The Janesville Professional Firefighters Association and city of Janesville officials are clashing over contract negotiations.
With a current contract expiring soon, Whitewater officials are looking for vendors to submit proposals to operate the Shared-Ride Taxi program.
Jennifer Deuel escaped domestic violence and spent time homeless with two kids. She turned her life around with hard work, determination and help from city housing programs.
This fall, WE Energies will submit final plans to the state seeking approval to build a pipeline through Walworth County, a company spokeswoman said.
Janesville could acquire seven tax-delinquent properties to either rehabilitate them and put them back on the market or raze them for new development.
A roughly 8-mile stretch of Highway 51 between Janesville and Beloit is scheduled to be repaved and its lanes realigned in a project scheduled for next year.
A Birds Eye representative said Thursday the company’s attempts to reduce odors coming from its town of Darien vegetable processing plant are working.
Rock County sheriff hopefuls Jude Maurer and Troy Knudson debated on a radio show Thursday.
Delavan City Councilors unanimously greenlighted the zoning proposal for a Meijer supermarket Tuesday night, leaving only a development agreement left to be considered by the city.
A Rock County Board member wants to confirm the protective status for correctional officers after a threat to strip that classification received widespread criticism.
The Monterey Hotel could be slated for demolition based on a raze-or-repair order city officials issued for the iconic building last week.
The Housing 4 Our Vets program in the town of Rock gives homeless veterans a place to stay--and always has vacancies.
Milton's outdated fire station has sparked a lot of discussion about how to serve the fire district's 90 square miles, but a firm plan for the future remains hazy.
Economic opportunity zones could help promote development in Janesville, but the way they work is still unclear.
The "interactive water feature" and J.P. Cullen Memorial Pavilion were dedicated in ceremonies Wednesday evening along the Rock River in Janesville.
A small, last-minute change to the city’s revised tax increment financing policy will likely give Janesville more flexibility to recruit multifamily housing developments.
The Janesville City Council overrode a city recommendation to halt a proposed anti-bullying ordinance. It also revised its TIF policy to apply to multifamily housing outside of downtown.
Development of a Meijer supermarket in Delavan inched closer to reality Monday night after the plan commission unanimously decided to recommend the company’s proposal to the Delavan City Council.
Evansville's city administrator blames a miscommunication between new utility meters and billing software for hundreds of errors on residents' utility bills.
An early-summer effort to create an anti-bullying ordinance in Janesville could end Monday night if the city council follows a recommendation not to introduce the policy.
Town of Darien officials are considering abandoning Walworth County’s zoning code, but county officials warn the move would require an ordinance overhaul that would have a “very slim” chance of happening.
The Rock River are projected to continue climbing for the next several days.
Janesville has one of the nation's highest rates of cardiac arrest survival, according to American Heart Association statistics, thanks in part to something called a LUCAS machine.
The Walworth County Board approved Tuesday reallocating $1 million to overhaul the county’s outdated phone system.
After talks fell through, Whitewater’s library will send out a new call for developers to either expand the library or build a new one.
The debate on legalizing marijuana is reverberating among Rock County officials and advocates in the aftermath of the county board’s decision to put a marijuana advisory referendum question on the November ballot.
An audience of nearly two dozen people agreed Thursday that Janesville could use a new ice arena with space for at least one other sport.
Janesville City Manager Mark Freitag says a group of top city officials is working with social service agencies on a multi-part plan to combat homelessness downtown, among other areas.
Representatives of a company hired to study whether an indoor sports facility is feasible in Janesville will hold two public input sessions this week.
Janesville police are receiving reports of threatening calls to residents by people claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service.
The Janesville City Council approved Monday a bid to demolish the former Mercy Options building and another bid for stormwater construction on the city’s northeast side.
In an attempt to boost transparency, the Town of Beloit Police Department later this year will add body cameras for its officers, who already use squad-car cameras.
The Edgerton City Council is seeking public input on whether to trade its aldermen for council members who hold at-large seats.
Council members had mixed views on whether Brent Dahlstrom should have made clear he had a housing project in the works when he advocated for public money at a June forum.
A post-election audit by the Rock County Board of Canvassers showed vote totals for the Aug. 14 primary matched previously posted election results, officials said.
After more than an hour of heated public comment, the Delavan City Council tabled its vote on issuing a conditional-use permit to a proposed men’s only homeless shelter that would abut a residential neighborhood.
Developers unveiled early plans for a new mixed-use residential building that would bring 60 apartments of various sizes to a site just east of the Rock River.
The Elkhorn City Council on Monday chose Ron Dunwiddie, a former council member, to fill the vacant 3rd District seat.
Police released the name of the man who crashed his powered parachute into the Veterans Memorial Bridge on Saturday.
Much of southeast Wisconsin will be under a flash flood watch overnight, the National Weather Service said.
Town of Beloit officials made their case for incorporation to the state’s Incorporation Review Board on Monday afternoon, arguing it already operates as a "de facto" village.
More than half of proposed increase would come from new fire department fee that would help recover costs of medical supplies.
Gleaming council chamber renovations might have wrapped up this summer, but Janesville officials already have their eyes on the next project at City Hall.
Janesville City Council member Jens Jorgensen said he was playing moderator when he deleted from his Facebook page comments defending Monterey Dam removal.