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  • Daniels of Janesville to lay off 49 employees

    JANESVILLE — Daniels of Janesville, LLC, at 2822 E. Milwaukee St., has announced it will lay off 49 employees beginning Aug. 15, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. A release from the Daniels Sentry... Read More

  • Janesville shutdown to lay off 141 people

    JANESVILLE — Ariens Specialty Brands, LLC will lay off 141 employees and close its direct marketing location at 401 S. Wright Road, Janesville. The employee layoffs are expected to begin around Aug. 20 and conclude around March 31, 2019, according... Read More

  • An ‘eclectic witch’ brings new shop to downtown Beloit

    By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer BELOIT — Something Wicca has come to downtown Beloit. Karen Koyama, who describes herself as an eclectic witch, has opened a new store — she calls it Nine Bells and Cat Tails. The business features... Read More

  • Montessori Private Academy receives American Montessori Society accreditation

    Montessori Private Academy (MPA) recently received accreditation from the American Montessori Society (AMS).  Rising to this level of excellence is very rigorous and took 2 1/2 years of self-study, refinement, and AMS onsite review to accomplish.  Illinois, which has had a long Montessori... Read More

  • NorthStar researching cancer, HIV

    By AUSTIN MONTGOMERY Staff writer BELOIT — Fresh off of federal approval to begin production for medical purposes at its Beloit facility, NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is also working to develop commercial-scale production capability for other key medical applications including cancer... Read More

  • ABC Supply Co. Inc. opens first Bronx, New York, branch

    BELOIT —To assist professional contractors in the Bronx, ABC Supply Co. Inc. has opened a branch at 3700 Dyre Ave. ABC Supply is the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of roofing, siding, windows, and other select exterior building products and tools that... Read More

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