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  • U.S. manufacturing growth improves in June; hiring jumps

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing growth improved in June, helped by a jump in employment.The Institut ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Kid’s Corner complete

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff congratulate the DeKalb Leadership Academy for its class service project titled “K ...
    June 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Leishman Center for Culinary Health opens

    The Sycamore and DeKalb chambers of commerce hosted a joint ribbon-cutting to celebrate the open house of the new Leishman Center for Culinary Health ...
    June 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Noodles & Company helps out

    On April 20, Kathy Vance, general manager of the DeKalb Noodles & Company, and her team hosted a 50 Percent Benefit Day to raise money for the local c ...
    June 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Small-town traditions continue this summer in downtown Genoa

    There’s no better way to spend a cool summer night than enjoying a great movie in the great outdoors.
    June 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore veterinarian named 2015 Pork Master

    SYCAMORE – Noel Garbes was named Master of the Pork Industry by National Hog Farmer Magazine, but he doesn’t farm pigs – he treats them.
    June 29, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • U.S. consumers ramp up May spending; largest gain since 2009

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years — a sign of stronger economic growth ahead.
    June 25, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Boeing says Dennis Muilenburg will become CEO on July 1

    NEW YORK – Boeing CEO Jim McNerney is stepping away from the controls after 10 years.The aircraft ma ...
    June 23, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • U.S. new-home sales in May climb to best levels since 2008

    WASHINGTON – Purchases of new U.S. homes surged in the Northeast and West in May, as steady job growth over the past year has lifted the real estate s ...
    June 23, 2015 - 9:49 am
  • 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 restaurant offers eclectic toppings, traditional atmosphere

    DeKALB – When customers enter Diddy Dogs at 1180 W. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb, they’re usually impressed by the creativity of the menu, owners Josh an ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • U.S. home sales jump in May, average prices close to 2006 peak

    WASHINGTON – More Americans bought homes in May, a sign of economic strength that is pushing up average prices.
    June 22, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • General Mills to drop artificial ingredients from cereals

    NEW YORK – General Mills is dropping artificial colors and flavors from its cereals, the latest company to respond to a growing desire for food made w ...
    June 22, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Reader Poll

    Was re-establishing relations with Cuba the right decision for the U.S.?
    Yes, it was time
    Yes, if it brings about change
    No, we shouldn't recognize oppressive governments