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  • U.S. stocks end dramatic week with rally

    NEW YORK – The stock market capped a turbulent week with a big gain Friday, a sign of renewed investor confidence after days of gloomy economic news.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Apartments pushed up U.S. homebuilding in September

    WASHINGTON – Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • U.S. jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • U.S. retail sales fell in September on autos and gas

    WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed, a sign that recent job gains hav ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Red barn playhouse lands in Leland

    SOMONAUK – Kim Johnson of Leland was the winner of the Little Red Barn Backyard Playhouse raffled off by Resource Bank and the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwic ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Swanson adds two new sales agents

    Swanson Real Estate, a locally owned and operated real estate sales office, has added two new sales professionals to its team, Tom Price and Michelle ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Northern Rehab welcomes 2 massage therapists

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists welcomed two new massage therapists to its practices in DeKalb and Genoa.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Hauser-Ross Eye Institute breaks ground on new facility

    SYCAMORE – Dr. Ahmed Abdelsalam envisions patients from the entire northern Illinois region and beyond coming to Sycamore to have eye surgery.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Duffy: October is full of fun in DeKalb

    For those of us who prefer the warm weather, we probably shouldn’t have picked the Midwest as a place to live. The changing of the seasons is a pretty ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Texas Roadhouse hosts benefits for local charities

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Connie Pinckney was eager Sunday to dig into one of her favorite steaks at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Local wineries get production underway

    MAPLE PARK – Winemaker Sergio Benavides uses tricks he learned while studying wine in Chile to compensate for how the weather has affected some grapes ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • NIU alumni plan food truck business

    DeKALB – The only thing stopping a trio of Northern Illinois University alumni from officially rolling out their food truck business is the funding th ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Borek: Economic growth initiatives progressing

    The DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. is engaged in an Industrial Growth Initiative to create jobs, increase prosperity and expand the tax base ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Holiday sales seen rising 4.1 percent

    NEW YORK – Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, acc ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Obama claims progress on Wall Street rules

    WASHINGTON – A year after prodding financial regulators to act more swiftly to rein in Wall Street, President Barack Obama on Monday claimed progress ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:15 pm
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