One Rock County Board supervisor believes Janesville’s south side could be home to a new, but smaller, grocery store. However, the timing has to be right, and local officials, developers and residents must decide that they want such a store.

UW-Whitewater officials said the merger with Rock County’s campus has been going well so far, and they are optimistic about where it will go into the 2020s—once they weather their current budget storm.

In an effort to help all students reach "ready" status, district staff and the school board developed a set of promises or five-year goals. All of them are about getting students prepared, and the district is making progress.

A strong workforce and TIF agreements have made a difference in Janesville and Milton, and the continued growth of Milton's first subdivision in more than a decade has made a big difference there. Both communities expect housing to keep growing.