BDN Editor Bill Barth to Leave Post Amid Restructuring

BDN Editor Bill Barth to Leave Post Amid Restructuringby Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News – November 8, 2020 After more than 40 years on the beat in Greater Beloit, longtime BeloitDaily News Editor Bill Barth is leaving his post effective Nov. 20.APG Media of Southern Wisconsin, which in 2019 purchased several daily and weekly newspapers Read more…

HCP Introduces Three New Downtown Retailers

HCP Introduces Three New Downtown Retailersby Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News – November 5, 2020 Three new retailers will soon be in downtown Beloit as HendricksCommercial Properties announces three tenants at 406 Pleasant St., the space above truk’t street tacos at the corner of Pleasant Street and East Grand Avenue.Haute Luxe Beauty House, Haute Bridal Read more…

Farmer’s Market Wraps Up Year After Adapting to Pandemic

Farmer’s Market Wraps Up Year After Adapting to Pandemicby Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News – November 1, 2020 Vendors at this year’s Beloit Farmers Market were able to adapt on the flyto changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as organizers shifted towards finding a new normal to help keep the community safe.Brad Paulson, co-owner of Read more…

Beloit Snappers Tap Marquee Search in Hunt for New President

Beloit Snappers Tap Marquee Search in Hunt for New Presidentby Hunt Scanlon Media – October 30, 2020 Gateway Management Group and the Beloit Snappers have tapped the services of Portland, OR-based Marquee Search to lead a nationwide search to select a company president to oversee all operations at the brand-new, multi-purpose stadium being built in Read more…

The Villager Showcasing Artwork Created During COVID-19

The Villager Showcasing Artwork Created During COVID-19by Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News – October 25, 2020 The solitude caused by the COVID-19 pandemic can be a time of creativity,contemplation and new beginnings as evidenced in the windows of The Villager Gallery & Frame Shop, 429 E. Grand Ave.A mix of 21 amateur and professional artists’ Read more…

Friends Tackle New Business Venture Together in Beloit

Friends Tackle New Business Venture Together in Beloitby Brad Allen, Beloit Daily News – October 25, 2020 The latest addition to Beloit’s downtown business scene is intended to feellike home.5Bar co-owners Levi Andersen and Derrick Wessels opened their brand new bar and lounge on Oct. 16, bringing longtime goals and dreams to fruition.“Beloit’s been very Read more…

DBA to Host a Drive-Through Holiday Lighted Parade

DBA to Host a Drive-Through Holiday Lighted Paradeby Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News – October 25, 2020 The Downtown Beloit Association (DBA) wlll be holding its 28th AnnualGrand Lighted Holiday Parade “in reverse” and bringing back many holiday traditions in a new and safe way.The floats/entries in the lighted parade will remain stationary as the Read more…

Rock County Agencies Awarded Tourism Grants

Rock County Agencies Awarded Tourism Grantsby Clint Wolf, Beloit Daily News – October 20, 2020 Five Rock County agencies were named as recipients of grant funds fromthe Tourism Relief to Accelerate Vitality and Economic Lift, according to theWisconsin Department of Tourism.Visit Beloit was awarded $229,917.32. The Downtown Beloit Association was awarded $15,000. The Janesville Convention Read more…