Captain Donlon recognizes Beloit school teachers


  "I want to thank our teachers, primarily for serving on the front lines of the classroom," said Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, Captain U.S. Army Roger H.C. Donlon.  These were the words of Donlon as he spoke to the Beloit High School teachers gathered... [More]

City Council approves $14.2 million budget / East Main street project end is in sight

BELOIT – The Beloit City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Mayor Tom Naasz opened the fiscal year 2018 budget hearing during the meeting. With no comments being made the hearing was closed. The council then approved the fiscal year 2018 budget with a... [More]

First White brand seed planter at AGCO

BELOIT – AGCO of Beloit announced Tuesday, Aug. 15,  the first White brand seed planter that was produced at their Beloit facility located at 3154 Hallie Trail. AGCO’s Cawker City facility will soon produce their first planter as well.  Larger planters... [More]

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Severance earns five gold medals


KEARNEY, Neb. – Among the senior athletes participating in the Nebraska Senior Olympic Games this past weekend was Bob Severance of rural Beloit. Severance entered five swimming events and was awarded first place gold medals in all five swimming races. Bob was successful... [More]

Bell wins second Chad McDaniel Memorial Championship / Ties A.J. Foyt for 31st all-time USAC National Midget win list with 20th career win

Rarely do we have the opportunity to accurately measure the accomplishments of racers in the midst of their careers to those who came before them.   After all, that’s what record books are for.   But, when you join a name such as A.J. Foyt in any record... [More]

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Op-ed: Unpacking the events at Mizzou

  You may have heard there is a lot going on at the University of Missouri-Columbia these days. Racial incidents and the university’s response, or lack thereof, to them have caused tensions to reach a peak. A graduate student, Jonathon Butler, started a hunger... [More]

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