‘Back to School’ Supply Drive to Help Stateline Area Kids

First National Bank and Trust Company (FNBT) is excited for the return of our annual ‘Back to School’ supply drive to help Stateline area kids as they prepare for their first day of school. The drive will be held July 25 – August 20. Donations may be dropped off at any FNBT location between 9am and 5pm, Monday – Friday. All types of … Read More

Cornerstone’s South Beloit Branch Welcomes New Manager

Cornerstone Credit Union announces the promotion of Melodie Cruz to Branch Manager of their South Beloit location. Melodie has nearly 20 years of credit union and banking experience, and she is a South Beloit native. Melodie and her staff are excited to serve members in the Stateline area and support events and organizations in the community. Established in 1939, Cornerstone … Read More

Beloit Health System Announces COVID Vaccine for 6 months and older

Beloit Health System will be offering Moderna vaccine for 6 months – 5 years old starting Friday, July 15, 2022. The vaccine will be available during patient’s regular scheduled appointments or by making an appointment. Vaccines for 6 months – 5 years old are also available during our vaccine clinic. To schedule an appointment, please call 608.364.5663. Additional Vaccines Available: … Read More

JT Current Joins FNBT as SVP Director of Loan Production and Operations

Beloit, WI, July 11, 2022 – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce that JT Current has joined the bank as Senior Vice President (SVP) Director of Loan Production and Operations. Current has 24 years of financial industry experience, 19 of which have been in banking. Most recently, he worked as the Chief Retail Officer for a local credit union … Read More


BELOIT, WI. (June 17, 2022)— Beloit Health System (BHS) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for the Health System’s Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care. BHS underwent a rigorous, unannounced onsite review. … Read More

OSF HealthCare Welcomes New Internal Medicine Provider

(Rockford, IL. | June 17, 2022) – OSF HealthCare is pleased to add a new internal medicine doctor to its staff to better serve the community of Rockford and surrounding areas. The addition of Tianyu Dong, MD, on June 24, will ensure increased access for patients in need of internal medicine care at the OSF Medical Group – Primary Care … Read More

Beloit Health System is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality stroke care

The American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GoldPlus award for proven dedication to ensuring all stroke patients have access to best practices and life-saving care BELOIT, WI — Beloit Health System has received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the … Read More

First National Bank and Trust Announces Promotions

Beloit, WI, June 3, 2022 – First National Bank and Trust (FNBT) is pleased to announce the following promotions within the Residential Lending, Loan Operations, and Human Resources departments. Steve Bamberger has been promoted to Vice President, Loan Production Manager for the bank’s mortgage and home equity loan teams in Rock and Green Counties in Wisconsin and Winnebago County in Illinois. In his role, … Read More

Edward Jones Ranks No. 2 on Best Employers in Illinois 2022 List

The financial services firm Edward Jones was named the No. 2 large company on the Best Employers in Illinois 2022 ranking, according to Lea Evers, a financial advisor in Roscoe. The Business Ledger teamed up with the Best Companies Group of Harrisburg, Pa., to rank the state’s top 80 employers. Companies named Best Employers in Illinois for 2022 were divided into 15 large companies, 19 medium … Read More


BELOIT, WI. (May 18, 2022) — The first annual Community Safety Day at Beloit Health System will take place this Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 1-4 pm out on the Beloit Memorial Hospital front lawn. The event will bring together community groups and hospital departments to teach children about all kinds of safety. The family friendly event is FREE and … Read More