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  • Holiday hiring: McHenry County businesses readying themselves for the season

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Santa may need a few more elves this year, but that won’t have a major effect on the local job market.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Casket choices reflect a person’s life, loves and lifestyle

        The respectful attention to the preparation details of a deceased loved one, friend or co-worker can be the most important element of the funeral ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:41 pm
  • Helfers: Marengo-Union Chamber fall calendar fills up

    Fall officially has arrived, and excitement is in the crisp air with all the upcoming chamber events. Please be sure to check our website for the late ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:24 am
  • Editor's Desk: Sage invests in McHenry County, its workers

    I mentioned earlier this week that members of the Northwest Herald’s Editorial Board have been meeting with candidates in contested races of local int ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Woodstock State of the City: Economic development efforts going strong, to remain priority

    WOODSTOCK – Economic development efforts have been going strong in the city of Woodstock and will continue to remain priority, officials said Thursday ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • Skeleton Key Brewery brings good beer, education programs to Woodridge

    WOODRIDGEAnew brewery opening in Woodridge believes the key to success is brewing well-crafted, bala ...
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 7:29 am
  • Woodstock's Jaci's Cookies to close Sept. 30

    WOODSTOCK – The Square will lose a bit of its sweetness by the end of the month.Jaci Krandel announc ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:43 am
  • Sage Products in Cary plans 27-acre expansion, expects to add 350 jobs

    CARY – A 27-acre expansion of Sage Products in Cary is expected to create 350 jobs within five years, Village Administrator Chris Clark said.
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Former IHOP restaurant in Wheaton to be razed

    WHEATON – A former IHOP restaurant in the Danada Square East shopping center in Wheaton will be torn down to make way for a fast-casual chicken restau ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Home Run Inn opens in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Home Run Inn celebrated the opening of its ninth restaurant Aug. 29 at 6825 W. Cermak Road in Berwyn with city and Berwyn Development Corpora ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Glenbard West senior designs T-shirt for Boosters organization

    GLEN ELLYN – Glenbard West High School senior Jacob Johanson smiles when he sees someone wearing the Glenbard West T-shirt he designed.
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • First National Bank awards $10,000 to Harvard Economic Development Corporation

    HARVARD – The city’s economic development corporation will be able to do more to spur job growth with a new grant award from First National Bank.
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:36 am
  • Huntley thrift store that benefits local organizations looks to relocate

    HUNTLEY – Sweet Repeats Thrift Shoppe is looking to relocate to its former spot in Huntley.The resal ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Will County area business briefs

    Xfinity store to open in JolietJOLIET – Comcast announced recently plans to open an XFINITY store in ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Hursts’ Berwyn Jewelers to host fair trade colored gem event

    BERWYN – Hursts’ Berwyn Jewelers, 6418 W. Cermak Road, Berwyn, will host a fair trade colored gem event from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 17.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
    Cooler temperatures
    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food