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Canada is the top destination for St. Louis, MO-IL metro area exports in 2017

St. Louis, MO-IL exported $2.19 billion to Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 12.3 percent from $1.95 billion in 2016.

Lake County exports up 13% since 2013

Lake County exports increased 13 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Germany in 2017?

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI metro ranks first in trade with Germany with exports of $2.14 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Canada in 2017?

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI metro ranks first in trade with Canada with exports of $16.19 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Cook County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Cook County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA).

Canada is the top destination for Peoria, IL metro area exports in 2017

Peoria, IL exported $1.53 billion to Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 49.2 percent from $1.02 billion in 2016.

DuPage County exports up 5.1% since 2013

DuPage County exports increased 5.1 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Analysis: Illinois posts 5th highest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 489 properties in Illinois started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the fifth highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

FOX LAKE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Best in Breed Conformation Classes to be held May 14

For each breed the AKC & UKC registers, there is a breed standard which is a word description of the perfect dog of that breed.

Canada is the top destination for Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI metro area exports in 2017

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI exported $13.48 billion to Canada in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 1.9 percent from $13.22 billion in 2016.

Cook County exports down 6.8% since 2013

Cook County exports decreased 6.8 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Analysis: University of Chicago medical school ranks 18th best for primary care in the nation

University of Chicago finished in a tie for 18th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Experts say universities are among most vulnerable to data breaches

Universities are particularly vulnerable to hacks and data breaches because of their lack of experience dealing with such attacks, and the time to combat them, according to leading credit card processing company Arrow Payments.

Analysis: Which college baseball program grossed the most in the U.S.

Bradley University, University of Illinois at Chicago and Northern Illinois University top the list of highest grossing college baseball programs nationwide in 2016

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Alexander County residents is highest in Illinois

Alexander County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Illinois, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

JEFFERSON COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Cedarhurst Center for the Arts to be held May 30

Thursdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day - Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Analysis: University of Chicago ranks 16th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Chicago finished in a tie for 16th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Illinois building permits: November 2018

Illinois issued 2,494 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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