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Friday 04/04/2014
Trio honored at annual dinner
Posted: April 04, 2014

JANESVILLE — Three men will be honored during the Ag Business Council of Rock County Annual Dinner and Hall of Fame Presentation, set for March 28.

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South Beloit Inn gets new name
Posted: April 04, 2014

The old South Beloit Inn has a new name.

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Video gaming takes off in Illinois
Posted: April 04, 2014

Video gaming has taken off in Illinois like a wildfire.

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Pets priceless for many
Posted: April 04, 2014

People love their pets.

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Business Bits
Posted: April 04, 2014

Volcano Falls unveils Lazer Maze

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Tuesday 04/01/2014
Stateline Area Business News in Brief
Posted: April 01, 2014

Tourism secretary speaks

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Stateline Area Business People in the News
Posted: April 01, 2014

Dr. Krzysztof Goetzen recently passed the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology “Neurology Maintenance” Certification exam. 

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'Pig' will open Saturday
Posted: April 01, 2014

On Saturday Beloit residents will get their first taste of “The Pig.”

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Tech firm finds home in Beloit
Posted: April 01, 2014

The Ironworks building has special meaning for Richard Spanton Jr.

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Democrat gubernatorial hopeful releases jobs plan
Posted: April 01, 2014

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke has released a five-part jobs plan that involves investing in entrepreneurs and focusing on higher education.

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Walgreen 2Q fiscal profit drops less than 1 percent
Posted: April 01, 2014

Walgreen's fiscal second quarter earnings slipped compared with last year, as a slowdown in generic drug introductions and bad weather contributed to a performance that missed Wall Street's profit expectations.

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Tuesday 03/18/2014
Three to be honored by Ag Business Council
Posted: March 18, 2014

JANESVILLE — Three men will be honored during the Ag Business Council of Rock County Annual Dinner and Hall of Fame Presentation, set for March 28.

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Edward Jones ribbon cutting
Posted: March 18, 2014

The office of Tammy Schindler, financial advisor, and Penny Wallace, branch office administrator, with Edward Jones recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of their new office location at 2797 Prairie Ave., Suite 20, Beloit. An open house is set for March 21 from 2 - 6 p.m. and the public is welcome.                             

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Stateline Area Business News in Brief
Posted: March 18, 2014

Beloit welcomes AccuLynx

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Tuesday 03/11/2014
Stateline Area Business People in the News
Posted: March 11, 2014

First National Bank and Trust Company recently added three people to its staff.

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Tuesday 02/25/2014
Stateline Area Business People in the News
Posted: February 25, 2014

Gail Daer, Branch Manager of First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) in Roscoe, was recently honored by the Roscoe Area Chamber of Commerce with the Civic Service Award for her contributions to the community. 

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Thursday 02/20/2014
Childcare center works together
Posted: February 20, 2014

A new type of daycare has opened its doors to parents interested in having greater involvement with the care of both their own children as well as their children's classmates.

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Tuesday 02/18/2014
ABC Supply names CFO
Posted: February 18, 2014

Todd Buehl has been promoted to chief financial officer and treasurer of building products distributor ABC Supply Company effective April 1.

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Earning certification
Posted: February 18, 2014

National Express Corporation CEO David A. Duke, left, recognizes Maintenance Supervisor Jeff Flippo of Durham School Services in Beloit for earning Master Technician Certification from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Flippo is among 15 Durham School Services employees who hold master technician status. There are only 1,483 master school bus technicians in the United States. Durham School Services provides service to the School District of Beloit.

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Stateline Area Business News in Brief
Posted: February 18, 2014

DBA party planned

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Tuesday 02/11/2014
Stateline Area Business News in Brief
Posted: February 11, 2014

ABC opens in La Crosse

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Stateline Area Business People in the News
Posted: February 11, 2014

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.

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Friday 02/07/2014
Walker plan for worker training gets support 

Posted: February 07, 2014

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.

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NorthPointe expansion plans challenged
Posted: February 07, 2014

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.

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Wednesday 02/05/2014
$1.6B drop in Illinois revenue predicted next year
Posted: February 05, 2014

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.

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Walgreen's sales metric beats estimates
Posted: February 05, 2014

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Walgreen said Wednesday that a key sales measurement posted a solid gain in January.

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Archer Daniels 4Q takes hit from blocked buyout
Posted: February 05, 2014

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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Tuesday 02/04/2014
Stateline Area Business News in Brief
Posted: February 04, 2014

Auction service honored

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Thursday 01/30/2014
New Chamber director comes from well-known local family
Posted: January 30, 2014

The Dutter name is familiar in Beloit. Tim Dutter might not be as familiar, but he wants to change that.

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Tuesday 01/28/2014
Stateline Area Business People in the News
Posted: January 28, 2014

Tim Muldowney has joined the legal department at First Rockford Group.

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Treat shop upgrades to larger size
Updated: January 31, 2014 - 12:11 pm

Business just got a little sweeter for Northwoods Premium owners Scott Lamoreux and his wife.

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Tuesday 01/21/2014
Stateline Area Business People on the move
Posted: January 21, 2014

RH Batterman & Company Inc. in Beloit is pleased to announce the following additions to and achievements of its staff:

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Green Bay ports see healthy 2013 shipping season
Updated: January 28, 2014 - 1:48 pm

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.

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Wednesday 01/15/2014
Credit union gets new name
Posted: January 15, 2014

A merger has led to a name change for a popular Beloit credit union.

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Ill. corporate reps to join Pritzker trade mission
Posted: January 15, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Executives of two Illinois companies are joining the U.S. Secretary of Commerce on her first trade mission.

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Visteon buying Johnson Controls unit for $265M
Updated: January 28, 2014 - 1:52 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Auto parts supplier Visteon said Monday that it will buy Johnson Controls's automotive electronics business for $265 million.

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Charitable Causes Earn Wisconsin Restaurant National Recognition


Posted: January 15, 2014

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.

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Tuesday 01/14/2014
Stateline Area Business News in Brief
Posted: January 14, 2014

Roscoe Chamber dinner

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Monday 01/13/2014
Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Mail Boat Tour Posts Best Season Ever
Posted: January 13, 2014

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.

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Developers: Cherry Tree seeds still ready to grow
Posted: January 13, 2014

Developers of an assisted living facility hope to break ground on the project in early March.

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The Stateline has a new sanctuary
Posted: January 13, 2014

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.

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Tuesday 01/07/2014
Wis. chill means business for plumbers, deliverers
Posted: January 07, 2014

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.

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Ojibway moves in to Beloit
Posted: January 07, 2014

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.

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Wisconsin lawmakers debate use for $35 m surplus
Posted: January 07, 2014

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin lawmakers are debating how to use $35 million in surplus economic development-related funds.

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Execs lobby for tax breaks in Beloit video
Posted: January 07, 2014

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."

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Monday 01/06/2014
Renovated Broad Street Clark station re-opens for business
Posted: January 06, 2014

After six months of reconstruction, the Clark Station on Broad Street is now open for business.

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Friday 01/03/2014
Baby boutique with a difference opens
Posted: January 03, 2014

Sheryl Lyon-Rayner has been selling her natural products for babies and moms online since 2005.

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Thursday 01/02/2014
Retired state employees sue over Ill. pension plan
Posted: January 02, 2014

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.

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Illinoisans to get state financials in tax returns
Posted: January 02, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka says Illinois residents will get a breakdown of state spending in income tax returns received in 2014.

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State employees awarded $14M in bonuses, raises
Posted: January 02, 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.

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