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  • Experts ‘cautiously optimistic’ at 2015 Economic Forecast

    ST. CHARLES – Business and city leaders in Kane County on Thursday said there were a number of indicators that showed positive signs for the economy i ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Crystal Lake self-storage facility receives lukewarm thumbs up from council

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A self-storage looking to move into a vacant building on Virginia Road will have to do so without the extra signs it was looking for.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • McDonald's CEO to step down after 25 years with company

    OAK BROOK – Don Thompson, CEO and president of McDonald's Corporation, will retire March 1 after 25 years with the company, according to a news releas ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Menchie's Frozen Yogurt at Randall Crossing in Algonquin grand opening set for Saturday

    ALGONQUIN – Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, the latest addition to Randall Crossing in Algonquin, plans give away frozen yogurt, T-shirts and offer various d ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 4:08 pm
  • Clarendon Hills man living the dream by opening Adventure Realm

    DOWNERS GROVE – Once upon a time, businessman Jim Legner attended the Dungeons and Dragons Club at the Downers Grove Public Library when he was in mid ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:47 pm
  • Pilates Sense in Downers Grove makes a move

    DOWNERS GROVE – Pilates Sense is on the move this week. The Pilates studio is moving Saturday to a larger space at its new location, 5021 Fairview Ave ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:38 pm
  • 'Cash mobs' come to Westmont

    WESTMONT – It's been far from business as usual for downtown Westmont stores in recent months, as a local group has organized a series of “cash mobs.”
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Lincoln impersonator to lead downtown pub crawl

    LEMONT – Lemont bar-goers on the night of Feb. 13 may be surprised to see an Abraham Lincoln impersonator among the patrons.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 4:44 pm
  • Lisle looks forward to new developments in 2015

    LISLE – The village of Lisle's focus on economic development appears to be paying off, as new housing and commercial developments prepare to move to t ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Illinois Chamber CEO speaks in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch said he believes that Amazon’s announcement that it will start collecting sal ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:26 pm
  • Business experts 'cautiously optimistic' for 2015

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – The million dollar question always seems to ponder what the future will bring. Prosperity? Jobs?
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Downers Grove's Adventure Realm offers virtual gaming, laser tag

    DOWNERS GROVE – Once upon a time, businessman Jim Legner attended the Dungeons and Dragons Club at the Downers Grove Public Library when he was in mid ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • McHenry County developer buys land in Marengo near planned I-90 interchange

    MARENGO – Super Mix Inc. recently bought 255 acres of an 831-acre farm in Marengo for $4.7 million, or $18,350 an acre, but any development on the lan ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 5:59 pm
  • Champps to celebrate reopening in Lombard with fundraiser

    LOMBARD – Champps in Lombard is teaming up with the St. Baldrick’s Foundation to celebrate the restaurant’s grand reopening.  
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • Big Guys Sausage offers Super Bowl party feast

    BERWYN – The guys at Big Guys Sausage in Berwyn have given great thought as to what to serve when your guests come over for the Super Bowl on Sunday.
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 3:28 pm
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