Missy Hughes of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. said reopening the economy is crucial because, according to some numbers, about 30% of small businesses could close permanently if the situation doesn't improve.

The city of Janesville wants Elon Musk and his electric car company, Tesla, to turn their attention to Wisconsin's Park Place—and it’s using social media and promises of fresh dairy products to entice the automaker.

The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin in Janesville has found homes for all of its animals except for 10 cats, Executive Director Michael McManus said.

As the summer tourism season waits in the wings, Janesville is enduring an unusual spring of fewer hotel bookings, canceled or postponed events and uncertainty fueled by COVID-19.

Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says it is seeing a surge of price-gouging complaints during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has taken action against two local businesses suspected of unfairly raising prices.

Jayson Duffy gets a workout out during the Milton Fourth of July parade when his company, Jay’s Big Rolls, throws out rolls of wrapped toilet paper. But the recent outbreak of COVID-19 has given him a new perspective.