A new Dairy Queen franchise is under construction on Ohio 4 in Liberty Twp.
The restaurant, which is located on an outlet fronting a planned new Kroger Marketplace, is projected to create 75 new jobs when it opens next year based upon hiring at recently opened similar-sized locations.
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Once constructed, it will be one of three Dairy Queen restaurants in Butler County, joining one already in business since 1994 at 9128 Cox Road in West Chester Twp. and one that is set to open soon at the southeast corner of Cincinnati-Dayton Road and Wyandot Lane in Liberty Twp.
There are more than 6,800 Dairy Queen restaurants in the United States, Canada and 27 other countries, according to Dairy Queen.