Reporter - Janesville city government
The Gazette contacted a handful of area FFA programs to highlight Sunday’s kickoff to National FFA Week. Group leaders and advisers emphasized the broad appeal of FFA.
Some Rock County landowners say bills requesting payment to the Rock County Drainage Board were sent improperly and made without a necessary public hearing.
The impact of China’s decision to ban imports of recycled materials has reverberated all the way to Janesville.
The curtain might be falling on the dark-store legal theory in Wisconsin, but it’s possible big-box retailers will find another method to reduce their property tax assessments, a Janesville official said.
The Naatz family still farms on Ruger Avenue in Janesville. But a plan to widen the road and install sidewalks along their large property could cost them tens of thousands of dollars.
Janesville continues to make progress despite persistent challenges—some of which are out of the city's control—and can look forward to more growth in 2019, he said.
Residents from the area surrounding a potential multifamily residential development showed no clear opposition to the project during a neighborhood meeting Tuesday.
Results of an online survey indicate there is public support for building a new indoor sports facility to replace the Janesville Ice Arena, but questions remain over its design, location and financing.