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  • Illinois company is latest to test market for carp

    GRAFTON – When they arrive at the processing plant, the fish that have been cursed as a menace to American lakes and rivers are raked onto a conveyer ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Deere takes a hit as farm economy weakens

    MOLINE – Deere's third-quarter profit fell 15 percent and the farming equipment maker believes that the same weak sales at home and abroad will cut in ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 8:33 am
  • Armstrong: DeKalb County tourism revenue up

    New figures released by the state of Illinois reported that visitor spending in DeKalb County in 2013 totaled $81.58 million. That’s the fifth consecu ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • Petal Boutique owner lauded for design skills

    SYCAMORE – When Tiffany Burdick isn't working her full-time job at an agricultural lending firm, she's creating dozens of flower bouquets for weddings ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • McDonald's sales hit by China scandal, U.S. weakness

    NEW YORK – McDonald's says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scare in ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:39 pm
  • Cool summer sets expectations for a record harvest

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A mild summer across much of the nation's heartland has provided optimum growing conditions for the nation's corn and soybean crops ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Pappas plans steakhouse on Sycamore Road

    DeKALB – Developer John Pappas plans to open a bar and restaurant called the Ellwood Steakhouse at his development at the former Small’s Furniture Cit ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

    General Motors' troubles with safety recalls has surfaced in another case, this time with the company recalling a group of SUVs for a third time to fi ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 8:47 am
  • GOP’s Oberweis says Durbin bullied Walgreen

    CHICAGO – As U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin declared victory Wednesday for Walgreen Co.'s decision to keep its headquarters in Illinois, Republican businessman ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Walgreens welcomed in Sandwich

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a New Member Meet & Greet for Walgreens, 30 W. Church St. in Sandwich.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • Sycamore Realtor honored by magazine

    Alison Rosenow of American Realty in Sycamore was recently chosen by Top Agent Magazine as a Featured Cover Agent for 2014.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Keicher appointed to national board

    Sycamore State Farm Agent Jeff Keicher has been appointed as the National Committeeman for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisor ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Liquor store opens U-Haul dealership in Sycamore

    County Liquors in Sycamore has partnered with U-Haul to provide U-Haul products and services.Ariel M ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Sycamore entrepreneur attends Mary Kay seminar

    Elizabeth Oparyk of Sycamore joined more than 30,000 Mary Kay independent beauty consultants at the company’s annual seminar from July 16 through Satu ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Duffy: DeKalb Chamber ready for fall kickoff

    For some of us, summer can’t get here fast enough and it’s not long enough. For others, it’s too hot and they can’t wait until the fall.
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 12:19 am
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