Southern Wisconsin Agricultural Group has named Nicole Reese, a local agriculture teacher, as its executive director. She will start her new position Monday, Jan. 20.
The budget deal crafted by the Janesville Republican and House Budget Committee chairman with Senate Budget Committee Chairman Patty Murray, D-Wash, cleared the Senate on Wednesday, nearly a week after passing the House.
Ed Sokolowski, a longtime Walworth County Fair contributor who helped lead the fair for nearly 30 years, died Sunday at age 72 from a heart attack.
The Milton Public Library is gearing up for a fundraising campaign for a major library renovation at the Shaw Municipal Building, and city officials say $155,000 in city-funded work to expand the library to the Shaw building's second floor is likely to...
The Walworth County Affordable Care Act Awareness Steering Committee is hosting its next information session at the Walworth County Government Center at 11 a.m. Friday. The sessions are for individuals interested in learning more about the Affordable...
The bill creates a reporting requirement and extends the holding period requirement for cash-for-gold businesses in Wisconsin.
In one of the most intensively farmed parts of America's Dairyland, where 29 percent of the county's private wells test unsafe due to bacteria or nitrates, residents have a new concern: estrogenic well water.
City and state officials say preliminary results show clean-up at GM plant will not be as bad as some have feared.
GM has been tight-lipped about the future of the Janesville plant, other than to say that future market conditions and the contract between the automaker and its union will dictate what happens.
Edgerton businessman Dan Rinehart is knee-deep in his second revamp of a set of aging tobacco warehouses on the city's west side, with a goal to finish a set of true loft-style apartments and begin renting them in March 2014.
Life in the farthest-flung town in Rock County, Avon, is different. There are gravel roads, few businesses, yard chickens, sheep in the road, and the state DNR is everywhere. The Gazette looks at living in the most rural part of the county.
The view of Janesville as another town about to dry up and blow away has not proved true.
When the announcement came in 2008 that GM planned to end production in Janesville, community leaders struck out along two paths they hoped would lead to recovery.
In the months after General Motors closed, national and international reporters visited Janesville, sometimes filing stories that made community leaders cringe. Many of stories portrayed Janesville as a community not long for the world.
While overall job losses in Rock County can be traced to the manufacturing sector, there have been other local industry sectors that have shown both job and wage growth since 2008.