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  • Valiant Eagle partners with martial arts pro

    HINCKLEY – Eric Hartwig just needs a few more students to join his Brazilian jiu-jitsu class before he invites his friend, a professional mixed martia ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Lower gas prices boost U.S. SUV sales in October

    DETROIT – Falling gas prices improved buyers' moods and boosted sales of SUVs and trucks in October.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • U.S. construction spending down for second month

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending fell for a second straight month in September as a slight rebound in housing was offset by further declines in ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 9:36 am
  • Pace of U.S. factory activity picks up in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. factories were busier in October. Orders, productivity and hiring all grew faster than they did in September, according to a private ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Agent’s volunteerism earns grant for Adventure Works

    Sycamore Allstate agency owner Patrick Shafer earned the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to community service and help ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fed keeps rate at record low, ends bond buying

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that's improving but still isn't fully ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Ford recalls 205,000 SUVs for fuel tank leaks

    DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fir ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • U.S. consumer confidence rose in October

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, hitting a seven-year high as solid job gains raised expectations for economic gro ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • U.S. home price gains slow for 4th straight month

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months ahead.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 8:43 am
  • Hauser-Ross welcomes new ophthalmologist

    KishHealth System welcomes Dr. Tiffany L. Kent, ophthalmologist, to its medical staff. She earned her medical degree from Wayne State University of Me ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • KishHealth offers cancer treatment at Rochelle location

    KishHealth System announced it will begin offering Cancer Center services at its Rochelle office, located at 450 Coronado Drive. Office visits and tre ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Stonesifer joins Kishwaukee College as financial aid director

    Kishwaukee College welcomed Cynthia Stonesifer as the director of financial aid and veterans affairs. She assumed the position Aug. 25.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Learn the benefits at ‘Chamber 101’

    Feel like you need Chamber 101? Why should you become a member of your local Chamber of Commerce? What is the purpose and benefits of being in a chamb ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Wise Owl helps people relax

    DeKALB – Cindy Harness hopes that becoming part of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will make the community more aware of her services.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • U.S. pending home sales rise modestly in September

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes ticked up only slightly in September, as it remained difficult to qualify for mort ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:43 am
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