Nahla was an extraordinary educator. True, she drooled more than other teachers, but she also allowed students to lean against her and stroke her ears. She is retiring this month.
A controversial decision to allow backyard chickens in Janesville appears to be a rousing success for chicken-lovers, their neighbors and even the feathery critters themselves.
The Templeton family will bring three generations to work this Saturday's dairy breakfast, being held from 6:30 to 11 a.m. at the Brandl Farm in Clinton.
A group of volunteer dog handlers and their dogs trained in Rock County this week to sharpen their search-and-rescue skills.
The program is gaining steam nationwide, and a series of Monday night classes begins June 5 at the off-leash dog area off of Mohawk Drive in Janesville's Palmer Park
Rock River Charter School was opened in 1998. It was the first of Janesville's four charter schools.
Hannah Frank, a Janesville 12-year-old, is selling homemade products at her school to raise money for the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin.
Unlike standard libraries, patrons of human libraries check out people rather than books to learn more about diverse lifestyles, experiences and cultures. Hedberg Public Library, 316 S. Main St., Janesville, will host such an event from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 15.
For the most part, local pet owners mirror those surveyed by Mars Petcare about their pets and social media.
Online resources and state agencies are available with data and advice for parents in their search for childcare centers.