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Organizers report solid turnout at Rock County 4-H Fair
Organizers report solid turnout at Rock County 4-H Fair
By Catherine W. Idzerda |
The Rock County 4-H Fair had better than average attendance on at least two of its six days.


Janesville Stop-N-Go burglarized Monday
Janesville police are investigating a burglary that happened shortly before midnight Monday at Stop-N-Go, 1804 E. Milwaukee St.
Zerban town hall meeting Wednesday
Edgerton Piggly Wiggly being sold
Milton police investigating thefts


Badgers remain hopeful, helpful with Gault
Wisconsin offensive lineman Jaden Gault, a Monona Grove product, continues to battle depression
Joel Stave, Tanner McEvoy to compete for Badgers QB spot
Slimmer Neal continues work as Packers linebacker
Snappers split doubleheader


Your views: Teacher sees merits in backing Ringhand
Janis led the charge with educators and local leaders when Gov. Walker tried to bring unaccountable private voucher schools to Beloit.
Your views: Sheridan has proven record of helping all constituents
Your views: Paul Ryan doesn't get reality of poverty
Your views: Groelle's leadership, support help make fair a success


Witness to history: Wisconsin historian delves into Freedom Summer
“Risking Everything,” a book edited by Michael Edmonds, explains the struggles and triumphs of people involved in the beginning of the civil rights movement.
Music roundup for July 24, 2014
Album reviews for July 24, 2014
Local students tell 'real story' in their own musical


Donald W. Sprenger, Meza, AZ/formerly of Edgerton, WI (1926-2014)
March 30, 1926 - July 18, 2014
Sue Ann Flynn, Janesville, WI (1946-2014)
Trevor Joseph Labak, Schaumburg, IL (2002-2014)
Dorothy Elizabeth Sommervold, Edgerton, and Milton, WI (1927-2014)


Ask a Poultry Farmer: What it takes to raise a champ
What does it take to raise an award-winning bird? Beth Tallon follows her father, poultry blogger Dale Wheelock, at the Rock County 4-H Fair to find out.
Greg Peck: A roundabout for bicycles? Really?
Glen Loyd Videos: Rock County fox kits play on the prairie
John W. Eyster: An about-face on outsourcing