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.
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.
One problem voters probably won’t encounter Tuesday is long lines at the polls. Primary elections are notorious for low turnout, said Rock County Clerk Lisa Tollefson.
Milton School District residents will head to the polls Tuesday, Feb. 20, to face a crowded slate of school board candidates.
City council candidate Jason Davis has previous criminal convictions, including operating a firearm while intoxicated and battery.
The Democratic Party of Rock County is hosting a public chili challenge and fundraiser with congressional candidates Randy Bryce and Cathy Myers on Feb. 8 at the UAW Local 95 headquarters.
An act making cheese the official state dairy product was one of 135 laws passed in Wisconsin in 2017, according to the state Legislature.
Vice President Rich Gruber and members Paul Williams and Jens Jorgensen have taken out nomination papers to run for their own Janesville City Council seats.