Evansville High School has canceled classes Friday due to a gas leak outside the building near the kitchen receiving area, according to a Facebook posting by Evansville Community School District Administrator Jerry Roth.
If the community shows interest, an Evansville schools referendum could be on the ballot as soon as November, said District Administrator Jerry Roth.
Two days after heavy rains led to unusual February flooding across southern Wisconsin, some Rock County residents still can't drive to and from their homes.
Lake Geneva police are urging motorists to avoid Highway 120 near Highway 50/Edwards Boulevard as they remove a disabled semitrailer truck.
In an effort to address the “crisis” of short-staffed district attorney’s offices, the state Assembly on Thursday approved a bill that would add a prosecutor to Walworth County but not Rock County.
With St. Patrick Catholic School closing this spring, officials on Wednesday invited people to share ideas about what to do with the school building in central Janesville.
St. William Catholic School's First Lego League is headed to state again. This year, the competition will be at Parker High School, giving the public a chance to see the next generation of programmers in action.
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel recently suggested that local school districts should have the option of arming teachers. Janesville School Board members and the school district's police liaison don't think it's a good idea.
Bridge work will mean nighttime slowdowns on southbound Interstate 90/39 near Newville over the next two weeks, the state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.
Incumbent Kenneth Monroe was the top vote-getter in Tuesday's primary election and advances to the April 3 general election with Steven Doelder, a part-time UW-Parkside chemistry professor.
Years after her breast cancer diagnosis, Bonnie Robinson and the Edgerton Hospital Capital Campaign is raising money to bring 3D digital mammography to Edgerton Hospital.
Vicki Brown topped the primary race for the Rock County Board's District 26 on Tuesday. Dave Homan came in second, so both advance to the April 3 general election.
All lanes are closed on Highway 51 between Rollin Street and Jenson Street in Edgerton because water is covering the roadway, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Tuesday's spring primary whittled the Milton School Board race to six candidates and eliminated Gabriel Szerlong and Brent Miller from contention.
GIFTS Men's Shelter announced Tuesday that this March, it is launching a transitional living program in a recently shuttered youth group home and treatment facility. GIFTS board Chairman Matt Prestil said GIFTS recently acquired the Beginnings Group Foster Home at 502 E. Holmes St.
Students and staff at Evansville High School were evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a carbon monoxide detector went off.
Recent rain and melting snow has caused flooding in the area of Wright Road and Ruger Avenue, the Janesville Police Department reported.
Police on Monday night closed one road and responded to reports of high water in several other areas across the city and Rock County because of heavy rain, a Rock County Communications supervisor told The Gazette.
Lindsey Bittorf, the town of Milton police officer who donated a kidney to a sick child, will receive a Hometown Hero Award from the state Legislature, according to a release.
A vandalism incident on the Milton Avenue circuit in Janesville early Sunday morning led to an arrest of a Delavan man who fired from a car, police said.
Janesville Police Chief Dave Moore said Monday the number of guns available to people could have played a role in a spate of gunfire incidents in recent days.
Milton School Board candidate Brent Miller has partially paid off delinquent taxes for a property he owns, Rock County Treasurer Michelle Roettger said Monday.
The Walworth County Board recently recognized a deputy medical examiner who is retiring after more than 40 years in the county.
A Lake Geneva man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he fought with his elderly landlord, who grabbed a gun and fired a warning shot, Walworth County Court records show.
When 5-year-old Alexander “Xander” Jacobson collided with his aunt’s Frisbee-chasing dog last summer, he didn’t know the ensuing traumatic tumble would make its way to national television.
Across the Janesville School District, eighth-grade students are engaged in a new way of learning science—one that involves buckets of mud, thinking like an scientist and, perhaps, making their community a better place.