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No homeless people found during biannual count
No homeless people were found on the streets during an overnight Rock County homeless count. Yet volunteers of the local homeless intervention task force know they are out there.
Suspect arrested in Whitewater credit union robbery
Whitewater police on Thursday announced the arrest of a man in Beloit.
Panel of local tasters pick favorite Girl Scout cookies
Panel of local tasters pick favorite Girl Scout cookies
The Girl Scouts say thin mints, caramel deLites and peanut butter patties are their top-selling cookies.
Evansville woman arrested after low-speed chase
Zoe Elizabeth Meyers, 18, Evansville, was arrested Thursday morning on Highway 11, Janesville, on charges of fleeing an officer and obstructing an officer.
Student privacy and parent concern clash in Edgerton School District
Edgerton school officials are trying to reassure parents their children are safe after a child who was involved in a school shooting threat returned to school
Romney to appear in Janesville
Romney to appear in Janesville
Potential presidential candidate Mitt Romney will return to Janesville in April, possibly again as a Republican candidate for president.
Rock Aqua Jays to host 2015 Pro Wakeboard Tour on Aug. 1 in Janesville
The Rock Aqua Jays will host the final stop of the 2015 Pro Wakeboard Tour on Saturday, Aug. 1, at their home site along the Rock River in Traxler Park
'This is like Janesville's Oscars'
'This is like Janesville's Oscars'

JANESVILLE — Growing up in Janesville, Callie Johnson-Schouten had aspirations of becoming a national performer. Now that she has accomplished that goal, she wants to help someone else follow their dreams.

The Janesville native, who now...

Local unemployment rate up in December
Statewide, unemployment rates increased in eight of the state's 12 metro areas, the Department of Workforce Development reported Tuesday.
Charge filed against father linked to fatal town of Sharon shooting
Charge filed against father linked to fatal town of Sharon shooting
Michael J. Webb, 45, town of Sharon, is charged with contributing to the delinquency of a child. Webb is the father of the 14-year-old boy suspected of fatally shooting his friend in the head in July in the town of Sharon.