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Scott Hembrook of Culligan in Janesville, has achieved the Presidents Level with the company for the 17th year in a row. The Presidents Level is only achieved by the top 10 percent of Culligan salespeople nationwide.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to spend $35 million to help technical colleges train people for high-demand jobs, as well as do more to help find work for people with developmental disabilities, found widespread support Tuesday at a legislative hearing.
ROSCOE — SwedishAmerican Health System in Rockford has voiced opposition to a proposed ambulatory center at NorthPointe in Roscoe, and has requested a hearing on the planned expansion.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is expected to see a $1.58 billion drop in revenue if the state's income tax increase rolls back as planned.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Walgreen said Wednesday that a key sales measurement posted a solid gain in January.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. reported a 26.7 percent decline in its fourth-quarter earnings Tuesday on costs from its thwarted takeover of Australian grain handler GrainCorp.
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The Dutter name is familiar in Beloit. Tim Dutter might not be as familiar, but he wants to change that.
Tim Muldowney has joined the legal department at First Rockford Group.
Business just got a little sweeter for Northwoods Premium owners Scott Lamoreux and his wife.
RH Batterman & Company Inc. in Beloit is pleased to announce the following additions to and achievements of its staff:
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Shipping traffic at the Port of Green Bay was up about 16 percent last year, marking a continued recovery from a shipping slump in 2009 and 2010.
A merger has led to a name change for a popular Beloit credit union.
CHICAGO (AP) — Executives of two Illinois companies are joining the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on her first trade mission.
NEW YORK (AP) — Auto parts supplier Visteon said Monday that it will buy Johnson Controls's automotive electronics business for $265 million.
For most people, Monday is a drag, but for charities like OccuPaws Guide Dog Association, Waukesha C.A.R.E. Center, Echo Food Pantry and so many others, it's a day when a difference is truly made.
The iconic mail boat tour, Lake Geneva, Wi., posted the best passenger season ever, stamping out all other records since the tours began 99 years ago.
Developers of an assisted living facility hope to break ground on the project in early March.
ROCKTON — It had always been Erica Smith's dream to open her own spa. Now that she has, she is looking forward to offering plenty of beautifying services to customers while also trying to give back to the community.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Plumbers worked to thaw frozen house pipes and utility crews raced to restore power in the Dodge County area, as an arctic chill continued to shroud Wisconsin in subzero temperatures Tuesday.
Ojibway Enclosures recently completed its move from its former Janesville production facilities into Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies' Center of Excellence at the Ironworks campus in downtown Beloit.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers are debating how to use $35 million in surplus economic development-related funds.
A newly released video shows Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch asking business leaders for ideas on tax cuts, saying, "We want to know how we can love you more."
After six months of reconstruction, the Clark Station on Broad Street is now open for business.
Sheryl Lyon-Rayner has been selling her natural products for babies and moms online since 2005.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A group of retired state employees has filed a lawsuit challenging a new Illinois plan to eliminate the state's $100 billion public pension shortfall.
CHICAGO (AP) — State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says Illinois residents will get a breakdown of state spending in income tax returns received in 2014.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — State employees have been awarded nearly $14 million in bonuses and merit raises this year, more than twice what they received last year.
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Some Wisconsin companies are putting off decisions to hire or expand because they're not sure how the new health care law will play out, some business leaders said.
Opening Cut For You at 1809 Riverside Drive, Beloit, has been a second dream come true for Daniela Samara. The walk-in salon with affordable prices opened the last week of November, following the opening of her first location in Janesville two years ago.
Frito-Lay in Beloit was one of 38 Wisconsin manufacturers nominated for the 2013 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year awards.
CHICAGO (AP) — Archer Daniels Midland Company announced Wednesday it is moving its global headquarters to Chicago, but said the agribusiness giant could still set up a new technology center in another state after failing to win millions in tax breaks.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin declined in private-sector job growth rankings for the latest reporting period, dropping from 32nd to 37th in the nation, a point that Democrats continue to exploit against Gov. Scott Walker as he seeks re-election next year.
TOWN OF NEWARK — Resurrecting a mainstay in the Newark area has been a labor of love for the Knutson family.
Domino’s could soon be delivering to Beloit residents.
The Castle at 501 Prospect St., Beloit, is nearly ready to open parts of its domain.
JANESVILLE — United Alloy, Inc. recently signed agreements to begin a major expansion of the company’s manufacturing plant in Janesville.
ABC Supply Company has added three positions to its senior leadership team and named four executives — Kathy Hendricks, Tony Vaden, Mike Jost and Chris Slusar — to new roles in the company’s information technology, operations and accounting functions.
A new antique store opened its doors this weekend in Beloit.
Tom Stier said the last time he was in Beloit he was about 6 or 7 years old.
Jonathan Reseburg was never going to be wealthy or win the lottery. At least he says so.
Stateline Area residents may soon enjoy pizza and a movie delivered right to their doorstep thanks to a new partnership between Family Video and Marco’s Pizza.
Yet another improvement in Beloit’s downtown commercial district is under way, expanding space for First National Bank and Trust Company operations.
Members of the Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce and Ambassadors recently welcomed Azura Memory Care with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The facility at 2086 Colony Court, Beloit, features a cutting edge model for care of people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Paul Mains Jr. recently joined Markley Investigations, which has offices in Beloit and Rockford.
Wine lovers unite! A brand new vineyard is about to call the Stateline Area home.