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(Janesville, WI) Bryan Wegter, Gazette John Van Susteren looks forward to the Tour of America’s Dairyland each year. The road cycling series, ...

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(Janesville, WI) Angie Kablar, Blackhawk Technical College In today’s global economy, businesses are constantly seeking opportunities to g...

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(Janesville, WI) Mark Marley, WEDC In a move that marks a significant step toward the redevelopment of the former General Motors assembly plant in Ja...

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(Janesville, WI) – More than 80 individuals attended today’s 2018 Summer Rock Internship Program’s Signing and Orientation event at ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Beloit restaurant group Geronimo Hospitality Group plans this summer to open Bessie’s Diner—a...

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(Rock County, WI) A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by&nb...

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(Janesville, WI) Mark Maley, WEDC The City of Janesville is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help finance the construction of a new downtown hotel...

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(Janesville, WI) Badger Property Investments (BPI) will add another 150,000 SF industrial / warehousing building to the Janesville-Beloit MS...

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(Beloit, WI) Mark Maley, WEDC The City of Beloit is receiving a $250,000 state grant to help finance the redevelopment of a vacant office building in...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson. Gazette When the Marriott TownePlace Suites, an extended-stay hotel, opens on Janesville’s northeast side next y...

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(Janesville, WI) Angie Kablar, Blackhawk Technical College On Wednesday, May 16, leaders from Blackhawk Technical College and the University of Wisco...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Two Janesville-based companies, Woodman’s Food Markets and Blain’s Farm & Fleet, were included...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Spending by tourists in Janesville and Rock County continued to climb over the last year, growing about 4 perc...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News          Downtown Beloit will soon to be home to another upscale residential d...

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(Rock County, WI) According to the quarterly release of the Rock Ready Index, the economy of Janesville-Beloit MSA kicked-off the new year i...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette At the corner of Milwaukee and Franklin streets, Bill Sodemann’s business, Phone Plus, sits in the heart o...

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(Milton, WI) Badger Property Investments (BPI) will soon break ground on a 60,000 SF build-to-suit project in Milton's Crossroads Business Park. ...

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(Evansville, WI) Ashley McCallum, Gazette Downtown Evansville’s smile has been missing a tooth for a while, Dave Olsen of local investment firm...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Staff SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville has received the highest safety rating for the third consecutive year from t...

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(Janesville, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Rock County 5.0, Blackhawk Technical College and the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Bo...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Five years since opening its doors to entrepreneurs in 2013, the Janesville Innovation Center will be self-suffi...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Foremost Media CEO Jon Ballard said he can picture the future for a few incoming high school seniors he pl...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Parents looking to keep their kids challenged this summer might want to consider sending them to one o...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is preparing to ramp up production following federal approval earli...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette This week, Gov. Scott Walker’s office announced the U.S. Department of the Treasury approved three feder...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Gilbane-M+W Group, the Milwaukee firm Foxconn picked as the lead construction management group on the project,...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Staff SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Janesville has been named one of America’s best hospitals for obstetrics an...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette What do “Shark Tank” star Kevin Harrington and Janesville have in common? They both care about busin...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette If all goes according to plan, millions of dollars in downtown projects—including a water fountain, pedest...

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(Rock County, WI) – A paid internship program for (incoming) Rock County high school seniors was announced during last week’s earn-and-lea...

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(Milton, WI) Milton Courier Chico Pope, owner of the Buckhorn Supper Club in Milton, was honored as the Restaurateur of the Year by the Wisconsin Res...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, BTC Yesterday, leaders from Blackhawk Technical College (BTC), Rock County 5.0 and the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Deve...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, BTC Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) nursing students are among the best in the state…AGAIN! According to the Wi...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Staff        St. William Catholic School's First Lego League team took top prize in one of four categori...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Organizers announced Tuesday that they’ve set the course for the Janesville Town Square Gran Prix, which...

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(Milton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Vacant, city-owned land in Milton's east-side industrial park is almost gone now that another proposed development h...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Two new stores are set to open this week in the redeveloped former Menards off Pontiac Drive on Janesville&rsq...

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(Janesville, WI) By Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Six local businesses won the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s inaugural Business Fri...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News NorthStar Medical radioisotopes has been green-lit by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) t...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The four-story former warehouse in downtown Janesville now known as the Gray Goose has landed a new gander fro...

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(Janesville, WI) Ashley McCallum, Gazette Construction on the Interstate 90/39 expansion from Madison to the state line will be finished one year ahe...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Janesville broker Commercial Property Group announced Tuesday that the former Pick ‘n Save at 1717 ...

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(Rock County, WI) A series of media stories, an awards celebration and a quarterly economic report featured a number of positive developments thi...

