The Gazette follows a Janesville police officer and a local nonprofit caseworker on a new outreach program to find homeless people throughout the city and connect them to resources that might help them.
Reporter - Business
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.
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.
A Janesville police sergeant recently came across a homeless man sleeping outside on a piece of cardboard. It was 18 degrees, but the man refused to come in out of the cold. City officials and social service agencies hope a new task force can start reaching such homeless people.
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.
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.