Despite his own addiction to painkillers, Dr. Richard Barney used to think he was better than the addicts he treated in the emergency room. He has been sober for five years and believes he is a better person because of it.
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 Beloit man who pleaded guilty to hiding the body of a Milwaukee woman who died after he'd arranged for paid sex with her was sentenced Friday to five years in prison.
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.
On Monday, the Janesville City Council will vote on a proposed anti-bullying ordinance after complaints from some that the Janesville School District's approach isn't working. District officials answered questions about its bullying policies and curriculum.
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.
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin told about 35 Janesville supporters Thursday that the stakes “couldn’t be higher” for the Nov. 6 election.
Emergency authorities are responding to a gas line that apparently was cut in a residential area on Janesville’s east side.
The right lane on northbound Interstate 90/39 is closed for emergency road work, according to a state traffic release.
Generac Power Systems’ facilities in Whitewater and Jefferson have ramped up their generator production to meet the demand caused by Hurricane Florence’s wreckage of the Carolinas.
The United Way Blackhawk Region announced this year's $2.6 million fundraising goal Wednesday during a breakfast event at the Eclipse Center in Beloit. That amount is slightly higher than last year's $2.5 million goal.
Additional police officers were on hand at Marshall Middle School on Wednesday morning.
Taran Raczka was sentenced to serve time in prison for the 2014 car crash that killed his coworker, an incident Raczka’s lawyer said he still struggles with.
Active shooter training sessions will be offered at the Rock County Health Care Center starting in October.
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.
Ben Odden, a 22-year-old Lake Geneva man, was the second of three patients to get a Micra leadless pacemaker implanted at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved it in 2016.
The Milton School District Strategic Planning Committee decided Tuesday to explore two more possible facility solutions—neither of which calls for a new high school.
An anonymous $50,000 donation has helped the Hedberg Public Library's capital campaign reach its $200,000 matching gift goal.
A traffic accident closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 90/39 at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday.
Overnight closures are planned from Sept. 22 to 23 on parts of Highway 26 and northbound lanes on the I-90/39 bridge over Highway 26.
A Janesville police officer looking for online advertising of prostitution Saturday led officers to a cocaine bust.
A Michigan man who sold a pound of marijuana to a police informant was sentenced to probation Monday in Rock County Court.
A Whitewater City Council member is calling on UW-Whitewater Chancellor Beverly Kopper to resign, saying the chancellor’s husband sexually harassed her and others.
The Monterey Hotel could be slated for demolition based on a raze-or-repair order city officials issued for the iconic building last week.
Diane Hendricks’ commercial real estate firm, Hendricks Commercial Properties, recently closed a $26.5 million package of five Janesville industrial and commercial properties.
If a referendum passes in November, JC McKenna Middle School will be replaced by a new middle school on the same site.
A Janesville man was arrested early Sunday morning on a charge of fifth-offense intoxicated driving.
A Janesville shelter that works to change the lives of homeless young men has room for more.
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.
Pastor Paul Magelssen will walk in the footsteps of a 19th-century relative when he comes to Orfordville this month for the 150th anniversary of Orfordville Lutheran Church.
The state of Wisconsin has 21 observance days. The Janesville School Board would like to add another to honor Wisconsin's indigenous peoples.
An Alliant Energy crew was working Friday morning to replace utility poles at former site of the Monterey Dam.