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  • Cookie line bakes up 100 jobs

    By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer SOUTH BELOIT ­— TreeHouse Foods is installing a new cookie line and will be hiring up to 100 people in the coming months. TreeHouse Foods currently has 300 employees. Its South Beloit plant manufactures... Read More

  • Gov. Scott Walker will keynote chamber dinner

    BELOIT — The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner meeting will feature Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker as keynote speaker for the evening. The 91st annual dinner is scheduled to take place Tuesday, Feb. 27. Details for the gathering have... Read More

  • Town to remodel two of its buildings

    By RYAN SILVOLA Staff writer TOWN OF BELOIT— The Town of Beloit began receiving sealed bids for work to be performed on Fire Station Two and the police department on Monday. The work includes partial demolition and remodeling within the... Read More

  • Book sale planned at library

    By HILLARY GAVAN Senior staff writer BELOIT— The public is invited to the Friends at Beloit Library’s (FABL) January clearance book sale. People can buy one big brown bag full of books for a dollar and get a second bag... Read More

  • New First National Bank president named

    BELOIT — David McCoy has been named president and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of First National Bank and Trust Company. Steve Eldred, who was president and Chief Executive Officer of First National Bank and Trust, will continue as CEO and... Read More

  • Fairbanks Morse Engine to provide propulsion for United States Navy’s San Antonio class ship

    WASHINGTON— Fairbanks Morse - an EnPro Industries company (NYSE:NPO) and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward - has been awarded a contract to build and deliver the main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) that will power LPD 29,... Read More

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