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Ashland 94, Duluth Marshall, Minn. 86
Bangor 65, Melrose-Mindoro 63
Bay Port 55, Notre Dame 35
Brookfield Academy 68, Waukesha North 58
Catholic Central 70, Stockbridge 59
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BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A door manufacturer based in Illinois is relocating its operations to southern Wisconsin.
Seal-Rite Door says it will open a new $16 million facility in Beloit that will employ about 80 people. The company is a subsidiary of Palmer-Donavin Manufacturing Co.
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man shot and killed in Beloit.
Authorities say 49-year-old Jose Reyes was shot several times inside a home about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. He died later at a hospital.
Police have arrested a 20-year-old Beloit ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Beloit Memorial High School students have been reading up a storm thanks to Mary the comfort dog.
Mary, a golden retriever from the K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry offered through St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Janesville, visits special education teacher Beth Cox’s classroom ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) _ Regal Beloit Corp. (RBC) on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $51.3 million.
The Beloit, Wisconsin-based company said it had profit of $1.17 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were $1.67 per share.
The results exceeded Wall Street ...
Northern Illinois Fear Fest celebrates 20th anniversary
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — When the South Beloit Lions Club asked Rich and Verda Barclay if they would mind their group running a haunted house in their barn, it was a no-brainer.
“I said, ‘of course. I love Halloween,’” Verda Barclay told
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Beloit resident Kevin Abb wants to help Beloit get healthy, and commemorate the life of his late wife Lorrie Finley Abb by planting fruit trees, flowers and a produce garden at the Beloit Boys and Girls Club and McNeel Elementary School.
Kevin Abb said Lori Abb loved to ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin-based utility has shut down one of its largest coal-fired generators as it makes progress on the construction of a $700 million natural gas plant.
Alliant Energy closed the 49-year-old facility in Sheboygan last week,
Wisconsin museum with large angel collection is closing
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — A museum in Wisconsin that contains the world’s largest collection of angels is closing.
Joyce Berg, who launched The Angel Museum 20 years ago with her personal collection, says it’s shutting down due to a lack of funds, membership, corporate sponsors and ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Tom Kimball served four years of active duty starting in 1954 and four years in the reserves as a Navy corpsman.
Today, the 83-year-old lives in a dormitory setting at a former nursing home between Janesville and Beloit in the Housing 4 Our Vets ...
Wisconsin collector sells angel figurines as museum closes
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — The pain on 87-year-old Joyce Berg’s face is visible when she talks about losing most of her angel family.
“I have to part with them,” she laments, letting out a sigh and glancing at dozens of haloed and winged figurines in a display case.
The figurines include ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say three people were hurt when a small plane crashed into a cornfield after taking off from the Beloit Airport in southern Wisconsin.
Winnebago County, Illinois, Deputy Chief Dominick Barcellona says the crash happened shortly after 8 a.m. Sunday. ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) _ Regal Beloit Corp. (RBC) on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $65.9 million.
On a per-share basis, the Beloit, Wisconsin-based company said it had net income of $1.50. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and restructuring costs, were $1.60 per ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Amid buzzing radio feedback, amateur radio operator Chuck Bell quickly tunes into a far-off signal, listening for a return as voices whir in and out of range.
“You pick up whatever the person on the other end is sending,” he told
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — From June until October, the Skelly family plays host to thousands of visitors eager to see their farm.
Nobody could’ve guessed that the homestead would become the agri-tourism destination that it has grown into, said third-generation owner Tom Skelly.
- Wisconsin State JournalVerona boys hockey team earns No. 3 ranking in state poll; Sun Prairie fifthJanuary 10, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalPrep boys basketball: Middleton wins a battle of free throws against Sun PrairieJanuary 6, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalRock County Sheriff's Office arrests man after car chase and foot pursuitDecember 30, 2018
- Wisconsin State JournalMadison area prep results from Saturday, December 22, 2018December 23, 2018
- Wisconsin State JournalPrep basketball: Elliott Barry's late 3-pointer lifts Madison WestDecember 23, 2018
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Mega-donors on opposite sides of the Republican U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin are planning what appears to be a unity fundraiser three days after the Aug. 14 primary.
The conservative website RightWisconsin first
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Hard work and a positive attitude seem to be the secret to longevity for Jane Makholm, who turns 100 on July 19.
Makholm, who moved to Beloit Senior Living a year ago from Suring, Wisconsin, lives independently in her on-site apartment, is on the go and is in almost ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is contributing $500,000 to clear a former General Motors plant in Janesville.
