• SwedishAmerican breaks ground on new Creekside Medical Center

    ROCKFORD— SwedishAmerican officially broke ground on its new state-of-the-art Creekside Medical Center, located at 3505 North Bell School Road, Rockford. SwedishAmerican leadership, board members, doctors, representatives from the City of Rockford, along with local officials, formally broke ground on its... Read More

  • Gateway Bank to move to new location

    By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer ROSCOE — Gateway Community Bank will be moving from 5390 Williams Drive to the Blackhawk Bank location at 5206 Elevator Road in early July as Blackhawk Bank moves to the former Tuscan Grill building... Read More

  • ABC Supply sponsor Greenwood bus tour

    BELOIT — ABC Supply and singer/songwriter Lee Greenwood have entered a multi-year relationship and the Beloit-based company will sponsor Greenwood’s tour bus as he travels across the county, according to a news release posted on the ABC Supply website. Greenwood,... Read More

  • American Airlines opposed to Chicago airport expansion plan

    CHICAGO (AP) — American Airlines says it's opposed to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's $8.5 billion deal to expand O'Hare International Airport. The airline said Wednesday that it can't sign a lease in its current form "because of a secret provision,... Read More

  • KMK Completes Marketing Materials for Boy Scouts of America

      ROCKFORD— KMK Media Group, a Rockford-based marketing communications firm, designed an annual report and pledge card for the Boy Scouts of America Blackhawk Area Council.  The infographic-driven easy-to-read report showcases highlights of the past year including major sources of revenue... Read More

  • Headliner Award goes to Bill Flanagan

    By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer BELOIT — Daily News Editor Bill Barth presented the prestigious Laurence A. Raymer Headliner Award to Dr. William Flanagan, as a champion for educating Beloit’s youth and for commitment to serving his community. The... Read More

  • Walker touts strong economy, opportunities for workforce

    By CLINT WOLF News editor BELOIT — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker touted historic low unemployment and new opportunities for residents of Beloit and the state Tuesday during his address to about 500 guests at the 91st Annual Greater Beloit Chamber... Read More

  • ‘Uptown’ district explored for Town

      By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer TOWN OF BELOIT — Town officials are looking to create an “uptown district” in the area surrounding Inman Parkway. Town Administrator Ian Haas said a uptown concept meeting was held last week at Fire... Read More

  • Downtown celebrates its successes

    By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer BELOIT — ‘Survey says’ downtown Beloit is thriving. That’s how speakers at Thursday’s Downtown Beloit Association (DBA) Annual Awards Dinner described the bustling, scenic and opportunity-filled downtown. With a “Family Feud” theme, the lively... Read More

  • Western New York sauerkraut operation moving to Wisconsin

    SHORTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A century-old sauerkraut and pickle plant in a western New York village is shutting down as its parent company consolidates operations in rural Wisconsin. GLK Foods has announced it's expanding its Bear Creek, Wisconsin plant and... Read More

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