rentals http://tspr.org en Rentals of Senior Center Will Cease http://tspr.org/post/rentals-senior-center-will-cease <p>Beardstown will no longer&nbsp; rent out the Golden Age building for special events.<br /><br />The city has charged a $50 rental fee for the building&#39;s use. City Clerk Brian Ruch said the low fee has made it very popular for parties and special events.<br /><br />He said, &ldquo;Over the last few years it&#39;s being rented out quite often. The extra traffic is (creating) wear and tear on the building.&rdquo;<br /><br />Events that have already been booked will be allowed.<br /><br />Ruch said the building was built in the late 1990s but is showing signs of advanced age.<br /> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 19:48:25 +0000 James Lenz 14007 at http://tspr.org Rentals of Senior Center Will Cease Manufacturer Finds Success in Niche Markets http://tspr.org/post/manufacturer-finds-success-niche-markets <p>The Macomb Pella Windows plant has kept production lines humming even through the recession.<br /><br />Pella manufactures windows and doors with an eye toward new home construction. Information Technology Coordinator John Swanson said the company weathered the downturn by turning to new opportunities in construction of rental properties.<br /> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 17:46:06 +0000 James Lenz 13234 at http://tspr.org Manufacturer Finds Success in Niche Markets