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(Rock County, WI) According to the quarterly release of the 2017 Rock Ready Index, the Janesville-Beloit MSA wrapped-up another strong ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Recent booms for United Alloy and other local companies have kept Janesville among the top 40 best-performing ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Beloit resident Joe Stadelman drives 20 minutes every day to his office in Janesville. Stadelman said he can&r...

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(Janesville, WI) United Alloy, Inc. (UAI) is expanding its footprint by adding a new 100,000 SF production facility. In addition to increasing the com...

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(Town of Beloit, WI)  Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Several economic development projects in the Town of Beloit could be coming to fruition th...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Marcus Lemonis, owner of the former Gander Mountain chain, said the outdoor sporting goods seller — now ...

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(Janesville, WI) The former General Motors Janesville Assembly Plant, which represented over four million square feet and 250 +/- acres, has been sold...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette A fundraising campaign to boost privately funded revitalization efforts in downtown Janesville has reached $3 ...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College In a joint effort between Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) and the Southwest Wisconsin Workf...

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(Janesville, WI) Frank Schultz, Gazette The state's largest business association chose a Janesville couple for a new video designed to persuade more ...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News The Ironworks campus is expanding its overall commercial business office space options, with First ...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Sessions such as Monday's—one of roughly a dozen elementary students will participate in throughout the scho...

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(Rock County, WI) The economic resurgence of the Janesville-Beloit MSA has propelled itself into a Top 10 national ranking, according to a recent mont...

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(Milton, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its report cards for school districts and indivi...

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(Beloit, WI) Editorial, Beloit Daily News Positive outside exposure can give a boost to development. For those who didn't see it, Beloit did a star t...

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(Beloit, WI) BDN Staff The engines to power the U.S. Navy's newest Freedom class Littoral Combat Ship, the LCS 27, will be built in Beloit. Fair...

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(Beloit, WI) Nicole Inman, Beloit Daily News The Beloit Fine Arts Incubator has a new name and new plans for the future. Now called the Beloit Art Ce...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette CEOs at three downtown tech companies—SHINE Medical Technologies, N1 Critical Technologies and Foremost ...

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(Janesville, WI) Conor Smyth, WI Technical College System The Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and Blackhawk Technical College honored SSI T...

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According to the quarterly release of the 2017 Rock Ready Index, the Janesville-Beloit MSA’s economy continues to gain steam

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(Beloit, WI) Gazette Staff             A developer announced it plans to add a new hotel in downtown Beloit. In a ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette A group raising money for downtown revitalization linked to the city's ARISE plan announced Thursday it has cu...

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(Evansville, W) Ashley McCallum, Gazette The city plan commission approved four projects this month that the community development director believes ...

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(Janesville, WI) At this week’s Council meeting, the City approved a downtown Building Improvement District and a pair of Tax Increment  Fi...

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(Rock County, WI) – Businesses of all sizes, industry sectors and ownership structures are encouraged to participate in the 2017 Salary & Be...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine W. Idzerda, Gazette On Friday, more than 600 students from eight local school districts participated in Manufacturing Day,...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News While hosting the TV show "Dirty Jobs," Mike Rowe said he was struck by the fact that success didn't lo...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News Development in Beloit remained steady this year, with officials touting the upcoming opening and co...

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(Janesville, WI) City of Janesville N1 Critical Technologies, Inc. is graduating from the Janesville Innovation Center (JIC) and relocating to downto...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette The small plot of land tucked between Edgerton High School and Community Elementary School doesn't look like much ...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College In celebration of Manufacturing Day, on Friday, October 6, Blackhawk Technical College (BTC),...

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(Milton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette A new family-style restaurant serving traditional American fare could open in Milton as soon as next week. Tasty Bit...

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(Rock County, WI) – Career development and exploration activities within Southern Wisconsin recently received a significant boost, as Inspire Ro...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College Enrollment is up at Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) for the fall 2017 semester according to...

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(Madison, WI) Brian Doudna, WEDA Hendricks Commercial Properties received a Redevelopment and Reuse award for the Ironworks Campus redevelopment proj...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Many with a stake in workforce development are excited about the upcoming Business Education Connection...

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(Orfordville, WI) Momentum continues in Orfordville, as the Village's EDC will be celebrating three ribbon cuttings on September 16, 2017. These ...

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(Janesville, WI) Ashley McCallum, Gazette SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville named Ben Layman as its second president since opening in 2012. ...

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(Janesville, WI) Blackhawk Technical College The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at Blackhawk Technical College got a welcome shot in the ...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News The School District of Beloit has hired a new career and technical education director to build upon the...

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(Beloit, WI) Ashley McCallum, Gazette Beloit Health System and the new Stateline Family YMCA Ironworks branch have partnered to create a sports medic...

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(Rock County, WI) According to the quarterly release of the 2017 Rock Ready Index, economic momentum continues to move Rock County forward....

