After 29 years of leadership roles at the annual 4-H fair in Janesville, Randy Thompson has announced he's stepping away from the carnival lights.
A fire started after a tree fell onto a power line in Edgerton on Saturday afternoon, and other incidents related to intense rainfall have been reported. The fire closed a section of Highway 51.
Crews will soon begin phase one of two on the Kelch Aviation Museum the Brodhead Airport. The first phase will include a 12,000 square-foot hangar which will hold 19 vintage airplanes, which will be on display in a rotation.
The Rock County 4-H Fair starts Tuesday, July 23, and runs through Sunday, July 28. Here are five things you need to know.
The Milton Area Chamber of Commerce will be opening its new location at 144 Merchant Row on Aug. 1.
A sex offender will be released in town of Harmony.
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.
The Rock County Historical Society has received a $10,000 grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council to create a website on the state's first female attorney, according to a news release.
The left lane of southbound Interstate 39/90 is closed near Highway 11 because of an accident.
The right lane of southbound Interstate 39/90 is closed for a traffic accident near Shopiere Road.
The Rock County Courthouse was evacuated Friday after a chemical incident.
On Thursday, judging took place in the Rock County 4-H Fair's carcass contest.
Best-selling author David Rosenfelt has written more than two dozen books. He and his wife, Debbie Myers, live with 27 rescue dogs.
UW-Whitewater on Thursday announced the largest gift in university history—a $5 million donation from alumnus Byron R. "Chris" Chrisman.
A Whitewater man is not guilty of reckless homicide following another man’s drug overdose death in 2017, a Walworth County jury decided Thursday.
Multiple overnight closures are planned starting Monday, July 22, as part of the Interstate 90/39 expansion project.
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.
A photo from The Gazette's archives shows Main and Court streets at a time when Janesville still had wooden plank sidewalks.
Ben and Meghan Snare took the unusual step of leaving their Chicagoland home and moving to Rock County to start a CSA farm.
A Kenosha County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to one of two charges he faced after a police sting operation caught him trying to meet with who he thought were two 15-year-old girls.
Reconstruction of Front Street and Windsor Court will begin next week and is expected to last through October.
The man who aroused much public comment by camping on a Janesville bridge and in a park was apparently removed by police early Wednesday morning.
Owners of the Asian Bistro, a downtown Janesville restaurant that has served Thai, Lao and Chinese food for five years, say they will close in August but eventually could reopen in a different location.
UW-Whitewater will open various facilities as cooling centers in response to the heat advisory.
Beloit police took Alexander F. Duke, 32, of Rockford, Illinois, into custody Wednesday after an hours-long "tactical response" at an apartment on Burton Street, authorities said.
Milton's City Council and school board approved letters of intent this week to swap land to make room for expansion at Milton East Elementary School.
Janesville likely isn’t big enough and doesn’t have the right demographics to support a network of rental scooters.
Wisconsin farmer groups can now apply for 2020 state watershed protection funding, according to a news release.
Tucker Peterson shared a smile as he led a large pig under a wooden playhouse outside his Evansville home Monday.
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.
One lane of northbound Interstate 90/39 is closed for pavement repairs near Beloit.
Cooling centers to open in Rock County in preparation for extreme heat this week.
Rock County sheriff's deputies arrested an Edgerton man on suspicion of fifth-offense intoxicated driving after he hit a traffic sign Monday night, the sheriff's office reported.
The Friends of Milton Pool group hopes to raise enough money to add more bleachers, more storage space and a warm-up lap pool to the district's future aquatic space.
The former stagecoach inn, run by Joseph Goodrich in the middle of the 19th century, was a stop on the Underground Railroad. Wednesday it will celebrate its 175th anniversary.
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 paramedic with a Janesville ambulance company is accused of fondling a patient and exposing himself in the back of an ambulance during a transport from Janesville to Stoughton.