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Dave von Falkenstein

Man accused of sexual assault
- A telephone-based service that helps adults meet for sex led to the sexual assault of a Janesville juvenile, according to a criminal complaint. Read more >>
Best of The Gazette: Birds, Kmart and a historic home
- The 2014 duck season, another big closure for Janesville and an 1800s home facing demolition are the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so. Read more >>
Site puts Dick's, Gordmans at mall
- A plan loaded onto the website of CBL & Associates on Monday showed Dick's and Gordmans sharing the 140,000-square-foot space that JCPenney vacated at the Janesville Mall. Read more >>
Mercy to end insurance program
- The decision not to offer Medicare Advantage products for 2015 will affect about 400 people whose policy will expire Dec. 31. Read more >>
Roosevelt School wins national award
- For only the second time ever, a Janesville School District school has been recognized nationally as a Blue Ribbon School, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. Read more >>
Milton school survey to gauge priorities
- The Milton School District is asking community members to take a survey gauging their priorities for the school district. Read more >>
Fitzgerald plans Brodhead stop
- The Republican candidate will be at the Java House, 1101 1st Center Ave., from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7. Read more >>
On the Lakes: Changing water temps make for spotty fishing
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Delavan Lake Fishing Report 9/29 through 10/6

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Greg Peck: Innovations in agriculture
- Summary: With dairy in my family's heritage, I'm always interested in innovations in the industry. Read more >>
Your Views: Janesville community must do more to help the homeless
- As a community, we need to look at the bigger picture of homelessness and break the stereotype of the homeless being drunks and drug users. Read more >>
Your Views: Report debunks distortions of deficit in state budget
- The report, using supportable numbers, as opposed to Rep. Shilling’s deliberately biased numbers, shows Wisconsin doesn’t have a looming fiscal crisis. Read more >>
Your Views: Deb Kolste’s work shows why support was well-deserved
- These past two years, Kolste has worked diligently toward her commitment to represent all of her constituents. Read more >>
Your Views: What do we really know about Mary Burke?
- I know she was with Jim Doyle when the state went way in debt, and that recently it is indicated her jobs plan was plagiarized. Read more >>
Police looking for man with box cutter
- Milton police are looking for a man who Monday night brandished a box cutter after being fired at Freedom Graphic Systems, 1101 S. Janesville St., Milton, Police Chief Dan Layber said. Read more >>
Our Views: Milton School District wise to review facility needs
- In light of the economic downturn, the school board was wise to scrap referendum plans. Six years later, however, district facilities aren't getting younger. Read more >>
Matt Pommer: Obamacare polling might give Republicans pause
- The Marquette poll showed Burke’s position on Medicaid money was favored by more than 2-to-1 margin over Walker’s decision. Read more >>
10 things: Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't back down
- Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Read more >>
Janitor pleads guilty to assaulting student
- Alfredo Sandoval, 68, is charged with felony sexual assault of a Badger High School student while Sandoval was a janitor. He pleaded guilty Wednesday. Read more >>
McCartney Years, Capitol Steps, zoo animals stars at Young Auditorium
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WHITEWATER--There are many Beatles tributes, but one show that celebrates the writing and style of Paul McCartney during the height of his solo career in the mid-1970s, The McCartney Years, will be performed at the Young... Read more >>

Lorraine I. Powell, Delavan, WI (1927-2014)
- August 2, 1927 - September 27, 2014 Read more >>
Kathryn E. "Kay" Heldt, Delavan, WI (1920-2014)
- January 12, 1920 - September 27, 2014 Read more >>
Gene Robert Sorenson, Beloit, WI (1943-2014)
- April 15, 1943 - September 27, 2014 Read more >>
Erin Marie Cass, Janesville, WI (1985-2014)
- August 23, 1985 - September 25, 2014 Read more >>
Mary Ann Hurley, PIedmont, MO
- September 8, 2014 Read more >>
Livia Grace Stilke, Elkhorn, WI (2005-2014)
- December 19, 2005 - September 26, 2014 Read more >>
Engineer named regional manager
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Doug Snyder of Elkhorn has been appointed regional manager at Baxter & Woodman, Inc. Baxter & Woodman is an employee-owned engineering firm that provides planning, design, construction and technology services for... Read more >>

Utility's proposal could impact Delavan solar farm
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DELAVAN--The negative impact of proposed rate changes by Wisconsin's largest utility to customers who generate and use solar energy could include shutting down one of the largest solar farms in the state, located in Dela... Read more >>

Celebrating all things Irish
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JANESVILLE — Irish culture and heritage will take center stage next weekend during Janesville Irish Fest.

