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  • Trump approves Keystone XL pipeline, calling it 'great day' for jobs

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump declared it a "great day for American jobs" on Friday as he formally green-lighted the Keystone XL pipeline, clear ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Economist: Administration’s effect on economic outlook uncertain

    DeKALB – Although the nation’s economy grew at an average rate in 2016 and is expected to continue that growth over the next few years, it’s hard to s ...
    March 23, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000

    WASHINGTON – More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but applications are still at a low level that points to a healthy job market.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

    NEW YORK – Sears, once the monolith of American retail, says that there is "substantial doubt" that it will be able to keep its doors open.
    March 22, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Photos: Forge Brewhouse on the move to downtown Sycamore

    Go inside Forge Brewhouse, and where they are headed into downtown Sycamore ...
    March 22, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • First National’s Home Mortgage Division recognizes top performers

    First National Bank’s Home Mortgage Division has named its Circle of Excellence award winners for 2016.
    March 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Whimsical Perspective opens doors Thursday

    SYCAMORE – Whimsical Perspective, a new store in downtown Sycamore, will open its doors Thursday.The ...
    March 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Small business workshop planned March 28 in DeKalb

    Kishwaukee College is partnering with DeKalb County Business Incubator to offer a free Small Business Planning Workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. March 28 in t ...
    March 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Strohacker: Come explore Genoa this spring

    The Genoa Chamber of Commerce would like to wish everyone a very happy spring! We are looking forward to seeing you all out in Genoa soon – strolling ...
    March 21, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb pastor preparing to open soul food restaurant in Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Jerry Wright said he wants Betty Jean's Soul Food to be a place where people can "get some good food quick," enjoy camaraderie and remember ...
    March 20, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • 4 renderings of how Target wants to re-design its stores

    NEW YORK – In a move to bring shoppers back to its stores, Target is embarking on an ambitious redesign aimed at helping people who need to dash in fo ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:57 pm
  • Fed raises rate and sees more hikes as U.S. economy improves

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and signaled that further hikes this year ...
    March 15, 2017 - 1:56 pm
  • Chamber welcomes Sycamore Express Wash

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff and DeKalb Mayor John Rey recently welcomed Sycamore Express Wash as a new chamber ...
    March 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Dairy Queen celebrates spring with Free Cone Day

    Dairy Queen is serving up a sweet deal to thank fans and celebrate the first day of spring with a Free Cone Day.
    March 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kindred open house to celebrate 30 years of service

    The public is invited to join representatives from Kindred Healthcare and members of the Sycamore Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting and open ho ...
    March 14, 2017 - 5:30 am
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