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Police looking for man with box cutter
- Milton police are looking for a man who Monday night brandished a box cutter after being fired at Freedom Graphic Systems, 1101 S. Janesville St., Milton, Police Chief Dan Layber said. Read more >>
Principal: Milton school is crowded
- The ability of Milton School District's crowded and aging facilities to keep up with the district's growth is a conversation that could lead to building a new facility, Superintendent Tim Schigur said. Read more >>
Janesville officer arrested: Police
- Janesville Police Sgt. Brian Donohoue, who has taught self-defense training to hundreds of women in the area, was arrested Thursday on a charge of domestic violence battery. Read more >>
Milton School's debt obligation is low
- Whith where its budget plan stands now, the Milton School District's debt will be paid off in full March 1, 2019, according to an email from Mary Ellen Van Valin, the district's director of business services. Read more >>
On the same page: Authors converge on Edgerton for book fest
- Terry Wooten, one of 17 presenters at Edgerton's annual book and film festival, won't know what his speech is about until he steps onto the podium Saturday. Read more >>
Edgerton schools propose lower taxes
- Edgerton School District residents will likely see a slightly lower tax levy and tax rate for the 2014-15 school year. Read more >>
Semi tips at Milton roundabout
- A semitrailer truck tipped over at about 10 a.m. Wednesday at one of the roundabouts on East Highway 59, Milton, according to Rock County Communications. Read more >>
Janesville sees cool summer
- Hello autumn equinox, goodbye … “summer?” In Janesville, only one day reached 90 degrees or higher between June 21 and Sept. 23, according to Gazette weather records. Read more >>
Proposal hinges on Milton sponsorship
- Progress on developer Bill Watson's plans to build a County M interchange and industrial park is at a near standstill, hinging on Milton's response to two requests: a pre-annexation meeting and sponsorship. Read more >>
Speedboat race 'all about memories' for competitor, 65
- In memory of his friend Gary Burdick, Fred Falk plans to race a hydroplane in this weekend's powerboat races held on Lake Koshkonong. Read more >>
Popularity of online dating surges
- Janesville resident Katherine Eagan is among the 10 percent of Americans who have used an online dating site or a mobile dating app. Read more >>
Last downtown meeting draws 15
- The last of four public meetings for Janesville's proposed riverfront revitalization project didn't seem to reflect the “widespread championship” the project needs to become a reality, said Ryan Garcia, the city... Read more >>
Milton's strategic planning begins
- The first of five meetings to create a stakeholder-driven strategic plan for the Milton School District was a “positive start” in the process of shaping the district in the near future, Superintendent Tim Schigu... Read more >>
Mom of abused kids: Justice system failed
- The sentence given to a Janesville man accused of hitting two children until they were bloody and unconscious is a "complete failure of the justice system," the mother of the children said. Read more >>
Powers helps clothe Milton's needy
- Owner of Kim's Kloset Kim Powers has donated 40 to 50 bags and boxes each month to the Moms On a Mission Exchange since she opened shop in July 2012. Read more >>
Chilimania celebrates 25 years
- The cooks of Chilimania have sizzled the tongues of brave samplers for 24 years.This year, the popular event will host its 25th anniversary celebration on Sept. 6 in downtown Edgerton. Read more >>
Delavan-Darien High School teacher dies
- Delavan-Darien High School teacher Carrie Schuknecht died Wednesday morning after an unexpected medical issue, said Mike Heine, Delavan-Darien coordinator of school and community relations. Read more >>
Milton approves new city administrator
- The Milton City Council on Tuesday voted 4-2 to approve the hiring and contract of Alan Hulick as the new city administrator. Read more >>
Milton holds off on interchange idea
- The city of Milton's involvement with a proposed County M interchange might be off the table for years to come. The city council on Tuesday decided not to spend staff resources to investigate the proposed interchange for no... Read more >>
Milton's Ebbert to resign as city clerk
