As SHINE Medical Technologies builds a plant in Janesville aimed at producing radioactive medical isotopes by 2022, the company is working with a partner in Europe to make medicines that fight cancer.

It’s a niche market: waste oil furnaces. But Rock Energy Systems, a company that for years has produced Lanair and Clean Burn waste oil-burning furnaces in a plant in Janesville, is now the undisputed waste oil king. The recent acquisition of a competitor has made it so.

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold an open house and public meeting Thursday, Dec. 12, as part of its review of an operating license application for SHINE Medical Technologies.

The state Department of Workforce Development announced Monday that Regal Beloit America will permanently close its Durst division operations outside Clinton next spring, leaving 59 employees without jobs.

It might take weeks or months of fine tuning, but Commercial Development has given the city a preliminary plan of how redevelopment might roll forward on the 260-acre former General Motors site.

The Gazette’s quarterly economic dashboard for the third quarter of 2019 shows another march upward in home sale prices and a modest increase in consumer spending in a local market with relatively low unemployment.

You’d think Jonathan Baker would have been California dreaming on a late October day. After all, several acres of Baker’s hemp crop on a rural Whitewater hillside were in limbo.

Janesville medical radioisotope startup SHINE Medical Technologies announced it has closed on a $50 million financing deal with global investment firm Oaktree Capital Managment.

Throndsen Lettering, a Janesville company that has lettered thousands of shirts and decked out thousands of letter jackets for more than a half-century, has been bought by Roundhouse Marketing Services.

Regal's Durst division in Shopiere will close early next year under a company restructuring, costing 75 people their jobs, a company official confirmed Thursday.