The sky’s the limit

JANESVILLE — The Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, just a few miles north of Beloit and south of Janesville off State Highway 51, has been serving the needs of the public for more than 60 years. And for more than 40 of those years, Airport Director Ron Burdick has worked at the site. “I’ve been out […]

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Construction to begin along I-39/90

MADISON — Though most of the construction along I-39/90 won’t be hitting Beloit for several years, northern Rock County could be seeing projects begin as early as next week. There are more than 15 projects on the schedule, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s latest plan. Beginning this month, work will begin on the […]

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Noodles & Company opens on Milwaukee Road in Beloit

BELOIT — Noodles & Company, Beloit’s newest chain restaurant, offers a broad, globally-inspired menu of pastas, salads, soups and sandwiches. It also has a small selection of beer and wine. “We offer a variety of flavors that you can’t get everywhere,” said Dave Babcock, the location’s general manager. The restaurant at 2900 Milwaukee Road, opened […]

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Turner graduate returns to Beloit, opens up own chiropractic practice

BELOIT — A 2004 Beloit Turner graduate said he’s thrilled to be back home in Beloit to launch his new business. “After being gone 10 years, I’ve been pleasantly surprised with all that’s been done downtown,” said Dr. Seth Pelock. He opened Pelock Chiropractic, 2240 Prairie Ave., on Jan. 25 and hosted a grand opening […]

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Tradition lives on at Keep on Cut’n

BELOIT — If little Johnny got in trouble, the adult who caught him in the act never bothered to call the house. After all, his mother, Linda Prescher, could nearly always be found working away at her beauty shop, Keep on Cut’n. Twenty-three years have passed by, and the shop, first located in the Shopko […]

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Proposed rail project would pass through Rock County

A proposed railroad that may some day pass through Rock County has a new route. The plan calls for a bypass that, if built, would allow trains to go around Chicago to the south, and it then shoots north past Rockford to hook up with another rail line in Rock County. Along the way, it […]

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Construction work to begin on I-39/90

MADISON — Though most of the construction along I-39/90 won’t be hitting Beloit for several years, northern Rock County could be seeing projects begin as early as next week. There are more than 15 projects on the schedule, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s latest plan. Beginning this month, work will begin on the […]

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Firehouse Subs now open in Janesville

JANESVILLE — Joe Fallin probably wouldn’t have predicted he’d become a sub shop owner, but he’s pleased that life has taken that turn. Fallin recently opened his own franchise of Firehouse Subs, a Florida-based fast food chain known for its hot subs and firefighting theme, in Janesville. “Things have been going really well so far,” […]

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BUSINESS BRIEFS

BauerFinancial Inc., Coral Gables, Florida announced recently that First National Bank and Trust, Beloit, Wisconsin has once again earned its coveted 5-Star Superior rating for the 18th consecutive quarter. “A 5-Star rating indicates that First National Bank and Trust is one of the strongest banks in the nation, excelling in such areas as capital, loan […]

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ON THE MOVE

ON THE MOVE Jeannie Hill is celebrating 20 years of service with Rockford Mutual Insurance Company. Hill began her employment as Recovery Specialist at Rockford Mutual Insurance Company. From there she was promoted to Claim Representative, followed by Senior Claim Representative then to her current position of Auto Coordinator in our Claims Department. Rockford Mutual […]

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