Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says it is seeing a surge of price-gouging complaints during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has taken action against two local businesses suspected of unfairly raising prices.
The YMCA of Northern Rock County is reopening, but for child care only.
The number of cases in the county continued to increase from 14 on Sunday to 15 on Monday, according to the update.
In the grips of a global COVID-19 pandemic, what may be heroic is being redefined daily.
Walworth County on Friday reported its sixth positive case of COVID-19: a woman in her 70s, according to a news release from the county’s Division of Public Health.
The Janesville School District will be going to online schooling during the "new normal."
Everyone will feel anxious at some point during the COVID-19, and that's OK. But anxiety, depression, stress and substance dependency will be worse for some than others.
Piggly Wiggly grocery stores in Edgerton and Milton now have see-through plastic shields to help keep workers safe during the pandemic.
Essential Services examines area industries whose services must continue to protect and provide for the community. Festival Foods in Janesville has seen an increase in product demand, but the store says it will continue to be open for customers despite the spread of COVID-19.
Before a pandemic spread across the globe and reached local counties, the biggest story on UW-Whitewater’s campus was its budget. Efforts to find budget cuts continue to move forward.
One foot at a time, some local small businesses are figuring out how they might balance on the shaky wheels of commerce as the COVID-19 pandemic rolls on.
The city is considering operating emergency medical shelters in case they're needed to ease pressure on hospitals caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Boys & Girls Club of Walworth County on Thursday announced its $15,000 donation to the United Way of Walworth County’s fund to help families in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Brodhead man flinged spit and vomit toward a police officer and told the officer he had the coronavirus, police reported.
Residents can either call into the meeting or watch by teleconference on Zoom, an online video conference platform. Public comments must be submitted by email.
Because of the novel coronavirus, UW-Whitewater has had to organize move-outs—or exemption requests—for nearly 3,800 students who were living in the dorms.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rock County doubled from three to six Wednesday, according to a release from the Rock County Public Health Department.
The Gazette and other Adams Publishing Group newspapers are reducing employees' work hours to compensate for lost revenue resulting from fallout caused by the coronavirus crisis, a company official said.
Local health care workers and law enforcement officials have what they need for now, but Rock County's emergency operation center recognizes the impact of nationwide supply shortages could hit home soon.
The COVID-19 crisis has led Janesville fabric mill Monterey Mills to pivot quickly into production of one item health and public safety officials say is now in desperately short supply: cloth face masks.
Walworth County Division of Public Health officials on Tuesday reported the county's fourth and fifth confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Rock and Walworth county food pantries need volunteers to package food.
The Janesville City Council postponed its Monday meeting because the plan to conduct business via teleconference was not yet operational.
Leave it to the simple shape of a heart to bring people together, even in a crisis.
All jury trials in Rock County Court will be rescheduled after May 22 because of the ongoing public health crisis, Chief Judge Daniel Dillon announced Monday.
Rock County Public Health officials believe the county's third confirmed case of COVID-19 was transmitted through community spread.
An undisclosed number of furloughed employees will not be paid at Mercyhealth facilities in Wisconsin and Illinois, according to an email from Mercyhealth President Javon Bea to employees.
Beloit Health System has tightened previous restrictions on visiting patients at Beloit Memorial Hospital and Beloit Clinic in the wake of the second confirmed case of COVID-19 in Rock County.
Janesville police on Monday announced they have divided into teams that work out of five separate locations.
The United Way Blackhawk Region has created a mayday fund to help area nonprofits grappling with shortfalls in resources and volunteers as they respond to a cascade of new needs linked to the COVID-19 crisis.
Students in rural areas may have a hard time accessing schoolwork as area schools switch to a virtual learning environment amid COVID-19 related school shutdowns. Area schools and internet providers are coming together to offer solutions to these students.
The state Department of Corrections isn't accepting new inmates in an effort to stem the spread of coronavirus.
The response to the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic that killed 675,000 people in the United States was similar to the response to coronavirus, but for different reasons.