For the past century, the city has taken an interest in buying riverfront properties to allow public access to the Rock River and protect shorelines.
Normally, people get authorities involved when they’ve got money missing. In Jerry Addie’s case, it was money that mysteriously showed up in his bank account.
A Janesville developer who recently built two large industrial buildings on speculation in Janesville seeks to build a third development on the city's south side.
The state Department of Transportation announced Wednesday upcoming closures to the Highway 12 interchange ramps as part of the Highway 120 reconstruction project.
Starting next week, the city will replace head-in stalls with 11 back-in angled parking stalls on the south side of Milwaukee Street between Jackson and Franklin streets.
The city of Janesville hired a vacant building coordinator to head the new vacant building registration program. His job: find and catalog Janesville’s vacant properties—of which there are estimated to be more than 1,000—in hopes the owners fix them up and get them occupied.
Paul Miller's family is suing Rock County over a Feb. 26 accident that fatally injured Miller while he was riding in a Rock County Transit van.
Someone taken under an emergency detention in Walworth County is likely to spend hours in the emergency room waiting for an open bed at an out-of-county psychiatric facility. More time in the back of a squad car comes after that, all while the subject is handcuffed.
The new business improvement district, or BID, in downtown Janesville, is set to roll out thousands of dollars worth of new plans and programs. Want a teaser? A trolley that would shuttle visitors around during downtown festivals and special events is set to debut Saturday, May 19.
A new system for deciding who gets set free pending trial and who has to sit in jail is planned for Rock County later this year.
The Janesville City Council on Monday will consider approving borrowing $21.9 million for various 2018 projects, including downtown improvements.
The months-long debate about whether to repair or demolish the historic Monterey Dam has reached even UW-Madison students, and they’ve sensed hostility from both sides of the issue.
The Janesville Fire Department has acquired two drones and partnered with Streater, Illinois, company FlowMSP to survey 50 significant buildings in the city. The work will give firefighters crucial information should they ever respond to fires at the buildings.
This summer, downtown Janesville will be home to a slew of events, and several will include outdoor drinking for the first time.
The city’s investment in downtown has created a ripple effect, drawing investments from donors, public-private partnerships and even small business owners.
A national study reveals that in recent years, Janesville’s eviction rate has been the fourth-highest among midsize cities in Wisconsin. Beloit’s eviction rate ranks second-highest among peer cities statewide.