School board and city council candidates touted Milton’s positives and tried to find common ground Thursday at a forum hosted by the Milton Area Chamber of Commerce.
A proposed $34 million capital referendum likely would be a "slam dunk" for the Evansville School District in November, a school consultant said Wednesday.
Construction on a new UW-Whitewater dorm will require people to move their cars from parts of some campus lots by midnight Friday, according to University Housing.
Random lead testing by the health department prompted the Janesville School District to test all drinking water sources at the elementary schools in January.
The Clinton School District invites residents to discuss facilities options at a community workshop from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at Clinton Elementary School, 301 East St.
The massacre at a Florida high school last month was on the minds of Janesville officials as they dealt with a bomb threat at Parker High School on Thursday and Friday.
Harrison Elementary School kindergartners demonstrated cooperation, self-restraint, advanced design and construction skills, and a unprecedented knowledge of box traps Thursday.
An unspecified threat to Parker High School means student backpacks, coats and other items will be searched before entering school on Friday morning.
The Milton School District raised more than $18,000 for the Wisconsin Special Olympics through this year's Polar Plunge, according to a press release.
The school board passed a resolution about school safety and gun control and listened to a plan to eliminate Chinese language instruction from the elementary school while at the same time giving more sixth-grade students an opportunity to learn the basics
At the final school board meeting before Delavan-Darien School District residents will vote April 3 on an operational referendum, a heated discussion broke out between one resident and several school board members.
The Milton School Board’s strategic planning committee tried Thursday to find facilities needs everyone could agree on as the school district takes its next step toward a possible third referendum.
Through an open records request, The Gazette has obtained a copy of Milton School Board member Brian Kvapil’s audio recording of the Feb. 12 board meeting.
Parker High School’s engineering and construction classes met Wednesday at the Janesville Schools Outdoor Laboratory to discuss a challenge: Finding a long-term fix for the washed-out bridge over Marsh Creek.
Next week’s Hawk Zone vote is still on and the purchase price is still the same despite a preliminary city assessment that showed the building is worth $100,000 less than the Milton School District originally thought.
Milton School Board candidate Harvey Smith announced Monday a series of listening sessions prior to the spring election, according to a press release.
For almost 40 years, Wes Davis has anticipated the return of red-winged blackbirds on or about Feb. 15. He finally saw the familiar songbirds on Feb. 22.
Closing the Milton High School pool is ultimately a decision that rests with district officials, but an upcoming insurance inspection could leave administration with no choice.
Janesville's United Alloy on Friday announced an expansion during a visit by Gov. Scott Walker. Walker commented on proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum.
The Janesville School Board and teachers union agree: The school district’s new salary schedule will help attract and retain good teachers.
On Tuesday, the Janesville School Board approved changing the 2018-19 calendar to give students and staff Martin Luther King Jr. Day off school.
It won’t be nearly as comprehensive or costly as the past two referendums, but Milton School District residents will soon have another vote on facilities.
Meetings on Tuesday, Feb. 27, and Thursday, March 1, will explain an upcoming course that could lead to jobs in the local construction industry.
Beloit Turner School District officials are holding an informational meeting Saturday, March 3, to discuss the referendum that will be on the April 3 ballot.
The recent school board presentation was the first significant public discussion of facilities since the $69.9 million referendum failed in November.
The Rev. Forrest Williams of Janesville knew Billy Graham when he was president of the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, Minnesota.
If the community shows interest, an Evansville schools referendum could be on the ballot as soon as November, said District Administrator Jerry Roth.
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.