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Marcus Lemonis, owner of the former Gander Mountain chain, said the outdoor sporting goods seller—now rebranded as Gander Outdoors—is set to open 11 Wisconsin stores by late May, including one in Janesville.

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Former IT professional Kane Carmody and his sister Jennifer Carmody say their family invented “Post Shields,” four-sided, 6-inch-tall plastic guards that slide and snap in place around the bases of mailboxes or deck or fence posts, and they are perhaps as simple as an invention can get. Their function is even simpler: They're designed to stop string weed trimmers, lawnmowers and other equipment from chewing up the bottoms of posts stuck in yards.

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The former Pick 'n Save on Janesville's south side will look even less like a supermarket today after an auction purges the 130,000-square-foot building of all of its grocery store equipment.

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Janesville tattoo artist Jake Bussie has taken a drawing exercise he developed as brain training for his tattoo work and transformed it into—of all things—a new board game.

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Along a quiet back road near Edgerton, the CEO of a rural manufacturer considers himself “a flea” in the fight against powerful utility companies that rely on fossil fuels.

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The head of a private fundraising group for the ARISE downtown riverfront revitalization plan has stepped down and the group has appointed a new lead coordinator, officials announced Friday.

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EDGERTON—Edgerton police said charges are pending after a 15-year-old male ran toward Edgerton Elementary School after someone reported an “agitated student” was “possibly making threats” on Thursday afternoon.

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The Janesville Mall is on the market, and there are signs sale of the 600,000-square-foot shopping mall could be pending.

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Rock County has joined 27 other Wisconsin counties in a lawsuit against drug companies, saying those companies conspired to mislead the medical profession, leading to the high costs of the opioid addiction epidemic.

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Although a major bookseller rooted in Wisconsin plans to shutter all of its locations, a Janesville book store with the same name—Book World—will remain open, its owners say.

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Tesla seeks a change to state law that would allow it to open its own stores and service centers in Wisconsin, but it could face pushback by some traditional auto dealers.