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Meeting is Monday on railway plan

JANESVILLE-The federal Surface Transportation Board's Office of Environmental Analysis will hold a public scoping meeting to provide information on the proposed railway through Rock County.

The meeting will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m....

Craig FFA sets spring plant sale

JANESVILLE-Craig FFA will hold its spring bedding plant sale May 4-7 at its greenhouse, 401 S. Randall Ave.

Hours will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. that Wednesday, 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The...

'One Janesville' is contest design theme

JANESVILLE-The city of Janesville, Janesville School District and Diversity Action Team of Rock County are sponsoring a design contest for the city's 2016 billboard campaign, titled "One Janesville."

The contest asks students to design a...

Professional development workshops set

JANESVILLE-The UW Extension will present two Real Colors Professional Development workshops.

They are scheduled for:

-- 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, in the Craig Center on the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave....

4-H dog event is May 21 at fairgrounds

JANESVILLE-The Rock County 4-H Dog Project, open to young, old, 4-Hers and the public, will host a Fun Match on Saturday, May 21, at the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave.

Check-in starts at 7 a.m. Entries close at 8 a.m., and...

Community garden renting plots

JANESVILLE-The Rock County Community Garden still has plots available to rent for the 2016 season.

Plots are 20 by 25 feet and cost $35 for one or $60 for two.

Perennial plots also are available for $45.

The garden,...

Forum invites congressional candidate

JANESVILLE-The Rock County Voter Education Forum invites the public to meet and hear 1st Congressional District candidate Paul Nehlen from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Friday, April 15, at Basics Co-op, 1711 Lodge Drive.

Nehlen, a businessman and a...

60 Plus Expo is May 12 at Holiday Inn

JANESVILLE-The Gazette and Bliss Communications will host the 14th Annual 60 Plus Expo from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at the Holiday Inn Express & Janesville Conference Center, 3100 Wellington Place.

The expo offers seniors and...

Talk on historic objects April 21

JANESVILLE-The Rock County Historical Society will host a Tallman Talk titled Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Helen Jeffris Wood Museum Center, 426 N. Jackson St. It is a collaborative public history...

Family Fun Fair to aid Project 16:49

JANESVILLE-The Rock-Green Realtors Association will host its annual Family Fun Fair from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Pontiac Convention Center, 2809 N. Pontiac Drive.

It is free, similar to an indoor carnival and will feature a...