Government officials and representatives of Commercial Development Company, the property’s current owner, recently announced the grant provided by Wisconsin Economic Development ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Justice’s push to analyze untested sexual assault evidence kits has yielded its third set of criminal charges.
The agency Thursday charged Jason Smith with sexual assault of a child while armed. According to a criminal complaint, Smith ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Blindness isn’t a barrier to achievement.
That’s a message school counselor Chelsea Dallin conveys to her students at her alma mater, the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Janesville.
As someone who is only able to see a little light and is ...
TOWN OF BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Police are investigating a suspicious death in southern Wisconsin.
Police say a man’s body was found behind an elementary school in the Town of Beloit Saturday morning. Officers believe the man died elsewhere, and his body was placed on school ...
JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — “You can’t be in a bad mood when he flops on your feet. He’s calming and it wears off on everyone in our unit.”
That’s what Beloit resident Robert Goodwin, 37, said as he looked down at Apollo, a Wheaten Terrier. Apollo has three legs, but you wouldn’t guess it with ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say an armed robber forced three employees to stand in a walk-in cooler while he stole money from a bar in Beloit.
Beloit police say they received the report around 10 a.m. Friday at Hanson’s Bar and Grill. The man got away with an undisclosed amount of ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Wedding officiate and Rock County Court Commissioner Stephen Meyer may have officiated more than 4,000 weddings, but April 20 marked his first tattoo shop ceremony.
The Beloit ...
- BusinessWireNorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC Announces Appointment of Paul Estrem, CPA, as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerDecember 18, 2018
- BusinessWireU.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration Honors NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes as First U.S. Producer of Medical Radioisotope Molybdenum-99 in Nearly 30 YearsOctober 1, 2018
- BusinessWireNorthStar Medical Technologies, LLC Announces Appointment of Stephen Merrick as President and Chief Executive OfficerSeptember 14, 2018
- Globe NewswireuBreakiFix Grows in Rock County, Opens in BeloitAugust 16, 2018
Verona baseball team uses five-run fifth inning to beat Middleton
A five-run rally in the fifth inning Thursday lifted the Verona baseball team to a 9-7 victory over host Middleton in a Big Eight Conference game.
For Verona (5-4, 3-4 Big Eight), Connor McGowan went 2-for-4 with a double and Sam Pederson added two hits and two RBIs.
Zach Shipley ...
Beloit couple charged after 8 children found malnourished, battered
BELOIT — One young child was so thin that his grandmother, who hadn’t seen him in months, didn’t recognize him.
Other children in the same filthy house showed signs of malnourishment as well as bites and bruises, apparently from the assaults of older children.
The details are ...
SUN PRAIRIE 14, BELOIT MEMORIAL 2
Sun Prairie 227 030 0 — 14 14 1
Beloit Memorial 001 100 0 — 2 3 2
Pitchers (ip-h-er-bb-so) — Jansen (1.1-2-0-1-0), Zander (W; 3.2-1-2-4-6); Dixon (L; 3-9-10-3-1); Hollenbeck (2-5-3-2-2).
Leading hitters — SP: Oakley 2x2, ...
Beloit Turner softball pitcher Kailyn Packard strikes out 19 Jefferson batters in no-hit shutout
The final score read: Beloit Turner 2, Jefferson 0.
It could have read “The Kailyn Packard Show.”
The Trojans pitcher threw a no-hitter, striking out 19 Eagles hitters, and hit a home run to ensure the victory.
Turner, now 13-0, is ranked No. 1 in Division 2 by the Wisconsin ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — In a story April 22 about Bryan Steil running for House Speaker Paul Ryan’s congressional seat, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Beloit is in the district. It is not.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Bryan Steil becomes GOP front-runner to ...
Four men were arrested in Beloit Tuesday on charges they allegedly sold heroin and cocaine in the area.
Law enforcement agents served two search warrants in Beloit and South Beloit, Ill., finding about 115 grams of heroin, 40 grams of cocaine, $5,300 in cash and three handguns.
A 73-year-old Beloit man was killed Sunday evening when his pickup truck left the highway and overturned in a ditch.
The crash happened at about 7:10 p.m. on Highway 81 east of South Smythe School Road, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office said.
The preliminary investigation said a ...
BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — It’s been 29 years since Elaine Hilmer first started to lend her creativity and talent for sewing to Kids Fun and Drama (KFAD).
The youth theater troupe, then still in its infancy, really needed a costume designer. After answering the call for help, Hilmer was ...
