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  • Comcast, HUD collaborate to close digital divide

    PHILADELPHIA – Comcast’s and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ConnectHome initiative has taken steps to close the digital divide ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Channahon's Michelle Denoyer receives the Edward Jones' Eagle Award

    CHANNAHON – Edward Jones financial adviser Michelle Denoyer of Channahon recently received the firm’s Eagle Award for her “clear vision of both client ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Great Water USA opens purifier, filter business in Morris

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s recent Business Spotlight highlights a local business under new ownership – Great Water US ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • GEDC retention visits to start in the fall

    In the last two decades, about 60 percent of the private sector’s net new jobs have been created by existing businesses. A strong retention program is ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Still Stylin’ gets a move and a makeover

    MORRIS – Brandie Odegard of Morris had no plans to open a store despite working many years in retail, but when the opportunity arose to buy Still Styl ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:54 am
  • Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers expands Ottawa services

    MORRIS – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has announced plans to open a third medical office in Ottawa on Monday.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 5 Ways to Spot a Lottery Scam

    According to the FBI, in 2014 consumers lost more than $8 million to solicitation scams promising instant wealth and grand prize earnings. These scams ...
    July 18, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Community Foundation of Grundy County grants provide assistance to local nonprofits

    Each year the Community Foundation of Grundy County provides grants to nonprofits from Grundy County and beyond through our donor funds and our compet ...
    July 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Animal Care Hospital recognized for veterinary excellence

    MORRIS – Animal Care Hospital of Morris recently was recognized for serving with a high level of veterinary excellence, according to an evaluation by ...
    July 15, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • What exactly does the Chamber do?

    When I meet someone new, or see someone again after quite some time, and I tell them that I am now the executive director of the Chamber, often I am a ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Ottawa Savings Bancorp announces adoption of plan of conversion and reorganization

    OTTAWA – Ottawa Savings Bancorp Inc. (the company), the parent company for Ottawa Savings Bank (the bank), announced in June that its Board of Directo ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber golf outing promotes great causes

    MORRIS – The Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s 13th annual “not-so-classic” Golf Outing has come to a wrap, again successfully raising fu ...
    July 4, 2016 - 8:32 am
  • Morris Hospital among Becker’s list of 100 Great Community Hospitals

    MORRIS – Becker’s Hospital Review has named Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers to its recently released 2016 “100 Great Community Hospitals.”
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First Midwest to acquire Standard Bank

    HICKORY HILLS – First Midwest Bancorp Inc., the parent company of First Midwest Bank, announced Wednesday it will acquire Standard Bancshares Inc., th ...
    June 30, 2016 - 6:37 am