The discrepancies between city assessment and private appraisal of a big-box retailer’s property can be staggering.
Security guards at the Rock County Courthouse will remain unarmed after the Rock County Board’s General Services Committee tabled a resolution on the proposal Tuesday.
The Whitewater City Council could decide this spring if and how to draw down Cravath and Trippe lakes so the city can try to improve the sediment-choked lakes' recreational use.
An energy company's plan to build a 250-megawatt solar farm in the town of Darien will be discussed Monday by a Walworth County Board committee as some debate the company's similar proposal in Iowa County.
Rep. Bryan Steil, R-1st District, indicated through a spokeswoman that he is not fully supportive of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration.
Two local legislators have jointly proposed a constitutional amendment limiting the scope of lame duck sessions, which occurs after the November election and before officials are sworn into office.
Wisconsin's transportation chief said Thursday he is “very familiar” with the stretch of Highway 12 between Whitewater and Elkhorn that has long been a concern for residents, but he stopped short of offering immediate solutions.
State Sen. Janis Ringhand, D-Evansville, called on Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, to act on a proposal last week that would close the so-called "dark store loophole."
Walworth County officials have lowered the county's contentious licensing fee for short-term rental units by $304, but critics claim the fee is still too high.
The Rock County Board is scheduled to consider a minor re-organization of the sheriff's office when it meets Thursday.
The current and a former sheriff of Walworth County are endorsing Brian Hagedorn for state Supreme Court.
The impact of China’s decision to ban imports of recycled materials has reverberated all the way to Janesville.
Comprehensive Community Services is an expanding Rock County treatment program for those with mental health or substance-use disorders, and it's entirely funded by Medicaid.
Black people in Rock County are arrested at much higher rates than their numbers might suggest. Local officials are considering the data and options.
The curtain might be falling on the dark-store legal theory in Wisconsin, but it’s possible big-box retailers will find another method to reduce their property tax assessments, a Janesville official said.
A friendly battle of words erupted on city of Beloit and city of Janesville Facebook pages this week.
The Naatz family still farms on Ruger Avenue in Janesville. But a plan to widen the road and install sidewalks along their large property could cost them tens of thousands of dollars.
1st District Rep. Bryan Steil will hold a telephone town hall meeting today to hear from constituents.
Security guards who screen Rock County Courthouse visitors could start carrying guns under a proposal from a private security company.
Bryan Steil, the new representative of the 1st Congressional District, talked about policy and governing with local residents Monday.
Here's how Janesville police and tow-truck drivers get rid of abandoned cars.
Early in Gov. Tony Evers’ administration, two Walworth County groups have asked the governor to consider a never-finished widening of Highway 12/67 between Elkhorn and Whitewater.
Janesville continues to make progress despite persistent challenges—some of which are out of the city's control—and can look forward to more growth in 2019, he said.
A $1.1 million grant will fund a youth program run by Community Action of Rock and Walworth Counties.
Rock County courts closed for three days this week because of the weather, delaying hundreds of cases.
A Rock County committee has until March 27 to secure housing for a sexually violent person scheduled to be released, despite tight housing restrictions for offenders.
Residents from the area surrounding a potential multifamily residential development showed no clear opposition to the project during a neighborhood meeting Tuesday.
An Army officer from Janesville has been promoted and appointed to a Pentagon job.
Results of an online survey indicate there is public support for building a new indoor sports facility to replace the Janesville Ice Arena, but questions remain over its design, location and financing.
Neighbors surrounding the long-vacant baseball diamonds just west of Milton Avenue have been invited to a meeting Tuesday about a possible multifamily housing development.
The city and current property owners are nearing a deal with an out-of-state buyer to purchase and give a face-lift to a stretch of mostly vacant buildings in downtown Janesville.
A former Elkhorn City Council member who moved out of his old district is now running against an incumbent in a different district.
Rock County officials are proposing millions of dollars in upgrades to the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds in an attempt to modernize the site and make it more efficient.
Rock County's regional airport will see maintenance upgrades and a $160,000 ramp revamp in the near future, but money has yet to be allocated to repair a deteriorating runway.
The plan commission Monday night voted 5-1 to rezone part of the former Pick ‘n Save building on Center Avenue from a commercial site to light industrial.
Rock County officials are hosting a public meeting Tuesday on the future of the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds to gather feedback from residents on the county's facilities master plan.
As the city council considers restoring an old policy to encourage single-family home development, here's a look at five subdivisions and how they've fared since the recession.
Janesville officials made their annual presentation to local state legislators Friday and complained about state funding.
The Rock County Public Health Department issued a cold-weather warning Friday.
Some of Wisconsin's congressional delegation are joining others in Congress in not accepting pay or diverting their paychecks to charity.
A contentious licensing fee for short-term rental units in Walworth County might drop by $304 if the county board approves the new fee.