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Today in History: February 20
Today in History: February 20
Among today's events in history, astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard Project Mercury's Friendship 7 spacecraft in 1962.
Teen using torch accidently started house fire, report says
The Janesville Fire Department on Monday reported on a Sunday house fire that caused $185,000 damage.
Janesville man arrested on fourth-offense intoxicated driving charge
A Janesville man was arrested on a charge of fourth-offense intoxicated driving Sunday night in the town of Bradford, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office.
Warm weather could endanger plants
Warm weather could endanger plants
The unusually high temperatures are tricking plants into prematurely coming out of their dormant states, which could damage them.
Group says it will bring thousands of postcards for Rep. Ryan in Janesville
A left-leaning group called UltraViolet plans a protest in Janesville on Wednesday morning.
Former Menards property redevelopment won't include traffic improvements
Former Menards property redevelopment won't include traffic improvements
The city of Janesville has no immediate plans to address traffic concerns on Pontiac Drive once development of the former Menards property begins next month, said Economic Development Director Gale Price.
Man arrested in rural meth-house case appears in Rock County Court
The methamphetamine case against a town of Center man began Monday in Rock County Court.
Conservative black man rethinks America and race in new book
Conservative black man rethinks America and race in new book
Milton Thompson, a former superintendent of schools in Beloit and Clinton, has written a book describing his life journey as a way of looking at racial problems his country faces.
Simulation gives demonstrates life in poverty
Simulation gives demonstrates life in poverty
The program simulates a month of poverty in hopes to make more people empathize with impoverished people.
Police seek man who used stolen credit card in Milton-Janesville crime
Police seek man who used stolen credit card in Milton-Janesville crime
Milton police are looking for a person who used a stolen credit card in Janesville. The card was in a purse taken in a smash-and-grab in Milton on Jan. 30.

Local

Janesville protest focuses on Rep. Ryan
Man faces meth charges in court
Simulation gives taste of poverty
Warm weather endangers plants
Fire cause traced to torch, teen

Crime

Public asked to help in fraud case
Fourth-offense OWI alleged
Man arrested on 4th OWI charge
Town of Beloit police to carry Narcan
Beloiter gets federal prison sentence

Today in History

Today in History: February 20
Today in History: February 19
Today in History: February 18
Today in History: February 17
Today in History: February 16

Columns

WATCH: Rescue takes in mustangs
Couple celebrate enduring marriage
WATCH: Wheelchair trek raises charity money
Delavan's circus past included elephants
Pro-life, pro-choice see changes ahead

Public Record

Public record for Feb. 20, 2017
Public record for Feb. 19, 2017
Public Record for Feb. 18, 2017
Public record for Feb. 17, 2017
Public record for Feb. 16, 2017