JANESVILLE – In recent years, Janesville has seen a massive reduction in employment opportunities. Big companies have left the small Wisconsin town, leaving many residents to feel left behind in the economic crunch. Janesville’s notable claim to fame is Speaker Paul Ryan. The policies that he advocates for don’t give much hope for the town.
Another retailer announced they would be closing all of their U.S. stores, including a location in Janesville.
According to the Janeville Gazette
In a message on Gander Mountain’swebsite, the hunting, fishing and outdoor apparel and product retailer announced Friday that it is closing all of its 126 store locations nationwide and liquidating all its merchandise at its locations.
Janesville residents are shocked and saddened to see the store go, read more at the Janesville Gazette.