For some, it’s probably a distant memory. For others, it’s as fresh as it was 12 years ago when the announcement was first made, then two years after that when reality set in. For others still, they may not know that there was an employer bigger than the railroad in Galesburg ten years ago.
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Conditional use for land in Knox County has been approved by the Knox County Board.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has received help from a fellow Democrat in Maryland as he continues to make the minimum wage a focus in his re-election campaign against Republican Bruce Rauner.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the jobless rate has been reduced in Knox County.
CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment fell in all 12 Illinois metro areas in July. It was the fourth straight month of falling jobless rates across the state’s metro areas.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Officials say a jet-repair and maintenance center will open in early 2016 at the Chicago Rockford International Airport, employing about 500 people.
DIXON, Ill. (AP) — A manufacturing company plans to expand its plant in the northern Illinois town of Dixon, adding 40 new jobs over the next three years.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says Illinois’ drop in unemployment is a sign that his policies addressing the state’s business climate are working.
CHICAGO (AP) — San Francisco-based Yelp Inc. plans to open a new office at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart next year.