Janesville School District voters might face two referendum questions this fall or next spring. One would be for building upgrades, the other for operating expenses.
The change will place students in 4K through third grade at various elementary schools based on home addresses and transportation availability.
County Administrator Josh Smith said Tuesday that a contracted agency nurse was one of three Rock Haven employees who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Blackhawk Community Credit Union has eliminated seven leadership positions as the credit union refocuses its operations amid the economic uncertainties of the COVID-19 era.
Part of Highway 50 in Walworth County will be closed for bridge work over Jackson Creek at the Delavan Lake Inlet starting Monday, June 8, the state Department of Transportation announced.
The 2020 Family Bike Fest has been canceled but is expected to return next year.
Rock County officials formed a task force Tuesday to figure out how they will reopen the virus-silenced courtrooms.
The Janesville City Council on Monday approved a citywide economic recovery plan, including the start of a small-business microloan program that could help businesses that were ineligible for other government help.
The Janesville School District's spring coaches will be given half pay to acknowledge the work they do year-round.
Eight residents and three employees have tested positive for the coronavirus at Rock Haven, the county's nursing home, County Administrator Josh Smith said Tuesday.
The percentage of positive coronavirus cases reported each day in Rock County has decreased since last Thursday's record-high day.
Since its last update before the holiday weekend, Walworth County on Tuesday reported four more deaths from COVID-19—bringing the total to 16—and three more hospitalizations from the disease.
United Alloy has announced plans to shut down its Janesville plant for two weeks in June and July as the metal fabricator works through COVID-19 ripples in the supply chain it serves.
The trial of Julian D. Collazo has been moved to September, with attorneys suggesting virus-safety precautions could lead to legal problems.
Alliant Energy announced Tuesday it plans to buy an emerging solar farm project in northern Rock County as the electric utility makes a major pivot into solar power.
First responders in the Janesville police and fire departments last week received 200 kits with personal protection equipment from VITKOS and MyMedic through the Give Kits Foundation.
View our map of road and trail closures caused by the Interstate 90/39 construction in Rock County.
Assistant Superintendent Scott Garner wrote in a memo that the Janesville School Board asked him to research and draw up a proposal for adding a districtwide athletic director.
One Fairhaven Senior Services resident in Whitewater is keeping changes brought by the pandemic in perspective, recalling the Nazi invasion of her Denmark home. Others shared how they’re getting by, too.
A duplex in Janesville exploded Monday night after somebody lit a cigarette near a natural gas leak, Janesville Fire Battalion Chief Ron Bomkamp said.
Neither Grace nor Jacob Shepard expected a pandemic to cut the school year short. But the Milton High School siblings experienced just how serious COVID-19 could be when Grace tested positive for COVID-19.
The Janesville Patriotic Society continued its ritual of a rifle salute and playing taps Monday morning in a section of Oak Hill Cemetery where 246 veterans are buried.
A Blackhawk Community Credit Union official said the credit union's halt on work on its downtown Legacy Center is emblematic of its shift away from real estate development.
Thunderstorms swept through Rock County on Saturday afternoon.
Janesville City Manager Mark Freitag commanded an Army unit in Iraq in 2005-06. To mark Memorial Day 2020, he was asked to talk about those under his command who didn't return.
Rockport Pool and the wading pool at Palmer Park will remain closed throughout the normal pool season.
Kelby Schneider, 9, is the youngest of a four-member team from Clinton that is on track to make a difference in the world. The team came up with a novel innovation: building insulation to ward off mice and rats.
On Friday, Willowick Assisted Living in Janesville held a surprise window visit party for residents and their families.
City Manager Mark Freitag said a phrase he learned while in the military sums up his attitude toward the COVID-19 pandemic. "I do not want to rush to failure."
The Culvers restaurant on Milton Avenue in Janesville closed Friday for cleaning, according to signs on the door.
Janeville's hospitals have begun offering antibody testing, but the impact those test results will have on the pandemic are yet to be seen.
The Rock River is now under a slow/no wake order from the Townline Road Bridge upstream to the Rock County line.
Parker High School seniors received these scholarships and awards at a virtual ceremony Wednesday, May 20:
Frieda Lubkeman's funeral was attended by dozens at a Janesville church on Wednesday without violating pandemic safety rules.
Local church leaders are looking forward to seeing people in their pews again.
Health officials believed they would see an increase in positive cases as testing capabilities increased, including the two public testing sites that opened last week in Beloit.
Authorities can't enforce Rock County's COVID-19 recommendations, but health officials and Janesville's police chief say it's important for residents to stick to the guidelines.