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Lonnie’s Carpet Max opens at new location JANESVILLE — Lonnie’s Carpet Max, based in Rockford, has opened a new location in Janesville. The new store, called Lonnie’s Flooring Outlet, is at 2834 Pontiac Drive, Janesville. It features flooring products including carpet, ceramic tile, hardwood, area rugs and laminates. “When we have excess inventory, it just […]

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On the Move

Bruce Graham of Spectrum Insurance Agency, Inc., 5301 E State St., Rockford, IL earned the gold key award with Pekin Life Insurance for 2012 for Superior life insurance production.  Brenda Ziegler has joined the growing team at Spectrum Insurance Agency, Inc. of Rockford as Agency/Human Resources Administrator. Spectrum Insurance Agencies has provided Service Beyond All […]

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Milton site selected for BTC manufacturing programs

By Shaun Zinck For SBJ Eight advanced manufacturing programs at Blackhawk Technical College will move into a new building in Milton, Wis.  The BTC board unanimously approved leasing out a vacant building at 15 N. Plumb St. in Milton during a meeting last month. The lease would be for 10 years along with two five-year […]

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Beloit Snappers

The Snappers continue to draw sports fans to Beloit.

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Farmer’s Market

The Downtown Beloit Farmer’s Market offers a variety of vendors. 

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Rick’s Picks

“Rick’s Picks,” a display of Cheap Trick guitars and more, has proven to be a hit at Rockford’s Burpee Museum. 

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Rotary Gardens

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Rotary Gardens

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Rotary Gardens

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Stateline Area communities ready for the tourism season to start bringing visitors

Spring has sprung April is here, spring is in the air and families are waiting for school to end so they can get out and have a little fun and recreation. Those thoughts also have communities such as Beloit, Janesville and Rockford giddy in anticipation of the start of the tourism season, as visitors’ dollars […]

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