Walworth County health officials Tuesday reported 20 more COVID-19 cases, bringing the county’s total to 418.
The Janesville Mall has officially reopened to shoppers after the state and Rock County lifted temporary COVID-19 lockdowns.
As restaurants and bars reopen, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some have pulled the stools from the bars.
The city is in better shape to recover from this downturn than it was during the Great Recession, City Manager Mark Freitag said.
Rock County public health officials said the county saw an uptick of 13 confirmed positive coronavirus tests and a decline in the number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
UW-Whitewater is planning for students, faculty and staff to return to its campuses in Whitewater and Rock County for the fall semester, the chancellor announced Friday afternoon.
The Rock County 4-H Fair has been canceled for 2020 because of community health concerns caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a news release on the fair's Facebook page.
Millions of dollars will be given to local governments for pandemic-related expenses under a statewide grant program announced this week by Gov. Tony Evers' office.
Walworth County has recorded its 17th confirmed death from COVID-19, the 11th person to die who was older than 80, the county’s health department reported Thursday.
The number of confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the county jumped from 588 on Wednesday to 607 Thursday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — There will be no cream puffs, concerts, 4-H exhibits, rides on the midway or foods on a stick in Wisconsin this year.
CVS Pharmacy is offering drive-through COVID-19 testing at its Beloit location at 2149 Prairie Ave., according to a CVS Health news release.
County Administrator Josh Smith said Tuesday that a contracted agency nurse was one of three Rock Haven employees who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Rock County officials formed a task force Tuesday to figure out how they will reopen the virus-silenced courtrooms.
The Janesville City Council on Monday approved a citywide economic recovery plan, including the start of a small-business microloan program that could help businesses that were ineligible for other government help.
Eight residents and three employees have tested positive for the coronavirus at Rock Haven, the county's nursing home, County Administrator Josh Smith said Tuesday.
The percentage of positive coronavirus cases reported each day in Rock County has decreased since last Thursday's record-high day.
Since its last update before the holiday weekend, Walworth County on Tuesday reported four more deaths from COVID-19—bringing the total to 16—and three more hospitalizations from the disease.
United Alloy has announced plans to shut down its Janesville plant for two weeks in June and July as the metal fabricator works through COVID-19 ripples in the supply chain it serves.
The trial of Julian D. Collazo has been moved to September, with attorneys suggesting virus-safety precautions could lead to legal problems.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as these: “I can hear you.” “You have lost too much, but you have not lost everything.” “We have wept with you; we’ve pulled our children tight.”
One Fairhaven Senior Services resident in Whitewater is keeping changes brought by the pandemic in perspective, recalling the Nazi invasion of her Denmark home. Others shared how they’re getting by, too.
Neither Grace nor Jacob Shepard expected a pandemic to cut the school year short. But the Milton High School siblings experienced just how serious COVID-19 could be when Grace tested positive for COVID-19.
The Janesville Patriotic Society continued its ritual of a rifle salute and playing taps Monday morning in a section of Oak Hill Cemetery where 246 veterans are buried.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses Saturday during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged U.S. states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns. Yet many Americans remained cautious as the number of confirmed cases nationwide passed 1.6 million.
Rockport Pool and the wading pool at Palmer Park will remain closed throughout the normal pool season.
City Manager Mark Freitag said a phrase he learned while in the military sums up his attitude toward the COVID-19 pandemic. "I do not want to rush to failure."
Janeville's hospitals have begun offering antibody testing, but the impact those test results will have on the pandemic are yet to be seen.
Frieda Lubkeman's funeral was attended by dozens at a Janesville church on Wednesday without violating pandemic safety rules.
Health officials believed they would see an increase in positive cases as testing capabilities increased, including the two public testing sites that opened last week in Beloit.
Authorities can't enforce Rock County's COVID-19 recommendations, but health officials and Janesville's police chief say it's important for residents to stick to the guidelines.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits in the two months since the coronavirus took hold in the U.S. has swelled to nearly 39 million, the government reported Thursday, even as states from coast to coast gradually reopen their economies and let people go…
Beginning 8 a.m. Thursday, multiple city services and buildings will begin to reopen including area parks. Some buildings, such as Hedberg Public Library, will not reopen until June 1.
More than 1,500 COVID-19 tests have been administered at two public Beloit test facilities since Friday.
Walworth County reported a jump in COVID-19 cases Wednesday to a total of 310, which is 22 more than Tuesday’s update.
Ever get your temperature taken at a hair salon? Or watch "Gone With The Wind" in the movie theater for $1? As businesses that were closed for two months reopen, customers need to get ready for some changes.
Despite restrictions caused by COVID-19, six area couples were married Wednesday at the park.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to hold up federal funds for two battleground states because they are trying to make it easier to vote during the coronavirus pandemic.
Walworth County saw a small increase in COVID-19 cases in the health department’s daily update Tuesday, bringing the county’s total to 288 confirmed cases.
A county health official said Rock County can expect to see more COVID-19 cases as businesses start reopening.