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  • MCC's Shah Center in McHenry to offer blueprint reading, GD&T training

    McHENRY – Training for manufacturing and warehousing industry will be offered this summer in McHenry.
    July 23, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • For The Birds in Brookfield to donate to suicide prevention

    BROOKFIELD – Those looking to make a donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention can stop by For The Birds, a boutique selling bird fee ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Anderson's Bookshop announces Aug. 1 opening in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Anderson’s Bookshop announced it will open its new La Grange location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. Aug. 1.
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Elburn resident opens insurance agency

    ELBURN – As an insurance agent, Elburn resident Dave Broz said he tries to educate his customers about what “Everyone knows there are so many options ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • Dreams Dance Academy moving to St. Charles

    A dance academy has outgrown its LaFox location and is headed to St. Charles this fall.Dreams Dance ...
    July 21, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • La Grange begins trial run for free downtown valet parking on weekends

    LA GRANGE – Weekend patrons of downtown La Grange will receive a little extra convenience when shopping and dining this summer by taking advantage of ...
    July 21, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Video gaming, pizza among new businesses in Lake in the Hills, Huntley

    A variety of new businesses, from a video gaming cafe to a pizza place, recently opened throughout two villages in southwestern McHenry County.
    July 22, 2015 - 9:36 am
  • AHC Advisors invests in employee health, morale

    ST. CHARLES – AHC Advisors Inc. is competing in a “Fitbit Challenge” through mid-August to promote healthy habits for its employees.
    July 20, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve grant for downtown business owner

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen Monday approved giving the owner of a downtown building a downtown improvement grant to help him install new bathrooms in h ...
    July 20, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Sidewalk Sale Celebration to return to Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn retailers are bringing bargain shopping to the streets.The Glen Ellyn Chambe ...
    July 20, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Villa Park residents, officials continue efforts to make Mama Squash Market a reality

    VILLA PARK – A group of residents, with help from village officials, are working together to bring a cooperative grocery store to Villa Park late next ...
    July 20, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • National Therapeutic Systems clinic opens in Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD – National Therapeutic Systems, a physical therapy clinic and medical supply business, opened its doors in the village of Brookfield July 2 ...
    July 20, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Buona Beef to open St. Charles location Aug. 4

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles location of a popular Chicago-area restaurant chain is scheduled to open next month.
    July 17, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Heat Stroke in Pets

    Summer means outdoor fun for you and your pet, but be conscious of soaring temperatures and humidity that can contribute to heat stroke.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • MCC to offer welding boot camps in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – Two introductory boot camps offered by McHenry County College this summer will cover the basics of welding.
    July 17, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you feel about summerlike weather continuing into September?
    I love it. The more summer, the better
    It's OK, but I hope it's a bit cooler in October
    I'd like to see the cool fall weather kick in right away
    I can't stand this weather in July, let alone September