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(Madison, WI) Mark Maley, WI Economic Development Corporation Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn), the world’s largest electronics manufacturing...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The Woodman's on Lexington Drive is the first grocer in Janesville to offer online grocery shopping with at-st...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College In today’s global economy, businesses are constantly seeking opportunities to gain a co...

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(Madison, WI) WI Department of Workforce Development Today, Governor Scott Walker announced the launch of WisConnect, a free, 24-hour online res...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Area youth attended the Hendricks CareerTek Engineering and Construction Academy last week and were eag...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News Plans have been submitted to the city to build a Home2 Suites hotel by Hilton adjacent to the Hampt...

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(Rock County, WI) A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by Ca...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Boardtracker Harley-Davidson is getting into more than just selling Harleys. MORE INFO
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(Edgerton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Edgerton has believed since at least 2000 that more residential development would spark a downtown revitalization....

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(Rock County, WI) Melanie Radzicki McManus, Wisconsin Meetings Just 13 miles of concrete separate Janesville and Beloit, two mid-sized cities located...

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(Janesville, WI) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Young students can explore potential fields of employment with a summer camp being offered this summ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Grainger's Wright Road facility is larger in size and scope than most companies in Janesville, and Grainger's ...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Tuesday, Blackhawk Technical College demonstrated its new mobile live fire training unit. The unit is ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette As the mattress and bedding industry rides a king-sized wave of demand, Serta Simmons Bedding is in the midst ...

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(Footville, WI) Ashley McCallum, Gazette North Carolina based company, Kaufman Trailers, will open its first Wisconsin facility in Footville in Septe...

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(Milton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Construction at Handy Art wound down as a recent workday came to a close. The Milton art supplies business is buildi...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit’s Advanced Joint Care Center, 1969 W. Hart Road, is the only joint replacement program in ...

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(Beloit, WI) Clint Wolf, Beloit Daily News Many Beloit area residents were able to get their first look at the new Hendricks Family Heart Hospital Sa...

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(Janesville, WI) Xavier Ward, Gazette Employees, friends and family members wandered through Dollar General's new 1-million-square-foot warehouse Sat...

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(Beloit, WI) - Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News As the weather warms up, so too are Beloit's development projects. From the Powerhouse pr...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The former Kennedy Homes, a residential development that failed nearly a decade ago, could soon see some actio...

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(Janesville, WI) Upper Lakes Foods, Inc. is expanding its distribution network by moving into the City's East Side Business Park, where it h...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Friday, the Janesville School District along with Junior Achievement and the Job Center of Wisconsin h...

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(Town of Beloit) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Students at Beloit Turner High School will be able to obtain credit for Blackhawk Technical College ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette After months of apparent delays, cooking spices retailer Penzeys Spices plans to open a new store in Janesvill...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Part of the city's town square will look much different come September, and at least one decorative addition wil...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News A proposed concept for the development of land surrounding Beloit Memorial High School is being touted ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Rock County tourism is growing as more large-scale events draw more foot traffic and a recovering economy has ...

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(Rock County, WI) According to the quarterly release of the 2017 Rock Ready Index, Rock County’s economy started the new year&nbs...

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(Beloit, WI) Staff, Beloit Daily News          Beloit College announced today is moving forward with it...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Staff Janesville's Downtown Development Alliance is hosting a “town-hall”-style meeting to familiarize local bus...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The long-vacant Village Plaza shopping center in Janesville has a new owner and maybe some new wind in its sai...

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(Orfordville, WI) Beth Schmidt, Orfordville EDC The Village of Orfordville, in conjunction with the Orfordville Economic Development Comm...

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(Janesville, WI) This week’s City Council action hit the mark when it approved a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Development Agreement to help fac...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Blackhawk Bank plans to expand its Janesville operations with a new full-service branch on Milton Avenue tha...

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(Beloit, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Willow Macy calls herself “the Swiss Army knife” of her Beloit tech startup company, Classmunity. ...

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(Milwaukee, WI) Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Whether it’s an amusement park ride or a giant piece of construction equipment, the te...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Blackhawk Technical College will offer four career fairs in the first week of April. MORE INFO
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(Milton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Milton has moved closer to a new industrial development after council members authorized the city to purchase new la...

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(Madison, WI) Lee Swindall, WEDC Across the U.S., the talent wars are being won by states that invest resources in science, technology, engineering a...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery Although Pratt Industries in the Gateway Business Park has been in production since 2015, a grand opening ceremony was...

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(Town of Beloit) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Those who have a passion for science have found their home as a member of Turner High School’s...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette A playground equipment supplier plans to build a 58,000-square-foot distribution facility on Janesville's south ...

