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Gas odor in city from machine malfunction
There is no natural gas leak today. An Alliant Energy odorant machine malfunctioned, causing a natural gas odor to spread throughout Janesville Thursday morning.
VIDEO: 14 scenes of fall beauty
VIDEO: 14 scenes of fall beauty
Autumn's warm brushstrokes are on display all across the area. Check out this video for scenes of fall beauty.
ECHO's Empty Bowls fundraiser gets souped up to fight hunger
ECHO's Empty Bowls fundraiser gets souped up to fight hunger
Thirty-five restaurants from three counties will stir up to 45 different five-gallon pots of soup for ECHO's Empty Bowls fundraiser Saturday, Oct. 25, in Janesville.
Rock County Christian awarded 50 vouchers from state
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced Thursday that 1,013 students statewide are receiving vouchers to attend private schools as a part of the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program
Seminars set for local food business owners

A business planning session, the first in the 2014-'15 Local Food Business Seminar Series, will be offered as a free webinar on Thursday, Oct. 23. The seminar is for anyone who wants to start, grow or improve a farm or other local food business....

Central Fire Station costs falling in line
Central Fire Station costs falling in line
Janesville's Central Fire Station plans have passed muster by a special committee tasked with carving more than $1 million from the early estimated cost of the controversial project.
Six arrested after drug-dog search in Parker High School parking lot
Drug-sniffing police dogs searched the student parking lot at Parker High School on Tuesday morning, resulting in six arrests, said Janesville police Sgt. Brian Donohoue.
Janesville Transit Service wants bus replacements
Janesville Transit Service wants bus replacements
The cost of running public transit in Janesville would nearly double next year under a budget proposal that asks the city to pay for five new buses.
Wisconsin DNR urges leaf composting, mulching
Wisconsin DNR urges leaf composting, mulching

MADISON — The state Department of Natural Resources is urging homeowners to compost or mulch fallen leaves to keep them out of landfills and reduce burning piles.

DNR officials say composting means more room and landfill and less...

Janesville police get trained in recognizing their biases
Janesville police get trained in recognizing their biases
A new training program for Janesville police and other local agencies focuses on avoiding personal feelings that get in the way of good policing.