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Janesville firefighters working on recycling center fire | No Meter  Gazettextra

Janesville police on Tuesday urged motorists to avoid Black Bridge Road because of a fire at a recycling plant.

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Prep of the week: Janesville's Hoff has persevered  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

JANESVILLE — The difference is not night and day.

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Prep boys' basketball: Kelley, Don Bosco chase down Janesville (PHOTOS)  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

GILBERTVILLE — Don Bosco point guard Jack Kelley competed like a greyhound chasing a rabbit during Tuesday night's Iowa Star Conference showdown with ...

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DeKalb deputy fire chief to retire, seeks Janesville chief job  DeKalb Daily Chronicle

DeKALB – Jim Zarek plans to retire after 29 years with the DeKalb Fire Department, and perhaps you can guess where he applied for his ideal retirement job: ...

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Marijuana, mushrooms found in Janesville house search, document indicates  Gazettextra

A Janesville man faces drug-trafficking charges after his arrest Nov. 14.

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Shopko files for bankruptcy, to shutter nine Wisconsin locations  Gazettextra

Shopko plans to close nine of its stores in Wisconsin by April, according to a Wednesday bankruptcy filing in a Nebraska federal court. The Janesville and Beloit ...

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Janesville students making a difference for boy with rare cancer  Fox11online.com

JANESVILLE (WLUK) -- Students in Janesville are making a difference for the family of a boy with rare form of cancer. 4-year-old Isaac Johnson is battling ...

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City names five finalists for Janesville fire chief  Gazettextra

The Janesville Police and Fire Commission has narrowed a list of 32 fire chief applicants to five finalists.

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Janesville passes ordinance to regulate composting | Government  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. Food scraps are now reason to celebrate for Janesville environmentalists after the city council passed a compost ordinance Monday night.

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State nonprofit, Janesville work to increase home ownership, neighborhood stability  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. Kathy Kamp believes in the power of home ownership and its ability to help transform beleaguered neighborhoods. Kamp is the executive director ...

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Janesville School Board to study pay for its members  Gazettextra

Some Janesville School Board members think the promise of compensation might motivate more people to run for the board.

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Pursuit ends in felony charges for Janesville man  Gazettextra

A Janesville man led Rock County Deputies in a car chase and foot pursuit that ended in a farm field south of Janesville.

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Janesville fire under investigation | Local News  Gazettextra

A overnight fire on West Holmes Street is under investigation.

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News, Beloit business finds new home  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE - A longtime downtown Beloit business has moved to a new location after 57 years. The former Beloit.

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Facebook hack leads to threats against Janesville locations  Gazettextra

A hacker posted bogus threats against Janesville schools, former Rep. Paul Ryan and others Sunday using someone else's Facebook page, police said.

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How Janesville is doing 10 years after General Motors closed  WMTV

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- On Dec. 23, 2008, the General Motors plant in Janesville closed down after decades in the community. Ten years later, the city is ...

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Death notices for Jan. 16, 2019 | Death Notices  Gazettextra

Edsel Leland Fishel, 92, Janesville, died Tuesday at Agrace Hospice & Palliative Care Center, Janesville. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Faith ...

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Janesville Dressbarn store to close by end of 2018  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. Janesville's Dressbarn store in Pine Tree Plaza is slated to shutter by the end of this year, a store official confirmed. Dressbarn store manager ...

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Janesville woman accused of stabbing man in the face  Gazettextra

A Janesville woman is accused of stabbing a man in the face with a steak knife that still was embedded to the hilt when police arrived early Thursday morning.

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Six people arrested after disturbance and crash in Janesville  WMTV

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) The Janesville Police Department says six people were arrested after a crash in Janesville Tuesday night. People involved in the crash ...

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Janesville trucker sentenced in Interstate slingshot shootings | Local News  Gazettextra

A Janesville truck driver who had East Central Illinois drivers on edge for months this past spring as he shot out windows with a slingshot for sport is headed to.

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Janesville man wins annual lying contest | Local News  Gazettextra

The winner of the 2018 Burlington Liars Club contest is a retiree from Janesville.

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Janesville woman arrested on fourth OWI charge | Crime  Gazettextra

A Janesville woman was arrested on suspicion of fourth-offense intoxicated driving Tuesday afternoon on Milton Avenue and Holiday Drive.

