Merrill & Houston’s: A Steak Joint With Plenty of Sizzle

By Paul Anthony Arco Meet the faces behind downtown Beloit’s newest favorite, and discover some of the local history that’s memorialized inside. One look around Merrill & Houston’s Steak Joint, 500 Pleasant St., and Beloit’s rich history comes alive. “It’s a tribute to our city’s past and the industry leaders who created Beloit,” says Jayme Braasch, the restaurant’s general manager. “We want...

CCI NewsWire – Winter 2014

Located within the Ironworks campus in Beloit, secondary power distribution, fire suppression systems and Wisconsin, and visible from the Rock River, the lighting were added. 106,000-square-foot renovation of the future Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies (Universal AET) facility is making significant progress. Read the entire story here. ...

‘Castle’ renovations under way

[caption id="attachment_4292" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pete Woodkey, Corporate Contractors Inc. project supervisor, works in the newly renovated lobby at the Beloit Inn on Friday afternoon. The hotel is renovating the conference area and all the rooms in the building.[/caption] Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 4:00 pm By Shaun Zinck szinck@beloitdailynews.com  The Castle isn’t quite ready to open its drawbridge, but significant progress has been made. The old...

Beloit Inn, Iron Works construction under way

[caption id="attachment_4300" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pete Woodkey, Corporate Contractors Inc. project supervisor, works in the newly renovated lobby at the Beloit Inn on Friday afternoon. The hotel is renovating the conference area and all the rooms in the building.[/caption] Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 4:00 pm By Shaun Zinck szinck@beloitdailynews.com | 0 comments The Beloit Inn is in the middle of a complete overhaul. Work began on the hotel in...

After 10 years, Janesville breaks ground on transit center

Katherine Krueger July 10, 2013 JANESVILLE “Finally” was the common refrain among city officials as they broke ground on the Janesville Transit Services Center Wednesday, a project that has been in the works for nearly 10 years. Four different city councils have deliberated on the project, and none of the members who approved the project were on the council when it was first discussed....

Renovation work well under way at ‘Castle’

Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013 4:00 pm By Shaun Zinck szinck@beloitdailynews.com Renovations to The Castle are going smoothly. John and Jody Wittnebel are transforming the old First Presbyterian Church on Prospect Street in Beloit into a “Castle” to be used as a community center and for performing arts. Jody said her husband John, along with friend Jake Hamil, did most of the demolition in the former...

“The Phoenix” Rises From The Rubble

In the winter of 2011, Hendricks Commercial Properties (HCP) purchased a two-story building that had stood vacant for a decade, ever since Wagner’s Office Supply closed its doors in 2001. Located in the heart of downtown Beloit, the site is being given an entirely new life. Click Here to read the full story....

Data Dimensions celebrates new facility’s groundbreaking

April 25, 2013 By Katie DahlstromHerald Staff Writer CLINTON — Community members and area officials celebrated Data Dimensions’ construction of a new facility at the Lyons Business and Technology Park during a ground-breaking ceremony Wednesday. The Wisconsin-based process automation company plans to make a $6.2 million investment in the community that will double its current footprint and workforce in Clinton. The company’s new...

Groundbreaking held for $6M project

April 24, 2013 11:50 am  •  Dave Vickers newsroom@qctimes.com CLINTON — A formal groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday morning for a $6 million business expansion in Clinton. The Wisconsin-based Data Dimension Co. plans to build a facility at the Lyons Tech Park on the Mill Creek Expressway. It will nearly double the company's space on Manufacturing Drive and double its local workforce by adding 130...

Clinton data deal adds up to 135 new jobs

Posted on: 2:05 pm, April 24, 2013, by John David, updated on: 03:01pm, April 24, 2013 Clinton-based Data Dimensions plans to nearly double its workforce over three years by building a $6 million facility in the Lyons Business and Technology Park. As Nikki Hardin digs in with a ceremonial shovel on Wednesday, it represents a 25-year milestone for the company. “It’s very exciting for us,”...