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Catherine W. Idzerda

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    Rock County government, Walworth County government, Clinton, Darien, Delavan, Sharon, agriculture

Catherine W. Idzerda

Cornfest next weekend
- Next weekend's Darien Cornfest offers live music, a parade, fireworks, live music and tractor pulls Read more >>
Omnivore, herbivore take on fair fare
- I eat anything. Andrea Anderson is a vegan. How do we fare with food at the fair. Read more >>
Walworth County Fair opens
- On Wednesday, the Walworth County Fair kicked off another year with all the typical sights and sounds, and a visit from the governor. Read more >>
Section of river parking plaza closed
- Part of a downtown Janesville parking plaza will be closed. Read more >>
Future of sheltered workshops muddy
- Some advocates for people with disabilities worry that proposed rules will lead to unwanted changes in day services and employment programs. State officials say that's not true. Read more >>
Walworth County Fair promises tuneful variety
- The Walworth County Fair opens Wednesday, Aug. 27, with a diverse music lineup: a local favorite, a classic rock group and two appealing country acts. Read more >>
Rock County beef cookout is Thursday
- The Rock County Beef Producers are hosting their annual cookout Thursday. Read more >>
Body ID'd as missing man
- The Walworth County Sheriff's Office has tentatively identified the body found in the Kettle Moraine as that of Russ Delrome of Elkhorn. Read more >>
County eyes medical examiner options
- The Rock County Board of Supervisors Public Safety and Justice Committee gave county staff the go ahead to prepare an intergovernmental agreement with Dane County for medical examiner services. Read more >>
Milks leaves legacy of music
- Brodhead's Mary Milks taught piano lessons for 49 years. Read more >>
Water levels, property values: Organizations work to find balance
- Lake Beulah residents were alarmed when they learned that a new dam might mean lower water levels. Read more >>
Delavan celebrates heritage
- From Thursday to Sunday, Delavan will celebrate its diverse heritage with tours, music, food and art. Read more >>
One person at tower public hearing
- Only one person attended a public hearing to address the fate of the Rock County Courthouse tower. Read more >>
Highway 26 work wrapping up
- Another section of the 48-mile expansion of Highway 26 project is nearing completion. Read more >>
Rock County 4-H Fair wraps up
- The Rock County 4-H Fair had better than average attendance on at least two of its six days. Read more >>
Slow-no-wake lifted on Rock River
- Slow-no-wake restrictions have been lifted for the entire length of the Rock River. Read more >>
Administrator retiring after 35 years
- After 35 years in county government, Rock County Administrator Craig Knutson is retiring Aug. 1. Read more >>
Bidders flock to fur and feather sale
- Saturday's fur and feather sale went "really well" according to organizers. The event allows 4-H and FFA kids to auction off rabbits, goats and poultry. Read more >>
Sheridan responds to letter to the editor
- Mike Sheridan's campaign responds to a critical letter to the editor. Read more >>
UW-W professor wins Fulbright
- A UW-Whitewater professor will use his second Fulbright Scholar award to teach and do research in Columbia. Read more >>
Several headliners at Janesville fair started on TV
- This year's Rock County 4-H Fair music lineup stands out for its preponderance of television celebrities. Read more >>
Grant awarded for hotel renovation
- A grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will help a private businessman renovate a hotel in downtown Delavan. Read more >>
Delavan ambulance contract changes
- The Delavan City Council voted Monday to amend its agreement with its ambulance provider. Read more >>
Rule change aids meat processors
- Brian Lutzow of Twin Cities Pack is one of the independent processors that will benefit from changes in federal law. Read more >>
County Board approves Family Care
- On Thursday, the Rock County Board vote unanimously in favor of transitioning to Family Care Read more >>
Courthouse tower options heard
- At their Thursday meeting, an engineering firm gave Rock County supervisors several options for dealing with the flaking brick on the courthouse tower. Read more >>
County considers buying job center
- Rock County is considering buying the 65,000-square-foot building that is home to the county's job center. Read more >>
Garden Court residents raise money
- A group of Janesville Garden Court apartment residents wants to increase the connections between residents at their apartment building Read more >>
Gardens feature Jefferson's favorites
- This summer, Rotary Botanical Gardens is featuring a Thomas Jefferson garden with 105 varieties of herbs, flowers and vegetables from Monticello. Read more >>
Delavan marketers unveil website
- A Libertyville, Illionis, firm is developing a marketing plan for the city of Delavan that includes a new website. Read more >>
Broege was active on farm, in community
- Elton Broege, 91, died Saturday at St. Elizabeth's Manor in Footville. He was active in a variety of community organizations. Read more >>