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    Evansville, Orfordville, Brodhead, Albany, Footville, Afton, Town of Beloit, health

Gina Duwe

1939 Evansville mural gets facelift
- A large, hand-painted mural from 1939 is getting a facelift with plans to use it again as the backdrop for an Evansville community pageant. Read more >>
Spreitzer outraises De Forest in 45th
- Democrat Mark Spreitzer has raised nearly three times as much as his opponent in the 45th Assembly race, according to the latest campaign finance reports released this week. Read more >>
Hand, foot and mouth cases rising
- Area doctors are seeing an increasing number of children with hand, foot and mouth disease across southern Wisconsin. Read more >>
Ag group eyes other area communities
- SWAG is talking with other communities in Rock and Green counties to find a municipality willing to partner in building an agricultural education and innovation complex, President Mike Larson said. Read more >>
CrossFit spreading in Rock County
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JANESVILLE--Personal trainer Katie Staab and her bodybuilder fiancÚ, Eric Stockman, were working out at a Milton gym when they saw a guy doing an “intense, crazy workout, drenched in sweat.”<... Read more >>

SWAG project won't happen in Evansville
- SWAG will begin looking at other communities to build its agricultural education and innovation complex after Evansville city officials said Monday they could not provide more than $5.5 million in requested city tax increme... Read more >>
Momentum slows on fairgrounds move
- Discussion on moving the fairgrounds has waned since last year's record-setting Rock County 4-H Fair renewed talks about moving the fairgrounds to a larger location. Read more >>
District resumes strategic planning
- Evansville School Board members and candidates in last spring's election expressed frustration over a lack a strategic plan to guide the district through big decisions. Read more >>
School referendums will be $4.57 million
- Evansville School District voters will face two referendum questions on the Nov. 4 ballot asking for a total of $4.57 million across five years to pay for curriculum, technology and security upgrades and facility maintenance. Read more >>
Four to interview for top Evansville job
- Three men with municipal experience in southeastern Wisconsin and one Iowa man will be interviewed by the Evansville City Council for the the open city administrator/finance director position. Read more >>
Garden train display in full bloom
- About 40 buildings and dozens of tiny people create scenes around more than 300 feet of 2-inch-wide G-scale track weaved among colorful perennials in full bloom in Steve and Carol Culbertsons' backyard. Read more >>
Straw bales help sprout new garden
- Veggies in a new school garden in Brodhead are sprouting up not just out of the ground, but also out of straw bales. Read more >>
Rock County team to analyze fetal, infant deaths
- A new team of area health professionals will begin reviewing all fetal and infant deaths in Rock County to look for commonalities and gaps in service. Read more >>
Reporter shares story of life after death
- Each year in the U.S., one in every 160 deliveries ends in a stillbirth. Gazette reporter Gina Duwe knows the pain of that loss first-hand. Here's her story. Read more >>
City building road, utilities at sites
- The city of Janesville is installing sewer, water and the start of a road at its 220-acre lot of “shovel-ready” parcels in the south side business park. Read more >>
Orfordville eyes church for library
- The village of Orfordville is negotiating the purchase of Harvest Community Church, 519 E. Beloit St., to turn it into a new library, Librarian Sarah Strunz said. Read more >>
Planning begins for recreation land
- Hunters, fishers and recreational users of state fish, wildlife and natural area land in western Rock, eastern Green and south central Dane counties can provide input and ideas on a master plan for the properties. Read more >>
TimeBank hopes to re-energize group
- Organizers hope a potluck gathering will help re-energize members and attract new ones to Rock Hour Community, which allows people to trade their talents and services. Read more >>
Middleton sentenced for burning body
- The Rock County man convicted of burning the corpse of a Fitchburg woman in his backyard last October was sentenced to 22 years in prison. Read more >>
Brodhead declares state of emergency
- The city of Brodhead has declared a state of emergency after Tuesday's 5 a.m. storm. Winds of up to 60 mph damaged homes, vehicles and fences at about 90 Brodhead properties, the police chief said. Read more >>
Mercy expands ambulance bay
- Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center in Janesville is adding 6,000 square feet to its ambulance bay to expand from two to five covered bays. Read more >>
Post office searches for new location
- Evansville's plans to expand its library are pushing the adjacent post office to begin its search for a new location. Read more >>
“Be you,” teacher tells Evansville grads
- Evansville High School graduates should be themselves, push themselves and own their story, their social studies teacher DeeJay Redders told them in Sunday afternoon's commencement address. Read more >>
Evansville plans new subdivision
- Evansville is poised to approve its first new subdivision in about seven years as the inventory of developable lots dwindles. Read more >>
Orfordville starting farmers market
- A new farmers market opens for the season Saturday in Orfordville. Read more >>
Updated: Fire station not voters' decision, city attorney says
- The Janesville city attorney says a resident's plan to let voters decide on a new fire station plan “fails to satisfy the requirements for a valid direct legislation ballot question,” according to a city news re... Read more >>