With China halting import of most recycled materials, now is not the best time for a city to seek contracts for a new recycling vendor. But that’s Janesville's current position.
Rock and Walworth counties saw some of Wisconsin’s highest rates of population growth in 2018, continuing the region’s economic upswing following the Great Recession.
The southern segment of the Rock River in Rock County is free of the slow/no wake restriction.
The Janesville City Council’s fifth-place vote-getter from the spring election won’t be selected to fill the seat left vacant by Jens Jorgensen.
Janesville will reopen its waiting list for Section 8 rental assistance during an all-day event May 31, according to a news release.
Rock County is accepting applications for the District 26 seat on the Rock County Board following member Vicki Brown's resignation.
A federal judge found the regulations do not violate the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution.
Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes and secretary of tourism designee Sara Meany visited the Milton House Museum on Friday.
Janesville firefighters and Janesville police SWAT officers are training to handle dangerous situations together.
A statewide tornado drill has been postponed from Thursday to Friday because of the potential for severe weather Thursday.
The city council gave city staff its blessing to work up a proposal for an incentive package that could help Blackhawk Community Credit Union’s plan for a $30 million, multi-use office project come to pass.
Blackhawk Community Credit Union is asking the city of Janesville to cover site preparation costs for its proposed downtown headquarters instead of a more traditional tax increment financing deal.
Janesville City Manager Mark Freitag told the state Joint Finance Committee on Friday he is encouraged by several funding proposals in Gov. Tony Evers’ 2019-21 state budget.
The sites included the Janesville Mall, Palmer Park, near downtown along the Rock River or on vacant land at Wright Road and Milwaukee Street.
Local seniors have another assisted living option in Janesville now that the city plan commission has approved a new operation.
Elkhorn voters picked Tom Myrin, a council incumbent, to serve again on the city council as the District 5 alderman.
Janesville City Council’s four incumbents comfortably won re-election Tuesday night, but the fifth-place finisher still has a chance to earn a seat.
Incumbents Theresa Rusch and Larry Laehn and newcomer Bill Wilson won the three open seats on the Milton City Council on Tuesday.
Beloit Town Board members voted unanimously Monday night to halt incorporation efforts for the rest of 2019, ending speculation about the town's incorporation plans for the time being.
DeeDee Golberg's plan for a new equine rescue facility was enough to persuade the Janesville Town Board to give her until September to get in compliance with town ordinance.
A Whitewater official sees a “strong possibility” that the city could have a deal by the end of the year to bring a grocery store to Whitewater.
As the weather continues to warm, cleanup crews soon will begin on another step in the GM project: clearing contaminants from the Rock River.
A Rock County Board committee is seeking new blood on the Rock County Drainage Board, an agency that has experienced its fair share of controversy in recent years.
To Deedee Morrison, Janesville’s downtown exudes vibes of Albany, Oregon.
Members of the state's budget committee will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2019-21 budget Friday, April 5, at the Pontiac Convention Center, 2809 N. Pontiac Drive, Janesville.
A lecture by Blackwater Worldwide founder Erik Prince at Beloit College was cancelled Wednesday night after students piled chairs onto the stage where he was expected to speak and pounded on drums in protest.
An ongoing sewer disagreement between the town and city of Beloit could be a snag in the town’s second try at incorporation.
It’s not spring in Wisconsin if you don't see drivers gently swerving to avoid debilitating potholes or hear the loud, teeth-gritting CLUNK from those unable to evade them.
The state Legislature's Joint Committee on Finance plans a public hearing in Janesville next week.
Rep. Bryan Steil plans to talk to constituents by phone on Wednesday.
Janesville will apply for a grant that would help offset environmental testing cleanup costs at the potential site of Blackhawk Community Credit Union’s new headquarters.
New housing could soon be coming to Janesville’s central city and its outskirts under a few proposals slated for council approval Monday.
After identifying housing for Mark Taber, the 980 Temporary Committee tasked with finding housing for sexually violent offenders will have to place another man who will soon be released from treatment.
County board members were split last week on whether to form the employee-led committee, with spirited discussion lasting for about an hour.
City officials have determined David Lader did not provide sufficient facts in his ethics complaint against the mayor for officials to determine if a violation could have happened.
Grants from the state Department of Natural Resources are paying for nearly 75 percent of the Monterey Dam removal and shoreline restoration project.
All five Janesville City Council candidates will hold an informal listening session Friday, March 22, ahead of the spring election, according to a press release.
Jackie Wood and Deb Wood are trying to save the building at 13 N. Main St., a long-empty downtown Janesville structure with a missing exterior wall and a pending demolition order.