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Dave von Falkenstein

Jets lose despite outshooting Magicians
- The Janesville Jets outshot the Minnesota Magicians 42-26 in an NAHL interdivisional game Friday night but lost 4-1. Read more >>
Prep football roundup: Playoffs, Level 2
- Milton and Brodhead/Juda are the two area teams remaining in the WIAA football playoffs. Read more >>
Sex offender moved to new facility
- The Department of Corrections announced the move of sex offender Wayne E. Smith. Read more >>
Student expelled for knife at school
- A 15-year-old student was expelled Thursday from Milton High School for having a knife with a 3-inch blade on school grounds, Principal Jeremy Bilhorn said. Read more >>
Milton water test was false positive
- It's safe again for students and staff to drink the water at Milton Consolidated school after the district shut the school's drinking water off for about a day. Read more >>
Janesville leaf pickup starts Nov. 10
- The city of Janesville will collect loose leaves Monday, Nov. 10, through Friday, Nov. 21. Read more >>
2 Beloiters accused of selling heroin
- A federal grand jury indicted the pair on Wednesday. Read more >>
Absentee voting up in Wisconsin from 4 years ago
- Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke have been saying for weeks that turnout will be the key to victory in Tuesday’s election. Read more >>
John W. Eyster: Consider the source in Burke attack
- When it comes to the attack on Mary Burke from Republican operatives, John says it's important to consider the source. Read more >>
Your Views: Social media affecting our brains, our lives
- Scientists performed brain scans on social media users and found white matter in the regions that control attention, decision-making, and emotional processing. Read more >>
Your Views: Delay on Janesville street project miffs resident of St. George Lane
- The crew that worked on our road was tearing up Garfield Avenue on Thursday and didn’t have time to finish our street. Read more >>
Your Views: Janesville's Fourth Ward isn’t only area having crime, drug problems
- Janesville’s No. 1 problem isn’t landlords, it’s drug users and dealers. Without a market for drugs, the dealers would be out of business. Read more >>
Your Views: Immigration Reform Act would harm our economy
- This 1,200-page amnesty bill has not been thoroughly analyzed and will have an adverse effect on our fragile economy. Read more >>
Restaurant Week: Eat, drink and save
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Get ready to sample some of Walworth County's best restaurants during a premier event: Dine Around the Lakes Restaurant Week, held Nov. 4-9. The event will feature discounted “prix fixe” menus — fixed p... Read more >>

Mystery Place: Take a Halloween journey around Walworth County
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Take a Halloween journey around Walworth County to see some interesting and eerie sites — is there really a house with a ghost on Delany Road in Richmond?

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Greg Peck: Should trick-or-treating happen on weekend day?
- Should Janesville switch to trick-or-treating on a weekend afternoon? Read more >>
Our Views: For AG, Brad Schimel brings broader experience, vision
- Wisconsin faces big law enforcement challenges and needs an experienced, visionary leader. Schimel fits the bill. Read more >>
Your Views: Let’s get rid of Scott Walker, our ‘divide and conquer’ governor
- Act 10 was a blindside clip and caused upheaval. If Walker had campaigned on it and been elected, it would have saved millions with no protests—no recall! Read more >>
Brodhead chief named chief deputy
- Brodhead Police Chief Thomas Moczynski accepted a conditional offer of employment Thursday as the chief deputy for the Green County Sheriff's Office, Sheriff Mark Rohloff announced Friday. Read more >>
Peter Funt: The economy is OK, really
- Gas prices are probably the No. 1 indicator of how people feel about the economy—at least at the most basic, close-to-home level. Read more >>
Dick Polman: Whatever happened to John Boehner's stunt of suing President Obama?
- Something apparently happened on the way to the federal courthouse. I’m sure you are shocked to learn that the grandstanders never got there. Read more >>
Voting letters sent to wrong people
- Letters sent with the Rock County Clerk's letterhead were addressed to the wrong people because of data snafu. Read more >>
10 things: Ambush suspect faces death penalty charges
- Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Read more >>
Edgerton, East Troy fall in volleyball sectional semis
- The Crimson Tide lost 3-0 to Lakeside Lutheran, while the Trojans lost 3-1 to Catholic Memorial. Read more >>
Top-ranked Whitewater plays at 16th-ranked Platteville on Saturday
- Whitewater travels to face No. 16 Platteville, the only other remaining team unbeaten in WIAC play, on Saturday, and a date with No. 20 Stevens Point looms next weekend. Read more >>
Janesville Jets feasting on the road
- The Janesville Jets have taken a liking to the road.
Smack dab in the middle of a nine-game stint without a home game—the stretch covers an entire month—they’ve won their first four games. Read more >>
Corey Clement looking forward to going home
- This is homecoming weekend for Corey Clement. Read more >>
Could a name help solve cold case?
- Rock County investigators recently learned that a strange young man called out the name Mary while he ran through Turtle Creek on Oct. 16, 1994. Read more >>
Glen Loyd Videos: Birds, wind, fire and a fuzzy friend
- Video blogger Glen Loyds captures changing seasons and weather preparations on Janesville farms. Along the way, we get up close and personal with a fuzzy caterpillar. Read more >>
Man suspected of 11th drunken driving
- Bradley J. Skelly, 48, of Janesville was arrested Friday on suspicion of 11th-offense drunken driving. Read more >>
Hendricks, Uihlein give $1 million to state GOP and Democratic parties
- Conservative billionaire Diane Hendricks of Beloit gave $1 million in September to the state GOP, and that same month liberal Milwaukee donor Lynde Uihlein contributed $1 million to the Democratic Party for the same period,... Read more >>
Public record for Oct. 31, 2014
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Death notices for Oct. 31, 2014
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Walworth County Job Center holds supervisor workshop series
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The next series of workshops for supervisors and team leads presented by the Walworth County Job Center will feature six topics to be held on Thursday mornings starting November 13.