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Legion urges students to attend scholarship meeting
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ELKHORN — Elkhorn's American Legion Post No. 45 will host a presentation at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in the Elkhorn Area High School auditorium to explain the annual American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Contest.

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West Nile Virus: A long road back
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SHARON -- It has been just over a year since Gary Jurgensen, 62, of Sharon became a statistic in the West Nile Virus folder of confirmed cases in Wisconsin.

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Public record for Spet. 30, 2014
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Death notices for Sept. 30, 2014
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Trial begins in Walworth County
- Attorneys made opening arguments Monday in the case involving Daniel White, a Sugar Creek man accused of attacking Walworth County deputies. White claims he is the victim of police brutality. Read more >>
Sex offender rule survives vote
- The Elkhorn City Council voted 4-3 Monday to move forward in the process of approving an ordinance that would restrict where sex offenders could live. Read more >>
Car fire victim remains unidentified
- The identity of the woman whose body was found in a burning car in Janesville last week remains a question mark. Read more >>
Michael Gerson: Two cheers for Obama, not three
- For the first time during his stewardship of the war on terrorism, President Obama at least sounds single-minded. If not quite Henry V, he is no longer Hamlet. Read more >>
Jackson Street bridge closing Wednesday
- It will take several months of street closures, demolition and rebuilding, but residents will see a new bridge spanning the river at South Jackson Street by early fall 2015, city officials say. Read more >>
Suit: Worker fired after filing complaint
- A former employee of Hufcor subsidiary Total Quality Plastics was sexually harassed for three years, was retaliated against when she complained and then was fired, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court. Read more >>
Racial disparities in system is focus
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JANESVILLE-Rock County Child Protective Services will host a free, public informational meeting focusing on racial disparities in the CPS system at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, in Room D/E of the Rock County Job Center, 1900 ... Read more >>

Your Views: Janesville YMCA’s use of tanning beds goes against its mission
- The YMCA is a family facility, and introducing young children to this toxic practice is a serious mistake. Read more >>
Your Views: Candidate explains value of state treasurer’s office
- Eliminating this office will not reduce the size of our state government as some claim—it will reduce checks and balances. Read more >>
Your Views: Transgender issue raises many questions for schools
- Would a girl who thinks she is a boy feel comfortable standing naked in front of naked boys in the boys shower room? Read more >>
Janesville church marks 170th year
- Janesville's First Baptist Church will celebrate its 170th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 5, with worship, a pig roast and a bluegrass concert. Read more >>
'Sit Less, Live Better' class scheduled for Thursdays
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JANESVILLE-The Rock County Council on Aging will present a "Sit Less, Live Better" program from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays from Oct. 2-30 at the Council on Aging office, 3328 N. Highway 51.

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Inventors, entrepreneurs club to meet Oct. 8
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EVANSVILLE-The Evansville Area Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Creekside Place, 102 Maple St.

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UPDATE: Highway 104 reopened
- A crash on Highway 104 northwest of Evansville on Monday afternoon blocked northbound lanes. Read more >>
Steve Knox: 4 great sports hall of fame candidates
- The Janesville Hall of Fame honors many worthy athletes. But there are several important names missing, blogger Steve Knox writes. Here are four great choices for the future. Read more >>
Cuculi graduates summa cum laude from Wheaton
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Tyler Cuculi of Lake Geneva graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in business/economics from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.

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Local charities receive donations
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Brooks earns WPPI service award
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