Beloit Daily News

Beloit Daily News Serving the Stateline Area since 1848 The Beloit Daily News, which traces its roots to 1848, serves readers in six counties in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

The online edition, the BDN Connection, was launched in June 1995 to become the first daily newspaper Web site in Wisconsin. Today, the newspaper delivers information and advertising across a variety of platforms, from the print edition to the online edition to social media and more. Additionally, the company publishes a number of specialty and niche products, including StatelineBusiness, a business-to-business journal serving key decision-makers throughout the market.

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Some businesses in Winnebago County, Illinois appear to be defying COVID-19 restrictions, while no enforcement action ha...
10/15/2020
Businesses appear to defy COVID-19 order notices

Some businesses in Winnebago County, Illinois appear to be defying COVID-19 restrictions, while no enforcement action has been taken against businesses in Rock County, Wisconsin.

https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/local-news/businesses-appear-to-defy-covid-19-order-notices/article_a4d6c378-0579-5e2e-821e-8666f9c756b6.html

Businesses in Winnebago County, Illinois appear to be defying COVID-19 restrictions, while no enforcement action has been taken against businesses in Rock County, Wisconsin.

Don’t forget: Voting is underway for our Best of the Stateline 2020 contest!See the link below to cast your votes.
10/15/2020

Don’t forget: Voting is underway for our Best of the Stateline 2020 contest!

See the link below to cast your votes.

It’s time to vote for your favorite local business for The Best of the Stateline 2020!

The voting period starts on Monday, Oct. 12 and runs through Oct. 23.

Here are the steps to vote for your favorite local businesses:

1. - Go to beloitdailynews.com
2. - Click on the contest on task bar
3. - Go to Best of the Stateline Banner click to open
4. - Register to participate in the voting process
5. - Go to the categories
6. - Just click the business name to vote

Winners will accouced in a Speical tab secion in the Beloit Daily News & on our website, www.beloitdailynews.com.

https://beloitdailynews.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-the-Stateline-2020/

It’s time to vote for your favorite local business for The Best of the Stateline 2020!The voting period starts on Monday...
10/14/2020

It’s time to vote for your favorite local business for The Best of the Stateline 2020!

The voting period starts on Monday, Oct. 12 and runs through Oct. 23.

Here are the steps to vote for your favorite local businesses:

1. - Go to beloitdailynews.com
2. - Click on the contest on task bar
3. - Go to Best of the Stateline Banner click to open
4. - Register to participate in the voting process
5. - Go to the categories
6. - Just click the business name to vote

Winners will accouced in a Speical tab secion in the Beloit Daily News & on our website, www.beloitdailynews.com.

https://beloitdailynews.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-the-Stateline-2020/

A Confederate flag was hung on the pedestrian bridge to the Beloit College Powerhouse building Sunday. Last week Black L...
10/13/2020
Confederate flag placed on bridge where Black Lives Matter banners were removed

A Confederate flag was hung on the pedestrian bridge to the Beloit College Powerhouse building Sunday. Last week Black Lives Matter banners were taken down from the same bridge.
https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/local-news/confederate-flag-placed-on-bridge-where-black-lives-matter-banners-were-removed/article_421b08ef-1b8c-5435-9c27-3e6d6a0a5945.html

BELOIT — A Confederate flag was placed on the pedestrian bridge to the Beloit College Powerhouse building only days after two Black Lives Matter banners were removed from the bridge.

City of Beloit responds to complaints regarding approval of Black Lives Matter signs at Beloit College:https://www.beloi...
10/08/2020
City of Beloit responds to complaints regarding approval of Black Lives Matter signs at Beloit College

City of Beloit responds to complaints regarding approval of Black Lives Matter signs at Beloit College:

https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/local-news/city-of-beloit-responds-to-complaints-regarding-approval-of-black-lives-matter-signs-at-beloit/article_b50092f7-03e6-5efa-bb6a-70f2a6e15bde.html

BELOIT—The City of Beloit and Beloit College have responded to criticism over the placement of two ‘Black Lives Matter’ banners affixed to the pedestrian bridge leading to college’s Powerhouse building.

A Beloit man charged in a shooting at a strip club now is charged with an earlier shooting that injured a woman.https://...
10/07/2020
Shooting unreported by Beloit police as man faces additional attempted homicide charge

A Beloit man charged in a shooting at a strip club now is charged with an earlier shooting that injured a woman.
https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/local-news/shooting-unreported-by-beloit-police-as-man-faces-additional-attempted-homicide-charge/article_050505e7-ad02-544c-8390-55706f19bd3b.html

BELOIT — A Beloit man faces an attempted homicide charge related to a June 4 shooting in Beloit that was not publicly reported by Beloit police after the department was

Jessica's Family Restaurant in Roscoe is among a handful of restaurants that has defied a state order prohibiting indoor...
10/07/2020
Jessica's defies state order, receives support

