• From the editor

    ...about this issue The beginning of a new year usually is filled with hopes, plans and dreams for the future. This year is no different in those regards. However, the uncertainty which has cast a shadow over the past year... Read More

  • Candy company staves off bankruptcy

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) _ A few months ago, employees of the world's largest candy cane manufacturer didn't know if they would have jobs this holiday season. Bobs Candies Inc., a mainstay of the Albany economy for 83 years, made the... Read More

  • Beloit pupils benefit from Latin class

    Joann Polito has loved Latin as long as she can remember. So when she got the chance to teach the language at Beloit Memorial High School 12 years ago, she jumped at the change. It was a good move not... Read More

  • South Beloit supper club, lounge to open

    Bob Larsen is hoping a familiar name, quality ingredients and solid customer service translates into a South Beloit success. Larsen, his brother Dan, and Stan Mannino purchased the former Stockyard Bar and Grill and have turned it into The Inferno... Read More

  • StatelineBusiness News In Brief

    Regal-Beloit reorients lines Regal-Beloit Corporation (AMEX: RBC) recently announced that it will take a charge to earnings in the fourth quarter 2002 of 3 cents per share, or approximately $1,150,000 pre-tax, for plant consolidations within the company's Mechanical Group. Henry... Read More

  • Avid Pallet Services comes to Beloit

    The old Eddy Street foundry which was part of the defunct Beloit Corp. operations for several years, has a new, clean look and is once again functional. But the rejuvenated site, located at 1401 Eddy St., no longer houses paper... Read More

  • Connecting Wis., Ill. via recreation

    South Beloit is one of several communities working with the Winnebago County Forest Preserve District in order to come up with a plan to connect recreation paths across the county. Commissioners discussed the city's contribution to the path connection at... Read More

  • Buildings shine on Grand Canyon’s edge

    GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) _ Born and raised on the edge of the Grand Canyon, Karen Komalestewa was never too impressed with the scenery. "It was just a hole in the ground," she says. The Hopi girl was... Read More

  • New GMC Sonoma offers SUV-like style

    Don't be so quick to buy a new sport utility vehicle. At a glance By the Associated Press 2002 GMC Sonoma 4WD Crew Cab BASE PRICE: $24,273. AS TESTED: $26,949. TYPE: Front-engine, four-wheel drive, five-passenger, compact pickup truck. ENGINE: 4.3-liter,... Read More

  • Executives top 60 years of experience

    Thomas M. Heepke, 42, proposed president and CEO, has 18 years of banking experience. The past 2 1/2 years he has served as regional senior vice president for First Bank, St. Louis with a with a loan production office in... Read More

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