Janesville's waiting list for rent assistance continues to grow as federal funding cuts are expected and a tightening Janesville rental market pushes rents higher.
The Janesville City Council on Monday will again consider an ordinance that would charge an extra $20 to Janesville residents retrieving lost pets from the humane society.
It appears the Rock County Board will not vote on a resolution by one of its members to censure Sheriff Robert Spoden for his involvement in a Janesville police investigation.
The parents of Pfc. Ethan Barclay-Weberpal talked to a Gazette reporter Thursday about their son and their questions about his death while in Marine infantry training.
Milton unveiled a 10-year plan showing how it plans to put wheel tax funds to use. But a decade of planning could be for naught if the state eliminates local municipalities’ ability to implement a wheel tax, a tool used to fund road repairs.
A Janesville woman has been removed as guardian for her invalid husband after Rock County authorities reported the man likely suffered from abuse and neglect.
A Walworth County committee on Monday denied the claim of an East Troy man requesting $250,000 after the man says a sheriff’s deputy hit the car where he was a passenger, causing substantial injuries.
While Dustin Baker is in Iraq on his 10th deployment, his wife, Heather, is home with their five children. She is managing controlled chaos, trying to stay connected to Dustin and wondering if he will be home for Christmas.
Janesville police say the record number of overdose deaths in the city last year had one common denominator: a drug called fentanyl.
Town of Beloit Administrator Ian Haas talks about the prospect of a major housing uptick and a related commercial development boom in the town.
The town of Beloit on Tuesday filed a petition in Rock County Court, asking to change a large portion of the town into a village. The city of Beloit opposes the move.
Just over a year after the controversial decision to convert Milwaukee Street from a one-way to two-way road, city officials are planning ways to improve the throughway when it’s reconstructed in a couple years, and they want public input.
The state's top economic development group plans to spend $1 million to try to lure Chicago area millennials to leave their long commutes behind—and move to Wisconsin.
The Janesville City Council on Monday authorized the city to request Wisconsin Department of Transportation grants for two trail projects.
A man on Saturday announced his candidacy for the Rock County Board of Supervisors 26th district after the deadline had been extended to Friday.
Jason Augustine, Steven Haberman and Chuck Hagmann were the only people to file candidacy paperwork to run for spots on the Parkview School Board, District Secretary Sue Draves said in an email.
By June, Janesville could be the first Wisconsin community with an outdoor fitness court that would allow residents to work out for free.
Two Elkhorn City Council members are running for three open seats in this spring’s election, leaving the third seat to be decided by write-in votes.
Nancy Lader is running again for council after her seven-year term came to a controversial end last spring. Lader, two newcomers and two incumbents are seeking three open spots on the council.
Edgerton voters will see four municipal races on the spring ballot, three of which are contested. Two of those races will feature the same opponents as previous years.
The state Department of Natural Resources withdrew a grant it awarded the city of Janesville to help pay for removal of the Monterey Dam because of litigation against the removal decision. The loss of funding could push the project back an entire year, city officials told The Gazette.
The humane society will provide Janesville's animal control services, including taking in lost and stray pets, for the next three years at $125,000 annually.
Rock County Board member Rick Richard is asking his fellow board members to censure Sheriff Robert Spoden. He introduced a resolution Thursday saying Spoden violated the public trust.
The city plans to conduct a feasibility study on a new sports complex to replace the Janesville Ice Arena, and the facility could feature more than a couple of new ice rinks.
Two political publications on Thursday said Rep. Paul Ryan may be on his way out as speaker of the House and that he might not stay in Congress for more than a year.
The Elkhorn Plan Commission approved a plan to develop a hotel and a convenience store with restaurants right off of Interstate 43.