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Dave von Falkenstein

10 things: Obama focuses on Ebola
- Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Read more >>
Xtra Points: Jaguars win puts Raiders on notice
- At 0-6, the Oakland Raiders are the last NFL team to win a game this season. Read more >>
Packers offense rounds into shape
- After something of a slow start, Aaron Rodgers and the rest of the Packers' offensive players seem to be clicking on all cylinders. Read more >>
Unlikely World Series foes make most of wild-card chance
- The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants start the World Series on Tuesday. Read more >>
Pitfalls await Badgers before pivotal stretch
- The final three games of Wisconsin's Big Ten season will have division title implications, but the Badgers have three other opponents to worry about before that. Read more >>
Death notices for OCt. 20, 2014
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Walker announces Ebola preparedness plans, urges commercial travel ban
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MADISON -- Gov. Scott Walker's administration is working with both the National Guard and state hospital association to put plans in place to handle any outbreak of Ebola, according to a release from the governor's offic... Read more >>

Energy assistance available
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The Walworth County Department of Heath and Human Services schedules community office hours for energy assistance.

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Voters head to polls early in Wisconsin
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MADISON — Wisconsin clerks will start opening their doors to early voters on Monday, giving people a chance to avoid Election Day lines and allowing partisans a window to rally supporters to vote in hopes of swingi... Read more >>

Joyce Jondall, Milton WI (1938-2014)
- August 29, 1938 - October 17, 2014 Read more >>
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
- Thumbs Up to 4-H, the Parkview Community Club and a new bachelor's degree program at UW-Rock County; Thumbs Down to drivers who ignore white canes. Read more >>
Steven Walters: Why top Republicans target GAB, its director
- The criticism of Kevin Kennedy and the Government Accountability Board from one of the most powerful Republicans in the Capitol was stunning for several reasons. Read more >>
Public record for Oct. 20, 2014
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Halloween spending is frightening
- The 74 percent of U.S. households that buy Halloween items will spend about $11.3 billion this year, according to the International Council of Shopping Centers. Read more >>
Keselowski wins, advances in Chase
- Brad Keselowski pulled away in overtime Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to earn an automatic berth into the third round of NASCAR's championship race. Read more >>
Rodgers leads Green Bay past Carolina
- Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, Randall Cobb torched the Carolina secondary for 121 yards on six catches and the Packers rolled to a 38-17 victory on Sunday. Read more >>
Local economic indicators improve
- All seven indicators for the third quarter of 2013 are positive when compared to the same quarter of 2012. Read more >>
Finally, a subdivision
- After more than a decade of debate and several trips to court, a subdivision in the town of Delavan might actually become a reality. Read more >>
Socktober: Boys give new socks to charity
- Two Edgerton brothers participated in the Socktober movement by collecting new socks for a local charity, mom Erin Smerchek said. Read more >>
Reverend Richard Walter Knapp, Janesville, WI (1923-2014)
- July 17, 1923-March 7, 2014 Read more >>
Your Views: New Janesville property owner applauds sidewalk review, decisions
- In the end vote, respect for the environment, the ambiance of neighborhoods and common sense prevailed. Read more >>
Your Views: Let’s send Scott Walker, Paul Ryan toward private-sector jobs
- They would get a taste of what the average individual goes through on a daily basis by putting food on the table, paying rent or mortgages, utility bills, etc. Read more >>
Your Views: Given mining concerns, Wisconsin sportsmen should vote Democratic
- I’m deeply concerned about out-of-state interests, such as Superior Silica, using Wisconsin resources for profit, and then polluting Wisconsin waterways. Read more >>
Your Views: Urge legislators to back boosting minimum to $10.10
- I think catching up the minimum wage will benefit other income levels and put even more money into the economy. Read more >>
Your Views: Mary Burke will do best job for Wisconsinites
- A long time ago, I learned that it is best to go to the horse’s head, not the other end, for dependable help. Read more >>
Your Views: Disabled veterans deserve safety net
- I think they deserve to have a safety net when they get out if they are injured or have medical problems caused from serving. Read more >>
Your Views: Media help put fear of cancer into all of us
- The race for the cure is on the back of a snail and will continue because it is the biggest moneymaker that has ever come down the pike. Read more >>
Your Views: Court ruling on marriage leaves Wisconsinite fuming
- Something is wrong here. Is it true the liberal media are running this country? We are being destroyed from within. Read more >>
Miller: Interest in Fall Classic likely to be low
- Kansas City and San Francisco will play in this year's World Series starting Tuesday. It's safe to say FOX executives aren't thrilled. Read more >>
Indulging in Iron County's Penokee Hills
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UPSON—It’s mid-October, and the Penokee Hills of Iron County seem to be declaring their pro football allegiance.


Green spikes of balsam, hemlock and cedar accent the gold of aspen, birch, maple and ... Read more >>

High Fives: Milton receiver heads list of top performers
- Tyler Hansing hasn't been a key target for Milton quarterback Tyler Westrick, but he came up with perhaps the biggest reception of the Red Hawks' season Friday. Read more >>
Schmoldt: Football playoff seeding remains imperfect
- Janesville Craig and Big Foot are among area playoff qualifiers that might have an objection to the outcome of the seeding process this season. Read more >>
Ted Peck: Deer sending important signals
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The woods are speaking volumes now.


Before rains this past week, I saw two different bachelor groups of bucks, three in each group—six different bucks.

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Scholarships for Walworth County residents
- George Williams College of Aurora University in Williams Bay is offering new scholarship opportunities to potential students who are permanent Walworth County residents. Read more >>
Death notices for Oct. 19, 2014
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Public record for Oct. 19, 2014
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Pedro A. Limones, Delavan (1970 - 2014)
- June 25, 1970 - October 17, 2014 Read more >>
JoAnne J. Moen, Madison, WI (1934-2014)
- March 7, 1934-October 14, 2014 Read more >>
Justin A. Hemenway, Janesville, WI (1980-2014)
- July 26, 1980-October 11, 2014 Read more >>
Shelley A. Glass, Fort Atkinson/Janesville, WI (1963-2014)
- November 24, 1963-October 16, 2014 Read more >>
The name says it all
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EAST TROY--At local police training sessions, participants often are asked to introduce themselves to the class with their names, the agency they work with, and how long they've been on the job.

When the polic... Read more >>

Sound Off for Sunday, Oct. 19: Gubernatorial race inspires calls
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Power-play goals help Jets come from behind
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The emphasis of the weekend series between the Janesville Jets and Soo Eagles turned out to be special teams.

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Volleyball: Craig third in Big Eight tournament
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VERONA—Janesville Craig's volleyball team made a strong showing at the Big Eight Conference tournament on Saturday.

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Girls swim: Milton wins Cougar Relays
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Depth was the difference for Milton High's girls swim team Saturday in winning the Cougar Relays at Janesville Craig.

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Warhawks win big; Leipold hits milestone
- The UW-Whitewater football coach became the fastest in NCAA history to reach 100 career wins as the Warhawks throttled UW-Eau Claire 52-3 in WIAC game. Read more >>
Wonders of science shared Saturday
- Free, family-friendly Super Science Saturday included exhibits and hands-on activities that highlighted the wonders of science at UW-Rock County, Janesville. Read more >>
State tennis: Big Foot/Williams Bay doubles pair wins state
- Senior Annie McGrail and freshman Meredith Heckert went on an unexpected run through the Division 2 state tournament. Read more >>
Cross country: Sippy seventh in Big Eight girls meet
- Madison West's Olin Hacker, Sun Prairie's Katie Hietpas win individual titles. Read more >>
Outlook grave at Oak Hill Cemetery?
- As grave site sales and funds at the city-owned Oak Hill Cemetery continue to dwindle, Janesville City Council member Matt Kealy, is asking the city to consider privatizing operations at the cemetery. Read more >>