RockTenn celebrates 15 years of no lost-time accidents

hgavan@beloitdailynews.com Employees at RockTenn Beloit keep a watch out for each other, and it shows. The sheet plant at 2350 Springbrook Court celebrated 15 years, with no lost-time accidents on Wednesday. Employees celebrated by having a lunch catered by Famous Dave’s. They received gift bags filled with safety items such as first aid kits and […]

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Farm equipment maker Deere foresees sharp sales drop

MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — The chairman and CEO of Deere & Co. says the agricultural equipment maker is preparing for the largest single-year sales drop in its 178-year history. The (Moline) Dispatch (http://bit.ly/18peQJ8 ) reports Sam Allen talked about Deere’s 2015 outlook at the annual stockholders meeting Wednesday. Sales are forecast to fall 17 percent […]

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AllScripts reports 4Q loss

CHICAGO (AP) — Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. (MDRX) on Thursday reported a loss of $2.2 million in its fourth quarter. The Chicago-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 9 cents per share. The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The average […]

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Tools for Schools

As technology is always changing, Blain’s Farm and Fleet updates their automotive service center equipment in all stores on a continuous basis. The older equipment is sent to Blain Supply, Inc. where it is cleaned and refurbished, then donated to local high schools near the Janesville area who are in need of shop equipment. Many […]

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Longtime Johnsonville Sausage CEO retiring

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, Wis. (AP) — The former president of Oscar Mayer will become the new CEO at Johnsonville Sausage. The current CEO, Ralph Stayer, has led the privately owned Sheboygan Falls company for the last 47 years. He will retire April 1, but continue to serve as chairman of the board. For the first time […]

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Chicago Rockford International Airport Honored with Two Awards RFD recognized for financial and training excellence

Rockford, Ill. – The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) has been recognized with two distinguished awards this month, honoring excellence in both financial reporting and training. The Greater Rockford Airport Authority (GRAA) has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the 17th consecutive […]

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Stateline Area Real Estate Dec. 2014

REAL ESTATE Rock County CIty of Beloit Dec. 1 1809 Grant St.; Rock County Sheriff, Timothy A. & Jennifer J. LaRosa to Federal National Mortgage; no fee listed. 904 Lincoln Ave.; First National Bank & Trust to Rockford Development LLC; $30,000 1018 Chapin St.; Housing and Urban Development to Juviel Gama; $10,000 617 Merrill St.; […]

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Stateline Area Real Estate Nov. 2014

REAL ESTATE Rock County City of Beloit Nov. 4 1649 Moore St.; RDM Enterprise LLC to William J. McCauley; $61,000 321 Olympian Blvd.; School District of Beloit to ORP Real Estate Holdings LLC; $10,000 516 Vernon Ave.; Rock County Sheriff and Anna R. Heider to Federal National Mortgage; $10,000 Nov. 6 2146 Masters St.; Federal […]

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Stateline Area Building Permits Dec. 2014

BUILDING PERMITS Rock County City of Beloit Residential New Construction 3620 Eagles Ridge Drive; New Leaf Homes LLC.; $338 3615 Eagles Ridge Drive; New leaf Homes LLC.; $323 Residential Alterations/Conversions 2343 Butlin Drive; Jason C. Kelley; $58 1161 Hinsdale Ave.; Carmen Willis; $34 1110 Chapin St.; John W. Boardman; $38 1841 Wisconsin Ave.; Victor Limon […]

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Stateline Area Bankruptcies Nov. 2014

Bankruptcies Below are the initial filings of bankruptcies in Rock and Winnebago Counties, for the dates specified. ROCK COUNTY CHAPTER 7 Nov. 4 Michael J. Ramsdail; PO Box 413, Beloit; Case No. 3-14-14719 Dustin K. & Sannon L. Pageloff; 3221 Randolph Road, Janesville; Case No. 3-14-14720 Chester H. Kopke Jr.; 509 1/2 W. Van Buren […]

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