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.
The owners of IPM Foods plan to operate NaturPak Pet, a new pet food processing and packaging facility in a 160,000-square-foot facility planned on Innovation Drive on Janesville’s south side.
Downtown parking is in a serious state of flux amid a storm of major street tear ups and development projects along the riverfront. Business operators in the middle of it all are concerned about what they say is a sudden shortage of parking near their doors.
South-side barber A.J. Wedding is out to prove that the craft of barbering is not "a hustle," but rather a "profession." He's operating a barber shop with a built-in barber college to give students the skills and knowledge they need to build careers.
SHINE Medical Technologies now has most of the permits necessary to begin construction at its south-side campus following approval Monday from the city plan commission.
Blackhawk Community Credit Union on Friday unveiled plans to build a landmark $30 million development that would include a General Motors "legacy center" on the Rock River just north of Hedberg Public Library.
UW-Whitewater officials announced Thursday a major donation the university said would pay for a new administrator who would work as a liaison between UW-Whitewater and Rock County businesses.
Redevelopment plans unveiled Tuesday show Janesville's former General Motors plant site will rely heavily on an attribute few area industrial sites have: ready-made railroad infrastructure.
Merchants along Janesville's West Milwaukee Street are making plans for how to weather a nine-month period without the Milwaukee Street Bridge. The bridge is slated to be removed and rebuilt starting Oct. 1.
The owner of the former GM plant property plans to unveil "preliminary" redevelopment plans for the 250 acre property at a public open house on Tuesday.
Generac Power Systems’ facilities in Whitewater and Jefferson have ramped up their generator production to meet the demand caused by Hurricane Florence’s wreckage of the Carolinas.
The Monterey Hotel could be slated for demolition based on a raze-or-repair order city officials issued for the iconic building last week.
Diane Hendricks’ commercial real estate firm, Hendricks Commercial Properties, recently closed a $26.5 million package of five Janesville industrial and commercial properties.
Economic opportunity zones could help promote development in Janesville, but the way they work is still unclear.
The "interactive water feature" and J.P. Cullen Memorial Pavilion were dedicated in ceremonies Wednesday evening along the Rock River in Janesville.
Spaulding Group, a Janesville apartment management company, announced Wednesday it has bought the 47-unit Cotton Mills Apartments in downtown Janesville and plans $300,000 in upgrades.
A small, last-minute change to the city’s revised tax increment financing policy will likely give Janesville more flexibility to recruit multifamily housing developments.
Whether their crops are bountiful or spare, apple growers across Rock and Walworth counties say the time is ripe for apples, with early fall varieties such as McIntosh, Holiday, Cortland and Zestar now ready.
Development of a Meijer supermarket in Delavan inched closer to reality Monday night after the plan commission unanimously decided to recommend the company’s proposal to the Delavan City Council.
A local beekeeper said she wants to start a nonprofit restaurant that mimics bees' hive-mindedness.
Alliant Energy is seeking a conditional-use permit from the town of Beloit to allow a contractor to bring in 80 to 100 goats to graze a weedy area on the power plant property's southeast end off South Walters Road.
The Sept. 5 opening of the Night Owl comes 23 months after a fire raged through the former bar at 19 E. Main St., leaving the 140-year old building in ruins.
A rollback of tariffs on Canadian newsprint might not reverse harm done to the U.S. newspaper industry, but newspaper officials are feeling a sense of victory—and a promise of relief in coming months.
The Janesville-Beloit area is among the top “hot spots” in the U.S. housing market, according to one analyst.
Developers unveiled early plans for a new mixed-use residential building that would bring 60 apartments of various sizes to a site just east of the Rock River.
Diamond Assets’ revenue has grown by a gaudy 19,780 percent over the last three years, the company reports. It’s been named the seventh fastest-growing private company in America, according to business magazine Inc.’s prestigious "Inc. 5000" list.
The new owner of the former Daniels Sentry store says about half of the 49 employees who worked at the store will not be rehired when the store reopens Thursday as an IGA supermarket.