Noodles and Company to open Beloit location

By Whitney Helm whelm@beloitdailynews.com The old Arby’s restaurant in the Milwaukee Road business corridor will have a new tenant later this summer. National chain restaurant Noodles and Company will be moving into the building at 2900 Milwaukee Road. The building has been vacant since last July when Arby’s moved to its new location nearby. “I’m […]

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NorthPointe campus to expand in Roscoe

By Clint Wolf cwolf@beloitdailynews.com After three tries, the ambulatory surgery center proposal at the NorthPointe Health and Wellness Campus in Roscoe has received approval. The Illinois Health Facilities Review Board approved a Certificate of Need (CON) for the ambulatory surgery center proposal by a 5-3 vote during a meeting held Tuesday in Normal, Ill. “They […]

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Former Sonoco site demolished in Rockton

By Whitney Helm whelm@beloitdailynews.com ROCKTON — Despite pending litigation, the former Sonoco site is being demolished. Rockton Village President Dale Adams said the next court date regarding the Sonoco property is July 17, but he noted he was happy something is being done with the property. The case went to court in February after a […]

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On the Move

Beth Monteiro has been named Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Beloit College. Monteiro has been the college’s executive director of development operations and gift planning since January 2011. She takes the place of former vice president of development and alumni relations Jeff Puckett who left the position in December of last year. […]

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Building Permits, Winnebago County, May 2015

BUILDING PERMITS MAY 2015 Winnebago County City of Rockford Residential Addition 1828 Hulin St.; Rodriguez Guadalupe; $353.10 Commercial Demolition 6050 Cessna Drive; Greater Rockford Airport Authority; $1,261.70 6050 Brynwood Dr.; Dr. Kurt Jensen; $68.20 1620 Harrison Ave.; City of Rockford Public Works; no fees listed 1702 Harrison Ave.; City of Rockford Public Works; no fees […]

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Real Estate, Rock County, May 2015

REAL ESTATE MAY 2015 ROCK COUNTY City of Beloit May 1 3750 Golden Eagle Dr.; MLG/BRC Beloit LLC to Scott Formankiewicz; $13,500 1426 Lincoln Court; Federal National Mortgage to Brandy Ford; no fees listed 2096 Colony Court; JPI Enterprises LTD to NHPCO WIsconsin LLC; $390,000 May 4 2602 Colley Road; Ho-Chunk Nation to Wis. Dept. […]

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Madison-based AnchorBank to cut 101 jobs in next 3 months

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Madison-based AnchorBank is cutting 14 percent of its workforce as part of an effort to save money. The Wisconsin State Journal (http://bit.ly/1Ny9MAW ) reports AnchorBank is eliminating 101 jobs over the next three months. The company says 78 employees will leave by Sept. 30 after they took a voluntary separation package. […]

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United Airlines investing $30 million in biofuels producer 


(AP) — United Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions from planes. United officials said Tuesday that they expect to begin receiving fuel from Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc. in 2018 and could be taking 90 million gallons a year by […]

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Fundraising company abruptly closes Wisconsin call center

OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota company that helps raise money for Republican candidates has abruptly closed its Oshkosh call center, cutting 153 jobs. St. Paul, Minnesota-based Strategic Fundraising Inc. notified the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development of Monday’s closing. In a notice to state officials, Strategic Fundraising said “unforeseen circumstances” had impaired the company’s […]

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Wisconsin seeks to attract young workers

Wisconsin businesses are facing a demographic challenge, with projections indicating in the next 25 years the state will add more than 800,000 residents — and 95 percent of them will be 65 or older. Jim Morgan, president of the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce Foundation, briefed business leaders at a luncheon Thursday on the “Future Wisconsin […]

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