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  • Blackhawk Bank donates $15,000 to Janesville early literacy task force

    JANESVILLE – Blackhawk Bank recently announced their commitment to donate $15,000 to the Janesville Early Literacy Task Force over the next three years. These funds will assist the Task Force in providing Janesville youth - from birth to five-years-old -... Read More

  • Alliant power project closer to halfway mark

    By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer TOWN OF BELOIT — Construction on the Alliant Energy’s West Riverside Energy Center was about 35 percent complete as of early July. Scott Reigstad, senior communications partner, said nearly 800,000 total work hours have been... Read More

  • Couple offers robust menu, local microbrew at new Artisan Pub

    By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer SOUTH BELOIT — A much-loved sight is back in South Beloit — Bob and Beth Larsen behind the counter. The couple has been providing great customer service and a delicious menu at Artisan, 1322... Read More

  • Town to have new Casey’s this year

    By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer TOWN OF BELOIT — A new Casey’s General Store is set to be operational in the Town of Beloit in early November, the first development project in the township’s potential uptown district. Tim Kienbaum, community... Read More

  • Airport project to bring 1K jobs to area 

    By AUSTIN MONTGOMERY Staff Writer ROCKFORD — Stateline Area officials are touting the success brought by a Chicago-Rockford International Airport project that is expected to bring more than 1,000 jobs to the area. New expansion projects at the airport, from... Read More

  • Rockton shops plan sidewalk sales event

    By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer ROCKTON — Businesses in Rockton have joined together to host the second annual Summer Sidewalk Sales event in light of road construction affecting their businesses. The sales event will be from 10 a.m. - 5... Read More

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