Visitors to next week’s Town Square Gran Prix bicycle race will see a partially completed town square still filled with construction equipment.
Artwork from eight local artists will be auctioned off Wednesday night at the Rock County Historical Society's Summer Solstice Showcase.
Rainfall and strong winds knocked down trees on Janesville’s east side Monday. Crews responded to clean up the damage, including this downed tree at Wright Road and Stuart Street. Ben Miller with the National Weather Service in Sullivan said damage to trees was ‘fairly isolated and minor.’ T…
The 50th annual Walworth County Pork Chop Cookout is Wednesday, June 20. Fairgrounds Manager Larry Gaffey said proceeds will help spruce up some historical buildings on the fairgrounds.
Two Walworth County schools recently received state Department of Justice school safety grant money. Here is how they plan to spend it.
Stuart Nagy knew his world changed the day he walked into Studio 84. The now-27-year-old had been looking for a place to create pottery and paintings.
UW-Rock County, and every two-year college in the UW System, will waive its $50 application fee through Sept. 7. Applications to the Janesville campus are due Aug. 23.
Federal funds will pay for services to Rock County residents who are leaving jail or prison, in hopes of keeping them from returning to antisocial lives.
Janet Gamble is still learning about hemp production, but growing the crop was an easy choice to help lagging finances at her vegetable farm, Turtle Creek Gardens.
The Ag Business Council of Rock County will host its annual golf outing July 11 at Prairie Woods Golf Course, according to a news release.
Temperatures this weekend will be high, with a heat index that could top 100 degrees, said Ben Herzog, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service.
A committee that advises the Janesville Police Department on relations with black residents held a town-hall meeting Thursday night.
Winged caddisflies, tan-colored with long, curved antennae, are commonly found near water. They don't harm people or property, but they've been antagonizing residents who visit downtown Janesville around sunset.
June is National Dairy Month, and the dairy-centric celebrations will continue this weekend at the Walworth County Dairy Breakfast.
A man has been charged with the sexual assault of a child after a rape-kit test matched him to the victim, the state Department of Justice says.
Whitewater police are asking the public to help identify a theft suspect who they believe stole a credit card and bought $1,600 worth of items at Wal-Mart.
An Australian shepherd named Boomer and about nine other dogs attended Wednesday's opening ceremony for Whitewater's new dog park on East Starin Road and North Jefferson Street.
Three Democratic candidates for governor met in Janesville on Wednesday night, criticized Gov. Scott Walker and drew distinctions between each other on school vouchers and the deal to bring Foxconn Technology Group to the state.
A public hearing on the Rock County Human Services Department's 2018 budget will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at the Rock County Job Center, 1900 Center Ave., Janesville.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice School Safety Grant program awarded a $39,951 grant to Rock County Christian School District and a $28,960 grant to Williams Bay School District.
Grammy Award winner Bill Miller performs Thursday, June 14, for the Red Road House fundraiser at Trinity Episcopal Ortmayer Hall.
Nine people who wanted summer jobs on Geneva Lake's U.S. Mailboat had to prove themselves Tuesday. Each applicant had to leap from the boat, stuff mail into mailboxes on piers and jump back on in a matter of seconds.
A former Beloit police officer was charged with repeated sexual assault of a child and released on a signature bond Tuesday.
The Rock County Conservation Department will let residents and businesses drop of hazardous waste at Clean Sweep events in Edgerton, Beloit and Janesville.
Stephen R. Mullens, 23, of Burlington, was arrested on charges of possession of a firearm wile intoxicated, second-degree recklessly endangering safety, obstructing an officer and disorderly conduct, according to a Facebook post from the Lake Geneva Police Department.
Addison "Addie" Lathers graduated from ARISE, a Janesville School District online charter school. Her teachers picked her as their standout senior.