A proposed ordinance before the Milton City Council would change the wording in a previous ordinance to prohibit the parking of semitrailer trucks on city streets as a safety measure.
The owner of the Monterey Hotel has made enough progress on repairs to the hotel that the city will let him keep working through September.
Following messages of urgency from Whitewater officials and community members, the state Department of Transportation has started work on a Highway 12 intersection that has seen two serious accidents this month.
Neighbors are questioning whether a "sexually violent person" should have moved into their neighborhood south of Edgerton on Monday.
An ordinance that would allow first-floor apartments in downtown Janesville got a thumbs-up from the city plan commission Monday.
The Elkhorn City Council denied a request to establish a domestic violence shelter in the city’s downtown over measurement and zoning details during a standing-room-only meeting Monday.
The former Shopko property on Humes Road in Janesville now joins the acres of defunct real estate on the city's east-side retail corridor that are tied to corporate bankruptcy. What happens with spaces like the former Shopko?
As Janesville debates where it could build a multimillion-dollar ice arena and sports complex, supporters of the project say there should be no doubt about the need.
After two serious crashes this month, Whitewater officials want the state to add turn signals at Highway 12 and Walworth Avenue sooner than June 2020. They plan to share their urgency in a meeting Tuesday.
Two local state legislators from opposite sides of the political aisle are working together to make health services delivered by phone or computer more accessible to Medicaid recipients.
Asset Recovery Solutions is moving from Whitewater to Janesville, a company official said in an email Friday.
Janesville’s Opportunity Internship program began earlier this year to help homeless people or others who are struggling obtain jobs and build resumes.
Rock County and outgoing program provider CESA 2 both criticized each other for how they handled contract negotiations for the Birth to 3 Program. The messy split ends a 39-year partnership.
Jeremy J. Ryan, who ran for the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District in 2018, has entered into a plea agreement in a bizarre federal criminal case.
Most Rock County law enforcement agencies will add patrols starting Friday in the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.
Fees for various city services could increase in next year’s city budget, continuing a fee review process that has happened annually since 2016.
Dannie Evans did not feel welcomed as an African American man when he was hired 15 years ago by Rock County. Now, he's one of the county's biggest advocates for diversity.
The city of Janesville has earned an award from the Wisconsin Section of American Society of Civil Engineers for its engineering of the west ARISE Town Square project downtown.
Gov. Tony Evers told The Gazette that free clinics such as Open Arms in Elkhorn are valuable because they serve hidden needs within the health care system.
The Whitewater City Council on Tuesday selected its newest member, a UW-Whitewater student who is filling the open seat left vacant after his brother’s graduation.
Rock County is changing security measures in response to a recent evacuation of the courthouse for a chemical fume release.
The Janesville Plan Commission approved three separate measures Monday that could facilitate a 115-unit multifamily development, pending final approval from the city council.
A pilot program to allow homeless people to sleep in their cars overnight at a Janesville park has begun with few users so far.
Starting Thursday, the Janesville Police Department will use new software for parking tickets.
The work to replace much of West Milwaukee Street isn’t scheduled to begin until April 2021, but some residents already have questions about some of the project plans, including the raised "tabletop" intersections one designer called "umps."
The city is accepting applications for federal funding that would be used for housing-related projects in Janesville.
Officials hope reconstruction of West Milwaukee Street will cause minimal disruption for downtown businesses.
Homeless residents will be allowed to sleep overnight in their vehicles through the end of October—but not in the original proposed location in Palmer Park.
Administrators in both counties agree an increasingly tight labor market partly is helping fuel the increase.
It’s possible Janesville could explore two more sites in addition to its three finalists as it tries to find a home for an indoor sports complex.
Rock County is seeking candidates to fill the District 13 seat on the Rock County Board after board member Norvain Pleasant's resignation.
Janesville soon will take the first step toward a public Wi-Fi network downtown. The initial system will be restricted in both location and connectivity strength.
Janesville likely isn’t big enough and doesn’t have the right demographics to support a network of rental scooters.
Public safety upgrades at the ARISE Town Square can’t come soon enough for a Janesville woman whose son fell in the Rock River while playing with a friend near open riverfront area July 7.
Steil's office says the phone-in town hall meeting will start 10 minutes earlier Tuesday.
Cooling centers to open in Rock County in preparation for extreme heat this week.
City planners are looking into allowing first-floor residential occupancy—first-floor apartments, essentially—to be incorporated into existing storefronts in Janesville's downtown business district.
A proposal to make Janesville's Traxler Park the place where homeless people could sleep in their cars is the latest chapter in an ongoing controversy.
For many families, a place to live is one of the most essential parts of life.
What happens when that foundation is shaky?
Village of Fontana board members could limit the sale of CBD products in a move championed by the village's police chief.
The lakes project is estimated to cost nearly $1.3 million. The city expects about 81,000 cubic yards of material to be removed—44,000 from Trippe Lake and 37,000 from Cravath Lake.
The state announced Friday that a stretch of Highway 140 south of Clinton will be resurfaced starting Monday.
LME Trucking apparently has shut down, laying off its employees, including some based in Janesville.
Rock County Board members narrowly voted Thursday to table a resolution that would place a non-binding advisory referendum on the spring 2020 ballot asking voters if they think Wisconsin should expand Medicaid.
Neither positively nor negatively, the Elkhorn Plan Commission advanced a proposal to bring a domestic violence shelter to downtown Elkhorn during a standing-room-only meeting Thursday.
Rock County Board members will vote Thursday on whether to place an advisory referendum on the 2020 spring ballot asking voters if they think Wisconsin should expand Medicaid as allowed under the federal Affordable Care Act.
A longtime Rock County employee fired amid accusations that she stole rolls of toilet paper from the Rock Haven nursing home has been reinstated to her job.