America and Hawk Subaru of Joliet presented a check for $3,000 on April 4 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Will and Grundy Counties.
    April 16, 2016 - 10:24 am
  • Window World opens location in Crest Hill

    CREST HILL – Window World has found another home in the city of Crest Hill. Based in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, the company has more than 200 l ...
    April 16, 2016 - 10:20 am
  • Choose DuPage: County unemployment numbers low though some areas lag

    DuPage County continues to have some of the strongest unemployment numbers in the state, though a few areas are still lagging, according to a recent a ...
    April 17, 2016 - 9:23 pm
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