Shopko plans to close nine of its stores in Wisconsin by April, according to a Wednesday bankruptcy filing in a Nebraska federal court. The Janesville and Beloit Shopko stores are not affected
Developers say Meijer is likely to finalize the purchase of 28 acres in Delavan on Monday, but it's unclear when construction could begin on the company's planned 159,000-square-foot grocery store.
Winter is preparation season for farmers. Seeds. Fertilizer. And considering—perhaps through gritted teeth—whether to pull the trigger on buying a major piece of equipment.
A pharmaceutical drug supplier to Shopko says the Wisconsin-based retail chain is expected to file for bankruptcy next week.
Janesville has converted some additional parking spaces downtown from all day to two-hour restrictions to complete Downtown Janesville Inc.’s original request for changes.
At least one vacant storefront in the Pine Tree Plaza on Janesville’s east side could get a makeover to ready it for a new retail business—a HomeGoods store, according to city of Janesville documents.
A relative newcomer to Janesville is jumping into the digital grocery shopping market with a program to deliver online grocery orders straight to homes.
Owner Jim Grafft and the city remain at odds over the future of the Monterey Hotel. And there's no indication they'll agree on a plan to redevelop the building.
December 23, 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of GM Janesville's main assembly lines shutting down.
Janesville’s Dressbarn store in the Pine Tree Plaza is slated to shutter by the end of this year, a store manager confirmed Friday.
A $100,000 donation from Mercyhealth will help Blackhawk Technical College reach its Nancy B. Parker Nursing Scholarship goal.
Even if a new state loosens oversight for companies who get state tax-incentive packages tied to job creation, one city of Janesville official said local oversight of city tax-incentive deals won't change.
Members of public-private downtown revitalization group ARISEnow showed off designs for a pedestrian bridge that will span the Rock River as part of a presentation to show how revival has begun to take root in downtown Janesville.
ARISEnow plans a public reveal Tuesday of plans for a privately-funded pedestrian bridge it’s tackling alongside the city's ARISE downtown riverfront revitalization strategy.
Oil-producing countries were preparing for a shortage, but when the U.S. waived sanctions on Iranian crude oil, the market suddenly had a surplus. The result: The lower gas prices consumers are seeing now. But no one is sure how long prices will stay low.
Seal-Rite Door plans to relocate its Rockford, Illinois, operations to a 105,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in the 28-acre Wisconsin Stateline Industrial Park in Beloit.
W.D. Hoard & Sons has sold its flagship publication, the Fort Atkinson-based Daily Jefferson County Union, along with 13 other community newspapers and shoppers under its umbrella.
The state Department of Transportation announced it has awarded grant money to upgrade a 15-mile stretch of Wisconsin & Southern Railroad line between Milton and Whitewater.
It’s not clear whether outgoing Gov. Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. will remain intact, but the public-private job creation agency’s chief is making a case to keep it running.
Economic Development Director Gale Price shared some of the causes of the city's current housing shortage Tuesday night.
SHINE Medical Technologies has landed a $150 million deal with a New York firm that will fuel construction of its medical radioisotope production facility in Janesville.
The CEO of SSI Technologies announced in a news release Tuesday the company plans to sell its controls technologies division to Amphenol Corporation for $400 million.
Janesville’s reserve of vacant industrial land will grow by 47 acres after the city council on Monday night unanimously authorized purchase of a parcel on the city’s east side.
Milton E. “Mick” Neshek, an 88-year-old Walworth County businessman, has just been knighted by order of the emperor of Japan.
Gazette reporter Neil Johnson set out to find the truth about how holiday toy shopping is shaping up for retailers in a Janesville market without Toys 'R' Us. That mission reminded him that he also needed to track down a pair of superhero action figures for his 4-year-old twin sons.
If Jim Grafft wants his Monterey Hotel to remain standing, he might not have much longer to agree to demands the city has laid out for repairs to the ailing building.
Several readers contacted The Gazette to share memories of Swanson's grocery store after a photo of the now-vacant property ran on the front page last week.
Local credit unions have been blooming of late throughout Wisconsin, with major growth in assets and membership. The Gazette examines a recent surge by one Janesville credit union.
The marijuana referendum passed earlier this month asked voters whether cannabis should be taxed and regulated like alcohol—but that regulatory system is more complicated than many people might realize.
ARISEnow and the Janesville Performing Arts Center have nearly hit a $500,000 goal in a community fundraising campaign that will fund improvements to JPAC’s performance and youth education spaces.
The new gas station will be located at the northwest corner of West Memorial Drive and North Washington Street.
The Sears stores at the Janesville Mall will close by early 2019, the mall's owner confirmed on Thursday.
Jim Grafft says he'd sink at least $114,000 into fixing the decaying Monterey Hotel in the city's downtown, according to his latest proposal to the city.
The city of Janesville has not yet dug into Jim Grafft’s latest proposal to fix the decaying Monterey Hotel, but a building code official said Grafft met a deadline to submit a proposal this week that might save the building from demolition.
Steve Preston, a Janesville native who served as a cabinet secretary under President George W. Bush, is set to become the new head of Goodwill International.
Beloit manufacturer Fairbanks Morse announced Tuesday it has been awarded a contract to build four diesel propulsion engines for LPD 30, an amphibious warship being built for the U.S. Navy.
The city will start issuing tickets with $15 fines--not just warnings--to those who violate downtown parking restrictions starting Thursday.
Weeds and heavy rains derailed Wisconsin's first legal hemp crop in roughly 70 years. It was discouraging for some, but others saw it as a great learning experience.
Unemployment in the Janesville metro area is estimated to tie its record low 2.8 percent in September, according to data released Wednesday from the Department of Workforce Development.
SHINE Medical Technologies announced on Thursday afternoon that this week moved the first production accelerator into Building One, its testing, demonstration and staging facility recently completed on Janesville’s far south side.
ARISEnow, a group that’s spurring a privately-funded revival of downtown alongside the city's ARISE revitalization strategy, unveiled a $1.5 million "community" funding campaign at a private business lunch Thursday.
Quint Studer, a former Janesville resident and consulting-mogul-turned-community-fixer, will give a talk on how Janesville can lure and keep people Thursday at the Rock Regional Business Expo.
Janesville media company Bliss Communications was honored Thursday with a state award for its work hiring and employing people with disabilities.