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Literacy group launches fundraiser
- The Literacy Connection recently launched a community appeal to raise funds for the organization to expand. Read more >>
Girl steps up for sick cousin
- Local girl has rummage sale to raise money for cousin with Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more >>
Houseplant exhibitors compete
- Each day, the Rock County 4-H fair has a number exhibits, including Thursday's houseplant exhibit. Read more >>
Janesville residents report white squirrel
- Elizabeth and Mark Lencho of Janesville were out on their front porch in the Briar Crest subdivision early one morning when they spotted a white squirrel in their neighbor's tree. Read more >>
Humane society gets own vet
- For the first time in 120 years, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin has an on-staff veterinarian. Read more >>
City slickers take on the fair
- I didn't know what to expect as I prepared for my first 4-H Rock County Fair, but after being told to “wear shoes that I don't mind getting poop on”, I began to understand. Read more >>
Extra rain helps crops, raises river
- Janesville has received 3.4 inches more rain than average between April and June. Read more >>
Benefit planned for stroke victim
- Carol Belke's family is hosting the Carol Belke Stroke Awareness Benefit at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 12, at The Rock Bar & Grill, 101 Maple Ave., Beloit. Read more >>
Children's entertainer sings songs kids would write
- When Laurie Berkner writes a children's song, she likes to consult her audience first. The resulting tunes have created many passionate young fans. Read more >>
Bike and Build helps in Beloit
- Wednesday, Bike and Build worked with Community Action on neighborhood projects in Beloit's Merrill neighborhood. Read more >>
Janesville artist illustrates her first book
- Illustrator of new book “Precious Pearl” by Joan Hughes, Rebecca Gavney Driscoll is one of Janesville's local watercolor artists. Read more >>
Mercy wedding bells
- After being together for nearly 30 years, James and Linda Garner decided to tie the knot after they learned James needs extensive open-heart surgery. Read more >>
Independence Day celebrations planned
- Area communities plan to celebrate this year's Independence Day with more than just an evening of fireworks. From pageants to ski shows, this year's celebrations will be in full swing. Read more >>
Five thefts reported from cemetery
- Authorities are investigating five incidents of theft of items from grave sites at Luther Valley Cemetery across the road from Luther Valley Church, 7107 S. Luther Valley Road. Read more >>
Kids learn fishing and life skills with sheriff's deputies at first Cops and Bobbers event
- “I caught a 3-inch sheepshead!” 6-year-old Haylee Doyle screamed when asked how she enjoyed the first Rock County Sheriff Department's “Cops and Bobbers” event Tuesday. Read more >>
County employee gets activist award
- Mary Kay Vukovich was name Activist of the Year at the Fair Wisconsin 2014 Madison Leadership Awards. Read more >>
2014 MDA Tub Run raises more than $125,000
- Last week, Kutter Harley-Davidson of Janesville and the Muscular Dystrophy Association surpassed the $2 million mark by raising more than $125,000 with the 2014 MDA Tub Run. Read more >>
Nashville recording artist to perform at Orfordville American Legion
- Nashville recording artist Ricky Lee will perform Friday at the American Legion post in Orfordville. The show is a benefit for VetsRoll. Read more >>
Janesville student tells of Platteville tornado
- Lauren Perona, a junior at UW-Platteville, was just one of many to experience Monday night's tornado. Read more >>
Residents report cougar sighting
- Residents of the 3400 block of Tennyson Drive reported a cougar early Sunday evening. Read more >>
Tub Run to block intersections Saturday
- Motorists are to be reminded of the restricted traffic flow during the annual MDA Tub Run this Saturday, beginning at 12 pm sharp. Read more >>
Lifelong friends say goodbye one last time
- Anxiously waiting, the 2014 graduates of Delavan-Darien High School tried their best to calm their nerves before they crossed their high school stage one last time. Read more >>
Bikes will rumble Saturday in Tub Run
- The Muscular Dystrophy Association celebrates 20 years and nearly $2 million raised during its annual MDA Tub Run. Read more >>
Flag etiquette for Flag Day
- A US flag was seen in the 100 block of South Lincoln Street hanging inappropriately in a home's window. Read more >>
Rock dairy breakfast is Saturday
- Dennis and Clarice Green will host the 38th annual Rock County Dairy Breakfast from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Read more >>