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Janesville's summer meal program keeps families energized

By Benjamin Pierce ​ | ​

While students revel in summer's freedom from full-time classes, the Janesville School District's food service staff keeps working to make sure those kids eat. Read more

Reading and succeeding: Janesville School Board establishes early literacy fund

By Catherine W. Idzerda ​ | ​

The Janesville School Board this week unanimously approved creating an endowment fund through the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin to funnel money into the early literacy program. Read more

Janesville residents debate merits of overnight parking for homeless in Palmer Park

By Jim Dayton ​ | ​

The standing-room-only crowd that filled the City Council chambers largely agreed that something needs to be done to help Janesville’s homeless population, but disagreement stemmed from what exactly the city should do to help. Read more

Terror and courage: Man who jumped from window sentenced

By Frank Schultz ​ | ​

Tens of thousands have been entertained by a video showing Quantrell D. Schwartzlow jumping out a window at the Rock County Sheriff’s Office. But the reason he was in that room was an ugly, horrible story of domestic abuse. Read more

Rock County Beef Cookout returns Friday

Gazette staff ​ | ​

Steaks will be sizzling and plentiful Friday as the Rock County Beef Producers host their annual beef cookout at the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds. Read more

Man camps out near Janesville bridge for months, refusing to leave

By Frank Schultz ​ | ​

Janesville police have issued citations to a man who insists on camping near the Monterey Bridge, to no avail. Read more

Milton School District reveals details on elementary school updates

By Ashley McCallum ​ | ​

The Milton School Board on Monday approved schematic designs for additions and renovations to the district's elementary schools, including designs at East and West elementary schools that differed from what was presented before the referendum vote. Read more

Domestic incident briefly closes Wright Road in Janesville

By Benjamin Pierce ​ | ​

A domestic violence incident prompted Janesville police to close Wright Road for a short time before arresting a Janesville man Wednesday morning. Read more

Public record

Public record for June 27, 2019

Gazette staff ​ | ​


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Plenty of sun. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

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Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:9 Very High
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