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Frank Schultz

New candidate in state Senate race
- Scieszinski is a Janesville native with close ties to the incumbent, Tim Cullen. Read more >>
Footville recognized on signs
- Sen. Tim Cullen announced he has convinced the state Department of Transportation to add Footville to mileage signs along Highway 11. Read more >>
Janesville church's cross vandalized
- A large cross that stirred controversy last spring in Janesville apparently was the target of a vandal with a firearm. Read more >>
116 years for 'cowardly act'
- Kody Walsh is likely to spend the rest of this life in prison after being sentenced Monday in Illinois. Read more >>
It's grass fire season
- Grass fires have been popping up all over in recent days in southern Wisconsin. Read more >>
'Inspire' links students to local jobs
- A new online software platform is transforming how local middle and high school students plan for their futures on the job. Read more >>
Badger fans enjoy the ride
- Fans bled Badger red Saturday night at Legends bar in downtown Janesville. Read more >>
Burke takes on Walker in Delavan
- The Democrat challenging Gov. Scott Walker stresses a nonpartisan problem-solving approach to economics. Read more >>
Sheriff changes information policy
- A recent state court decision has persuaded Sheriff Bob Spoden to return to his office' s previous practice of releasing identities of people mentioned in reports. Read more >>
Incumbents keep Footville board seats
- Three Footville Village Board members survived a challenge in Tuesday's elections. Read more >>
Delavan aldermanic races go to incumbents
- Voters have given decisive election victories to two veteran Delavan City Council members, Wm. Bruce DeWitt and Jeff Johnson. Read more >>
City errs in releasing personal data
- Officials believe no Social Security numbers were made public and no harm will come to the 758 affected people. Read more >>
Money-in-politics measure passes in Edgerton, Delavan, Elkhorn
- Advisory referendums that might eventually have a national impact passed by strong margins Tuesday in Delavan, Edgerton and Elkhorn. Read more >>
Town votes against trash pickup
- Town of Spring Prairie residents will not be getting town-provided trash collection anytime soon. Voters said “no” to the idea by a slim margin Tuesday. Read more >>
Lund wins Edgerton mayor race
- Christopher Lund has won a third term as Edgerton mayor. Read more >>
Janesville mistakenly releases SS numbers
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JANESVILLE—The city of Janesville recently discovered that it had released Social Security numbers for 758 companies that do business with the city, according to a city press release.

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Here's a guide for Tuesday's votes
- The annual nonpartisan spring elections are set for Tuesday. Read more >>
Police records remain an issue
- A new court decision bolsters the argument in favor of public disclosure of names and other identifying information on police reports. Read more >>
Man escapes from courthouse
- A man sentenced to jail escaped from the Rock County Courthouse on Thursday. Read more >>
Course helps cops stop fleeing drivers
- Rock County sheriff's deputies are learning a new way to stop a fleeing suspect. Read more >>
Rock County sheriff faces challenger
- Capt. Gary Groelle of the Rock County Sheriff's Office is seeking to unseat his boss, Sheriff Bob Spoden. Read more >>
Goex building with new technique
- The new Goex manufacturing plant on Highway 14 uses a different construction technique. Read more >>
Countryside Inn files lawsuit
- Richard Erdman seeks to reverse the suspension of his liquor license and compensation for lost income. Read more >>
Blackhawk Tech details job cuts
- Blackhawk Technical College on Friday revealed the 11 positions it is cutting and also listed eight open positions that will not be filled. Read more >>
Home invasion case wrapped up
- The fourth and final person has been sentenced for the robbery of a rural Rock County couple in 2013. Read more >>
Rep. Ryan talks immigration reform
- Rep. Paul Ryan held a listening session in Janesville on Wednesday. Read more >>
911 dispatchers to "tweet"
- The tweets will warn the public of situations to avoid. Read more >>
Friends remember Dick Rost
- Longtime Janesville businessman and interior designer was remembered fondly by friends. He died Saturday. Read more >>
BTC plans budget cuts
- The cuts are planned for the upcoming 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins July 1. Read more >>
Ryan stumbles in poverty debate
- First District Rep. Paul Ryan has faced criticism, including that he was being racist, as he discussed his latest policy initiative on poverty. Read more >>
Man found guilty of burning corpse
- Nathan C. Middleton pleaded guilty Thursday in Rock County Court to charges that he hid and mutilated 18-year-old Aprina Paul's corpse. Read more >>
Fire station meeting questioned
- The public was kept in the dark about the decision on the site for a new fire station for months, but an expert says that information should have been discussed at a public meeting. Read more >>
Council candidates don't debate
- The four candidates for Janesville City Council revealed a few interesting differences in a forum Wednesday night. Read more >>
Attempted murder charge dismissed
- Uncooperative witnesses kept prosecutors from making their case, deputy district attorney said. Read more >>
Fire station questions remain
- The Janesville City Council on Monday referred two possible fire station sites to the plan commission and reserved a final decision for itself on April 14. Read more >>
Improving function through phonics
- A music video encourages Rock County residents to call 608-757-2244 -- not 911 -- for non-emergency help. Read more >>
Ryan considers poverty programs
- Rep. Paul Ryan talked issues in a short interview with The Gazette on Monday. Read more >>
No-serve list part of larger strategy
- The Janesville Police Department's publishing of a no-serve list for alcohol-related troublemakers is part of a larger effort to focus resources on community problems, the chief says. Read more >>
So far, so good for no-serve list
- Janesville police are asking bartenders and liquor store clerks not to sell alcohol to people who get drunk and take up police time. Read more >>
Supercenter slated for 2016
- A big-box chain plans to bring its grocery/department store mix to Janesville and other locations in Wisconsin. Read more >>
Local man offers Ukraine views
- Janesville's Yuri Rashkin has some opinions about the crisis that involves his homeland. Read more >>
Rock County looks to medical examiner
- The governor has decided not to appoint an interim coroner for Rock County as county officials consider how to transition from coroner to medical examiner. Read more >>
Expert: Borers will survive winter
- Cold or no cold, ash trees are going to die off in Rock and Walworth counties, a DNR forester said. Read more >>
Mike Sheridan might run again
- The former speaker of the state Assembly is considering a run for Senate this fall. Read more >>
Robbery suspect appears in court
- The man accused of robbing the Evansville Pharmacy on Monday made his first appearance in Rock County Court on Wednesday. Read more >>
Two arrested in Janesvlle pot bust
- Two Janesville residents were arrested after a large amount of marijuana was found in their home. Read more >>
New arrest in child's overdose death
- The grandmother of a child who died of an apparent methadone overdose Dec. 26 in Janesville faces the same charge as the child's mother. Read more >>
Janesville crime trends downward
- Janesville's police chief says a change in policing strategy is paying off. Read more >>
Tough, pretty dogs visit Janesville
- A breed of sled dog beloved by its owners showed off at the Rock County Humane Society on Saturday. Read more >>
Mom faces trial in child overdose case
- A Beloit woman was bound over for trial in Rock County Court on Friday on a charge of first-degree reckless homicide. Read more >>