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Fire departments say they lack staff
Fire departments say they lack staff
Several smaller fire departments in Rock County are suffering from staffing shortages. A solution isn't immediately apparent, but some fire chiefs are advocating for a county-run fire department.
Weather spotter training planned
Weather spotter training planned
That scary looking cloud hanging over your house could signal the birth of a twister—or it could mean nothing at all.
Convicted Illinois sex offender now in Wisconsin
Convicted Illinois sex offender now in Wisconsin

A convicted sex offender formerly from Illinois is now living in Walworth County, according to a news release from the Walworth County Sheriff's Office.

Ronald R. Boss, 39, was convicted of aggravated sexual abuse of a minor in Illinois in...

Rock County to study merit pay
Rock County to study merit pay
Traditionally, government employees are given across-the-board pay raises, without regard to performance. That might change in Rock County.
Three on ballot for Elkhorn mayor
Elkhorn Mayor Brian Olson faces two challengers for his seat in the Tuesday, Feb. 16, primary. Two candidates will move on to the April 5 general election.
Three on primary ballot for judge
Three candidates are vying to be the next Walworth County Branch 2 judge. Two will advance to the April 5 spring election.
Extension offices to see changes
Under a plan unveiled Wednesday, counties would retain their local offices, but how they will be staffed is another matter.
Bids expected for Elkhorn water plant
Bids expected for Elkhorn water plant
Officials are expecting bids for Elkhorn's proposed new water treatment plant on Tuesday. The council will then review the bids and possibly select a contractor.
Elkhorn candidates talk about future
The three candidates running for Elkhorn Mayor participated in a forum Wednesday afternoon.
Kopp makes a name for herself
Kopp makes a name for herself
Friends share hoops dreams as teammates at Badger, foes in Midwest Conference
Local Title I schools recognized by state
Jackson Elementary School in Janesville was among 169 Title I Schools of Recognition honored Wednesday by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

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