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Janesville's top cop receives racial justice award | Local News  Gazettextra

When Dave Moore became Janesville's police chief in 2009, he moved to strengthen the department's relationship with communities of color.

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Ten years later: GM workers reflect on life since the Janesville plant closing  Gazettextra

December 23, 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of GM Janesville's main assembly lines shutting down.

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Boy, 15, arrested in string of robberies on Janesville's east side  Gazettextra

Janesville police arrested a 15-year-old boy in a string of robberies authorities say occurred from late December to early January on the city's northeast side.

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Friday area prep roundup: Hicks, Hoff power Janesville boys  Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

GARWIN -- Janesville found itself in a battle for the opening half Friday, but the Wildcats' dynamic duo of Codey Hicks and Spencer Hoff eventually proved too ...

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Janesville firefighters douse dryer fire | Local News  Gazettextra

Firefighters responded to a dryer fire early Monday morning at 3323 Mount Zion Ave. in Janesville.

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Ronald R. Brown | Obituaries  Gazettextra

July 9, 1943 - January 14, 2019. Janesville, WI -- Ronald R. Brown, age 75, of Janesville, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in ...

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Then and now: Aerial drawing shows Janesville in 1877  Gazettextra

The city of Janesville ended at Harrison Street in 1877.

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Jean M. Giese | Obituaries  Gazettextra

January 14, 1952 - January 12, 2019. Janesville, WI -- Jean M. Giese, 66, of Janesville, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

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Man accused in Janesville attempted bank robbery is charged, has bank robbery history  Gazettextra

A man accused of trying to rob a Janesville bank on Friday was released from prison in October after serving a sentence for bank robbery.

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Five candidates, including four incumbents, running for Janesville City Council  Gazettextra

Four incumbents and one newcomer will seek four seats on the Janesville City Council in the April 2 election.

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Minor injury reported in early-morning Janesville fire  Gazettextra

Four Janesville residents lost their home and $40000 damage was reported in a house fire early Thursday morning on the city's near west side.

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Janesville trash, recycling collection delayed for holidays | Local News  Gazettextra

Trash and recycling collection dates will be delayed one day for Christmas and New Years.

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Janesville man arrested in Lake Delton robbery | Crime  Gazettextra

A Janesville man suspected of robbing a Wisconsin Dells gas station Jan. 4 was arrested at the Rock County Jail on Thursday after local authorities helped ...

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More all-day parking spaces converted to two hours in downtown Janesville  Gazettextra

Janesville has converted some additional parking spaces downtown from all day to two-hour restrictions to complete Downtown Janesville Inc.'s original request ...

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No challengers emerge for Janesville School Board | Government  Gazettextra

Only the incumbents will be on the April ballot for Janesville School Board.

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No injuries in residential fire, $130K worth of damage, Janesville fire says  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

The Janesville Fire Department is investigating the cause of a residential fire that caused more than $100000 worth of damage.

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Janesville home struck by gunfire  WMTV

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- Police are investigating after a residence was struck by gunfire in Janesville early Sunday morning. The Rock County 911 Center ...

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A new Chance: Janesville's first baby of 2019 arrives Tuesday  Gazettextra

Chance Zierfuss was born at 4:15 a.m. Tuesday at SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital-Janesville to Elizabeth Meshirer and Jordan Zierfuss, both of Beloit.

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GM staff reflect on Janesville plant closing 10 years later  Star Tribune

At the General Motors assembly plant, Jeff Hanson horsed truck bodies onto vehicle frames — one every 56 seconds, hundreds in an eight-hour or 10-hour shift.

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Janesville City Council member joins Common Cause board  Gazettextra

Sue Conley, a member of the Janesville City Council, has joined the board of Common Cause of Wisconsin.

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Janesville pet licenses now available for 2019 | Government  Gazettextra

Janesville families can now register their furry friends—both dogs and cats—for 2019 as required by city ordinance. Plus, see the top five names for dogs and ...

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Janesville's Pine Tree Plaza plans revamp for HomeGoods store  Gazettextra

At least one vacant storefront in the Pine Tree Plaza on Janesville's east side could get a makeover to ready it for a new retail business—a HomeGoods store, ...

