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Corn for grain prices have dropped to less than half of what they were last year. Meanwhile, this year's yields are expected to be good in Wisconsin and possibly record-breaking in other areas of the corn belt.
A recent legal decision is likely to significantly change how Wisconsin manages its groundwater and will especially affect the state's sandy counties where powerful wells are irrigating potato fields, servicing giant dairies, and providing water critical for the state's frac sand mining boom.
Once completed, work on the state owned rail line between Janesville and Avalon would allow for safer travel, more efficiency, faster service and an increase in product output, said Ken Lucht, director of government relations for the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad.
The Janesville School Board will hear the results of the district's employee engagement survey during it's meeting Tuesday night.
Traffic was rerouted around the Janesville intersection of Beloit Avenue and Palmer Drive on Saturday afternoon because of a gas leak.
Five young men were arrested Saturday, two of them on charges of drug dealing, Janesville police said.
The lawn ornament made by a Janesville man was returned somewhat mysteriously Thursday.
Veteran clown Elaine Frietsch taught a clowning class Saturday with the help of an even more veteran clown, Cousin Otto.
When World Dairy Expo kicks off in Madison later this month, artist Larry Schultz will be there selling original paintings and prints featuring dairy breeds.
The Janesville man was arrested in a Newville parking lot.
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