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(Beloit, WI) Clint Wolf, Beloit Daily News Beloit pride was in full bloom at the Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce 90th Annual Dinner Tuesday evenin...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette Edgerton High School freshman Tyler Bogan poured a small canister of salmon-colored plastic pellets into an inject...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Competition among hotels to land a finite number of travelers has begun to heat up as the economy recovers, mo...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackawk Technical College Blackhawk Technical College (BTC) nursing students are the best in the state. According...

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(Beloit, WI) John McGivern, Milwaukee PBS Emmy Award-Winning Actor John McGivern explores living, working and playing in Beloit in this March 2nd Aro...

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(Rock County, WI) According to the 2016 Best-Performing Cities index released by the Milken Institute, the Janesville-Beloit MSA earned two Top 10 ran...

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(Beloit, WI) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News Approximately 100 films, covering topics as diverse as homelessness, race, illness and The Beatles, will...

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(Milton, WI) Beth Earnest, Great People Great Stories Magazine Amy Kenyon has seen firsthand the importance of career counseling in high school. The ...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News As the Hendricks CareerTek youth workforce training facility opened its doors to the public for the...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit Memorial High School Junior Ben Carlos and recent graduate Josh Lankford know what career p...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Thursday, Blackhawk Technical College hosted its first “Signing Day” for high school senio...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Janesville and Evansville will get a shared boost in visibility to potential tourists when a “Discover W...

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(Beloit, WI) Bill Mears, McGuire Mears & Associates Coldwell Banker Commercial McGuire Mears & Associates is pleased to announce that the 422...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette If upward trends in home prices continue, the $250,000 home is poised to become a new normal in the Janesville...

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(Beloit, WI) Channel 15, WMTV For years, Beloit has fought a tarnished reputation. Now, many in Beloit are ready to show off the changes their city h...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Rock County saw a boost in retail spending in the later months of 2016, according to a quarterly economic anal...

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(Beloit, WI) TRU Aseptics, LLC (TRU), an aseptic processing and packaging company, purchased 2929 Wyetta Drive in Beloit’s I-90 Business Pa...

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(Rock Count y, WI)  According to the quarterly release of the 2016 Rock Ready Index, Rock County’s economy finished 2016 in a very st...

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(Orfrodville, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette The sleepy village of Orfordville will soon make a splash when its first national retailer arrives later this y...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The Janesville area closed out 2016 with unemployment falling and new jobs popping up at a clip greater than a...

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(Janesvllie, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Forward Janesville honored a local company Thursday whose blossoming in recent years has been quiet—even...

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(Madison, WI) John Koskinen, Chief Economist for the Wisconsin Department of Revenue We must be doing something right:   ·  &n...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette It was a few minutes before 4 p.m. last Friday, and Rock County Brewing Company had not officially o...

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(Madison, WI) Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary Ray Allen released the following statement following today's U.S Bureau of Labo...

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(Janesville, WI) Mike Mathews, Janesville Innovation Center Janesville Innovation, Inc. (JII) has been awarded a $66,000 grant from the Wisconsin Eco...

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(Beloit, WI) Zac Bellman, Beloit Daily News Residential and commercial growth remained relatively steady in the Beloit area compared to the previous ...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes officials say the company is about six to nine months away from net...

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(Beloit, WI) Austin Montgomery, Beloit Daily News Groups involved with the Beloit Public Library’s Blender Cafe project expect the plan to move...

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(Milton, WI) Jim Dayton, Gazette The renovations at the Milton Public Library are almost complete.  MORE INFO
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(Beloit, WI) Beloit Daily News Beloit Health System has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Assoc...

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(Beloit, WI) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News The Toledo Molding & Die, Inc. (TMD) facility in Beloit could begin operations around late Februar...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Businesses call profitable practices “successful outcomes.” For Blackhawk Technical College, ...

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(Madison, WI) The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is leading a global trade venture to Canada from April 30 to May 5, 2017, with sto...

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(Janesville, WI) Plastic Industries, Inc., a plastic packaging manufacturer that produces custom and stock bottles, has leased 75,000 SF at 2929 Ventu...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette A $10 million federal grant will be a major boost for SHINE Medical Technologies as the company plans to break...

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(Janesville, WI) Blackhawk Technical College is pleased to announce for the second year in a row it has earned the 2017 silver award as a Military Fri...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette The Janesville Historic Commission says upcoming Town Square improvements planned for downtown won't a...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Rock County's unemployment rate stayed pegged just below 4 percent for two months straight this fall, marking ...

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(Beloit, WI) Zac Bellman, Beloit Daily News The City Plan Commission and City Council will be considering an application for a six-story ho...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Work at the former Menards could begin as early as February and could change the appearance of North Pontiac Dri...

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(Beloit, WI) Zac Bellman, Beloit Daily News Dozens of community members filed into the Todd Elementary School gym Tuesday night for a presentation on...

