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  • Farm credit organizations pledge $300,000 to FARM Illinois

    Four farm credit organizations are pledging three years of support for an initiative dedicated to developing a plan to enable Illinois to become a lea ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First Midwest Bank, Complete Consignment open in Sandwich

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held two ribbon-cuttings for member businesses, First Midwest Bank and Complete Consignment.
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore attorney reappointed to council

    Richard D. Larson, an attorney with offices in Sycamore, has been reappointed to serve as a member of the Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • McAdams joins Illinois Community Credit Union

    Mary Jo McAdams is the new senior branch manager at Illinois Community Credit Union’s Sycamore branch at 508 W. State St.
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • New business offers characters for hire

    DeKALB – Local mom Jessica McClure is a party animal – and princess, and superhero and zombie.McClur ...
    May 2, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • McDonald's testing McNugget recipe without preservatives

    NEW YORK – McDonald's is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Tribune calls Gannett 'erratic,' but still reviewing deal

    NEW YORK – Tribune Publishing said Tuesday in a letter that USA Today owner Gannett was "erratic" and "unreliable" as the two newspaper companies trie ...
    April 26, 2016 - 12:13 pm
  • U.S. home prices rise at solid pace, even with flat sales

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in February as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties.
    April 26, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • DeKalb Chamber welcomes Sprint

    The DeKalb Chamber Ambassadors, board members, elected officials and staff recently congratulated Sprint on its chamber membership. Sprint offers cell ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Pilates Plus Unlimited welcomed to Sycamore

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors hosted a ribbon-cutting to welcome Pilates Plus Unlimited to its new location at 437 W. State St. in Sycamore. Pilate ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Money Smart Week kicks off

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff conducted a ribbon cutting with Kishwaukee United Way to kick off Money Smart Week ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Groundbreaking for senior pet sanctuary set

    GENOA – A local animal shelter will host a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the upcoming development of a sanctuary for pets of senior citizens.
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber View: DeKalb to pitch toward becoming America’s Best Community

    We’ve all probably been a part of a contest at some point in our lives, whether it’s a spelling bee, essay contest or science fair.
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • First National Bank offers Habitat for Humanity trip

    First National Bank will offer its Illinois customers an opportunity for a one-of-a-kind trip to Bulgaria with Habitat for Humanity to build a home fo ...
    April 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • USA Today owner Gannett bids more than $388 million for Tribune

    NEW YORK – Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the o ...
    April 25, 2016 - 10:01 am
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