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  • Sycamore Park District instructor opens fitness business

    SYCAMORE – Ten years after starting out in the fitness business, Cathy Pivonka is ready to open her own dance studio.
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Edward Jones associates accept limited partnership offers

    Ryan D. Genz, financial adviser, and Erin Lee, senior branch office administrator, of Edward Jones in Sycamore, have accepted invitations to become li ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Interactive map launched for National Tourism Week

    The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau recently launched a new interactive map marketing tool to kick off National Tourism Week, which was M ...
    May 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Monthly average of unemployment claims falls to 15-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits ticked lower last week, pushing down the four-week average of applications to its ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • U.S. retail sales flat-line in April

    WASHINGTON – U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.
    May 13, 2015 - 8:32 am
  • Gas prices still look low for summer even after spring surge

    NEW YORK – Drivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax: They will almost certainly be paying far less for gas this summer t ...
    May 12, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • U.S. job openings fall, hiring rises in mixed report

    WASHINGTON – The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell in March, though companies filled more of their open positions in a sign they are still con ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:20 am
  • Verizon barges into online video, buying AOL for $4.4B

    NEW YORK – Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom's push in both mobile and advertising fields.
    May 12, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • 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
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