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(Orfordville, WI) Xavier Ward, Gazette For years, Orfordville residents have wanted a new, exciting downtown. They may be on the verge of getting tha...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette The city has issued more building permits so far this year than last, and officials say it's a trend that's like...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette On Thursday, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction released its school report cards. MORE INFO
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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette The phrase “robotics dynasty” doesn't have the same ring as “football dynasty.” W...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Van Galder Bus will see a significant chunk of new business come to its Janesville headquarters on South Pearl...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The city of Janesville is proposing a $3.1 million incentive package to spur private redevelopment of the vaca...

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(Rock County, WI)  According to the quarterly release of the 2016 Rock Ready Index, Rock County’s economy continues to exhibit st...

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(Madison, WI) State Collection Service, Inc., a full-service accounts receivable management solutions provider -  who has a facility in Belo...

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(Beloit, WI)  Today, during Wisconsin Business Development's (WBD's)  6th Annual Friends of Small Business Luncheon, Western Cont...

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(Beloit, WI) Clint Wolf, Beloit Daily News                Beloit Health S...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Community Action, Inc. of Rock and Walworth counties is expanding its programs to include a young adult...

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(Beloit, WI) Zac Bellman, Beloit Daily News A state-of-the-art career center dubbed Hendricks CareerTek soon will be settling in the Ironworks campus...

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(Edgerton, WI) An important step toward facilitating a new 200-acre mixed-used development for Edgerton has taken place. Brailsford Junction Way, whi...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News This spring the School District of Beloit will offer its first Grow Your Own scholarships thanks to ...

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(Beloit, WI) Toledo Molding & Die (TMD) is a global Tier 1/Tier 2 full service supplier of interior and air/fluid management system...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette W.W. Grainger continues to fill its hive of corporate offices in Janesville under a hiring spree that this yea...

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(Town of Beloit) Neil Johnson, Gazette Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch joked that a large tent set up in case of rain made Thursday's groundbreaking for a...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette It's going to be cake. And probably downtown Janesville's only Brazilian brigadeiros. MORE INFO
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(Edgerton, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette How can you make a weak material stronger? That was the question posed to third-graders in Community Elementary S...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Anatomy, chemistry and physiology comes from a book. Infection control practices, finding the oxygen out...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Rock County Christian School (RCCS) is offering new classes on entrepreneurship thanks to a $100,000 gr...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette The first job seeker showed up at 6 a.m. By the time the doors opened Saturday on the Dollar General rec...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette On Saturday, Dollar General is opening its hiring doors wide for workers who'd fill the floor of the gargantua...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Sometimes the key to success is knowing oneself. Fruzen Intermediate School teacher Michele Kruse is im...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Those with interest in computer coding may want to consider an eight-week training offered by the Refac...

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(Janesville, WI) Elliot Hughes, Gazette Janesville has hauled in about $930,000 in grants that will significantly help along two projects that will e...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette One set of finalists who will compete in Quint and Rishy Studer's "Shark Tank”-style Janesville Business...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette If raw numbers are a clear indicator of decline or growth, the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport's operation...

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(Janesville, WI) Elliot Hughes, Gazette The highest offices in a downtown Janesville building soon will be occupied by at least 80 employees of SHINE...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Mike Mathews, the Innovation Center's operations director, said his six tenants have grown to occupy 70 percen...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Blackhawk Community Credit Union plans to build a branch in Janesville on the city's south side, an expansion ...

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(Beloit, WI) Erin Kelly, Beloit Daily News Golf enthusiasts may have a new place to tee off. Geronimo Hospitality Group filed an application with th...

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(Madison, WI) Kathleen Gallager, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Badger Fund of Funds said Tuesday it has raised more than $10 million of capital from...

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(Janesvillle, WI) Gregg Bosak, SW Workforce Development Board A recent award of $150,000 to the Southwest Wisconsin Workforce Development Board (SWWD...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette An industrial building that once housed a Janesville candy maker will now house steel for a roofing supplier w...

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(Rock County, WI)  According to the quarterly release of the 2016 Rock Ready Index, Rock County’s economy continues to exhibit both gr...

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(Janesville, WI)  Catherine W. Idzerda, Gazette From July 18 through Friday, the Janesville School District is hosting the Global Ambassador Aca...

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(Madison, WI) Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development The state Commissioner of Insurance has approved a 3.19% rate reduction for worker's comp...

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(Beloit, WI) Erin Kelly, Beloit Daily News About 500 Alliant Energy powered homes in Janesville and Beloit run on clean energy from a new solar facil...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College At a time when the intricacies of a new economy create challenges for today’s manufactu...

