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  • Peet's Coffee of Wheaton among 13 Illinois stores to open since September

    WHEATON – The Peet’s Coffee in downtown Wheaton is one of 13 stores to open in Illinois since September, according to Peet’s Spokeswoman Lyda Velez.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • Nazareth Academy to remain closed through Wednesday after 25 percent of students call in sick

    LA GRANGE PARK – Officials at Nazareth Academy will keep the school closed through Wednesday to allow staff to perform a deep cleaning of the school b ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Sal's Beverage World to replace long-vacant Bakers Square in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – After more than six years of driving by an empty building, passersby on Roosevelt Road in Villa Park will notice the vacant Bakers Square ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:48 am
  • Batavia Enterprises seeking second extension for Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Batavia Enterprises is seeking a second extension of the redevelopment agreement for the proposed new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia as ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 7:19 pm
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington receives stroke care award

    BARRINGTON – Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award, according to a news ...
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Algonquin to reconsider Thornton's gas station outdoor sales request

    ALGONQUIN – Developers of a planned Thornton’s gas station at the east end of town are still hoping to be able to have outdoor sales and will have ano ...
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Middaugh: When is it time to make portfolio changes?

    Just as Mother Nature sends out “signals” to indicate a change in seasons – blooming flowers, falling leaves, warmer or colder temperatures, longer or ...
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Crystal Lake City Council to consider 2 annexations

    CRYSTAL LAKE – About 5 acres off Huntley Road and another 5 acres off Sands Road might be annexed into the city of Crystal Lake.
    Dec. 7, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Former Twice Told Tales owner aims to open Crystal Lake comic book store

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A comic book store is looking to open at Coventry Plaza.My Happy Place Comics receive ...
    Dec. 6, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • ‘He never took no for an answer’

    BATAVIA – A young Joe Marconi used to say that someday he would own a big house on a hill in Cleveland, Ohio, said his wife, Addie.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 8:51 pm
  • Countryside's Nonno's Pizza celebrates 10-year anniversary

    COUNTRYSIDE – For most people, December means cold temperatures, fluffy snow and holiday festivities. But, for three business owners, this month also ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Old Wal-Mart store being put to use in Joliet

    JOLIET – For seven long years, the Wal-Mart store at 305 S. Larkin Ave. has sat vacant.That will cha ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Joliet industrial park reaches halfway mark with latest developments

    As Will County's go-to person for economic development, John Greuling may be one of the most qualified to comment on the booming pace of development e ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • No layoffs at Royal Fox, Hawk, only change in management companies

    ST. CHARLES – Despite reports that Royal Fox and Royal Hawk country clubs in the St. Charles area have announced permanent layoffs of 134 employees, e ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 6:39 pm
  • McHenry County schools, businesses collect supplies for overseas troops

    CRYSTAL LAKE – An empty 53-foot trailer parked in front of Crystal Lake South High School on Thursday morning didn't stay empty for long.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 12:56 pm
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