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.
Cooling centers are available in some Rock County cities and villages.
The Elkhorn City Council on Monday reversed an earlier decision and allowed a shelter for victims of domestic violence.
Rep. Bryan Steil said he supports some police-reform efforts in Congress, but not all.
Under the new, temporary process, Building Director Tom Clippert will have authority to review and approve requests for outdoor seating.
For the first time in its 170-year history, the Walworth County Fair will allow sales of wine and beer, the Elkhorn City Council decided Monday night.
Whitewater appears to be the first city in the state to prohibit the sale of dogs, cats and rabbits from pet stores. The new ordinance aims to reduce the demand for mills that raise animals in inhumane conditions.
Local nonprofits could receive thousands of dollars in federal funding to help people whose income has been threatened by coronavirus pandemic.
Blackhawk Community Credit Union leaders are in talks with a developer to buy the former Chase Bank downtown. Meanwhile, the city has asked the credit union to repair the building by Aug 24.
City officials are again mediating concerns between the owners of Hammy's Roadside Bar and neighbors who say outdoor music at the bar is too loud.
The plan commission Monday approved a conditional-use permit detailing plans for Rock County to transform the former Pick 'n Save grocery store on Center Avenue into an office space and resource center.
Two new locations have been added to the discussion over where to allow overnight parking for people experiencing homelessness in Janesville.
The city council Monday approved $26.45 million in general obligation debt Monday, which will be used largely to complete many of the city's capital projects for the year.
The city of Janesville expects to save about $40,000 a year by making its own salt brine to keep roads navigable in winter, the public works operations director says.
The general manager of Wildwood Theaters 16 has asked for changes to the theater's liquor license that would allow revenue opportunities after the COVID-19 pandemic forced closure for more than two months.
The city is in better shape to recover from this downturn than it was during the Great Recession, City Manager Mark Freitag said.
Millions of dollars will be given to local governments for pandemic-related expenses under a statewide grant program announced this week by Gov. Tony Evers' office.
It's not yet clear how much Rock County will have to pay to settle a lawsuit filed by the widow of a man who died while riding a county van in 2018.
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.
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.
Rockport Pool and the wading pool at Palmer Park will remain closed throughout the normal pool season.
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 Rock River is now under a slow/no wake order from the Townline Road Bridge upstream to the Rock County line.
The State Patrol warns that deer have become more active and pose an increased danger to traffic.
The Ho-Chunk Nation’s $405 million Beloit casino project appears to have slowed down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Beloit City Manager Lori Curtis Luther said.
An Elkhorn woman who has worked in the Walworth County Clerk of Courts Office and with the county’s corporation counsel has announced her run for the elected register of deeds post.
The city's transit director says a $3.2 million allotment from the federal government will go a long way toward ensuring the city can keep offering bus service.
After a Rock County board member said the local safer-at-home order to fight the spread of COVID-19 was an “overreach,” the county administrator said the county’s health officer properly used her authority.
The Rock County Board received more than 100 public comments from residents for its meeting Thursday night concerning the county health department's decision to enact a stay-home order until May 26 to stem the new coronavirus after the state Supreme Court struck down a similar order from Gov. Tony Evers' administration.
The question of how to protect the public from the coronavirus continued to be a political football after Wednesday's state Supreme Court ruling.
Rock and Walworth counties took differing approaches Thursday as a state Supreme Court ruling ending the state safer-at-home order took effect.
A proposed change to Rock County Board policies recommends that committee meetings start no earlier than 4:30 p.m. to enable working people to attend.
A small business microloan program could provide aid to Janesville businesses as soon as mid-June as part of the city's working plan for COVID-19 recovery.
City Manager Mark Freitag talks about his thinking as the city looks to keep people safe from COVID-19 while looking forward to economic recovery.
Repairs on a city water main mean lanes closed on Milton Avenue Friday morning.
Janesville's Alcohol License Advisory Committee says the city council should permanently allow class B liquor licensees to serve prepackaged liquor for takeout.
The plan commission on Monday approved a conditional-use permit for proposed duplexes to be built near the future Diamond Ridge apartments.
The agreement allows Janesville and Edgerton to send employees to help run each other's water services in case of an emergency. The cities say the agreement benefits both of them.
No date has been set, but county courts around the state might start to take care of postponed trials and other hearings later this summer.
"We're encouraging folks to look for opportunities that are right in front of you," City Manager Mark Freitag said.