Jessica's Family Restaurant in Roscoe is among a handful of restaurants that has defied a state order prohibiting indoor dining in Region 1 of Illinois, which includes Winnebago County.
https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/jessicas-defies-state-order-receives-support/article_64b25218-6737-50c8-9af3-68156796539d.html

ROSCOE — Jessica’s Restaurant owners decided to defy a state order restricting restaurants in Winnebago County to outdoor dining only, and they have been surprised by the outpouring of support

A group of Beloit residents has rallied together to organize Halloween activities after the city announced it would not ...
10/07/2020
Beloit citizens rally to save Halloween

A group of Beloit residents has rallied together to organize Halloween activities after the city announced it would not set official Trick-or-Treat hours.

https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/beloit-citizens-rally-to-save-halloween/article_2301aee7-d1a3-546d-8b04-83744b64f554.html

BELOIT — When the City of Beloit recently made the administrative decision not to establish trick-or-treat hours, the news was met with frustration by a number of Beloit residents.

The family of Chelsey Payton remembers her as a loving mother with an entrepreneurial spirit and a confident woman, and ...
10/06/2020
Family of shooting victim demands justice

The family of Chelsey Payton remembers her as a loving mother with an entrepreneurial spirit and a confident woman, and they are asking anyone with information in her shooting death to come forward.

https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/local-news/family-of-shooting-victim-demands-justice/article_19d6f23e-64da-5402-9d52-2010bafdbf76.html

BELOIT — The family of 26-year-old shooting victim Chelsey Renee Payton is demanding justice and asking those with any information about her death to come forward.

EDITORIAL: Voters in Illinois on Nov. 3 will weigh in on an important proposed change to the state Constitution, involvi...
10/05/2020
This tax elevator will only go up

EDITORIAL: Voters in Illinois on Nov. 3 will weigh in on an important proposed change to the state Constitution, involving how income is taxed.

But if the keys to the tax elevator are handed over to the political class, it’s a sure bet the only way it moves is up.

What are your thoughts? Please share below.

https://www.beloitdailynews.com/opinion/editorials/this-tax-elevator-will-only-go-up/article_959c06ea-2272-5522-8381-681827888cac.html

Trust politicians with broader taxing authority? What could go wrong?

A mother of five has been named as the victim in the Saturday morning shooting. A page titled "Chelsey Payton's Children...
10/04/2020
Victim named in Saturday morning shooting

A mother of five has been named as the victim in the Saturday morning shooting. A page titled "Chelsey Payton's Children" has been set up for the family at GoFundMe.com.

https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/local-news/victim-named-in-saturday-morning-shooting/article_ca6fcca2-35b1-54e4-aaf1-ac025397414a.html

BELOIT — A neighbor reported seeing a man holding a gun and shooting into a crowd of about 100 people prior to the shooting death of a 26-year-old Chelsey R.

The School District of Beloit is considering an offer to purchase the former Morgan Elementary School building on Lee La...
10/01/2020
Beloit School Board discusses Morgan offer, sets goals

The School District of Beloit is considering an offer to purchase the former Morgan Elementary School building on Lee Lane.
https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/covid-19/beloit-school-board-discusses-morgan-offer-sets-goals/article_bcf792a6-0b7f-5d77-8afc-7737106f1d64.html

BELOIT — The School District of Beloit Board of Education discussed an offer to purchase the former Morgan Elementary School building and solidified its priorities for the school year—literacy, social

Winnebago County, Illinois businesses face more strict restrictions. OLA school in Beloit moves to online learning for t...
09/30/2020
Winnebago County sees COVID-19 reopening rollback as new measures in place

Winnebago County, Illinois businesses face more strict restrictions. OLA school in Beloit moves to online learning for two weeks.
https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/covid-19/winnebago-county-sees-covid-19-reopening-rollback-as-new-measures-in-place/article_30d6b573-9e46-50e3-bcca-54ab5d3cfb1e.html

BELOIT — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and gatherings in Region One, that includes Winnebago County, on Tuesday as the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Beloit and Janesville have reported 187 new COVID-19 cases since last week.https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/covid-19...
09/29/2020
Beloit,, Janesville report 187 new COVID-19 cases, 14 hospitalized in county

Beloit and Janesville have reported 187 new COVID-19 cases since last week.
https://www.beloitdailynews.com/news/covid-19/beloit-janesville-report-187-new-covid-19-cases-14-hospitalized-in-county/article_8d6f9c67-c66d-5b29-9ae7-384edda32745.html

BELOIT — Beloit and Janesville have reported a total of 187 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases since last week as local case rates remain high, according to municipal data updated Monday

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The Beloit Daily News, which traces its roots to 1848, serves readers in six counties in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.

The online edition, the BDN Connection, was launched in June 1995 to become the first daily newspaper Web site in Wisconsin.

Today, the newspaper delivers information and advertising across a variety of platforms, from the print edition to the online edition, social media and much more. Additionally, the company publishes a number of specialty and niche products.

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