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  • Riccardi’s to reopen as late-night diner in June

    SYCAMORE – A longtime Sycamore hot dog joint, Riccardi’s Red Hots, will reopen in June as State Street Diner, new owner Danny Carney said.
    May 23, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Tribune rejects second Gannett bid; sets the stage for talks

    NEW YORK – Tribune Publishing rejected a second takeover bid from USA Today owner Gannett, but did say Monday that it was open to further talks.
    May 23, 2016 - 9:17 am
  • U.S. home sales growth driven mostly by Midwest

    WASHINGTON – Midwestern homebuyers helped spark a national increase in real estate sales during April, a sign that demand for housing remains steady d ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Illinois unemployment edges up again in April to 6.6 percent

    CHICAGO – The unemployment rate across Illinois again creeped up in March even as the state added jobs.
    May 20, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Poll: Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

    NEW YORK – Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll released ...
    May 19, 2016 - 11:46 am
  • Fewer people sought U.S. jobless benefits last week

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. jobless aid fell sharply last week, partially reversing two weeks of big gains that had raised concerns ...
    May 19, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • U.S. industrial production jumps by most since November 2014

    WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production in April posted the biggest increase since November 2014 as utility output surged, the Federal Reserve said Tu ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • DeKalb Chamber welcomes Merry Maids

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate Merry Maids on its membership with the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. Lo ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber kicks off Money Smart Week

    The Sycamore Chamber last week held a ribbon-cutting with Kishwaukee United Way to kick off Money Smart Week. Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of C ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Dahlquist celebrates new owners

    To help celebrate the recent new ownership of Dahlquist Inc., the Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors held a ribbon cutting. Shelley and Johnnie Smith have b ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First National Bank hires mortgage loan officer

    First National Bank has hired Ryan Gifford as mortgage loan officer, announced Tim Struthers, market president. Gifford is responsible for providing p ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber View: Summer events make a splash in Sycamore

    As the temperatures begin to rise and flip flops come back in style, in Sycamore that only means one thing; the summer events season is just around th ...
    May 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Energym to open location in Genoa

    GENOA – Construction at the site of a new Energym, should be complete by the commencement of its summer courses – just in time for the beginning of th ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:13 pm
  • U.S. retail sales show solid gain despite woes at store chains

    WASHINGTON – Americans stepped up their online shopping and bought more autos in April, suggesting that consumers may be spending more than indicated ...
    May 13, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Claims for jobless aid reach highest level since early 2015

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since February 2015, more sobering news fo ...
    May 12, 2016 - 8:42 am
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