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  • Hopeful sign for U.S. economy: Job hunting ticks up

    WASHINGTON – For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

    NEW YORK – Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • Jobs report helps ease concerns a recession might be nearing

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • U.S. added just 151k jobs in January; unemployment rate at 4.9 percent

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, a slowdown from recent months but still a sign of a solid job market. Employers raised pa ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise, but levels still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications stayed near historically low levels in a positive sign for the jo ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Survey: U.S. employers added a solid 205K jobs in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. businesses added a solid 205,000 jobs last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction and extending a streak of stea ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Three win Stakeholder of the Year

    Three employees have been awarded Resource Bank N.A.’s Stakeholder of the Year for 2015. The three w ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Braden appointed to international alumni council

    Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, recently announced the appointment of a Sycamore resident and businessman, Kevi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Park district hires new superintendent of golf

    Shane Bays has joined the DeKalb Park District as its Superintendent of Golf.Bays comes to the distr ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center gets new equipment

    SYCAMORE – Gone are the days of staring at the gym wall during cardio, since the Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center has been renovated to suit eve ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Networking event set for NIU women’s basketball game

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and the Kishwaukee Women’s Network are partnering with Northern Illinois University Athletics for a social gathering ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • CDC says Chipotle-linked outbreak of E. coli appears over

    WASHINGTON – The federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 peopl ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • U.S. construction spending hit 8-year-high in 2015

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending rebounded slightly in December, helping push total spending for 2015 to the highest level in eight years.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • U.S. consumer spending flat, savings rate at 3-year high

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers kept their spending flat in December and instead boosted their savings rate to the highest level in three years.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • American Airlines posts record profit for 4Q, all of 2015

    FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines reported a record profit for the fourth quarter and all of 2015 as a sharp drop in fuel prices more than offset ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
    Approve as is
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