Articles by Chris Linden - 25
Community Banks: Small but Mighty

Think George Baley and his Building & Loan, if you like. Locally-owned community banks one-up their larger competition by being familiar and engaging with the community. Discover how five local bank presidents view you, the customer.

Local Casinos Offer More Than Just a Gamble

Roll up your sleeves and blow on your dice – it’s time to get lucky at our region’s many casino destinations. See a few of them inside.

Success Story: Four Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning

Dave Musial grew his business from a one-truck, part-time job to a force with 350 trucks helping an estimated 100,000 customers. Discover how quality work and personal service drive this dynamic businessman’s growing company.

Success Story: Countryside Flower Shop, Nursery & Garden Center

They started as farmers, and have spent nearly 40 years tending to and growing their thriving flower shop and nursery. Discover why they love their work, and how they share that passion with the Crystal Lake community.

I-90 Golden Corridor Partnership: Today’s Manufacturing is High-Tech, Not Dumb and Dirty

Manufacturing has come a long way from the dark, dirty factories of yesterday. Meet the educators, businesses and civic leaders who are promoting today’s high-tech, high-skilled manufacturing companies along the I-90 corridor.