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  • Ullmark cited for customer service excellence

    Jamie Ullmark, an American Family Insurance agent in Genoa, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star ...
    May 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NAPA AutoCare donation

    Members of the NAPA AutoCare Centers of DeKalb County recently donated a check for $458 to Elder Care Services. The donation was generated through a p ...
    May 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brad Manning Ford celebrates expansion

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, board members and staff, along with Mayor John Rey congratulated Brad Manning Ford on the expansion of its ...
    May 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Duffy: DeKalb is one of America’s Best Communities

    You might have seen the article last week about DeKalb being awarded $50,000 from the national competition called America’s Best Communities.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Allstate agent earns grants for local agencies

    Local Allstate agency owner Patrick Shafer earned the maximum number of Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Awards in 2014 for local nonprofit grou ...
    May 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bellhops helping move people in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Every time Northern Illinois University junior’s Wesley Hines phone buzzes, he knows, he has got a job.
    May 11, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Olive Garden's latest plan: Breadstick sandwiches

    NEW YORK – Olive Garden's plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it's known for and make sandwiches out of them.
    May 11, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • U.S. jobless aid applications rise slightly

    WASHINGTON – Slightly more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. But even with the modest increase, the total number of people collec ...
    May 7, 2015 - 8:57 am
  • RAMP receives $2,000 donation

    In keeping with their efforts to give back and show appreciation for the support they receive from their local community, DeKalb Sycamore Chevrolet Ca ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Borek: Industrial expansion, career development progressing

    With city of Sycamore’s approval of M-2 zoning for a parcel at the eastern perimeter of the Sycamore Prairie Business Park, Ideal Industries is poised ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Hookah lounge opens in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Before getting permission from the DeKalb City Council to open Tangier Hookah Lounge, Ammar Mahmood had always wanted to bring the upscale es ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Applications for U.S. unemployment aid plunge to 15-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid plummeted to the lowest level in 15 years last week, evidence that employers are laying ...
    April 30, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • U.S. consumer confidence slides in April

    WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring.
    April 28, 2015 - 9:50 am
  • U.S. home prices accelerated in February as sales rise

    WASHINGTON – U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in February than the previous month, driven by higher sales and a limited supply of available hous ...
    April 28, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • New shop in Sycamore is ‘totally unique’

    By DARIA SOKOLOVA - dsokolova@shawmedia.comSYCAMORE – Lisa Wakefield says she wants to make as many ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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