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  • Upstream Investments welcomed

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors recently held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of Upstream Investments. The business is located at 352 1/2 W ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • MyInsuranceGuy opens office

    DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate MyInsuranceGuy at a ribbon-cutting celebrating its office in Sycamore. Mi ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Tourism an economic engine: Think outside the deficit

    The DeKalb County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is a nonprofit 501(c)(6). Its mission is to promote DeKalb County as a leisure and business destinat ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb City Council approves budget for fiscal 2016

    DeKALB – City Council members voted, 6-2, Monday to approve a fiscal 2016 budget with several cutbacks and increased revenues that helped to increase ...
    June 23, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Tornado touches down in Coal City

    COAL CITY – A tornado touched down late Monday in Coal City, the second twister to hit this town in less than two years.
    June 22, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Europe optimistic of Greek debt deal

    BRUSSELS – Greece has finally offered economic reforms that creditors consider closer to being acceptable, giving Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a few ...
    June 22, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Rockford proposes rules for ride-hailing services

    ROCKFORD – Ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft would be affected by newly proposed rules in Rockford.
    June 22, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Apple bows on royalties after Swift complains

    PALO ALTO, Calif. – Taylor Swift has Apple changing its tune.Hours after the pop superstar criticize ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Jackson Jr. released from halfway house in Baltimore

    WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his family’s Washington, D.C., home on Monday after leaving a halfway house where he lived ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Items found in hunt for escaped murderers

    BELLMONT, N.Y. – Items recovered from a remote hunting cabin might be linked to a pair of convicted killers who escaped from a nearby prison more than ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • Vibrating, rollicking 4-D seats in theaters growing

    LOS ANGELES – Mike Koenig sat back in his seat for a recent screening of “Mad Max: Fury Road.” But this was no ordinary theater chair.
    June 22, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • State representatives to host coffee discussion

    DeKALB – DeKalb residents will have a chance to talk with the area’s state representatives Saturday at the Lincoln Inn.
    June 22, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Metra commuter trains to test allowing small pets

    CHICAGO – Metra Chicago commuter trains are testing out allowing small pets for three months starting July 4.
    June 22, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Records: State film tax credits total $204 million so far

    CHICAGO – The state of Illinois has granted $204 million in tax breaks to more than 930 movies, TV shows and commercials filmed in the state from July ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Top doctors weigh in on climate change

    WASHINGTON – Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Are you concerned about a partial government shutdown in Illinois?