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  • Caterpillar staying put in Peoria, expanding headquarters

    PEORIA – Caterpillar Inc. announced Friday that it is keeping its global headquarters in downtown Peoria and expanding its corporate campus in what it ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:49 am
  • White House: Higher wages needed to make up for stagnation

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama's top economists say that even as the U.S. has managed to kick start a lasting and growing recovery, modest wage g ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart's U.S. workers to get pay raises

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retaile ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:11 am
  • Dog writer wins awards in national competition

    For the second year in a row, local dog writer Sharon Pflaumer won the largest cash award in the Dog Writers Association of America Annual National Wr ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Salis earns insurance designation

    Anthony Salis has been named an Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society.Salis was awarded the As ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Sycamore native receives ‘40 Under 40’ award

    Kristen Roche, native of Sycamore, and 2001 graduate of Sycamore High School, has been named a “40 Under 40” award recipient from Milwaukee Business J ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Capital World Advisors Accounting welcomed

    Provided photoThe DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff hosted a ribbon-cu ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Vendors sought for Sandwich women’s expo

    The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its sixth “Lights. Camera. Action!” Women’s Expo from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19 at The Party Lodg ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • DeKalb video, design agency plans expansion

    DeKALB – OC Imageworks video coordinator Dan Kapper turned his hobby into a career.“When I was young ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Illinois' county fairs bring economic benefits, study shows

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois' more than 100 county fairs generated an estimated $170 million in spending last year but continue to see a decline in state fu ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 8:42 pm
  • Cheaper gas lowers U.S. retail sales; spending up elsewhere

    WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales fell sharply last month as gas prices plummeted and auto sales slowed. But excluding those volatile categories, America ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • U.S. job openings rise to 14-year high; job quits, hiring up

    WASHINGTON – The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains w ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • DeKalb Fire Department receives grant

    The DeKalb Fire Department received a $2,500 grant from the 3M Foundation to purchase 10 sets of body armor for first responders. Body armor will be w ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Chamber welcomes Subway DeKalb-Oasis

    Provided photoThe DeKalb Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, board members and staff recently hosted a ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Ribbon Cutting for fundraiser

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    Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:07 am
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