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  • Former Cat manager predicts Joliet plant will close by 2018

    JOLIET – A former Caterpillar manufacturing manager said Friday he expects the Joliet plant to close by 2018.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Movies 10 closing, Dick's Sports, DSW coming to Joliet

    JOLIET – The Cinemark Movies 10 discount theater in Joliet is closing and will be replaced by a sporting goods store and shoe shop, Mayor Tom Giarrant ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Wheaton accounting firms announce merger

    WHEATON – Mathieson, Moyski, Austin & Co. and Eisenmenger & Co. – a pair of Wheaton accounting firms – have announced a merger, according to a news re ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Geneva father, sons invent paw-washing device for dogs

    GENEVA – When Kevin Skibinski’s two shelties, Bella and Buzz, would go outside and come back into the house with muddy feet, it could lead to a major ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Woodridge Dental in Darien welcomes son to practice

    WOODRIDGE – Continuing a tradition, Dr. Patrick Fleming recently welcomed his son to his Darien-based dental practice, according to a news release.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:31 pm
  • Crystal Lake Aldi to move to new, larger location on Route 14

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Plans are solidifying on a proposed move and expansion of Aldi's Crystal Lake location, city officials said Friday.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Parent company of Joliet casino files for bankruptcy

    JOLIET – The parent company of Harrah’s Joliet Hotel and Casino is seeking bankruptcy protection but says the move will not affect the local casino.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Caterpillar will decide by March whether to move Joliet jobs to Mexico

    JOLIET – Most of the production and about a third of the remaining jobs would be moved from the Joliet Caterpillar plant if the company moves forward ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Aliano’s Express will open its doors today

    BATAVIA – Those who love the food at Aliano’s Ristorante can get it to go starting today.Aliano’s Ex ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • The Beadhive to close in Geneva

    GENEVA – For nearly 23 years, Leslie Owings and Jean Narimatsu sold beads and jewelry-making supplies in Geneva – the first 11 years at the Berry Hous ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Cyber security concerns grow for McHenry County businesses, government

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Keyboards have become increasingly powerful weapons and businesses and public institutions are still learning to defend against what of ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Western Springs’ fiber artist carries on tradition

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Whether it be through the creation of her chainmail jewelry, woven tapestries or beadwork “painting,” the art of Western Springs res ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Winter farmers market opens indoors at Gaetano’s Batavia

    BATAVIA – Interest in Batavia’s first winter farmers market was so strong that customers showed up about 30 minutes before the market’s 9 a.m. opening ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Owner of Preservation Bread & Wine bought building restaurant is in

    GENEVA – Lawrence Colburn, the owner of Preservation Bread & Wine, 513 S. Third St., Geneva, bought the building his restaurant is in, as well as a ne ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Culver's eyes new location in Huntley

    HUNTLEY – Culver's Inc. is looking to replace its existing Huntley restaurant with a new 4,207-square-foot restaurant with a drive-thru on Outlot 8 of ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 4:15 pm
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