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  • McHenry County farms, businesses connect on locally grown food

    The newest item on the menu of 1776 Restaurant in Crystal Lake is a living salad.It starts with tray ...
    May 22, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Woodridge joins with other towns to find retailer for empty Dominick's stores

    WOODRIDGE – Several area communities are teaming up to help find a retailer to fill 10 empty Dominick’s stores, including one in Woodridge and two in ...
    May 22, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Women’s Business Council hosts networking event

    The Women's Business Council of the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce hosted a Networking on the Patio event at Ray's Evergreen Tavern, located at 1400 ...
    May 21, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Evernia holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    Geneva Chamber Membership Director Judy Carroll (left) held the ribbon while owners Mark & Nancy Thompson cut the ribbon to Evernia surrounded by empl ...
    May 21, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Groundbreaking ceremony for new condo building in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – With shovels dug in, the vacant lot at 40 S. Ashland Ave. will soon be home to a luxury condominium building.
    May 21, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Chit Chat: Local designer opens bridal boutique in Geneva

    GENEVA – St. Charles resident Caroline DeVillo wants to help brides find the perfect wedding dress. ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ikea wants to build second Joliet warehouse

    JOLIET – Ikea confirmed Wednesday it plans to build a second 1.4 million-square-foot distribution center in Joliet.
    May 20, 2015 - 5:22 pm
  • Protesters demonstrate at McDonald's headquarters: 5 photos

    Protesters demonstrate for a $15 an hour minimum wage outside McDonald's corporate office in Oak Brook on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Protesters from aro ...
    May 20, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Elmhurst to host workshop on updating downtown plan

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst wants residents, business owners and developers to be a part of the planning process to determine the future of the ci ...
    May 20, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Berwyn mom cooks up all-natural critter repellents

    BERWYN – Jennifer Angone of Berwyn believes a natural approach is the way to go, especially when dealing with unwanted guests on many legs.
    May 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Trustees show little support for self-storage facility in N. Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Several village trustees on Monday voiced their objections to a proposal to develop a former bowling alley at 310 S. Lincolnway into a ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Signature Real Estate Pros and Mortgage Services III hold ribbon-cutting

    A ribbon-cutting event to welcome Signature Real Estate Pros and Mortgage Services III took place last week at the businesses' location, 135 S. Main S ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Clearing the way for Batavia Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Demolition began Tuesday of the former Swanson’s Hardware store/Prairie Path Cycles store at 122 W. Wilson St. in downtown Batavia to make w ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • More than 4,000 attend Gardenology in downtown Geneva

    GENEVA – An event Saturday about all things gardening brought about four times more people to downtown Geneva than it did last year, one of its organi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Batavia company paints guitar for The Who

    BATAVIA – While Psychotic Air owner Mark Daniels didn’t catch The Who’s recent show at Allstate Arena, he does have one of the band’s guitars in his p ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:25 pm
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