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  • Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand Wednesday

    NEW YORK – Fast-food workers calling for $15 an hour are picking up some more allies Wednesday.Airpo ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • DeKalb County population stays stagnant

    DeKALB – Since Susan Castle moved to Genoa from South Elgin in June 2014, she opened the Trading Post in downtown Genoa and has been commuting to her ...
    April 14, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • U.S. retail sales heat up in March; has big thaw arrived?

    WASHINGTON – Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, lifting retail sales for the first time ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Star Worlds Arcade celebrates 30 years

    DeKALB – Patrick O’Malley’s love for arcade games started in his parents’ Maple Park garage. Following his passion, O’Malley opened Star Worlds Arcade ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Larson reappointed to council

    Richard D. Larson, an attorney with offices in Sycamore, has been reappointed to serve as a member of the Commercial Banking, Collections & Bankruptcy ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • U.S. Cellular workshop set

    U.S. Cellular will offer a free Device Workshop where current or potential smartphone users can ask questions and learn about any device they are inte ...
    April 13, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Armstong: Stepping competition brings visitors, revenue

    We will welcome more than 1,000 guests to DeKalb County on April 25 for the Illinois Stepping League State Youth Competition. 
    April 13, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Feed’em Soup to host benefit for Fairdale

    DeKALB – Feed’em Soup will host a pasta bar benefit Thursday through Sunday to help those affected by the tornado that struck Fairdale.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Applications for U.S. jobless aid rise but still at low level

    WASHINGTON – More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but applications for jobless aid overall remain low — a reassuring sign after hiri ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:45 am
  • U.S. job openings surge, a sign that job gains may rebound

    WASHINGTON – It turns out we may be able to breathe easier about the slowdown in hiring last month.A ...
    April 7, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • All Around Pumping welcomed

    The DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cutting celebrating its newest member All Around Pumping Inc.’s ni ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Duffy: Find out for uourself

    In today’s world of information with news being delivered directly to where people are and in a variety of formats to meet the needs of the person, it ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • Trusted Networking Advisors supports Adventure Works

    Trusted Networking Advisors, a dynamic group of local business owners and managers, donated $200 to Adventure Works of DeKalb County during its March ...
    April 6, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • DeKalb Florist not closing, just downsizing

    DeKALB – The owners of DeKalb Florist and Greenhouse assure the public that the business is not closing.
    April 6, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • Pace of U.S. hiring weakens with just 126K jobs added in March

    WASHINGTON – The weakening U.S. economy spilled into the job market in March as employers added only 126,000 jobs — the fewest since December 2013 — s ...
    April 3, 2015 - 8:12 am
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