The newest member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Janesville is calm, friendly and furry.
Of the 40 people charged in 2017 with first- or second-degree child sexual assault in Rock and Walworth counties, 39 knew their victims.
Sitting as a Walworth County judge for nearly 40 years could have inflated Jim Carlson’s ego. Or it could have caused his research habits to wane. Neither was true.
Harrison Elementary School kindergartners demonstrated cooperation, self-restraint, advanced design and construction skills, and a unprecedented knowledge of box traps Thursday.
The Walworth County Zoning Agency sent proposed short-term rental ordinances to the county board Thursday night despite a warning from a local attorney and landlord that he would likely take the county to court over the regulations if they pass.
An unspecified threat to Parker High School means student backpacks, coats and other items will be searched before entering school on Friday morning.
The Evansville Fire Department sent 10 trucks and engines to a brush fire in the Evansville Wildlife Area off Marsh Road south of Evansville, according to a Rock County Communications Center dispatch supervisor.
Commercial Development Company, owner of Janesville's former General Motors plant, hasn't started demolishing the plant yet, but it has listed the property for sale as a redevelopment site for $7.45 million.
Another juvenile was taken into custody Thursday morning on suspicion of making terrorist threats at Evansville High School, according to an Evansville Police Department news release.
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.
This St. Patrick's Day, two Irish pubs are partnering with a non-profit charity organization to celebrate the patron saint of Ireland the Celtic way -- with beer, corned beef and music.
A juvenile was taken into custody Wednesday morning on suspicion of making terrorist threats at Evansville High School.
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
The 2018 County Health Rankings and Roadmaps ranked Rock County as 58th out of 72 counties in the state for health outcomes and 65th for health factors.
The True Value Hardware store on Janesville’s south side has displayed signs advertising a liquidation sale over the last few weeks. The store, a retail staple on the south side for more than five decades, is closing—likely by May, owner Tami Larson said.
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.
A wheelchair-bound man died last month after he fell in his chair while riding in a transport van, according to a Janesville police report.
The Janesville Police Department has won an Innovative Program Award for its efforts to recognize and respond properly to people who are struggling with mental illnesses.
The Rock County Medical Examiner’s Department on Monday identified the Illinois man who died in a town of Avon traffic crash Friday.
Lynn Gardinier is a partner, CPA and CMA at Baker Tilly in Janesville, and she is this year's recipient of the United Way Blackhawk Region's Geraldine Hedberg Volunteer of the Year Award.
Milton High School's show choir teams Choralation and Octave Above both earned second place in their respective divisions at Saturday's Spotlight Spectacular at Craig High School in Janesville.
Janesville native Patrick Terry has been chosen from hundreds of applicants from 59 countries to be among five singers to join the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at London’s Royal Opera House.
Janesville resident Richard Snyder went to Roatan, an island off the coast of Honduras, hoping to escape some of Wisconsin’s harsh winter and to forge a new life. Eventually, he wants to open a studio where he can teach and create custom pieces.
East Milwaukee Street is closed between Lexington Drive and Morningside Drive. Pontiac Drive is closed between East Milwaukee Street and Rutledge Drive.