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  • The Quad St. Charles continues redevelopment with unique offerings

    ST. CHARLES – January is usually a quiet time on the retail front, but The Quad St. Charles officials said they are working to keep their building act ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid fall, suggests strong hiring

    WASHINGTON – Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a sign that employers expect ongoing economic growth and the need to hold on ...
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Malta resident honored for safe driving

    H.O. Wolding, a short, regional and long haul trucking firm based in Amherst, Wisconsin, has announced the induction of Earl Collier of Malta into its ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • DNA gives portion of new sales

    Digital telecom and technology provider DNA Communications gave new meaning to “call forwarding,” thanks to a promise to send a portion of new custome ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • Aromatherapy and essential oils added to massage practice

    Jessica Lancaste, massage therapist at Allergies, Aches & Pains Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center in Sycamore, recently completed a four-day intensive ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 9:14 am
  • U.S. home prices coasting upward in November

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home values rose at a measured pace in November, a sign that demand remains weak as many buyers have been priced out of the market.
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 8:41 am
  • Bagel bakery to connect with DeKalb history

    DeKALB – Chesapeake Bagel Bakery reopened Saturday with a brand new look, and owners Bobbi and Tim Hays hope customers will enjoy the “contemporary vi ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Carmakers finish strong in 2014; are even better days ahead?

    DETROIT – Buoyed by a resurgent economy, holiday sales, cheap gasoline and a love affair with pickup trucks, Americans headed to car dealers in droves ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • U.S. consumer confidence rises in December

    WASHINGTON – Impressed with an improving economy, American consumers are feeling more confident, a private survey showed.
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • Local waste company thriving in corporate market

    DeKALB – Sandwich native Dan Christensen started the first local waste company, DC Trash of Illinois, in September. The company has quickly gained a f ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 11:58 pm
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