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Today in History: August 17
Today in History: August 17
Among today's events in history, Hurricane Camille slammed into the Mississippi coast as a Category 5 storm that was blamed for 256 U.S. deaths in 1969.
Orfordville Fire Department plans fourth bike rodeo
The Orfordville Fire Department will hold its annual bike rodeo from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the fire station, 173 N. Wright St., according to a news release.
20Q: Catching up with painting party procurer Val Saxer
20Q: Catching up with painting party procurer Val Saxer
The former nurse turned artisan dishes on switching career paths, creating with cremains and the role of "liquid courage" at painting parties.
Bennett quickly catching on with Packers

Call Martellus Bennett the “quarterback whisperer.”

 

The Green Bay Packers' tight end is with his third team in as many seasons, which means another training camp of building rapport with a new quarterback. He's proven to be ...

Clinton looks for repeat success
Clinton looks for repeat success
The Cougars shared the Rock Valley Conference championship last season and were one win away from playing for the Division 5 state title.
Craig tennis wins Big Eight opener

Janesville Craig's girls tennis team got the season off to a strong start Wednesday.

 

The Cougars, led by a sweep in singles, coasted past Madison La Follette 6-1 in the Big Eight opener.

 

Maycee Maslonka, Kerington...

Bunderson era begins at Craig
Bunderson era begins at Craig
A new era in Janesville Craig football begins Friday night.
Battle for the Rock celebrates golden anniversary
Battle for the Rock celebrates golden anniversary
On Nov. 11, 1967, Dave Kumlien and Mike McDaniels squared off in the first football game between Janesville Parker and Janesville Craig.
Darien to host 57th annual Cornfest event Sept. 8-10
Darien to host 57th annual Cornfest event Sept. 8-10
The annual festival will feature sports tournaments, live music, tractor pulls, clogging, carnival rides, a parade and a weird game called “Hammerschlagen."
Music roundup: Overture Center to host Bonnie Raitt on Aug. 30
Music roundup: Overture Center to host Bonnie Raitt on Aug. 30
Other touring acts in the area include The Alarm, comedian Chris Redd and various groups at Madison's Mad Gael Music Fest.

News

Today in History: August 17
Nehlen holds town hall in Janesville
Janesville police address shootings
Orfordville hosts bike rodeo
Edgerton considers possible referendum

Sports

Parker golfers second at Elkhorn Scramble
Bennett quickly catching on with Packers
WIAA must produce better football schedule
Craig tennis wins Big Eight opener
Pina, Brewers rally past Pirates

Opinion

Your Views: Gazette’s coverage of violence was skewed
Sound Off for Wednesday, Aug. 16: 'Fire and fury,' merit pay and an eyesore
Your Views: Ryan is working to improve the tax code
Our Views: Step up efforts to vaccinate more children
Your Views: Gazette downplayed violent acts of white supremacists

Living

20Q: Catching up with paint party procurer Val Saxer
Restaurant review: Canteen not another Mexican restaurant
Darien to host 57th annual Cornfest event Sept. 8-10
Cluck & pluck: Chicken roast, music fest planned Aug. 20
Music roundup: Overture Center to host Bonnie Raitt on Aug. 30

Columnists

Press Start: I wish Valve could count to three
Endangered bee found in Janesville
Press Start: 'Metro' games nail atmosphere
Sisters remain heart of St. Elizabeth home
Miller: Elkhorn's Wiswell hopes for Hambletonian success

Videos

No youth suicides in Rock County in 2016
Glen Loyd Videos: Our light after sundown
Glen Loyd Videos: I'm a happy dog at the beach
WATCH: ARISE work taking shape
WATCH: Edgerton From Above

Community

Death notices for Aug. 17, 2017
Paul E. Schulz, Janesville, WI
Mary Ruth Scherer, Delafield, WI
Doris Ann Collicott, Keshena, WI
Rita E. Leyes, Milton, WI