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  • U.S. auto sales up in February despite snowy weather

    DETROIT – Freezing temperatures and drifts of snow likely took a small bite out of U.S. auto sales in February, but most automakers still reported gai ...
    NEW: March 3, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Farmers market accepting vendor applications

    The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2015 market season.As in the pas ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Jersey Mike’s takes part in fundraising campaign

    Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants are joining forces with Chicago Blackhawks Charities and the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago for t ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Duffy: Outdoor activities on the rise in DeKalb area

    The weather might not feel like it, but spring is just around the corner. As the season approaches where we all start to come outside more from our wi ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • Some prefer to leave their taxes to the pros

    DeKALB – Emily and Eric Moore, a Sycamore couple, used to file their taxes themselves. But ever since Emily started running her home-based day care bu ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in January

    WASHINGTON – Consumer spending fell for a second consecutive month in January, weakness that was expected to be temporary. Income rose, reflecting str ...
    March 2, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • U.S. economic growth in Q4 revised down to 2.2 percent

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy slowed more sharply in the final three months of the year than initial estimates, reflecting weaker business stockpiling ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to 313,000

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment aid last week, though the number of applications was still consistent with steady hiring.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 8:43 am
  • U.S. new home sales barely nudge up in January

    WASHINGTON – Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:27 am
  • Local investment planners headed to conference

    Chris Eller and Eric Arkins will join more than 200 of their fellow representatives at the Investment Centers of America Inc. national educational con ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • 3M awards stethoscopes to KC nursing students

    Five first-year nursing students at Kishwaukee College were the recipients of Littmann stethoscopes from the Community Support Group at 3M. Jon Pruitt ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Sycamore lawyer pens article in Illinois Bar Journal

    Heather M. Fritsch, a sole practitioner in Sycamore, is the author of “The Top 10 Things to Do Before Your First Residential Real Estate Transaction,” ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • McGraths support NIU entrepreneurship programs

    Northern Illinois University has received a transformative gift from Michael and Kristina McGrath in support of entrepreneurship programs in the NIU C ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Fogle: Area students participate in the Assemble ur Career Tour

    On Feb. 10, 136 students from DeKalb, Sycamore, Genoa-Kingston and Rochelle Township high schools participated in a visit, got a plant tour and then l ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • U.S. home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home sales struck a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:47 am
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