Author: Margo Spann

Health care providers concerned about continuing coverage

Providers believe families will still need help even with Affordable Care Act

Two health care providers that work with families with little or no income expressed concern about being able to continue providing benefits and how the Affordable Care Act will impact them.

Ordinance would create demerit system for bars

Bar owner wants open dialogue about how to prevent incidents

A shooting outside a Rock County bar could lead to a new ordinance that could impact liquor licenses for bars in the town of Milton with a possible demerit system.

Renovations nearly complete on 3 Beloit schools

Pending land agreement delays unnamed intermediate school's finish

The Beloit School District is preparing to celebrate the reopening of three newly renovated schools. The renovations were a part of a $70 million referendum.

Ordinance ups water height for Rock River no-wake rule

Board splits river into 3 sections based on activity levels

Soon, a new no-wake ordinance could up the measurement of high water before a slow-moving order would be enforced, which boaters like Bongiorno said would be good news.

Beloit fireworks show still fundraising 2 weeks out

Show will go on but may not continue if donations don't cover costs

The Fourth of July is about two weeks away, but organizers of the annual Pops on the Rock in Beloit said without donations, their fireworks show may not get off the ground.

New fuel may help reduce carbon footprint

Frito-Lay fleet will begin using compressed natural gas at Beloit facility

A fuel of the future could help a national chain in Beloit reduce its carbon footprint. Frito-Lay will begin using compressed natural gas in some trucks starting at its facility in Beloit.