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  • Caterpillar beats Wall Street third quarter forecasts

    PEORIA – Caterpillar's belt tightening paid off in the third quarter as the manufacturer easily beat Wall Street expectations and raised its outlook f ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Stocks rally; S&P 500 has best day of 2014

    NEW YORK – The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 index its best day of the year.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • U.S. existing home sales rise in September

    WASHINGTON – U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • Tryggestad joins Resource Insurance

    Marcus Tryggestad has joined Resource Insurance as an insurance adviser offering personal and business lines of coverage.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Construction begins on Sycamore brewpub

    SYCAMORE – The process of opening Sycamore’s first brewpub has been a long and drawn-out one for owner JD Heinrich.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:55 pm
  • Armstrong: Let MiniAbe whisk you away

    Halloween is fast approaching and the Illinois Office of Tourism had an early treat for visitors this fall. It launched a new MiniAbe video that is pa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Illinois workNet Center celebrates new location

    The Illinois workNet Center has settled into its new location at 650B N. Peace Road in DeKalb and will celebrate with an Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. O ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • SundogIT opens Rockford office

    SundogIT Inc., an information technology provider, has opened a new office in Rockford.“This is an i ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • U.S. stocks end dramatic week with rally

    NEW YORK – The stock market capped a turbulent week with a big gain Friday, a sign of renewed investor confidence after days of gloomy economic news.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Apartments pushed up U.S. homebuilding in September

    WASHINGTON – Construction firms broke ground on more apartment complexes in September, pushing up the pace of U.S. homebuilding.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • U.S. jobless aid applications fall to 14-year low

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped to the lowest level in 14 years last week, the latest sign of a strengthening ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:58 am
  • U.S. retail sales fell in September on autos and gas

    WASHINGTON – U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed, a sign that recent job gains hav ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:46 am
  • Red barn playhouse lands in Leland

    SOMONAUK – Kim Johnson of Leland was the winner of the Little Red Barn Backyard Playhouse raffled off by Resource Bank and the Somonauk-Leland-Sandwic ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Swanson adds two new sales agents

    Swanson Real Estate, a locally owned and operated real estate sales office, has added two new sales professionals to its team, Tom Price and Michelle ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Northern Rehab welcomes 2 massage therapists

    Northern Rehab Physical Therapy Specialists welcomed two new massage therapists to its practices in DeKalb and Genoa.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:30 pm
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