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Billionaire fuels revival in weary Wisconsin town

Diane Hendricks got her start fixing up houses, now she is fixing up Beloit
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 05:50

Above: Ms Hendricks at Ironworks, the foundry complex in Beloit she turned into a commercial space.

Above: Office of Comply365, in Ironworks.

Beloit, Wisconsin

WHEN Diane Hendricks sees something she doesn't like here, she buys it. A bankrupt country club. A half-empty mall. Abandoned buildings. The rusting foundry down by the river.

Beloit used to be a town that made papermaking machines and diesel engines. Ms Hendricks

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