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NorthStar receives additional matching funs from DOE/NNSA NorthStar Medical Technologies LLC, parent company of NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes LLC, has received additional matching funds from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), bringing to $11.1 million the total funded for NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes’ accelerator method of producing the medical radioisotope molybdenum-99 (Mo-99). The […]

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YWCA hires V2 Marketing to develop corporate website  YWCA of Rockford recently hired V2 Marketing Communications to develop a corporate website. The website will reflect new branding requirements of the national YWCA and users will be able to read the website content in either English or Spanish. YWCA (Young Women’s Christian Association) draws together members […]

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Geske wins several Edward Jones Awards William Geske of the financial services firm Edward Jones recently won several awards at the firm’s summer regional meetings, including the Goodknight Completion Award, the A. F. McKenzie Award, and the Circle of Success Award. The awards, albeit different in nature, recognize Edward Jones financial advisors for their work […]

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On the move

Bonnie Arrington of Spectrum Insurance Agency, 5301 E. State St., Rockford, Illinois, attended an ethics class presented by Perfection Cleaning & Restoration on May 24. Arrington received three credits towards her Continuing Education requirements set forth by the Department of Insurance in the State of Illinois. Karla Rodgers of Spectrum Insurance Agency completed her ‘Agency […]

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Beloit Health System chef seeks to serve healthy and tasty meals

BELOIT — When Beloit Memorial Hospital’s Executive Chef of Hospitality Services Tom Sullivan was asked to build a menu around a theme of “growing together,” he decided to offer bison tenderloin stuffed with turnip greens and pheasant. After all, bison and pheasant graze together. To recreate their grassland habitat, he sprinkled a base of microgreen […]

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Love’s Park Motorsports expands, relocates to revamped Roscoe facility

ROSCOE — Loves Park Motorsports recently hosted a grand opening of its new Roscoe location. The family-owned business that repairs and deals in new and used ATVs, utility vehicles, Sea-Doos, pontoon boats and motorcycles as well as apparel, parts and accessories was first opened in Machesney Park in 1996 by the Jack family. It’s still […]

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Work begins on ambulatory surgery center at NorthPointe

ROSCOE — In 10 months or so, the new ambulatory surgery center could be accepting patients at the NorthPointe Health and Wellness Campus. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in April for the 30,939-square-foot facility that will represent a $15.27 million investment for Beloit Health System. “We could not have done this without your support,” Beloit […]

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Future funding of I-39/90 uncertain because of budget

Work continues despite questions of future funding on Interstate-39/90 expansion in Wisconsin. Despite concerns about no new revenue for highway projects in the next state budget, State Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, said there are eight projects from the Illinois/Wisconsin state line to Janesville, and five more from Janesville to Edgerton along Interstate 39/90 this summer […]

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On the Move: Summer Quarter 2016

Mat Cooper and Duane Murwin have both received Wreckmaster level 2/3 towing certifications. This is a key certification that enables i90 Enterprises to provide prompt and reliable service on an on-call basis and also as requested by area law and safety enforcement staff. The Wreckmaster certification course trains tow drivers in all aspects of towing […]

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Health systems rebrand after merger

JANESVILLE — Mercy Health System based in Janesville, Wis., and Rockford Health System based in Rockford, Ill., has announced a new name and logo for its merged facilities. The new name for the merged health system will be Mercyhealth, according to a news release from the company. The two health systems officially merged in January […]

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