• Registration is open for annual RoRo Expo

    ROSCOE — Registration is now open for businesses and agencies that want to reserve a vendor booth at this year’s RoRo Expo, set for March 3 and 4. The RoRo Expo again will be held at the Roscoe Middle School,... Read More

  • New Casey’s coming to Beloit

    By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer TOWN OF BELOIT — A new Casey’s General Store is coming to the Town of Beloit this year, with a groundbreaking this spring. Town administrator Ian Haas said that a groundbreaking for the new general... Read More

  • Stateline Chamber seeks new director

    ROSCOE — The Stateline Chamber of Commerce is seeking a new chamber executive director. After only 10 weeks on the job, the chamber has parted ways with executive director Jason Walters, an email to chamber members stated. Walters was hired... Read More

  • Loggers bring millions to western Wisconsin county

      EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (AP) — Lavon Martin might be in the woods all day, and only his wife would know. It's not uncommon for the 20-plus-year logging veteran to work in the forest by himself from about 9 a.m.... Read More

  • Revitalizing the past

    By AUSTIN MONTGOMERY Staff writer BELOIT — Beloit was once home to a luxury downtown hotel in the mid-19th century. A recent effort to restore a historic space on Pleasant Street looks to bring another premiere business and tourism lodging... Read More

  • On the Move Winter 2017

    SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is pleased to welcome Advanced Practice Nurse Monica Longnecker who joins Dr. Bruce Stiles at SwedishAmerican Valley Clinic, 6824 Newburg Road, Rockford. Longnecker will partner with Stiles to expand his practice and provide extended... Read More

  • Business Bits Winter 2017

    KMK Media completes recruitment video for Rock Valley College KMK Media Group, a marketing communications firm, completed production of a recruitment video showcasing student life, extracurricular activities and the fun, social opportunities available at Rock Valley College. The grant-funded project... Read More

  • ComEd launches electric-car pilot program in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A utility in Illinois has launched a ride-sharing pilot program on Chicago's South Side that relies entirely on electric cars. The Chicago Tribune reports the service provided by ComEd in cooperation with several partners began in mid-December.... Read More

  • Blackhawk to add new mechatronics apprenticeship

    By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer MILTON — A new mechatronics apprenticeship is starting at Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) this January. The apprenticeship is designed to train electrical, mechanical and electronics systems technicians. It requires a five-year commitment where students complete... Read More

  • Dog Haus opens new franchise location in Rockford

    ROCKFORD– Dog Haus, the celebrated craft casual concept known for its gourmet hot dogs, sausages, burgers and one-of-a-kind creations, will open its next franchise location in Rockford, Illinois on Dec.  16. Located at 7616 Walton Street, this will be franchisee Goalz Restaurant... Read More

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