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  • September home sales in McHenry County decline, median price increases

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Home sales throughout McHenry County dropped 8.2 percent in September from a year ago as median prices edged up, a sign that could indi ...
    Oct. 23, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Rise Fitness Studio in Glen Ellyn opens indoor cycling studio

    GLEN ELLYN – Rise Fitness Studio has added another option for those who want to stay fit.A dedicated ...
    Oct. 22, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Fit Club makes its way to Berwyn storefront

    BERWYN – From the humble beginnings of her garage, Berwyn resident Angela Tomassetti has grown her Fit Club into a fitness studio at 6936 Windsor Ave. ...
    Oct. 22, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • 3 to know: Wheaton City Council addresses garage sale changes, Courthouse Square development, new business owners

    WHEATON — The Wheaton City Council followed up on a couple of looming local issues and acknowledged a pair of businesses changing hands during its Oct ...
    Oct. 27, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Dental care for your pet

    An important part of your pet’s health includes caring for his teeth.  According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, dental problems can c ...
    Oct. 22, 2015 - 8:05 am
  • Craft Works Pizza opens doors in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – After their success with Geneva Ale House, a restaurant and craft beer establishment in Geneva, owners Brian Harrington and Kristie El ...
    Oct. 21, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Boom! Shore Louie’s opens in Elburn

    ELBURN – Wearing an apron that reads “captain,” Louis Cina welcomes visitors to a new pizza place in Elburn that is all dressed up to look a little li ...
    Oct. 21, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • United Kitchen in La Grange to welcome student coffee shop

    LA GRANGE – United Kitchen, 26 Calendar Ave. in La Grange, will work with the Lyons Township High School Transition Program to host the Transition Per ...
    Oct. 21, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Berwyn LongHorn Steakhouse thanks first responders

    BERWYN – The Berwyn LongHorn Steakhouse restaurant recently showed its gratitude to first responders by delivering a surprise free lunch to the Forest ...
    Oct. 20, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Comcast to open Xfinity store by early 2016 in Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Cable TV provider Comcast will open a 5,000 square-foot Xfinity store along Route 14 in Crystal Lake in early 2016, providing on-site s ...
    Oct. 20, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Home Again consignment to close after 5 years in Wheaton

    WHEATON – One of Wheaton's most visible downtown Main Street shops will close its doors before the end of the month.
    Oct. 20, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Aldermen approve agreements, liquor license for Bar Evolution in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday approved two agreements and a liquor license for an upcoming business in downtown Batavia.
    Oct. 19, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: Foxtoberfest Craft Beer Tasting to take place Oct. 29

    Fall is here! We are lucky to live in an area where there are many opportunities to enjoy the season and be a part of the celebrations.
    Oct. 19, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • Mars gets $1 million abatement in move to Joliet, will create 700 jobs

    JOLIET – Joliet welcomed confectionery Mars Inc. to town earlier this month with a more than $1 million tax break.
    Oct. 19, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Crystal Lake Talks Trash, recycling in program for small-, medium-sized businesses

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Small- to medium-sized businesses can learn tricks to save money through recycling and reusing materials at an upcoming event.
    Oct. 18, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
    At the grocery store
    At the farmers market