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  • 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
  • Heartland Bank to host Spring into Free Event

    On Friday, Heartland Bank and Trust Co. will host its Spring into Free Event.Local offices are exten ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • U.S. employers add 192K jobs; rate stays at 6.7 pct.

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March and hired more in January and February than previously thought. Friday's government re ...
    April 4, 2014 - 8:36 am
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid up 16K to 326,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose 16,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 326,000. Despite the increase, the ...
    April 3, 2014 - 9:50 am
  • U.S. auto sales expected to rise 2 percent in March

    DETROIT – U.S. auto sales picked up speed in the second half of March, automakers say, but not enough to rescue a lackluster first quarter.
    April 1, 2014 - 9:34 am
  • Strohacker: Spring and growth is in the air

    Spring is in the air and in our step in Genoa! Thank you to the nearly 700 people that came out to t ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • Graham Cracker Comics celebrating 15 years

    DeKALB – Kevin Healy has been reading comic books since he was 7 years old, and now, he’s teaching DeKalb residents about the comic book culture.
    April 8, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • U.S. stocks head for a meager first-quarter gain

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose broadly in afternoon trading Monday as the market headed for its fifth straight quarterly gain. Microsoft led the technolo ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Is the current minimum wage fair?

    WASHINGTON – The federal minimum wage has been below what's needed to keep a family of three out of poverty since 1980. It's also well shy of the peak ...
    April 2, 2014 - 2:40 pm
  • McDonald's offers free coffee for breakfasters

    NEW YORK – McDonald's is offering free coffee to its customers for a limited time as competition for the breakfast crowd intensifies.
    March 28, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Jobless rates all in most Illinois metro areas

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jobless rates fell in February in most Illinois metropolitan areas compared to the same time last year, although most areas also lost j ...
    April 8, 2014 - 10:54 am
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