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  • Alexander Lumber honored by Crystal Lake Chamber

    WOODSTOCK – Alexander Lumber Company, 4001 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock, was recognized for 45 years of continuous membership in the Crystal Lake C ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Two comic book shops come to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Deneen Perron’s son worked at her used bookstore in downtown Crystal Lake, he would joke that when she died, he would turn it into ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Local Business Briefs

    Businesses encouraged to check Workforce Services Division’s Resume GalleryBusinesses encouraged to check Workforce Services Division’s Resume Gallery
    March 21, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County baby boomer entrepreneurs describe experiences starting off

    In November 2013, 51-year-old Mike Ammer, of Huntley, found himself feeling burned out in an industry he'd been part of for 32 years.
    March 20, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Batavia Restaurant Madness to kick off Monday

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia, Batavia MainStreet and the Batavia Chamber of Commerce will present Batavia Restaurant Madness starting Monday and runn ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • I Have a Bean, Jo & Doh! Donuts partnership coming to Wheaton library

    WHEATON – The long-anticipated café run by a popular local coffee brewer will open up in the Wheaton Public Library with a little help from an area do ...
    March 21, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Business-friendly legislators recognized in Oak Brook

    OAK BROOK – Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, was on hand as the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce honored four state legislators with its Legislative Le ...
    March 19, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Indian Prairie Public Library to host job fair for teens Saturday

    DARIEN – Teen and parents of teens in search of a summer job, take notice.The Indian Prairie Public ...
    March 19, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Tasting room an escape into world of wine

    GENEVA – Geneva Wine Cellars and Tasting Room owner Al Buchanan is particular about what kind of wine he will sell.
    March 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Best of Wheaton spotlights popular businesses

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Chamber for Commerce honored some of its top businesses and nonprofits March 12 during its seventh annual Best of Wheaton Gala.
    March 18, 2015 - 6:01 pm
  • Elmhurst teen takes March Madness expertise to smartphones

    ELMHURST – To say Zorian Schiffman has the mind and spirit of a true entrepreneur is an understatement.
    March 18, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Bates: Charie Zanck honored as Woman of Accomplishment

    On March 18, the McHenry Area Chamber’s WINGs program honored a special lady as its Woman of Accomplishment for 2015.
    March 18, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Irish Sisters store in Geneva to close after 28 years

    GENEVA – Irish Sisters Imports is closing after 28 years, co-owner Mike Smith said. The store is at 312 S. Third St., Geneva.
    March 17, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Manufacturer donates $25K to D-103 for math program

    LYONS – A McCook manufacturer has donated $25,000 to Lyons Elementary School District 103 to enhance mathematics opportunities throughout the district ...
    March 17, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Treaures abound at new resale shop in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Jacinta Theobald feels strongly about going green and cutting the stream of usable things to the landfill.
    March 17, 2015 - 3:04 pm
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