| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:59 PM
Margaret Mae Hulse, 98, of Mt. Aetna Road, Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Peoria, Ill., passed away Monday June 10, 2013.
Born March 11, 1915, in Peoria, she was the daughter of the late Herman H. and Amelia A. (Strus) Petzing.
She was preceded in...
| Mar 10, 2013
Here in Chicago, where locals intuitively know a wink and a nod might have as many different meanings as Tom Skilling has descriptions for precipitation, we should well understand the difficulties faced by companies looking to do business in emerging...
| Feb 17, 2013
When lawmakers raised taxes on Illinois residents and businesses, they also increased corporate income tax breaks for a select group of companies.
In 2011, businesses were eligible to claim about $161 million in tax credits — double from the...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy unexpectedly shrank from October through December, the first quarterly drop since 2009 and a reminder of the economy's vulnerability as automatic cuts in government spending loom.
The Commerce Department said the...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Caterpillar's fourth-quarter net income fell by half after it took a big charge for a deal in China that went bad, and because of slower growth in China and economic uncertainty in the U.S. and Europe.
Still, its adjusted profit and...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Peoria-based Caterpillar Inc. said Wednesday that it plans to move work from its plant in Joliet to another facility in Sumter, S.C., creating 80 jobs …...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Caterpillar Inc. officials showed reporters around its Joliet plant Friday, a move aimed at sending a message that it can produce parts without the about …...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Elgin Community College will host a job fair Friday. From 1 to 4 p.m., job seekers will have the opportunity to meet more than 100 …...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:15 AM
Rotary Club’s community fall project deemed a success
The first annual “Stuff the Bus Project” in Boyle County raised 628 pounds of school supplies that will be distributed through area Family Resource and Youth Services Centers. The...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Alan Travis Beimfohr, 67, of Newport Beach, California, passed away peacefully at home on April 17, 2012, surrounded by his devoted wife Linda, his loving children Alison, Nick and Kurt, and his brother Ed.
Alan was born on January 4, 1945 in Ft. Riley,...
| Nov 11, 2012
On the big screen, a hero's mettle is established by showing how much punishment the star can withstand and how daunting the obstacles are while ultimately getting the job done.
Early in the latest James Bond movie, "Skyfall," an assassin seeks to escape...