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(Beloit, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette When Beloit Corp. closed its doors in 1999, the hulking foundry on Third Street in the heart of downtown was seale...

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(Beloit, WI) Matt Cordio, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Business Blog After hearing Kerry Frank, founder of Comply365 share her story about mov...

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(Edgerton, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Two businesses hope to move to a new Edgerton building before the year is out. MORE INFO
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(Beloit, WI) Ryan Silvola, Beloit Daily News After acquiring three facilities in Rock County in 2016, Ozinga is looking to hire up to 25 employees in...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette 40 entrepreneurs have entered the Block 42 Business Challenge, a contest that former health care industry c...

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(Rock County, WI) A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by C...

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(Janesville, WI) Gary Kohn, Blackhawk Technical College ManpowerGroup, the Milwaukee-based company considered the international leader in innovative ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette When it comes to home sales, a term that has not been thrown around much in Rock County over the last decade i...

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(Milton, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Milton High School has received an estimated $26,500 in grants that will fund college-and career-ready initiatives, ...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Janesville's restaurant-heavy stretch of North Milton Avenue is getting another restaurant under a developer's...

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(Janesville, WI) Elliot Hughes, Gazette Less than five minutes after the Joint Review Board assembled Thursday, Janesville's newest tax increment fin...

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(Milton, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette After receiving city approval, business owners hope their new brewpub will be operating in Milton's Goo...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette There is no river of chocolate flowing through Impact Confection's candy factory on Janesville's north side. ...

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(Town of Beloit) Neil Johnson, Gazette As Alliant Energy engineer Kim Halverson drove along a gravel access road behind Alliant's Riverside Energy co...

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(Milton, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Blackhawk Technical College’s Advanced Manufacturing Center was full of smiles on Friday as six t...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Industrial supplier W.W. Grainger has started to push past the Great Recession blues and into growth mode in J...

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(Beloit, WI) Beloit Daily News For the 10th time, building products distributor ABC Supply Co. Inc. has been honored with the Gallup Great Workplace ...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Parker High School senior Hunter VanZandt decided early on in high school that college wasn't for him. VanZan...

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(Orfordville, WI) Jennifer Tranmer, Beloit Daily News There was an excited buzz in the Parkview Elementary School computer lab and it wasn’t fr...

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(Edgerton, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Edgerton School District is one of five area districts receiving a $25,000 state grant to create Fabr...

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(Rock County, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette The tourism industries of Rock County continue to grow, as noted by the most recent Tourism Impact...

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(Rock County, WI) According to the quarterly release of the 2016 Rock Ready Index, Rock County’s economy continues to move along is growth...

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(Janesville, WI) Courtesy of Blackhawk Technical College  Dr. Tracy Pierner, a Wisconsin native with eight years of experience in the Wisconsin ...

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(Janesville, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette The Janesville School District has received a matching technology grant of $25,000 from the Wisconsin Technology ...

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(Janesville, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette Blackhawk Technical College and UW-Rock County have reached an agreement allowing students to transfer credits fr...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News The new Stateline Family YMCA Beloit branch site at the Ironworks Complex was bursting with activity Sa...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Janesville's chamber of commerce hopes a locally produced video showing life throughout the seasons in Janesvi...

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(Madison, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of Alliant Energy Alliant Energy’s Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL) received verbal approval today from ...

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(Rock County, WI) In response to strong demand, three speculative building projects are advancing in the Janesville-Beloit MSA. Combined, these projec...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette One of the focuses of the Janesville School District for preparing students for their futures is th...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette John Rocco is trying to imagine what patrons will say when he and his partners open Rock County Brewing Co. th...

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(Janesville, WI) Debra Jensen-DeHart, Beloit Daily News The Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, just a few miles north of Beloit and south of Janesv...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Two seniors from Craig High School were awarded scholarships for winning the Junior Achievement Business Chall...

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(Janesville, WI) Courtesy of Blackhawk Technical College Located in Brookfield, Ottawa University has announced its partnership with Blackhawk Techni...

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(Janesville, WI) Blackhawk Technical College will be hosting four Career Fairs the second week of April 2016. More than 75 private and publi...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Improvements to the Rock County Historical Society's 3.5-acre campus in the Look West Neighborhood ...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Firehouse Subs opened its new location last week at 2050 Morse St., just off Milton Avenue. The san...

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(Rock County, WI) – Rock County 5.0 announced the release of JobsInRockCounty.com, which will serve as the area’s one-stop employment and ...

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(Milton, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Milton and Edgerton high school students spent Tuesday morning getting a harsh dose of the real world d...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Two Beloit women are beyond excited about their upcoming graduation and entry into the workforce. R...

