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Dual-credit dilemma: School district struggles to find classes for qualifying teachers

By Catherine W. Idzerda ​ | ​

Increasingly more students are pursuing dual-credit courses, which offer both high school and college credits. But the qualifications for teaching such classes have changed. Read more

Janesville School District takes over some crossing-guard duties

By Frank Schultz ​ | ​

The school district will use its employees to replace city-hired crossing guards at six locations when school resumes Sept. 3. Read more

Rock River Clean Sweep returns Sept. 7

Gazette staff ​ | ​

After a year off, Rock River Clean Sweep volunteers will return Sept. 7 to clear trash and debris from the Rock River shoreline. Read more

Janesville man arrested on charge of OWI-eighth

Gazette staff ​ | ​

Janesville police reported an intoxicated-driving arrest Friday morning on the west side. Read more

Council on Aging needs senior meal volunteers

Gazette staff ​ | ​

The Rock County Council on Aging's nutrition program needs volunteers to prepare and deliver meals in Janesville and Milton. Read more

UPDATE: All lanes open on Highway 51

Gazette staff ​ | ​

The right lane on northbound Highway 51 near Bushnell Street is blocked because of an accident late Thursday night. Read more

Hailey’s promise: Young drug court member graduates after ‘very rough start’

By Jonah Beleckis ​ | ​

The last time Judge David Reddy oversaw a drug court hearing in July 2018, Hailey Beles made him a promise. On Thursday, she said, “I told you I’d be good,” as she graduated from the program. Read more

Milton City Council considers banning semi parking on city streets

By Benjamin Pierce ​ | ​

A proposed ordinance before the Milton City Council would change the wording in a previous ordinance to prohibit the parking of semitrailer trucks on city streets as a safety measure. Read more


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