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  • Tips for Selecting a Group Health Insurance Plan

    With the rising medical costs and new health laws it is important for an individual to be informed on health insurance. Eligible employees are often o ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Commercial Bonds Explained

    Bonds are designed to provide guarantees for work or services to be performed. This is achieved by bringing three parties together in a mutual, legall ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Topgolf grants Bolingbrook boy's special wish

    Make-A-Wish Illinois granted the wish of a young boy from Bolingbrook at a special event at Topgolf Naperville, which made his dream come true.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Volunteers sought for free tax preparation in West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGO – In a continued effort to support the financial health of the community, West Chicago Elementary School District 33’s WeGo Together for ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Gem Comics continues to engage, serve Elmhurst community

    ELMHURST – For the 26th straight year, Gloria Berman spread holiday cheer by passing on the legacies of famed superheroes, villains and classic comic ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 9:16 pm
  • Jaci’s Resale Shop in Berwyn celebrates first anniversary

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Jacinta Theobald knows that people with special needs have a lot to offer the workforce. That’s why she provides opportunitie ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • Suburban Life's Hometown Forecast 2016 to feature regional business experts

    LISLE – Experts from across the region will provide insights on the biggest challenges and opportunities for businesses in the western suburbs during ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 12:47 pm
  • Bakers Square in La Grange celebrates National Pie Day

    LA GRANGE – Bakers Square, 942 S. La Grange Road, La Grange, is celebrating National Pie Day on Jan. 23 by offering customers $2 off a whole pie Jan. ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • The Wellness Sanctuary in Wheaton promises balance in life, body, spirit

    WHEATON – A recent transplant business to the Wheaton area is promising residents peace of mind, body and spirit.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 2:26 pm
  • McHenry businessman to receive chamber of commerce's Frank E. Low Award

    McHENRY – Thinking about accepting a forthcoming service award from the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce, Johnsburg native and McHenry businessman Joh ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 6:26 pm
  • U-Haul to purchase vacant Walmart building in McHenry, city official says

    McHENRY – The former Walmart building that has sat vacant for five years is finally getting filled, a move some city officials hope will trigger other ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 6:19 pm
  • Downers Grove Bohemian Garden restaurant to close

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove residents soon will have to find a new place to get their breaded pork tenderloin and sauerbraten.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 9:13 pm
  • Mia's Cantina in downtown Downers Grove holding soft opening

    DOWNERS GROVE – Mia's Cantina, 1012 Curtiss St., Downers Grove, is open for business, though diners will not get a full taste of the Mexican restauran ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 3:03 pm
  • Glen Ellyn trustees favor keeping Taste of Glen Ellyn at current location

    GLEN ELLYN – It appears the Taste of Glen Ellyn will be staying at its current location – at least for now.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • McHenry County College offers QuickBooks training at Shah Center

    McHENRY – Starting Feb. 1, McHenry County College will offer a six-course series at its Shah Center about QuickBooks, an accounting software for bookk ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 5:20 pm
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