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(Beloit, WI) Robert Crozier, Beloit Daily News Debbie Fenhouse of Popular Grove came to a Beloit International Film Festival screening for the first ...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit Memorial High School’s seniors formalized their intent to find a job or go to college afte...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette After four years of development, regulatory screening and a complex approval process for a proposed radioactiv...

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(Rock County, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette For one weekend in July, the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport will be home to wartime aviation history as mo...

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(Rock County, WI) Earlier this month, Rock County 5.0 in conjunction with the Blackhawk Human Resource Association (BHRA), released the results of the...

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(Rock County, WI) According to the quarterly release of the 2015 Rock Ready Index, Rock County’s economy ended the year strong. Highlights...

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(Beloit, WI) Beloit Daily News The Beloit International Film Festival will feature 10 days of Block Party events, starting Feb. 18 with no tickets ne...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette Dinner theater is returning to Janesville's Armory. Bower City Theatre Company and Best Events on Thursd...

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(Beloit, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Beloit Daily News The Greater Beloit Chamber of Commerce was showing off its new home at Irontek, 601 Third St....

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(Orfordville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette Orfordville residents are willing to invest in a grocery store and downtown buildings to make their village bet...

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(Beloit, WI) Robert Crozier, Beloit Daily News The 11th annual Beloit International Film Festival recently unveiled its full schedule of films on...

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(Beloit, WI) Beloit Daily News The new heart hospital being built on the fourth floor of Beloit Memorial Hospital will be named the Hendricks Family ...

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(Janesville, WI) Jake Magee, Gazette St. Mary's Janesville Hospital has received the 2016 Women's Choice Award for being one of America's best hospit...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News From looking at pictures of someone tarred and feathered in World War I to making a video of a book rep...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette According to the California-based economic research group Milken Institute, the city of Janesville ...

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(Milton, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Walker on Monday announced that the state will offer $8.1 million in grants and a $1.01 million loan th...

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(Clinton, WI) By Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Seniors hoping to maintain their independence in a supportive environment have a new option —...

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(Rock County, WI) Anne Lindert-Wetzell, Business In Focus Building strong regional economies is no easy task. It takes not only strategic goal settin...

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(Beloit, WI) Robert Crozier, Beloit Daily News More housing is coming to downtown Beloit. The former Kerry Ingredients manufacturing building on ...

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(Janesville, WI) SC Aviation, Inc. began construction on its 36,720 SF hangar at the Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport. The company's expanding...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts from Judy Newman, WI State Journal Madison and the Janesville-Beloit area are among the most dynamic metropolitan areas ...

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(Janesville, WI) IPM Foods, LLC is expanding and relocating to the City's East Side Business Park, where it has signed a long-term lease for 150,...

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(Beloit, WI) Robert Crozier, Beloit Daily News A downtown Beloit dot-com is moving across the street and across the river to occupy space in the Iron...

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(Beloit, W) Clint Wolf, Beloit Daily News Beloit Health System was one of only 17 health systems out of 1,700 nationwide to be honored recently with ...

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(Janesville, WI) By NIck Crow, Gazette Parker High School senior Lavonne Sieling couldn't hide her excitement Tuesday working with first-graders at W...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Staff Four area teachers have achieved certification through the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, accordi...

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(Janesville, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette Kennedy Elementary School has received a national grant to aid its science, technology, engineering arts and mat...

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(Evansville, WI) Gina Duwe, Gazette Greg DeBroux looked at several communities before picking Evansville to relocate his longtime Oregon restaurant a...

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(Janesville, WI) Elliot Hughes, Gazette Five Guys Burgers and Fries and Potbelly Sandwich Shop could be up and running by June 2016 after receiving a...

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(Janesville, WI) Dollar General Corporation has begun construction on its new state-of-the-art distribution center in Janesville's STH&...

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(Milton, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Phase II of Blackhawk Technical College’s advanced manufacturing training center was completed th...

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(Beloit, WI) Hililary Gavan, Beloit Daily News School District of Beloit’s Farm to School program is helping to bring in locally-produced fresh...

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(Rock County, WI)  The Blackhawk Human Resource Association (BHRA) and Rock County 5.0 are Co-Sponsoring a 2015 Greater Rock County Salary &...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette The Janesville City Council approved a $100,000 TIF loan to help facilitate an expansion at the Sou...

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(Rock County, WI) The County's economy, as reported by today's release of the Q3 2015 Rock Ready Index, continues to gain positive momentum. High...

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(Janesville, WI)  Construction activities are rapidly progressing in Janesville's East Side Business Park on A.M. Castle & Co.'s 2...

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(Janesville, WI) Catherine Idzerda, Gazette To the layperson, one cow udder looks the same as any other udder. To them, terms such as “defi...

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(Rock County, WI)  Career Cruising, which is the licensed software that drives the Inspire Rock County career readiness and preparation platform...

