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  • DeKalb could gain Sonic this summer

    GENOA – The city of Genoa has reached a settlement agreement with the Chicago-based Regional Transportation Authority of a lawsuit that alleged PetroL ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 11:04 pm
  • Applications for unemployment benefits edge up 5,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy job m ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 8:10 am
  • U.S. retail sales rise in January, led by gas and restaurants

    WASHINGTON – Retail sales rose a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent last month, slowing down from a solid 1 percent gain in December, the Commerce Depart ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • 8 best breakfast places in DeKalb and Sycamore

    Here are the 8 best local places to get a great breakfast in DeKalb and Sycamore, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County's Finest competitio ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Stores set closing dates at Huntley Outlet Center

    HUNTLEY – The Huntley Outlet Center soon will be a ghost town, as most stores have set closing dates for later this month through mid-March.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Verizon store owner aims to provide service

    DeKALB – Mike Haber, owner of the newest Verizon Wireless retailer in DeKalb, said he opened the store to offer more personalized and community-minded ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87

    DETROIT – Mike Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Pizza empire and owner of the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, died on Friday, according ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Sears may sell land, cut jobs to save $1B; shares soar

    NEW YORK – Sears might sell more locations, cut more jobs and put more of its famous brands on the block as part of its latest plan to revive the falt ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • 12 DeKalb County Mexican restaurants you must try

    Here are the 12 best local places to get Mexican food in DeKalb County, as voted on by readers in our 2016 DeKalb County’s Finest competition.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 2:50 pm
  • Project: Time Off is good for the economy and soul

    Project: Time Off is an initiative to win back America’s Lost Week of vacation.This initiative is ai ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Counselors hope to reach NIU students, others with private practice

    SYCAMORE – Joel Filmore said he started the Lighthouse Professional Counseling Center with a focus on helping Northern Illinois University students ac ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:35 pm
  • Sandwich Chamber of Commerce seeking past members for anniversary

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 40th anniversary at its Annual Dinner and Awards Night on March 2. As part of the celebration ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Spine, sports medicine specialists to practice in DeKalb

    Regional Medical Group orthopedic physicians Dr. Brian M. Babka and Dr. Jerome Kolavo will soon begin seeing patients in DeKalb. Both doctors will pra ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • U.S. added a healthy 227,000 jobs last month; unemployment rate up to 4.8 percent

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers stepped up hiring last month, adding a healthy 227,000 jobs, and more Americans began looking for work, a sign that Presid ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 8:08 am
  • Amazon increasingly wants to be its own deliveryman

    NEW YORK – Amazon isn't content just being the "everything store." Increasingly, it looks like it wants to be its own deliveryman, too.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:43 pm
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