Ironworks wins state redevelopment award

MADISON — Hendricks Commercial Properties has received a Redevelopment and Reuse award for the Ironworks campus redevelopment project in Beloit. The award was presented Wednesday at the 3rd annual Community and Economic Development Awards banquet. The Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) event was held at The Edgewater Hotel in Madison. The award recognizes innovative real […]

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Northpointe Surgery Center hosts open house

By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer ROSCOE — “If you don’t need to be in a hospital, you shouldn’t be.” That’s what Beloit Health System CEO and President Tim McKevett said about patients needing outpatient procedures. Thanks to the new NorthPointe Surgery Center, patients have a more private and convenient option for getting their outpatient […]

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Speaker: Companies need to learn from supply chain management 

By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer BELOIT — Companies need to take lessons learned from supply chain management to build their talent pipeline. That’s what Jason Tyszko, executive director of the Center for Education and Workforce at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, said. Tyszko was the keynote speaker at the Business Education Connection Event […]

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Upcoming program aims to boost students’ futures

BELOIT — Televison host Mike Rowe, Gov. Scott Walker and business leaders will be featured at an upcoming event aimed at inspiring students to think about their future. On Oct. 5, Hendricks CareerTek, the Hendricks Family Foundation and Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) will host a free event titled, “Dare to Dream: A Discussion of […]

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Caritas’ Ambrose moving on

By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer BELOIT — Executive Director Donna Ambrose will be saying goodbye to Caritas. After six years of service to the organization, she is accepting a new position at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Southern Wisconsin. Her last day at Caritas will be Sept. 22. As the director of partnerships […]

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SwedishAmerican CEO Dr. Michael Born named to national list 

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, is pleased to announce that the national industry magazine, Becker’s Hospital Review, has included its president and CEO, Dr. Michael Born, in its “Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems to Know” list, which features presidents and CEOs of hospitals and health systems who also hold medical degrees. Dr. […]

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BTC names new VP of Academic Affairs

JANESVILLE — Blackhawk Technical College has selected Dr. Zahi Atallah, Ph.D. as its new Vice President of Academic Affairs. Atallah, most recently served as the Dean of Advanced Technology and Applied Science at Hartnell College in Salinas, California. He replaces Dr. Diane Nyhammer, who left BTC in April to join Waubonsee Community College as the […]

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Event focuses on building workforce ‘talent pipeline’

By HILLARY GAVAN For Stateline Business Journal BELOIT — Many with a stake in workforce development are excited about the upcoming Business Education Connection Event. This year’s event, titled “Building the Talent Pipeline,” will be held from 8 – 11 a.m. on Sept. 13 at the Eclipse Center, 3 Eclipse Boulevard. It costs $15. A […]

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St. Mary’s Hospital president named

JANESVILLE — Following a national search, Ben Layman has been named president of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Janesville, where he will be responsible for managing and growing the organization’s hospital programs and health services throughout south central Wisconsin. Layman, who officially begins work for SSM Health Sept. 18, brings more than 13 years […]

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Alpacas get their day

By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer BELOIT — Known for being stronger, lighter and more resilient than wool, alpaca fiber often is compared to fabrics like cashmere for being so soft. So says Dennis Pace, who operates Pacesetter Alpacas Farm with his wife Christy. Alpaca fiber also has all of the properties of wool, he says: […]

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