A quick taste of events going on in the area this week.
The Salvation Army Auxiliary is collecting items for Coats for Kids. Distribution, including a free fall festival, is Saturday, Oct. 24, at 514 Sutherland Ave., Janesville.
Construction on Blackhawk Technical College's Advanced Manufacturing Center in Milton is now complete.
Riverside Street, between South Pearl and South Palm streets, will be closed to through traffic for four days beginning Wednesday, Sept. 23.
A new state Department of Transportation timeline for the Interstate 90/39 expansion delays completion of the project about two years.
UW-Madison's winning-est football coach will sign autographs Oct. 4 at the Dick's Sporting Goods store at the Janesville Mall.
Sunday's Monster Machines in Motion fundraiser proceeds benefit the Janesville Exchange Family Resource Center's free programs that strengthen Rock County families.
Eagle Scout Jack Pokorney and other volunteers invested 129 hours plus donated materials into restoring the town of Rock's Happy Hollow Cemetery this summer.
A stretch of Enterprise Drive and Jerome Avenue will be closed to through traffic for several days beginning next week, according to a city news release.
The Fed's promised increase is coming soon, but lenders and those who work in lending and selling in Janesville's growing local real estate market don't think a rate hike will hammer lending.