• Bikes have come a long way

    Nearly 200 years have passed since the first rudimentary bicycle was created, yet the popularity and diversity of this first self-propelled mode of transportation has grown steadily. The use of bicycles not only for work, but also for recreation and... Read More

  • StatelineBusiness News In Brief

    Recycle for kids ROCKFORD _ Easter Seals Children's Development Center in Rockford, in cooperation with Century 21 Country North, is asking local businesses to recycle their empty printer and fax cartridges as part of its Cartridges for Kids Campaign (CFK).... Read More

  • Strategists explain new tax act

    SOUTH BELOIT _ Taxpayers may benefit from a new tax act enacted this year, the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003. Strategists from RSM McGladrey explained the new act and spoke about year end tax strategies at... Read More

  • Company tries offering more for less

    BELOIT _ When the Schenck and Russell families felt a need for better quality computer systems for a cheaper price, they decided to go into business for themselves. The two families, Jerry and Anita Schenk and David and Lisa Russell... Read More

  • Chamber adds insurance options

    Chamber members may benefit from group insurance BELOIT _ The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce has added two more providers to its health care service network also know as the Greater Beloit Chamber Benefit Partnership. Representatives from WPS health insurance... Read More

  • McDonald’s, vegetarians disagree over settlement

    CHICAGO (AP) _ When McDonald's Corp. acknowledged cooking its french fries in beef-flavored oil and agreed to give millions of dollars to vegetarian groups, it looked like the end of a legal battle. But in Cook County Court Monday, Seattle... Read More

  • Bankruptcies

    Rock County Chapter 7 {November 1 David R. & Kelli J. Hardesty; 1008 Bouchard Avenue, Janesville; Case 02-17056 November 2 Craig A. & Debbie R. Furman; 5644 E. County Road J, Clinton; Case 02-17075 November 4 Tracie Ann Klatt; 2100... Read More

  • Rockford strengthens ties to Mexico

    ROCKFORD _ In November, Rockford Mayor Doug Scott and representatives of several manufacturing sites in the Stateline Area traveled to Mexico on a trade mission. Scott recently talked about the trip, its purpose and outcomes from his Rockford office. There... Read More

  • Partner joins Cafe Belwah

    BELOIT _ A new partner has joined the Cafe Belwah owners and is now the on-site operator as well, bringing years of experience with him. Jerry Zakrzewski, who goes by the last name of "Zak," has invested in Cafe Belwah... Read More

  • StatelineBusiness News In Brief

    Cullen chosen for major work J.P. Cullen & Sons, Inc., Janesville, has been selected as general contractor for a $38 million school project in South Milwaukee, a $9.5 million inventory building for Lands' End in Dodgeville, Wis., and a $6... Read More

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