• StatelineBusiness News in Brief

    BELOIT - Christofferson Moving & Storage of Beloit, an agent for United Van Lines, has been honored by the Transportation Company for "exceptional professional achievement." Announcement of the recognition was part of the United annual awards program. United President Richard... Read More

  • Strong opportunity in Chinese market

    ROSCOE - Opening a plant overseas may be one solution to increasing U.S. exports, according to Forest City Gear President Fred Young. Young recently went on a fact-finding mission to China with 12 other gear manufacturers to investigate the possibilities... Read More

  • First in-house crematory service offered

    BELOIT - Those at Daley, Murphy, Wisch and Associates Funeral Home, 2355 Cranston Road, are all fired up about their newest acquisition. The funeral home became home to Rock County's first crematory in November. "This way a loved one continues... Read More

  • Rockford airport lands two new airlines

    ROCKFORD - The Northwest Chicagoland Regional Airport in Rockford has added two new airlines in the last month, offering more options for Stateline Area travelers. Hooters Air will begin air service Jan. 31, offering flights out of Rockford to Las... Read More

  • Flavor is king in brew pubs

    ROCKFORD - Blessed is he who drinks beer... Those words are part of Carlyle Brewing Co.'s motto and the truth for founder, Don Carlyle. Since May 2003, his brewing company and tasting room has thrived. There are no mixed drinks... Read More

  • Time for new look at business taxes

    Small businesses will benefit from several changes in the tax laws in 2005, yet some deductions available when filing 2004 taxes have changed for 2005 and beyond. According to local tax professionals, such as Bob Farrell and Mark Patterson of... Read More

  • No business like snow business

    This month's cover story features the trends in winter sports and the businesses profiting from them. Whether on skis or in a snowmobile, Stateline Area sport enthusiasts are slipping out of their homes and down the slopes. In addition to... Read More


    BELOIT-JANESVILLE REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS BELOIT 1462 Sixth St.; Eduardo Cobos to El Rio LLC; no fee listed 725 Vine St.; First Federal Capital Bank to Freedom Property Investments LLC; $19,500 2115 Hayfield Lane; Rogers Development Inc. to Three Hammer Construction... Read More

  • Confessions of a Money manager

    Last week's article dealt with the mutual fund segment of a portfolio and the importance of re-balancing. This week we're going look at the small cap segment. But first we should address the reasons for even owning small cap stocks.... Read More

  • Insurance changes prompt company switches

    Many local companies either switched away from the Blue Cross/Blue Shield United of Wisconsin network or offered another alternative to employees as the final deadline for termination approached. Of Beloit Memorial Hospital's (BMH) major clients, roughly 60-75 percent had found... Read More

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