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Kenneth M. Ruder, Janesville, WI (1949-2014)
- January 13, 1949 - October 25, 2014 Read more >>
Betty J. Hartford, Delavan, WI (1936-2014)
- January 2, 1936 - October 30, 2014 Read more >>
Web Views for Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
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Photos: Ghosts and goblins invading county
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Halloween decorating has been in full swing throughout Walworth County. CSI photographer Terry Mayer visited neighborhoods looking for the spooky, the creepy and the downright frightful. Enjoy, and Happy Halloween!

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Linda Louise Quade, Janesville, WI (1947-2014)
- June 23, 1947 - October 28, 2014 Read more >>
Paul Foster making noise at LB
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Paul Foster enjoyed a small bite of college football as a freshman in 2013, getting into UW-Whitewater's season opener.

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Voters to decide school referendums in four area districts
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Referendums are on the ballot in four area school districts this Election Day.

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Squabble over pillars in Town of Linn
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 TOWN OF LINN — Turn onto Snake Road from Highway 50, drive under a canopy of trees and continue onto Alta Vista Drive until you reach a pair of pillars causing friction between town of Linn homeowners and official... Read more >>

Your Views: Brian Fitzgerald would work to revitalize economy
- Should we wake up that Wednesday knowing Brian Fitzgerald is our new state senator, we all can have hope that a new day has dawned. Read more >>
Delavan-Darien soccer advances to state match
- The Comets beat Rice Lake 6-2 in a WIAA Division 3 boys soccer state semifinal Thursday. Read more >>
Lawyers, agents to help at polls
- The Wisconsin attorney general announced he is sending people to the polls on Tuesday to handle voter complaints. Read more >>
Town of Beloit abolishes court
- If you get a citation in the town of Beloit, you could end up paying about $50 more and have to go to the Rock County Courthouse in Janesville to contest it. Read more >>
Michael Gerson: Sunday is Bill Gates’ moment in fight against infectious diseases
- Typically, Gates will set out a large goal. Instead of preventing the next Ebola epidemic, he will talk of making this “the last Ebola epidemic.” Read more >>
Charles Krauthammer: A referendum on competence
- The anemic economy, the revulsion with governmental incompetence and the sense of national decline are exacting a heavy toll on Democratic candidates. Read more >>
Job Center sets supervisor workshops
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ELKHORN-The next series of workshops for supervisors and team leads presented by the Walworth County Job Center will be on Thursday mornings, Nov. 13 through Dec. 18, at the job center, 1000 E. Centralia St.

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Grinnell Hall will salute veterans
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BELOIT-Grinnell Hall, 631 Bluff St., will host a Veterans Day ceremony at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11.


The ceremony will include music by the Goldenaires and speakers Kenneth Niles, Eva Hoff and Donna Hutter.<... Read more >>