NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes reached the finish line first in the race to become the first company in North America to produce Molybdenum-99, a radioisotope used for diagnosing cancer and other diseases.
Let's hope Janesville developer Jim Grafft shows greater urgency in redeveloping the former Pick 'n Save property his company bought last month than he has the former Monterey Hotel.
Bleak portrayals of rural America have become so commonplace that it might shock some to learn that many young families are moving to rural Rock and Walworth County because they want to live here.
In running away from a vote on censuring Sheriff Robert Spoden, the Rock County Board has shown loyalty to the sheriff matters more than integrity.
The state is making a big push to lure Illinois millennials, and Janesville is creating the kind of amenities millennials want. Janesville is well positioned to capture its share of the Illinois migration so long as city leaders continue to make downtown revitalization a top priority.
City councils should show developers that their approval must be earned and cannot be taken for granted, regardless of the size of a project or the number of jobs promised.
A new fitness court for downtown Janesville is a smart move for economic development. It will make downtown a more attractive place to work and should draw people who might also visit businesses, such as the farmer's market, after their workouts.
Advocates of proposed legislation to remove protections for nearly 1 million acres of Wisconsin wetlands are advancing the usual story line depicting bureaucracy as oppressive to development. But what they fail to acknowledge is environmental rules serve a purpose and to eliminate them--as opposed to improving them--would benefit a relative small number of developers at the expense of the public interest.
Somewhere in Michigan, somebody is complaining too many government websites are inaccessible for people with hearing and vision disabilities.
The great irony of the bitcoin craze is the digital currency is acting nothing like a currency. True currencies function as dependable stores of value, and bitcoin’s meteoric rise has turned it into the hoarder’s shiny object du jour.
The Rock County Board should censure Sheriff Robert Spoden for interfering in a police investigation and for his failure to acknowledge using poor judgement.
Some CEOs of local nonprofit agencies were clearly uncomfortable ("it doesn't feel good," one executive said) with The Gazette's recent inquiries into their pay levels.
Not every school is teaching kids how to code, which is unfortunate given code's large, if underappreciated, role in influencing society and the economy, everything from a doctor's visit to online shopping.
The Janesville School Board decided fighting a political grudge match last week was more important than finding a way to help teachers pay for school supplies.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel became the latest publication to swoop into Rock County and deliver a bleak assessment about the region, going so far as to link much of the area's problems to childhood trauma.
The Gazette examines a 2016 story in The Atlantic, "Eleven signs a city will succeed," and asks whether Janesville meets the criteria of success.
Nobody should be shocked to learn Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, opposes releasing records related to sexual harassment at the state Capitol.
Rock County officials studying proposals for updating the courthouse appear to have figured out they cannot fix previous mistakes by making new ones.
Milton school officials aren't eager to talk about redrawing district lines, but their insistence that a new high school is needed to alleviate overcrowding makes the once unthinkable more plausible.
Forgetting about what makes Thanksgiving great is easy when recalling last year's clash with the in-laws, long lines at the airport or the annual post-pumpkin pie peek at the bathroom scale.
The public shouldn't buy Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden's claim that he did nothing wrong by trying to stop a Janesville Police Department investigation involving his son.