Republican Congressman Bryan Steil and his Democratic counterpart, U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, toured local businesses Monday.
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Janesville city officials say one of the biggest emerging trends in homelessness is a critical shortfall in affordable, local rental units that are now available. The problem led one local man to live in a tent in a friend's backyard.
Once again, high water on the Rock River is hampering work on the chronically delayed, multi-million dollar Milwaukee Street bridge replacement project.
A representative for the developer that plans to build River Flats, a 93-unit "affordable" apartment complex, gave details on the project at a neighborhood meeting Tuesday, including plans that show less on-site parking than the city would require.
Three apartment developments are being discussed or already underway at a time when Janesville housing and economic development officials are trying to respond to a housing crunch and shortage of available apartments.
Manufacturing Days is a once-a-year, two-day immersion Blackhawk Technical College uses to try to kindle high school student interest in manufacturing careers.
The humid, rainy weather might be edging its way out, but it has left the Janesville area with unusually sodden ground and swollen streams in what was the second-wettest September in seven decades.