JANESVILLE -- Crews started pouring concrete recently on Highway 26 from Janesville to Milton.
EVANSVILLE -- Joan Wick and Lori Woodworth fulfilled a long-term wish by opening The Grove Retreat at 5 N. Water St. The building formerly was an assisted living facility and transformed easily into a crafters retreat—the one-story building sleeps 15 in 12 rooms, many of which have half bathrooms.
EVANSVILLE -- Tales of farmers driving sheep through downtown Evansville to the railroad depot and of close calls working in the rail yards came to life Thursday when a group of railroad enthusiasts gathered.
BELOIT -- Backers of the Beloit casino project are keeping an eye on plans for a Rockford, Ill., casino, which hit another delay after two previous governor vetoes.
BRODHEAD -- A rainbow of silly string filled the Brodhead High School gymnasium above the rows of red- and white-gowned graduates who celebrated the end of their secondary education Sunday afternoon.
JANESVILLE -- Competition from a growing number of fitness clubs and exercise classes is giving Janesville area residents more choices at lower costs.
JANESVILLE -- Michael Baker is spending his nights on the couch because bed bugs have taken over the bedroom in his Janesville apartment.
BRODHEAD -- More than 20,000 tons of raw steel pass through the Kuhn North America plant in Brodhead each year, leaving as large pieces of farm equipment. The biggest of the machines weighs more than 20 tons empty and can carry 20 tons of material.
JANESVILLE -- A genetic test showing Kay Petkoff had an increased chance of breast and ovarian cancer left her worrying about her children. “All I could think of in the immediate future is my kids. I need to be here for them,” the 43-year-old Clinton woman recalled thinking after her December 2011 test.
BRODHEAD -- Brodhead firefighters, community members and elected officials brought passionate opinions to Wednesday night’s Brodhead Fire District meeting over the future—and past—of the operation. Among the opinions shared during the meeting: