ABC Supply co-founder Diane Hendricks believes family values, hard work and perseverance helped her succeed as a business leader and entrepreneur.
Seneca Foods is one step closer to offering housing for seasonal migrant workers at its property on Janesville's south side.
Despite continued, big-ticket public and private investment in revitalization of Janesville's downtown riverfront, the revival hasn’t brought an overall decrease in vacancies in some stretches of the downtown’s west side—at least not yet.
As Gander Outdoors’ parent company has shifted its focus away from outdoor retail and toward recreational vehicles, the future of Janesville’s Gander Outdoors store is unclear.
A Janesville company that shifted gears into hemp products this year aims to start commercial processing of CBD oil later this fall at a property on the city’s south side.
Janesville might not see a deluge of delegates who will put their feet up in a local hotel during the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee in July. But those crowds could create a ripple effect, bringing other visitors to the city.
The contractor building the new Milwaukee Street bridge has not provided a new completion date as requested by city and state officials, despite mounting fines from the Department of Transportation.
Paul Ryan has been appointed to SHINE Medical Technologies’ board of directors, the company announced Monday.
The Janesville Mall is getting a new video game arcade? What is this? 1984? Well, some entrepreneurs hope to bring back a little of the 1980s spirit to the mall—at least the part that made malls THE place to go.
The hotel hopes it can fuel its business in Janesville with a blend of local customers and visitors who come for downtown tourist attractions and events.
Cedar Crest retirement community says it plans to break ground on a 25-townhome development in what would be its biggest push for new senior housing since the early 2000s.
Seneca Foods unveiled a plan to build dormitory-style barrack housing for the more than 100 migrant laborers who work seasonal jobs at the food processing company's plant in Janesville.
An ordinance that would allow first-floor apartments in downtown Janesville got a thumbs-up from the city plan commission Monday.
A prominent downtown Janesville building is undergoing a facelift that city officials said will comply with a city repair order—and then some.
The former Shopko property on Humes Road in Janesville now joins the acres of defunct real estate on the city's east-side retail corridor that are tied to corporate bankruptcy. What happens with spaces like the former Shopko?
Asset Recovery Solutions is moving from Whitewater to Janesville, a company official said in an email Friday.
Former Janesville teacher and health care consultant Quint Studer is being recognized as a top national leader for his work in urban renewal and community revitalization.
Amid construction tear-ups and redevelopment, West Milwaukee Street has struggled when it comes to parking. But some property owners are tailoring solutions to create more consistently available parking there.
Dannie Evans did not feel welcomed as an African American man when he was hired 15 years ago by Rock County. Now, he's one of the county's biggest advocates for diversity.
Dreier Family Dental plans to build a 5,800-square-foot dental clinic on a small patch of what used to be active farmland near its current office on Holiday Drive on Janesville's east side.
The new rule states the products must be kept behind the counter and not on shelves throughout the store.
After starting in his parents' garage and experiencing firsthand the difficulty of starting a small business, Nate Rogers of Badger State Maintenance is housing other entrepreneurs in business incubator buildings on his property.
Blackhawk Community Credit Union has closed on purchase of the former Chase Bank property at 100 W. Milwaukee St. in downtown Janesville. The credit union plans this fall to begin work to restore the bank to its original 1913 look, and it plans to use the inside as the site of its Legacy Center, a museum-like space that will showcase artifacts from Janesville's former General Motors assembly plant.
Officials hope reconstruction of West Milwaukee Street will cause minimal disruption for downtown businesses.
SHINE Medical Technologies has submitted an application to operate its future Janesville medical radioisotope production plant.
The decrepit, former Town and Country property likely will be demolished in downtown Janesville.
Ben and Meghan Snare took the unusual step of leaving their Chicagoland home and moving to Rock County to start a CSA farm.
Owners of the Asian Bistro, a downtown Janesville restaurant that has served Thai, Lao and Chinese food for five years, say they will close in August but eventually could reopen in a different location.
Janesville likely isn’t big enough and doesn’t have the right demographics to support a network of rental scooters.
City planners are looking into allowing first-floor residential occupancy—first-floor apartments, essentially—to be incorporated into existing storefronts in Janesville's downtown business district.
A building contractor is charged with theft for not paying the bills for work done on three local house projects.
LME Trucking apparently has shut down, laying off its employees, including some based in Janesville.
Local restaurateurs Matt and Hannah Kealy say they plan to dramatically transform a former pub and restaurant on a visible downtown street corner into a new night spot: The Draft House.
Simply Solutions hopes to create the first commercial-scale CBD processing facility in the region.
Adams Publishing Group announced Tuesday it has acquired The Greater Beloit Publishing Company, including the Beloit Daily News, Weekend Daily News and My Stateline Shopper.
The city of Janesville’s 2018 financial report is the latest indicator of a flourishing local economy in recent years.
A Janesville property owner plans to revamp the corner of West Memorial Drive and North Washington Street by razing an existing storefront and building a new gas station and convenience store.
The smell coming from lagoons at Birds Eye’s town of Darien vegetable processing plant has prompted complaints for years, but it is improving, a company representative says.
SHINE announced Wednesday a five-day test showed a particle accelerator not only meets but exceeds the output the company would need for full-scale production.
Home décor and furniture retailer HomeGoods has announced it plans to open July 14 in the former Staples and Dressbarn store spaces in the Pine Tree Plaza on Janesville’s east side.
International agricultural chemical company Nutrien plans to build a $10 million fertilizer plant and regional office in the town of Rock.
A 303,000-square-foot speculative industrial building is about twice the size of other such facilities recently built in Janesville.
The owner of Addie Water Systems in Janesville is battling cancer in his brain that left him paralyzed earlier in the year. Lucy's Hideaway in Milton is hosting a benefit and 5K run/walk to raise money for his treatment and recovery.
A local apartment management company that last year took over the former Cotton Mills apartments in downtown Janesville announced it has bought a 96-unit apartment complex on the east side.