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  • City of Beloit planners looking at two new downtown projects

    By AUSTIN MONTGOMERY Staff writer BELOIT — Two new businesses set to open in downtown Beloit will head before the city’s Plan Commission on Wednesday, with one of the establishments requesting a sign ordinance exemption. According to city planning staff,... Read More

  • Glitz & Go plans expansion

    BELOIT — Ground will be breaking for an expansion at Glitz & Go, 3311 Prairie Ave. The party supply store and banquet hall will be setting up a floral shop in the new 1,000-square-foot space located to the southeast of... Read More

  • Taylor company acquired

    ROCKTON — The Taylor Company, a manufacturer of food service equipment in Rockton, has entered an agreement to be acquired by the Middleby Corporation based in Elgin, Illinois. The acquisition agreement was announced Friday by Middleby Corporation in a news... Read More

  • Health System’s ratings outlook upgraded, A- rating affirmed 

    BELOIT — Fitch Ratings has upgraded Beloit Health System’s ratings outlook to Positive from Stable and affirmed the Health System’s A- rating. Fitch Ratings, a financial rating organization that evaluates the fiscal health of organizations, upgraded Beloit Health System’s outlook... Read More

  • Rosecrance designated an Aetna Institute of Quality

    ROCKFORD – The Rosecrance substance abuse program has earned an Aetna Institute of Quality® designation for Behavioral Health. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions... Read More

  • $250K grant awarded to Beloit for downtown hotel, cafe project

    BELOIT — A $250,000 Community Development Investment Grant has been awarded to Beloit to assist in converting a historic downtown building into a boutique hotel and cafe. The grant was awarded by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to support... Read More

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