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  • Closing of local shops a familiar fate for many small businesses

    Campton Hills resident Donna Chipp said she didn’t set out to make a “ton of money” when she opened a jewelry store in downtown St. Charles in 2009.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Owners of long-time businesses share their keys for success

    Despite Foltos Tonsorial Parlor’s decades of history in downtown Batavia, owner Craig Foltos said it was a nationwide tragedy that showed him just how ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Chit Chat: Travel agencies still in demand

    Wilson Travel & Cruise President Janet Foster knows how easy it is for people to book airline tickets online these days through the proliferation o ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Aldi recognized as nation’s low-price grocery leader

    BATAVIA – Discount grocer Aldi has been recognized as the nation’s low-price grocery leader for the fourth year in a row, according to a recent consum ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:43 pm
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