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Delayed delivery today

Delayed delivery today

January 16, 2017 at 10:13 am

Due to icy conditions readers may experience slower than normal home delivery of their Beloit Daily News edition for Monday. The newspaper appreciates its readers’ patience as delivery drivers...

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Rock County developing disaster response plan

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | JANESVILLE — A draft of a disaster mitigation plan from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office is open to public comment until Jan. 24. The plan will serve as a road map for conducting cost-e...

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Unique Teddy bears use recycled materials

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | BELOIT — You were truly someone if you had a beautiful garment of squirrel or mink. Nowadays, though, it’s more likely that grandma’s prized stole is slowly falling apart in the...

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Farm values hold steady in Stateline

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | JANESVILLE — Rock County’s farmland values remained steady in 2016, much like the rest of Wisconsin. Elsewhere, the Midwest wasn’t so lucky. Nearly every state in the region s...

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New nursery school focuses on health and play-based learning

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | BELOIT — Jessica Austin opened Little Sprouts Nursery School, 2255 Prairie Ave., to offer a new alternative for parents seeking childcare. The school is decorated in neutral tones and features...

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Emergency crews urging residents to stay home when roads deteriorate

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | BELOIT — When winter weather turns bad, alerts often are issued urging people to stay home because of treacherous driving conditions. But, emergency crews often have to call in extra crews to ...

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Slopes seeing more visitors

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | LAKE GENEVA — The cold weather doesn’t seem to bother skiers, because area ski resorts are doing well during the winter season. In fact, The Mountain Top at Grand Geneva Resort in Lak...

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Man charged for high-speed chase

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | TOWN OF BELOIT — Robert Alan Carothers, 23, of Beloit, was charged with second degree recklessly endangering safety, attempting to flee or elude a traffic officer as a repeat offense and obstr...

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Teen faces charge of gun possession

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am | BELOIT — Daiquon R. Tanner, 17, of Beloit, was charged with possession of a firearm on grounds of a school, possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18, felony bail jumping and carry...

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