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  • Duffy: October is full of fun in DeKalb

    For those of us who prefer the warm weather, we probably shouldn’t have picked the Midwest as a place to live. The changing of the seasons is a pretty ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Texas Roadhouse hosts benefits for local charities

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb resident Connie Pinckney was eager Sunday to dig into one of her favorite steaks at Texas Roadhouse in Sycamore.
    Oct. 12, 2014 - 11:13 pm
  • Local wineries get production underway

    MAPLE PARK – Winemaker Sergio Benavides uses tricks he learned while studying wine in Chile to compensate for how the weather has affected some grapes ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • NIU alumni plan food truck business

    DeKALB – The only thing stopping a trio of Northern Illinois University alumni from officially rolling out their food truck business is the funding th ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:44 pm
  • Borek: Economic growth initiatives progressing

    The DeKalb County Economic Development Corp. is engaged in an Industrial Growth Initiative to create jobs, increase prosperity and expand the tax base ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • Holiday sales seen rising 4.1 percent

    NEW YORK – Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what's traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, acc ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Obama claims progress on Wall Street rules

    WASHINGTON – A year after prodding financial regulators to act more swiftly to rein in Wall Street, President Barack Obama on Monday claimed progress ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Businesses won't have to return BP spill payouts

    NEW ORLEANS – BP wants its money back – hundreds of millions of dollars of it – but a federal judge said Wednesday that the oil giant must stand by th ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:21 pm
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