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Boys & Girls Club earns national award

JANESVILLE-The Boys & Girls Club of Janesville will receive a national award Thursday from the Boys & Girls Club of America.

The honor is the result of the local club achieving the bronze level of the League of EAGLES award program, said...

Beloit team hosts roller derby match

BELOIT-The Beloit Bombshells flat track roller derby team will host a home game against the Aurora 88's at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, at Skatin Station, 1230 E. Inman Parkway. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the...

ECHO plans open house of expansion

JANESVILLE-ECHO invites the public to an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, to celebrate its newly expanded and renovated building at 65 S. High St., Janesville.

Refreshments will be served.

For more information,...

KANDU fish fry, buffet is Nov. 13

JANESVILLE-KANDU will host its fish fry and harvest buffet, sponsored by Johnson Bank, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 13, at Best Events Banquet Hall, 1741 Adel St.

Reservations are not required.

Takeout dinners are available....

Agrace offers volunteer orientation

JANESVILLE-Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care will offer volunteer orientation from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at its 2901 N. Wright Road facility.

Prior to orientation, each prospective volunteer...

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-- DARION L. VANCE-JENKINS, 20, of 1528 Morningside Drive No. 7, Janesville, at 1:15 p.m. Monday at his residence on charges of robbery/use of force and aggravated battery causing great bodily harm. Police...

Fiesta to benefit YMCA scholarships

MILTON-The YMCA of Northern Rock County will host its 8th Annual Tropical Fiesta, presented by Air Products, from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, at its Parker YMCA, 1360 Parkview Drive, Milton.

Event proceeds will benefit the organization's ...

Mercy Hospice Care hires new chaplain

Mercy Hospice Care recently welcomed chaplain Jim Wehrheim to its staff.

Wehrheim brings seven years of clinical pastoral experience to hospital settings, from hospice agencies to correctional facilities.

Wehrheim offers...

Harvest fest will benefit causes

BELOIT-Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 749 Bluff St., will host a fall harvest festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31.

A lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It will include scalloped potatoes and ham, green beans, glazed ...

Church to serve Nov. 7 harvest dinner

JANESVILLE-Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 2130 Mt. Zion Ave., will host a harvest dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.

The menu will include pork chops, cheesy potatoes, autumn squash, vegetable du jour, cranberry sauce, rolls,...