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.
The Rock County District Attorney’s Office has dismissed a complaint filed by a Janesville City Council candidate who alleges the city manager violated Wisconsin’s open meetings law.
The Orfordville Village Board on Monday approved a request from Parkview High School to store guns at the village hall for use in competitive shooting sports.
Despite a cost higher than expected, the Janesville City Council on Monday approved a bid to remove the Monterey Dam and restore the affected shoreline.
Rock County officials are looking at how they can be better prepared after they found themselves dealing with a weird, severe weather event last month.
People who want to offer input—or at least have a window—into the quota for deer tags in the 2018 Rock County deer hunt can attend an advisory council meeting next week.
Nothing will come of a former Janesville Fire Department fire inspector’s charges of malfeasance in public office against three department employees, including the chief.
State Attorney General Brad Schimel stopped at the Walworth County Courthouse in Elkhorn on Wednesday for a discussion that largely centered around social services.
Gov. Scott Walker returned to Janesville on Tuesday and said President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum would hurt a local factory, Seneca Foods.
Two candidates for the Democratic nomination to run for Congress in the 1st District were arrested Monday in a pro-Dream Act demonstration, spokespeople confirmed.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled a landscaping company is not immune from liability in the 2012 death of a woman who was struck and killed by a falling tree branch while walking around Geneva Lake.
Through Aug. 1, the fourth floor of City Hall will be closed for renovations, forcing weekly meetings to temporarily change locations.
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 six candidates running for Janesville City Council gave city staff grades ranging from A to C during a forum Thursday, with the three incumbents offering the highest praise.
Few isolated wetlands are likely located in Rock County, but county officials are worried a bill awaiting Gov. Scott Walker’s signature could have negative effects on water quality and flooding potential statewide, including Rock County.
For the first time in City Attorney Wald Klimczyk’s memory from the past 36 years, the city is seeking a court order to raze an occupied house that’s fallen out of code compliance.
Monterey Dam Association member and candidate for Janesville City Council Jeff Navarro said he heard City Manager Mark Freitag say during a radio appearance that the city had the necessary permits to remove the Monterey Dam. Navarro outlined his concerns at Monday's council meeting, and City Council President Doug Marklein gave Freitag a chance to respond.
A Janesville City Council candidate on Tuesday filed a complaint with the district attorney’s office claiming the council on Monday violated open meetings laws.
Vacant, city-owned land in Milton's east-side industrial park is almost gone now that another proposed development has received city council approval.
Military authorities have accused a still-unidentified Marine of murder in the death last month of Ethan Barclay-Weberpal, formerly of Janesville.
Renowned geologist Richard Alley will be in Beloit on Friday, March 2, to share stories about exploring ice and what he has learned about the relationship between ice and climate change. He is the latest recipient of the Roy Chapman Andrews Society's Distinguished Explorer Award.
The Janesville City Council has until March 3 to pick the location of a new temporary polling place, but it likely will decide Monday, Feb. 26.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday's spring primary whittled the Milton School Board race to six candidates and eliminated Gabriel Szerlong and Brent Miller from contention.