- After working for the city of Milton for more than a decade, Michelle Ebbert will step down as Milton's city clerk to take on a similar role in Fort Atkinson. Read more >>
Milton, Hulick near contract agreement
- Ink hasn't hit paper for the new Milton city administrator's contract, but Alan Hulick is all but hired besides a few “little things” left to be negotiated, Mayor Brett Frazier said. Read more >>
Rock River carp virus spreads
- A koi herpes virus affecting carp has made its way across hundreds of miles of the Rock River, and will leave thousands of dead fish floating in the water and onto shorelines, DNR Fisheries biologist Laura Stremick-Thompson... Read more >>
Charred Anchor Inn is torn down
- Owners John and Dawn Kinnett said a final goodbye to the charred Anchor Inn building as it was torn down Tuesday. Read more >>
DOT to repair old highways in Milton
- Pavement repairs to sections of old Highway 26 and old Highway 59 in the city of Milton and town of Milton are scheduled to start Sept. 8, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Read more >>
Art harvest fills Edgerton corncribs
- Some people can't understand what art has to do with agriculture. That's one reason for a new art installation that uses corncribs as 3-D canvases. Read more >>
Milton's clerk a finalist for Fort job
- Milton City Clerk Michelle Ebbert is one of four finalists interviewing for Fort Atkinson's city clerk and treasurer position, Fort Atkinson City Manager and Clerk Matt Trebatoski said. Read more >>
Milton enters employment talks
- The Milton City Council decided to enter into negotiations with candidates for the city's vacant city administrator position and the finance and treasurer position after more than three hours in closed session Tuesday night. Read more >>
Lake District nears completion of report
- The quantified value of Lake Koshkonong's water level might be what puts an end to a court battle lasting more than a decade between the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Read more >>
Toxic algae detected in Lake Koshkonong
- Rock County Health Department is monitoring conditions on Lake Koshkonong after blue-green algae was detected in a visual check conducted Monday morning. Read more >>
Bat in Beloit tests positive for rabies
- The Rock County Health Department confirmed that a bat found in Beloit has tested positive for rabies, a fatal disease to humans and some mammals. Read more >>
Leon Hebert wins Republican primary for 43rd District Assembly seat
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MILTON—Leon Hebert, 76, won the primary election in the Republican 43rd District Assembly race.


Hebert, Fort Atkinson, inched out a victory over competitor Herschel Brodkey, 19, of Janesville, with a 761-... Read more >>

Delavan-Darien referendum OK'd
- Delavan-Darien School Board members Monday voted 4-2 for a $1.25 million referendum on a non-recurring basis for three years. Read more >>
Brian Wilson withdraws from Milton top job
- Brian Wilson, one of two finalists in Milton's search for a new city administrator, has withdrawn from consideration for the position, according to an email from Mayor Brett Frazier. Read more >>
'Chicago' comes to Edgerton PAC
- It took a bit of razzle-dazzle to bring "Chicago the Musical" to Edgerton. But the director is confident he has the right cast for the show, which opens Aug. 15. Read more >>
Anchor Inn 'close to total loss'
- The Anchor Inn is "close to a total loss," the Rock County Sheriff's Office said in a news release about the fire that was discovered early Monday. Read more >>
Schuetz says goodbye to city post
- Tuesday marks Jerry Schuetz's last day as Milton's city administrator. The city hired him as police chief in 2008, and he moved up to city administrator in 2010. Read more >>
Two face off in 43rd District primary
- Leon Hebert and Herschel Brodkey look to become the 43rd District Assembly republican nominee in the Aug. 12 Republican primary election. Read more >>
Group remembers schoolhouse days
- About 30 people gathered Saturday for the first Brick Church School reunion held since 1985. The one-room schoolhouse west of Walworth held classes from 1873 to 1958. Read more >>
Rental market sees major growth
- In Edgerton, all of the conditions are right for a growing rental market, according to some of the city's biggest rental developers. Read more >>