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(Janesville, WI) By Neil Johnson, Gazette A Janesville couple plan to bring life back to a set of dilapidated South River Street storefronts the city...

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(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette St. Mary's Janesville Hospital is breaking ground on an addition that will expand its local cancer services, p...

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(Janesville, WI) Gazette Editorial Stroll into the inviting lobby of Blackhawk Technical College’s new Advanced Manufacturing Training Cen...

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(Milton, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Converse Elementary School in Beloit was notified by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DP...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News The School District of Beloit has implemented a new 4-year-old kindergarten curriculum this fall that e...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit Memorial High School (BMHS) students will be able to learn about careers and educational opportu...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette and WEDC The Janesville City Council on Monday unanimously approved a Tax Increment Financing packa...

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(Orfordville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Construction is underway on a 5,000-square-foot gas station and convenience store that also will h...

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(Beloit, WI) Sophie Harris, Beloit Daily News Beloit’s Fat Wallet plans to hire well over 100 people for this year’s holiday season, and ...

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(Janesville, WI) By Frank Schultz, Gazette Janesville's newest grocery store is holding interviews for jobs this week at the Holiday Inn Express, 310...

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(Milton, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Milton Courier and the Gazette Following the recommendations of the Plan Commission, the Milton City Council ap...

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(Beloit, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Beloit College is welcoming its largest freshman class since 1974, thanks in part to better recruiting, a spokesm...

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(Edgerton, WI) By Jake Magee, Gazette In 15 years, Edgerton has never seen a response like this. Work on downtown buildings is exploding this su...

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(Janesville, WI) By Neil Johnson, Gazette A Janesville microbrewery has landed a home downtown for brewing, tapping and selling beer that three local...

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(Beloit, WI) Sophie Harris, Beloit Daily News Plans for the Stateline Family YMCA’s move to the Ironworks complex are officially underway. ...

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(Milton, WI) Nick Crow, Gazette Beloit resident Kelvin Haley Jr. almost didn't participate in the welding boot camp at Blackhawk Technical College's ...

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(Rock County, WI)  According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), the percent change in real personal income growth in the Janesville...

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(Beloit, WI) Whitney Helm Beloit Daily News A little more than six months into her Town of Beloit Fire Department internship, Pauline Schork said she...

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(Janesville, WI) By Elliott Hughes, Gazette A new building housing a metal fabrication company that promises to bring 90 jobs to Janesville will be f...

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(Rick County, WI) (Rock County, WI) The County's economy continued to demonstrate growth, as reported by today's release of the Q2 2015 Rock Read...

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(Janesville, WI) By Marcia Nelesen, Gazette Duane Snow was in an Arizona airport and wearing his Rock Aqua Jays shirt when somebody said: “You'...

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(Whitewater, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Regardless of your feelings towards Taylor Swift, her music does serve a purpose, Janesville teacher Melissa B...

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(Beloit, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Beloit Daily News More Beloit Turner High School students are taking AP tests, earning a 3 or higher and earnin...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow, Gazette Ahtziri Sanchez had never experienced robotics or coding at her home school in Guadalajara, Mexico. "I think ...

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(Rock County, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of NewGeography According to the 2015 Best Cities for Job Growth, which is an index released by NewGeograph...

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(Beloit, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Beloit Daily News and the WI Department of Public Instruction The School District of Beloit has been selected t...

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(Milton, WI) By Jake Magee, Gazette, When it comes to technology in the classroom, the Milton School District isn't experiencing so much of a cultura...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette The Janesville School District’s high schools, Craig and Parker, were recognized nationally i...

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(Janesville, WI) By Nick Crow Roosevelt Elementary School fourth-grader George Patzold knows about trial and error even if he doesn't know the term. ...

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(Beloit, WI) Hillary Gavan, Beloit Daily News Beloit Senior Living, to be located in a vacant lot at 2250 W. Hart Road, will break ground in July on ...

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(Beloit, WI) Kaiser Property Group, Inc. secured another lease at 1 Reynolds Drive.  ConAgra, as part of an expansion and facility rationalizati...

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(Janesville, WI) Excerpts Courtesy of the Gazette Over the last four years, Roosevelt Elementary School has successfully combined gardening, academic...

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(Rock County, WI)  A report highlighting the use of the County’s web-based career preparation and readiness platform, which is powered by ...

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(Janesville, WI) By Neil Johnson, Gazette Brothers Shannon Kennedy and Shawn Kennedy have plans to bring their insurance service company's relaxed, w...

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(Edgerton, WI) By Jake Magee, Gazette A Med Flight helicopter landed in an Edgerton Middle School parking lot Friday afternoon. Fortunately, it was ...

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(Janesville, WI) Construction activities began this week at 4298 Capital Circle, in preparation for a 150,000 SF industrial / warehousing buildin...

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