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Milton School Board gives OK to start pool fixes

By Ashley McCallum ​ | ​

If construction goes as planned, the pool could be open as soon as August, right before the Milton Red Hawks girls swim season. Read more

Then and now: Roosevelt School fire doesn't delay summer school

By Catherine W. Idzerda ​ | ​

Janesville's Roosevelt Elementary School suffered $40,000 in damage in a 1974 fire. Read more

Four seek two seats on Evansville School Board

By Ashley McCallum ​ | ​

Incumbents Eric Busse and Curtis Nyhus will face newcomers Rene Johnson and Jan Klaehn in the April election.  Read more

Delavan City Council incumbent faces challenge

By Nate Jackson ​ | ​

A Delavan City Council incumbent is seeking re-election in a contested race April 2, while two incumbents are running unopposed. Read more

Cause of Janesville recycling center fire unknown, under investigation

Gazette staff ​ | ​

The cause of a fire that charred large piles of cardboard at Waste Management Recycle America-Janesville Recycling Center on Tuesday is still unknown, officials said Wednesday. Read more

United Way bars YMCA from funding

By Neil Johnson ​ | ​

The United Way Blackhawk region has barred the YMCA of Northern Rock County from access to United Way funding because of questions about the validity of information the Y provided in grant applications, a United Way official said. Read more

Mother, daughter both convicted in drunken-driving deaths

By Frank Schultz ​ | ​

A Janesville mother sentenced in a drunken-driving death Wednesday could have learned from the experience of her daughter, who was convicted on the same charge in 2017, a judge said. Read more

Shopko files for bankruptcy, announces closure of 9 additional Wisconsin locations

By Neil Johnson ​ | ​

Shopko plans to close nine of its stores in Wisconsin by April, according to a Wednesday bankruptcy filing in a Nebraska federal court. The Janesville and Beloit Shopko stores are not affected Read more

Public record

Public record for Jan. 17, 2019

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