• Program helps kids explore future

    BELOIT — A $25,000 pilot program formed through a partnership between the Hendricks Family Foundation and the Stateline Community Foundation will help Beloit students explore paths for their futures. Experience Fellowships will be awarded to Beloit students between the ages... Read More

  • Manufacturing apprenticeship program to start

    JANESVILLE — An Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeship program will start the week of Aug. 10. The program is a joint effort between Blackhawk Technical College and the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board, with support from surrounding employers. The program is designed... Read More

  • New brewery coming to Roscoe

    By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer ROSCOE — “Beer is our way to bring everybody together.” That’s what Ryan Brewing Company President Todd Ryan said about beer making. Ryan Brewing Company, 5312 Williams Drive, will be opening soon offering customers... Read More

  • GBEDC to vote on supporting casino plan

    BELOIT — The Ho-Chunk Nation casino/resort plan for Beloit is getting another backer. The Greater Beloit Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors will approve a resolution supporting the tribe’s plan to bring the $405 million casino/resort to Beloit at its... Read More

  • Resorts in Wisconsin Dells plan to expand

    WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. (AP) — The newest ride at Noah's Ark stands six stories tall, is 335 feet long and allows riders on inner tubes to reach speeds up to 32 mph as they plunge down a 37-foot drop near... Read More

  • First National Bank and Trust celebrates American Housing Month

    BELOIT – In recognition of American Housing Month, First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is providing consumers with valuable housing information throughout the month of June. Tips for both renters and home owners will include choosing the right housing option, getting... Read More

  • $10 million expansion project set

    SOUTH BELOIT — PBC Linear is planning to construct a 66,000-square-foot building near its existing facility along Rockton Road at Interstate 39/90. A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday at the PBC Linear site at 6402 E. Rockton Road for the... Read More

  • Rock County Dairy Breakfast planned 

    JANESVILLE — The Rock County Dairy Breakfast will be held from 6:30 - 11 a.m. Saturday at the Kersten Farm, 4522 W. Mineral Point Road. The event will feature a delicious farm breakfast, live music, games and activities. Hosting the... Read More

  • First National Bank and Trust announces promotions

    BELOIT – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) proudly announces the promotion of five individuals as approved at a recent board meeting. Dave Marshick has been promoted to First Vice President – Commercial Banking Manager. Marshick joined First National Bank and... Read More

  • Greater Freeport Partnership now operating

    Freeport — The Greater Freeport Partnership, which is designed to promote economic development, tourism, Main Street and business services to grow the Freeport and Stephenson County region has begun operations. The Greater Freeport Partnership formed when the boards of directors of Northwest Illinois... Read More

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