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Mike Sheridan files for candidacy for Senate seat
Former state Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan of Janesville has filed papers to run for Senate this fall.
Earth Day activities: butterflies to beaches
Earth Day activities: butterflies to beaches

It started in 1970, when gas was leaded and a lot cheaper, smog was more plentiful, and the word “environment” wasn't much in the public vocabulary.

The idea of Earth Day came from a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson, who ...

Whitewater property owners receive money from city as part of East Gateway Project
Twelve property owners received a lump some of $146,568 from the city for either the permanent acquisition of land or the temporary use of it as part of the city's East Gateway construction project.
Edgerton officials: I-90/39 project could boost downtown traffic, commerce
When the state Department of Transportation cranks up its lane-expansion project on Interstate 90/39 between Beloit and Madison, traffic in downtown Edgerton could double.
Wisconsin’s unemployment rate falls to five-year low of 5.9 percent
Wisconsin's unemployment rate dipped below 6.0 percent in March to a five-year low of 5.9 percent, down from 6.1 percent in February, reaching its lowest point since November 2008.
WCEDA executive director steps down
WCEDA executive director steps down

ELKHORN -- After six years with the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance,  Mike Van Den Bosch will be stepping down as executive director at the end of  May  to take on an  economic development position in Colorado.

Van Den Bosch...

Dale Thompson to be added to Janesville School Board on Tuesday
Former Janesville School Board member Dale Thompson will be sworn into outgoing board member Scott Feldt's seat Tuesday night.
UPDATE: Four arrested after Janesville bar fight
Four people were arrested and two were hurt after a bar fight just after midnight Thursday, according to a Janesville Police Department news release. One man later was arrested on an identity fraud charge.
Sen. Neal Kedzie running for re-election
State Sen. Neal Kedzie, R-Elkhorn, announced Thursday he is seeking re-election to the Wisconsin State Senate's District 11 seat.
UW-Whitewater students take away lessons after filming a documentary on WWII veterans
UW-Whitewater students are premiering their documentary "A Mission to Honor" on Monday, April 21. The film focuses on the life of five veterans before, during, and after World War II.