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OPINION: Keep The Wheels of Progress Turning

Negotiators have a chance to be builders or barriers. Choose wisely.   By Bill Barth – July 12, 2022 The old saying that one is either going forward or going backwards applies to communities as well as companies and careers.   In recent years Beloit has been going forward, with the latest evidence set forth Read more…

Beloit, Janesville Farmers Show Off Best Produce Despite Slow Start To Growing Season

By SARA MYERS Adams Publishing Group Aug 7, 2022   BELOIT/JANESVILLE- On a sticky and humid Saturday morning, hundreds of families flocked to the farmers markets in downtown Janesville and downtown Beloit despite the beating sun. And despite many local farmers expressing their disappointment with a slow start to the growing season, the local producers Read more…

Beloit Street Dance Draws Big Crowds Downtown

By CLINT WOLF Editor Aug 7, 2022     BELOIT—Feet were shuffling on State Street Friday evening as the Downtown Beloit Association hosted its 28th Annual Street Dance, featuring music, food and a beautiful night outdoors.  Music for the evening was provided by Shifty Shafer and the Top Flight Band, and food was provided by Read more…

Bringing The Jams

Clint Wolf/Beloit Daily News  Aug 7, 2022     Clint Wolf As featured on  Beloit street dance draws big crowds downtown.  Music, dancing, food and beautiful weather were greeting visitors to Downtown Beloit Friday as the Downtown Beloit Association hosted its 28th Street Dance.

August Exhibits Set at Beloit Art Center

Clint Wolf Aug 1, 2022   BELOIT—The August exhibits at the Beloit Art Center will open with a First Friday Gallery Reception from 5—7 p.m. on Friday, Aug 5. A gallery talk featuring the artists will be held at 6 p.m. Exhibits will be open through Aug. 25. The Main Gallery will feature Points of Read more…

Beloit Fish Art Up For Auction To Help Cancer Patients

Clint Wolf Jul 31, 2022     BELOIT—If art shaped like fish is what you wish there are more than 50 smartly decorated wooden fish cutouts that can be swimming into your living room, rec room or garden. All you have to do is place a bid online. The Beloit Art Center Fish Frenzy auction Read more…

Downtown Beloit Association’s Street Dance Brings Fashion, Music to Block

  By SARA MYERS,  Adams Publishing Jul 25, 2022 BELOIT – As the old song goes, “It doesn’t matter what you wear, just as long as you are there.”   The Downtown Beloit Association is hoping people will be “Dancing In The Street” as the association is planning its 28th Annual Street Dance set for Read more…

History of Beloit Shared During Downtown Walk

  BY Clint Wolf, Editor – Jul 14, 2022 BELOIT–Did you know that State Street in downtown Beloit used to be called Turtle Street? And there used to be six miles of track downtown on which a trolley would shuttle people to destinations on both sides of the Rock River.    These bits of Beloit Read more…

Beloit Ballpark Culinary Team Makes Food for Hundreds of Hungry Fans

  By HARRISON FREUCK, Adams Publishing Group – Jul 12, 2022  BELOIT—The Beloit Sky Carp welcomes hundreds of fans for each home game at ABC Supply Stadium, creating a tall task for the stadium’s concessions and hospitality teams.   The team of over 40 people have to coordinate menus and prepare dishes for hundreds of Read more…

Stories at Beloit Farmers Market set for July 9

Jeni Schomber, Beloit Public Library – June 28, 2022   Imagine you are an adult. You wake up on a beautiful summer day in southern Wisconsin. The sun is shining. The humidity is low and there isn’t a cloud in the sky. The entire day is yours for the taking and you are heading to Read more…