| Jul 10, 2014
| 6:02 PM
SILVIS, Ill. -- Former winner Zach Johnson was one of three players to card an 8-under 63 on Thursday and claim a share of the lead after the opening round of the John Deere Classic.
Johnson, the 2012 champion, was joined by Rory Sabbatini and Brian...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Justin Rose set up a chance to capture back-to-back titles by shooting a five-under-par 66 in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Marc Warren after three rounds.
Rose and Warren, who had a 67, are at...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Nancy E. Johnston died peacefully in her home on June 16th, 2014 following a long courageous battle with cancer. She will be greatly missed. Nancy was a great person; loved by her husband Robert L. Johnston (Bob), her children Stephanie (Tom) Steven...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The University of Illinois doesn’t often buddy up with the University of Iowa, just as Rolls-Royce doesn’t often volunteer to hold hands with General Electric.
But that’s exactly the kind of scenario the Digital Lab for Manufacturing --...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Ripken Stadium — home of the Aberdeen IronBirds — was transformed into a wrestling arena Sunday night for the latest stop on TNA's Impact World Tour. In case you missed it, three dedicated and talented Baltimore Sun summer interns were there...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:23 PM
The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf.
Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No. 10 in the world before you are old enough to legally have a beer in most states....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Unlike the tea party, Democrats do not demand absolute ideological purity. But we do have certain core values that those who claim to be our representatives in Annapolis should be expected to share. So when a politician like Jim Brochin repeatedly takes...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Farm equipment maker Deere & Co. said Friday it will lay off 460 workers at its Waterloo, Iowa, plant because of declining demand.
The announcement comes a week after Deere announced a plan to cut 600 workers in Ankeny, Iowa; Coffeyville, Kansas; and at...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:30 AM
WOODSTOCK — Linemaster Switch's rural location both hinders and helps the 160-employee manufacturer.
The company, which makes pedals that operate controls in vehicles, on factory floors, and in operating rooms, has a bit of a captive audience when...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: July retail sales, business inventories for June, MBA mortgage applications for week ending Aug. 8
Local earnings: CTI Industries Corp., Deere & Co., W.W. Grainger Inc.
Other earnings: Macy's Inc., Pinnacle Foods Inc., Progressive Wand others
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Deere & Co. on Wednesday cut its forecast for the year after reporting third-quarter income that fell 15 percent on weaker sales of its iconic farm equipment.
Net income in the quarter that ended July 31 fell to $851 million, or $2.33 per share, from...