Regal Rexnord Looking to Sell its Beloit Buildings; Former Chemtool HQ Heading to Auction

Apr 18, 2024 News

Negotiations have come to a halt on one of the largest industrial vacancies in the Stateline Area, while another noticeable empty building will be put up for auction at the end of May.


Demolition order approved for Garden Hotel in South Beloit

Apr 10, 2024 News

A Winnebago County judge has ordered the demolition of the Garden Hotel at the corner of Gardner Street (Route 75) and Highway 251, and has ordered the owners to pay more than $8 million in fines.


Janesville City Council Approves TIF Expansion to Include Uptown Janesville Mall

Apr 08, 2024 News

The Janesville City Council voted unanimously Monday night to expand an existing Milton Avenue-area TIF district to include the Uptown Janesville Mall and the Diamond Ridge Apartments on Woodman Road.


Boys & Girls Club of Janesville Building Project Wins $500,000 Federal Award

Apr 04, 2024 News

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin has helped secure $500,000 for the planned new Boys & Girls Club of Janesville, in her role as a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee.


GM Site Owner: City Move to Condemn, Acquire Property Blindsided It

Apr 02, 2024 News

The company that owns the sprawling former General Motors site on Janesville’s southside says it was “surprised” by the city’s February decision to move forward with possible condemnation and acquisition of 250 acres that includes the former GM and adjacent JATCO properties and five smaller surrounding properties.


Rock County Board Tables Vote on Funds for Children’s Museum Project

Mar 28, 2024 News

The Rock County Board of Supervisors voted Thursday night to table a decision to give $500,000 to the Rock County Children’s Museum’s capital facility campaign until their April 25th meeting.


Owner of Former GM Site Says City of Janesville Began Freezing Out its Redevelopment Plans Months ago

Mar 27, 2024 News

Owners of the former General Motors site in Janesville say the city is ghosting them over the city’s plans to force sale of the 250-acre property.


Rock County Children's Museum President: $2 Million City Gift Might Propel Campaign to Goal

Mar 27, 2024 News

The Janesville City Council’s vote this week to gift $2 million to the planned Children’s Museum of Rock County could be key to the downtown project becoming a reality, the president of the nonprofit behind the museum reflected Wednesday.


Barber Shop with Long History in Downtown Beloit Plans Move

Mar 25, 2024 News

The old cliché: “When one door closes . . .” couldn’t be truer than for Rod Gottfredsen, owner of Austin’s Barber Shop.


Readying to Rise: Sears demolition Underway, Woodman's Center Ahead

Mar 20, 2024 News

Cars lined up Tuesday in the parking outside Kohl’s at the Uptown Janesville Mall, watching as a large crane dug into the south wall of a former Sears building, crumpling it like paper maché.


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