• Braden appointed to international alumni council

    Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, recently announced the appointment of a Sycamore resident and businessman, Kevi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Park district hires new superintendent of golf

    Shane Bays has joined the DeKalb Park District as its Superintendent of Golf.Bays comes to the distr ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center gets new equipment

    SYCAMORE – Gone are the days of staring at the gym wall during cardio, since the Kishwaukee Family YMCA Wellness Center has been renovated to suit eve ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Networking event set for NIU women’s basketball game

    The Sycamore Chamber of Commerce and the Kishwaukee Women’s Network are partnering with Northern Illinois University Athletics for a social gathering ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • CDC says Chipotle-linked outbreak of E. coli appears over

    WASHINGTON – The federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 peopl ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:12 pm
  • U.S. construction spending hit 8-year-high in 2015

    WASHINGTON – U.S. construction spending rebounded slightly in December, helping push total spending for 2015 to the highest level in eight years.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • U.S. consumer spending flat, savings rate at 3-year high

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumers kept their spending flat in December and instead boosted their savings rate to the highest level in three years.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • American Airlines posts record profit for 4Q, all of 2015

    FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines reported a record profit for the fourth quarter and all of 2015 as a sharp drop in fuel prices more than offset ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • U.S. economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy's growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2015 to a 0.7 percent annual rate. Consumers slowed spending, busin ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 10:02 am
  • U.S. paychecks show little sign of accelerating in 4th quarter

    WASHINGTON – U.S. paychecks increased moderately in the final three months of last year, yet the gain was little changed from the sluggish post-recess ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • U.S. new-home sales soar in December

    WASHINGTON – Americans rushed to buy new homes in December at the strongest pace in 10 months, with 2015 marking the strongest year for this segment o ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Boeing adjusted 4Q profit beats, 2016 outlook disappoints

    CHICAGO – Boeing's fourth-quarter performance beat analysts' estimates, but the company's 2016 outlook came in well below Wall Street's expectations.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • American consumers showing more confidence in economy

    WASHINGTON – A strong job market and low gasoline prices helped boost U.S. consumer confidence again this month.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • U.S. home prices rise in November; all-time highs in 4 cities

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices increased at a faster clip in November, the gains fueled by solid hiring growth, historically low mortgage rates and a s ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:38 am
  • Sycamore welcomes Forthright Financial Planning

    The Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors recently held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of Forthright Financial Planning, located at 352 1/2 W. State ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
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