• Unemployment rates fall in 21 U.S. states last month

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring improves for much of the country during what has been a sl ...
    April 18, 2014 - 9:47 am
  • U.S. home building up in March after frigid winter

    WASHINGTON – U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building perm ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • U.S. stocks gain following a pickup in retail sales

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing higher, clawing back some of the ground they lost last week, as investors were encouraged by solid earnings from Ci ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • How to get more time to file your tax return

    America's annual tax reckoning is here once again and for many who have yet to file their federal tax return, that means a mad dash to beat Uncle Sam' ...
    April 13, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Judge approves Detroit swaps deal with 2 banks

    DETROIT — Detroit can move ahead with a plan to settle a ruinous multimillion-dollar debt with two banks for $85 million, a judge said Friday as he al ...
    April 11, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • DeKalb DSW opening draws curious shoppers

    DeKALB – Sycamore resident Jeanna Valentin needed to buy sandals Thursday before she got a pedicure and saw comedian Gabriel Iglesias at Northern Illi ...
    April 11, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Family Dollar to cut jobs, close about 370 stores

    MATTHEWS, N.C. – Family Dollar plans to cut some jobs and close about 370 underperforming stores as it tries to reverse sagging sales and earnings. Th ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • NIU law student’s business is fit to be tied

    DeKALB – When Northern Illinois University law student Weston Sedgwick isn’t studying for his classes, he’s concentrating on managing his bow tie busi ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Crull joins local law firm

    Attorney Russell A. Crull has joined the firm ofKlein, Stoddard, Buck & Lewis LLC as an associate.C ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Speaker tells women: Get out of your own way

    Women will learn to stop standing in their own way at the Kishwaukee Women’s Network luncheon April 17.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Bankers travel to Washington, D.C.

    Josh Huseman of Castle Bank was part of an Illinois delegation of bankers that gathered in Washington, D.C., to meet with lawmakers last month. The Am ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Vodden joins Genoa bank team

    Heartland Bank and Trust Co. has added Karen Vodden as trust officer to its asset management and trust services team. Based in Genoa, Vodden will focu ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Amanda’s Spa & Beauty to host fundraiser

    Amanda’s Spa & Beauty Service, an Aveda concept salon in DeKalb, will hold a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Culver’s, 1200 DeKalb Ave., Syca ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Community Spring Fest planned at Glidden Goods

    Glidden Goods will hold a special Spring Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the fair trade shop inside Glidden Florist on West Lincoln Highway in ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Treml: Taste of Spring coming to Sycamore

    We could all use a taste of spring after the bitter cold winter we just went through. Sycamore has the perfect opportunity to get out of the house and ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:52 am
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