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Jim Leute

Federal Interstate is a state problem
- Officials say it's a mistake to assume that all major highway projects are routinely funded 80 percent by the federal government and 20 percent by state and local matches. Read more >>
NorthStar signs isotope deal with GE
- NorthStar will partner with GE Healthcare as a distributor of molybdenum-99, a medical isotope used for detecting heart disease and determining stages of cancer progression. Read more >>
Scieszinski: Wait and see on recount
- In the Democratic primary for 15th Senate District, unofficial returns show Janis Ringhand and Austin Scieszinski separated by 274 votes, about 1.8 percent of the total cast. Read more >>
Interstate alternative to be busy in 2015
- State transportation officials said next year would be an active one for the alternate route that will take travelers off Interstate 90/39 near Janesville. Read more >>
Ringhand narrowly defeats Scieszinski in 15th Senate race

JANESVILLE—It went down to the wire, and Rep. Janis Ringhand narrowly defeated Austin Scieszinski to advance as the Democratic candidate in November's general election for the 15th Senate District.

About 18 percent of eligible Rock County voters go to the polls

JANESVILLE—About 18 percent of Rock County's eligible voters went to the polls for Tuesday's partisan primary.

SHINE passes internal milestone
- SHINE is working toward regulatory approval to build an $85 million medical isotope plant on Janesville's south side. Read more >>
Missing Elkhorn man still missing
- Russ Delorme was last seen July 13, and his vehicle was found two days later in a parking lot on Esterly Road at the Kettle Moraine State Forest near Whitewater. Read more >>
Three square off in Senate primary
- Rep. Janis Ringhand, first-time candidate Austin Scieszinski and former Assembly Rep. and Speaker Mike Sheridan are vying to advance to the November general election. Read more >>
DOT unveils Beloit interchange plan
- Several business owners along Beloit's busy Milwaukee Road are concerned that a redesigned Interstate interchange will cut them off from paying customers from the east. Read more >>
Sheridan responds to attack ad
- Paid for by “Citizens Against Payday Lenders. F. Kessler, Treasurer,” the ad focuses on payday loan legislation that passed the Assembly when Sheridan was its speaker. Read more >>
Propane industry outlook improves
- While it's never wise to bet on Mother Nature, a propane official believes the industry is poised to avoid a repeat of the shortages and price spikes of last year. Read more >>
Third generation marks milestone
- Damrow Chiropractic Office is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Read more >>
Residents criticize road safety in survey
- Greg Addie received about 50 survey responses, many of them detailing specific safety hazards and poor road conditions on West Avalon Road. Read more >>
New CEO keeps family at forefront
- Jane Blain Gilbertson recently became president, chief executive officer and sole owner of the Janesville-based companies that together employ more than 4,000 people. Read more >>
Dealers: Recalls not hurting sales
- Despite the recalls, the automaker posted its best June sales in the U.S. since 2007. Local dealers say the recalls have had minimal impact on their sales. Read more >>
NorthStar breaks ground in Beloit
- NorthStar is supported by the National Nuclear Security Administration as it pushes for a more reliable and diverse supply of Mo-99. Read more >>
Officials pledge fix for traffic backups
- Transportation officials hope a traffic backup of more than three miles on Interstate 90/39 on Monday night will not be a recurring problem. Read more >>
Radio club wants to buy building
- If the Janesville Community Radio Podcasters Club is successful in its transition to landlord, it doesn't plan to change the business operation at 321 E. Milwaukee St. Read more >>
United Alloy expansion on track
- Construction on a 112,000-square-foot addition to United Alloy should be done later this year and be fully operational early in 2015. Read more >>