TRACK AND FIELD
Wautoma Invitational, 4 p.m. (Berlin, Hortonville, Lomira, Lodi, Portage, Waupaca, Wautoma, Wisconsin Dells)
Mount Horeb Quad, 4:15 p.m. (Dodgeville/Mineral Point, Monroe, Mount Horeb, Stoughton)
Mineral Point at Belleville, 4:30 ...
Beloit Turner school referendum fails by two votes; recount could be next
A school referendum in Rock County that failed by two votes is likely headed to a recount.
Voters in the Beloit Turner School District voted Tuesday on a $26.8 million spending plan to build a new elementary school and make improvements to the high school but it’s unclear, even if a ...
Two men have been arrested in Beloit for allegedly dealing heroin and cocaine.
Markis Crenshaw, 30, and Deon Young, 42, were arrested and booked into the Rock County Jail, Beloit police said.
Crenshaw was arrested Friday following a search of a residence in the 1900 block of Saint ...
Prep softball outlook: Trends, players and teams to watch around the area scene
THINGS TO WATCH
Area teams shut out at state
Sun Prairie and Marshall each earned trips to state last season, but neither team managed to score a run during opening games at the tournament. The Cardinals of Sun Prairie fell to Stevens Point, 6-0, in a Division 1 quarterfinal; the ...
TRACK AND FIELD
Belleville Invitational, 4 p.m. (Albany, Belleville/New Glarus, Fall River, Monticello, Oregon, Pecatonica/Argyle, Wisconsin Deaf)
Portage Invitational, 4 p.m. (Adams-Friendship, Columbus, Nekoosa, Pardeeville, Portage, Reedsburg, Rio, Westfield/Montello, Wisconsin ...
Prep sports: Threat of nasty weather tears apart tonight’s schedule of area, region varsity prep events
Inclement weather and the expectation of slippery roads has led to the postponement of almost the entire area and region varsity prep sports schedule for Tuesday night.
According to official conference scheduling web sites, here is the list of postponed and/or canceled events. The ...
A man is in critical condition after being shot Sunday afternoon in Beloit.
Police said the shooting happened at about 5 p.m. in the 900 block of Tenth Street.
Two suspects, black males in their late 20s, were seen going east from the shooting site.
Beloit police are looking for a man who opened an unlocked door at a local hotel and stole items from the room while the guest was sleeping.
The burglary happened early Sunday morning at the Rodeway Inn, 2956 Milwaukee Road, Beloit police said.
The guest apparently thought he had ...
Two people were injured, one critically, early Saturday morning in a rollover crash in Beloit.
The crash happened at about 1:40 a.m. on Willowbrook Road north of State Line Road, Beloit police said.
The 20-year-old male driver of the vehicle was critically injured and was taken to ...
RIVER VALLEY 3, SAUK PRAIRIE 2
River Valley.......001 100 01 — 3 4 1
Sauk Prairie......100 001 00 — 2 3 3
Pitchers — (ip-h-er-bb-so) — RV: Eberle (W;
8.0-4-2-4-6); SP: Breunig (L; 8-3-3-8-9).
Leading hitters — RV: Johnson (2B); SP: K.
Beloit Memorial co-op’s Maggy Henschler named All-Area girls hockey player of year
Her final spin through the Badger Conference girls hockey season was good for a championship.
Her final run through the WIAA postseason came up one victory short of a second career trip to the state semifinals.
Maggy Henschler got the most of her senior season with the Beloit ...
Two out of three slow, no-wake restrictions on the Rock River in Rock County have been canceled since water levels have dropped.
The Sheriff’s Office said the section of river from the north county line to the Indianford Dam and the section of river from the West Beloit Rock Town Line Road ...
Package in Beloit prompted evacuation; no explosives found, police say
A suspicious package found near a Beloit store on Tuesday forced the evacuation of the store and surrounding businesses, until the package was rendered harmless and no explosive device was found inside.
The package was found at about 2:40 p.m. on top of a mailbox at Shopko, 2761 Prairie ...
Two exit ramps on northbound Interstate 39/90 between Beloit and Janesville in Rock County will be closed at different times Monday night for construction work.
The state Department of Transportation said Exit 183 to Highway S, or Shopiere Road, will be closed from 8 p.m. midnight, and ...
A Janesville man was taken into custody early Saturday morning after crashing his car following a high-speed chase, with four people hurt in the crash.
Georgio Beard, 27, was tentatively charged with hit and run causing injury, drunken driving causing injury, felony fleeing and other ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Officials in a southern Wisconsin county have proposed a large solar energy project.
Dane County is seeking proposals from private partners to build the project on land just north of the Dane County Regional Airport, the