Blackhawk Community Credit Union has eliminated seven leadership positions as the credit union refocuses its operations amid the economic uncertainties of the COVID-19 era.
The Janesville City Council on Monday approved a citywide economic recovery plan, including the start of a small-business microloan program that could help businesses that were ineligible for other government help.
United Alloy has announced plans to shut down its Janesville plant for two weeks in June and July as the metal fabricator works through COVID-19 ripples in the supply chain it serves.
Alliant Energy announced Tuesday it plans to buy an emerging solar farm project in northern Rock County as the electric utility makes a major pivot into solar power.
A Blackhawk Community Credit Union official said the credit union's halt on work on its downtown Legacy Center is emblematic of its shift away from real estate development.
The Culvers restaurant on Milton Avenue in Janesville closed Friday for cleaning, according to signs on the door.
Ever get your temperature taken at a hair salon? Or watch "Gone With The Wind" in the movie theater for $1? As businesses that were closed for two months reopen, customers need to get ready for some changes.
To aid the hospitality industry plan for its near future and beyond, the Walworth County Visitors Bureau is helping put on free online sessions this week for industry owners, managers and operators.
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.
Blackhawk Community Credit Union will work to provide HealthNet with new quarters in the months ahead, it was announced Wednesday.
SHINE Medical Technologies says a federal nuclear oversight committee is expected to decide by fall 2021 whether to grant SHINE a license to operate the medical radioisotope production facility its building in Janesville.
For one-person shops such as Kari Reents’ Velvet and Tulle in downtown Janesville, the governor's order allowing retailers to begin reopening comes with a slew of uncertainties over how to handle customers.
One bar and restaurant is using technology and a little love to better serve area farmers.
How deep the COVID-19 pandemic has gouged local employment base here—and how long the economic pain will continue is anyone’s guess. But one national analyst predicts the unemployment rate in in Janesville eventually could top 26%.
Janesville officials say they're in discussions with a restaurateur who plans to turn the former Burger King restaurant at 400 W. Centerway into a new Mexican food eatery later this year.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced Blackhawk Community Credit Union to cancel plans to build a new headquarters and postpone its plan for a General Motors Legacy Center, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
Dozens of workers at Van Galder Bus orchestrated a car parade past the charter bus company's headquarters on Janesville's south side on Wednesday. The workers are among those who've been furloughed as the travel industry has ground to a halt amid the COVID-19 pandemic..
The Gazette in June will end its Saturday and Sunday print editions, trimming publication to five days a week as economic pressures on the print news industry continue to mount amid the COVID-19 crisis.
In the months before COVID-19 hobbled the state and national economies, Rock and Walworth counties led the state in growth in tourism spending, according to tourism numbers released Monday.
The COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s corresponding business shutdowns and public gathering bans have the mall and other idled retailers facing perhaps their biggest-ever existential threat.
Pocan, a Democratic liberal progressive, and Steil, a Republican conservative, authored a letter to House leaders requesting expedited funding for companies working to establish a reliable domestic supply of Molybdenum-99.
Interpreters and translators probably are not among the first professionals who come to mind when thinking of first responders or “essential services” during these times.
In the recent weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dan Wilcox found himself operating with one toe on the wrong side of the law.
Melissa Gilbert, a clerk at the Mulligan’s BP, a gas station and convenience store on Milton Avenue just off the I-90/39 corridor, said since the COVID-19 pandemic struck, some recent night shifts have seen an eerie void in highway traffic.
Van Galder Bus in Janesville announced it is temporarily laying off 258 workers, including more than 170 motor coach and school bus route drivers as stay-at-home orders linked to the COVID-19 pandemic have prompted the charter service to halt operations.
Local liquor stores are among businesses considered essential during the state's shutdown for the COVID-19 pandemic. How essential? Ask the guy standing next to the 6-foot stack of wine-in-a-box.
The city council Tuesday voted unanimously to give class B liquor licensees—primarily bars and restaurants—the ability to sell prepackaged liquor for people to take home.
Area small businesses could receive up to $20,000 in help through the program, which is tentatively set to take applications starting April 24.
The restaurant industry is one of many hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. But local restaurant owner Benny Useni said if you can cut lasagna into two pieces, you can cut it into three.
While many businesses temporarily closed their doors or reduced services following Gov. Tony Evers’ safer-at-home order, cleaning and sanitation companies are busier than ever.
Local economic development officials are urging businesses to respond to a COVID-19 economic impact survey and study being conducted by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and UW-Oshkosh.
Janesville police say they are taking action to close businesses that continue to operate despite not clearly meeting exemptions in Gov. Tony Evers’ “Safer at Home” orders, which aim to limit the spread of 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.
Essential Services examines area industries whose services must continue to protect and provide for the community. Festival Foods in Janesville has seen an increase in product demand, but the store says it will continue to be open for customers despite the spread of COVID-19.
One Janesville funeral home director plans to live stream funeral services on YouTube.
Individual store operators in the Janesville Mall’s main concourse are being allowed access to their shops during certain hours, but the 1 million-square-foot mall is otherwise dark.
Local business leaders said in a Tuesday conference call they're working to set up work-from-home plans in the event the COVID-19 crisis prompts a shutdown of workplaces.
Local bars and restaurants were deciding on the fly Monday how they’d run a muted St. Patrick’s Day celebration—one that could in some cases reduce the number of customers by 50 percent or more.
Some grocery stores are beginning to ration toilet paper, bottled water and other items as shoppers hit supermarkets in throngs to stock up in the wake of a state health emergency linked to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
The pharmacy at the Janesville Schnucks store will close under a deal announced Tuesday that will transfer ownership of most of the grocery chain's pharmacies to CVS Pharmacy by later this year.