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Velo Club organizes slow bike rides

JANESVILLE-The Janesville Velo Club, along with the city of Janesville and Michael's Cycles, will sponsor the first of six local bike rides as part of Bike to Work Week.

The opening ride will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at the...

Ringhand plans two listening sessions

Rep. Janis Ringhand, D-Evansville, will host listening sessions in Orfordville and Beloit on Wednesday, April 30.

Listening sessions will take place from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Orfordville Public Library, 203 W. Beloit St., Orfordville, and...

Velo Club plans 'Go Slow' bike ride

JANESVILLE-UW-Rock County and the Janesville Velo Club will host the second of a series of "Go Slow" bike rides starting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 14.

The ride will start at the UW-Rock County parking lot, 2909 Kellogg Ave., and travel the...

Lecture to reflect on arrest in WWII

JANESVILLE-The German Club at UW-Rock County will present a free lecture by Eberhard Fuhr, a German-born American who will discuss the experience of his family as an enemy alien during World War II, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Allen Hall on campus,...

Farmers market will open April 26

WHITEWATER-The Whitewater Farmers Market will open for the season Saturday, April 26, and will run every Saturday through Nov. 22.

The market will be open from 8 a.m. until vendors are sold out, usually around noon, in the Winchester True...

Sheriff's office sets kids' fishing event

EDGERTON-The Rock County Sheriff's Office will host its inaugural Cops and Bobbers event from 8:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday, June 24, at Anchor Inn, 718 Highway 59.

Twenty spots will be available for children ages 7 and older. Parents or...

Orchestra plans benefit recital April 27

BELOIT-The Turtle Creek Chamber Orchestra will perform a benefit recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, at First Congregational Church, 801 Bushnell St.

Works of Brahms, Vaughn Williams, Reger and Stravinsky will be performed by Lewis Rosove,...

Cultural Cuisine Night to feature Texas BBQ

JANESVILLE-KANDU Industries will host a Texas BBQ Cultural Cuisine dinner Thursday, May 1, at Best Events Banquet Hall, 1741 Adel St. Doors will open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

The event will include themed, décor, a cash bar and a...

Church set to host beef dinner May 1

WHITEWATER-North Lima Presbyterian Church, 9233 Lima Center Road, will host a beef dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 1.

The menu includes roast beef, coleslaw, corn, mashed potatoes, rolls, dessert and beverages. Tickets are $10...

Mercy Foundation to honor area students May 2

LAKE GENEVA-The Mercy Foundation will present awards to 14 area high school students at its "A Day of Difference" event starting at 8 a.m. Friday, May 2, at Geneva National Golf Course, 1221 Geneva National Ave. South.

Keynote speaker will...