View our map of road and trail closures caused by the Interstate 90/39 construction in Rock County.
Public and private groups involved in ARISE, a years-long revitalization effort of downtown Janesville’s riverfront, plan to use a recent survey to tap ideas other cities are using to boost their downtowns.
Health experts call contact tracing essential for slowing COVID-19. But misinformation is circulating in Wisconsin, exhausting some local officials.
The Rock County Health Department on Friday issued a message of concern about rising cases of coronavirus and urged facial coverings.
Several weekends in July are set aside for extra drunken-driving patrols by the Rock County Sheriff's Office and other local police forces.
The state Department of Transportation announced new lane configurations for northbound I-90/39 in Janesville starting Monday night.
A Janesville man was charged Thursday with first-degree reckless homicide in connection to the overdose death of a man reported the day after Christmas in Janesville.
A Madison woman was arrested on suspicion of her fourth intoxicated-driving offense after crashing into a ditch along County P in the town of Clinton on Thursday, according to a Rock County Sheriff's Office news release.
A sober-living residential facility whose residents include sex offenders got permission to continue operating at a meeting Thursday night.
A Whitewater man who shot and killed his brother-in-law in 2016 should get a new trial after an appeals court ruled that a Walworth County judge should have let the jury consider self-defense.
Power outages were reported on the east side of Janesville after a storm early Thursday afternoon.
Police are trying to find Johnny D. Hood, whose unoccupied vehicle was seen at about 1 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the Ice Age Trail near Washington Street and Northridge Drive.
Officials say patients should consider their symptoms, insurance coverage and financial situation when picking an option for getting tested for the novel coronavirus.
Thanks to a grant, the Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin will offer low-cost adoptions this weekend.
A Rock County Court commissioner ordered a Beloit man held on $50,000 cash bond Wednesday on charges of attempted murder stemming from a shooting at a town of Rock strip club.
The Rock County Sheriff’s Office has seen a handful of cases involving local people who reported that scammers have fraudulently applied for unemployment benefits in their names.
Northbound Interstate 43/Highway 81 will be closed over Interstate 90/39 from 4 a.m. to noon Thursday, July 9.
About 82% Milton School District parents would be comfortable having their children return to classrooms this fall if school officials decide it’s permissible to allow in-person instruction, according to a survey.
About 80% of Janesville School District parents would be comfortable with their children returning to classrooms this fall, according to a districtwide survey.
The Milton City Council approved Tuesday first readings of two ordinances, one allowing residents to keep chickens and a second allowing residents to keep bees.
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the city to shelve some of its strategic plans for 2020, but City Manager Mark Freitag said the city is still in good shape.
The state Department of Health Services determined St. Elizabeth Nursing Home had an inadequate screening protocol after an investigation into a COVID-19 outbreak at the facility. The nursing home disputes that.
One of two men accused in a June 20 shooting in the town of Rock turned himself in Tuesday, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office.
The Wisconsin National Guard will help Walworth County officials with two more free COVID-19 testing events—where symptoms are not required—in coming weeks in Walworth and Lake Geneva.
The Rock County Council on Aging's Mobility Management program this month restarted its Wednesday Walks, which are open to all Rock County seniors and their friends.
Rock County Clerk Lisa Tollefson said a federal court ruling on voting rules has not yet taken effect.
With temperatures in the 90s during the coronavirus pandemic, an emergency-room doctor worries that heat-stroke victims might decide to stay home rather than get treated.
A former Orfordville man pleaded guilty Monday in a hit-and-run crash in July 2019 that left a man with a serious head injury.
Monday marked a tie for the largest daily increase in confirmed coronavirus cases with 41 new positive test results reported, matching the high from May 21.
A town of Delavan man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a judge ruled Monday in Walworth County Court he will not be released on supervision after killing his wife in early 2019.
A Beloit woman is suspected of her fourth intoxicated driving offense after being pulled over Saturday in the town of La Prairie.
A 23-year-old man died at the scene of a single-vehicle crash in the town of East Troy on Sunday.
Holly Maize’s medical history—having been born with a severe form of spina bifida—led her to enter the field of pharmacy, where she got to study with her former neurosurgeon.
Julie Fuelleman began working as a neighborhood specialist out of First Congregational Church last fall.
A woman who worked for an agency that provided Rock County's Birth to 3 program has sued the county after her agency lost its contract.