JANESVILLE -- Friends of the Woodman's Center will host a Community Day on Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., inside the former Sears building at the Uptown Janesville mall on Milton Avenue.
WHITEWATER — Whitewater Police have arrested a 39-year-old woman believed to be the mother of the newborn found dead in a field on March 4.
Residents along State Street on Janesville’s south side clear their sidewalks after an overnight snowfall Saturday. Temperatures are expected to stay in the 40s through Wednesday before warming up Thursday and Friday.
JANESVILLE – The city of Janesville will spend $795,000 on safety improvements to its police department training facility, adding a separate room exclusively for use of force and defense training.
Pitching is the main weapon in softball. Knowing that, UW-Whitewater softball coach Brenda Volk is confident as her team gears up for the 2023 season.
WHITEWATER — If the UW-Whitewater baseball team forgot what Wisconsin weather was like after spending last week in Pensacola, Florida, one glance at Prucha Field at James B. Miller Stadium on Saturday morning was a stark reminder.
After finishing last year with a 18-6 record and seeing its season end in a regional final game, Janesville Craig’s baseball team boasts several returnees and an eye on a deeper postseason run.
The Janesville Jets’ struggles continued Friday and Saturday after the Minnesota Wilderness swept them in a two-game North American Hockey League series.
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Federal prosecutors have charged a man with firebombing a prominent Wisconsin anti-abortion lobbying group's office last year. The U.S. attorney's office in Madison announced that 29-year-old Hridindu Sankar Roychowdhury was arrested Tuesday at Boston's Logan International Airport and charge…
The Democratic-funded candidate in Wisconsin’s pivotal state Supreme Court contest has raised more than five times as much money as her Republican-backed opponent ahead of the April 4 election. Reports filed Monday show that liberal Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Janet Protasiewicz raised ne…
Watertown resident Andy earned the title Miss WI Youth Entertainer earlier this month and will use his title to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights.
Police say a woman believed to be the mother of a dead newborn child found abandoned in a southern Wisconsin field earlier this month has been arrested. The Whitewater Police Department says in a news release posted on its Facebook page that the 39-year-old Whitewater woman was arrested Frid…
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The cold weather in North Dakota kept chemicals that spilled from a derailed Canadian Pacific train from spreading very far, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Texas companies have resolved Clean Air Act violations with the Environmental Protection Agency by agreeing to reduce emissions of planet-warming methane and other harmful pollutants wafting from the nation's largest oil and gas producing region.
Twitter has suspended the social media account of an anti-police website for violating its rules against inciting violence after a union for Los Angeles police sued the owner of the website that offers a “bounty” for the killing of police officers.
A Philly police officer is cleared of racial slur allegations after a viral traffic stop video, commissioner says
PHILADELPHIA — Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said Tuesday that an officer who had been benched over allegations he used racial slurs during a traffic stop earlier this month will be allowed to return to duty after internal investigators concluded that he did not use such language durin…
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JANEVILLE The Rock County Historical Society (RCHS) is hosting the second annual Rock County Legacies Gala on April 29 at 6 p.m. at the Glen Erin Celtic House in Janesville.
Recently, two men in black suits showed up on our front steps. They had on white shirts, black ties, and black fedoras. It was a gloomly March day, but both men sported black-rimmed sunglasses.
The Janesville Morning Rotary Club has announced its February students of the month for the 2022-23 school year. They are:
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The annual Fran Achen Juried Photography Exhibition is accepting photo submissions.
The Wisconsin Highway 81 corridor will be the focus of a study hearing on Wednesday at the Beloit Public Library.
St. John Vianney Catholic School has released its second-trimester honor roll for the 2022-23 school year.
Milton High School has announced its second-trimester honor roll for the 2022-23 school year.
Spring is a season of rejuvenation, and perhaps nowhere is that rebirth more noticeable than in the yard. Each spring, grass begins to grow again as inviting landscapes beckon people outdoors. Extra sunlight and rising temperatures make spring a great time to plant flowers, grasses and trees.
The lines between the outdoors and indoors are being blurred. Homeowners build extensive outdoor living spaces so they can relax on weather-resistant furniture and even cook in lavish kitchens in their backyards. In addition, indoor three-season rooms full of bright, open windows that showca…