Local • 2A-3A
Dirt bikes take to the ice
That humming roar you might have heard Saturday was coming from Lake Koshkonong, where riders bring their dirt bikes to ride on the ice in winter. Contrary to what some might think, traction on the ice can be better than dirt, said Lance Wollin, who has been going out to the lake with other riders for the last 20 years. Riding on the ice requires special tires equipped with studded treads, however.
Snow emergency declared today
The city of Janesville declared a snow emergency starting at 5 a.m. today. All parked vehicles must be removed from city streets and public parking lots until the streets are completely plowed, according to a city news release. Violators could be ticketed. Between 2 and 3 inches of snow are being forecast for Saturday into today, according to the release.
nation/world • 9B-10B
Trump claims memo vindicates him
President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed complete vindication from a congressional memo that alleges the FBI abused its surveillance powers during the investigation into his campaign’s possible Russia ties. But the memo also includes revelations that might complicate efforts by Trump and his allies to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry.