House approves $15 minimum wage by 2025, and Pritzker's expected to make it official
Illinois legislators moved quickly Thursday to deliver one of new Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker's top campaign promises, a gradual hike in the statewide minimum wage from $8.25 to $15 an hour -- more than double the pay floor that most of its Midwestern neighbors require.
St. Charles likely to offer incentives for new sports barSt. Charles is expected to offer financial assistance to help transform a vacant downtown property into an upscale sports bar.
IRS says average tax refund is down 9 percent this yearSenior Treasury officials said Thursday that fewer Americans will get tax refunds this year and that the average refund will be lower.
Should DuPage Children's Museum move? Naperville mayoral candidates weigh inThe next mayor of Naperville likely will be in charge before the city decides the future of the DuPage Children's Museum. Here's what both candidates for the seat think should happen.
Mortgage rates dip to their lowest levels in more than a yearAfter soaring to seven-year highs in November, mortgage rates have been on a steady decline the past 2½ months and this week sank to levels not seen in more than a year.
Sugar Grove mom invents Fizzy Magic -- a bath bomb for kids with a toy surprise insideA question from her 6-year-old son sparked Mary Westerhaus of Sugar Grove to invent Fizzy Magic, a bath bomb for children that contains a small toy.
"Explore Elgin" earns state tourism awardThe Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau won an Illinois "excellence in tourism" award for its "Explore Elgin" branding campaign.
NDS relocates corporate headquartersNetwork Data Systems recently relocated its corporate headquarters to 300 N. Martingale Road in Schaumburg.
Tenneco spinoff company to be called DRiVTenneco announced its spinoff aftermarket and ride performance company will be called DRiV Incorporated.
Extended Care acquires two facilitesExtended Care LLC, one of the largest continuum of post-acute care facilities in the area, has acquired the former 115 bed facility of HCR Manor Care in Naperville and the former 131 bed facility of HCR Manor Care in Wewstmont.
Rolling Meadows increases tobacco purchase age to 21Rolling Meadows joined a growing list of Northwest suburbs this week in hiking the tobacco purchase age to 21.
Your cybersecurity plan is only as strong as your weakest linkAccording to the American Bankers Association, banks stopped nearly $17 billion in attempted deposit account fraud in 2016. And -- unfortunately -- small, family-owned and privately held businesses like this accounting firm are often the target of these scams.
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- St. CharlesSt. Charles likely to offer incentives for new sports bar
- NapervilleShould DuPage Children's Museum move? Naperville mayoral candidates weigh in
- BataviaSugar Grove mom invents Fizzy Magic -- a bath bomb for kids with a toy surprise inside
- Elgin"Explore Elgin" earns state tourism award
- SchaumburgNDS relocates corporate headquarters
- Lake ForestTenneco spinoff company to be called DRiV
- NapervilleExtended Care acquires two facilites
- Rolling MeadowsRolling Meadows increases tobacco purchase age to 21
- WinfieldHospital aims to diagnose 'broken hearts' in unborn babies
- SchaumburgKnight and day: Couples renew vows on Valentine's at Medieval Times
- Wood DaleHow should Wood Dale develop along Irving Park Road, O'Hare? Mayor candidates disagree
- BataviaNewly finished 'Fox Valley Suite' to make its debut at Geneva Middle School South
- Glen EllynRaising Cane's is bringing its specialty chicken fingers to Glen Ellyn
- RosemontDeveloper gets deadline extension to open two new Rosemont hotels
- SchaumburgCity Works in Schaumburg hosting preview for charity Feb. 23