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Janesville house robbery suspects arrested  WMTV

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) -- A man and a juvenile were arrested for burglary while armed in Janesville Friday afternoon. A woman returned to her home on E.

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Beer and music within arm's reach at Tastes & Tunes show  Gazettextra

Tastes & Tunes offers an immersive experience of music and craft beer sampling where patrons will gather around the musicians to sip and listen.

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GM Workers Reflect On Life 10 Years After Janesville Plant Closure  Wisconsin Public Radio News

Dec. 23, 2018, marked the 10-year anniversary of GM Janesville's main assembly lines shutting down. Ten years after the closure, GM workers are reflecting on ...

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Former GMers look back 10 years after Janesville plant closure  Gazettextra

Former employees of Janesville's General Motors assembly plant share their thoughts on the demise of the plant 10 years after it closed. They share how they've ...

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Six people arrested in wild rampage of violence at Janesville condo complex  MyStateline.com

One woman was hit in the mouth with a hammer, another woman injured in a car crash, and six people in total were arrested after a flurry of violence Tuesday ...

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Complaint: Janesville man sexually assaulted woman as she slept  Gazettextra

A Janesville man faces a felony sex assault charge after a forensic investigation showed he'd had sexual intercourse with a woman while she was unconscious ...

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Our Views: Tiny homes could help Janesville homeless  Gazettextra

An ambitious Janesville resident, Richard Snyder, has drafted plans for building tiny homes for homeless people, and whether the city of Janesville pursues his ...

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Lone newcomer to Janesville City Council race wants more transparency  Gazettextra

Jan Chesmore, the lone new face on the spring ballot for Janesville City Council, said she would bring more transparency and amplify the “voice for the people” ...

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Ice Dogs take Janesville on in Wisconsin  webcenter11

The Ice Dogs have just gotten out of a semi-hibernation this season after their week-long break late December.

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Janesville man faces charge in Beloit shooting | Crime  Gazettextra

Deantionio Biffle was charged in Rock County Court on Wednesday with party to attempted first-degree intentional homicide.

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Janesville PD implements screening process to help victims of domestic violence  WMTV

The Janesville Police Department's Domestic Violence Intervention Team implemented a new initiative to help victims connect to resources faster.

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Janesville School Board committee recommends studying compensation | Education  Gazettextra

The Janesville School Board should study the idea of compensating its members, a committee recommended Monday.

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As salt prices rise, city of Janesville will turn to alternative methods to treat roads  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

The city of Janesville said it will turn to other methods besides rock salt to take care of winter streets in 2019.

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'A good old fashioned fist fight': What led Janesville police to arrest 6 people Monday night  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Three of the six people arrested by Janesville police appeared in Rock County court on Thursday. All are being held on cash bond.

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State-ranked Madison East sprints past Janesville Craig  Gazettextra

East, ranked No. 3 in the latest Division 1 state coaches poll, scored 21 fast-break points in the first half and cruised to an 84-59 Big Eight Conference victory on.

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Janesville man saves injured stray dog's life  WMTV

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV)— A lost and injured dog now shares a unique bond with a man from Janesville. Frankie the Beagle ran away from home Saturday ...

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News, Man charged after car chase  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE - A Beloit man has been charged following a vehicle chase in the Town of Beloit on Jan. 12, accordi.

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Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change launches youth behavior survey | Local News  Gazettextra

Janesville Mobilizing 4 Change wants to survey the public on alcohol, marijuana and prescription drug use among local youth in attempt to guide the coalition's ...

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Seventh-ranked Madison Memorial rallies past Janesville Craig in Big Eight boys basketball  Gazettextra

Seventh-ranked Madison Memorial rallied in the second half Thursday night for a 67-58 Big Eight Conference win over Janesville Craig.

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Janesville Craig Keeanu Benton signs with UW Badger football program  WMTV

On National Signing Day, the University of Wisconsin Badgers football team welcomed 25 additions, including a senior from Janesville.

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Janesville man faces fourth OWI charge | Crime  Gazettextra

A Janesville man who drove on Interstate 90/39 on Saturday night faces a charge of fourth-offense intoxicated driving.

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Mother, daughter both convicted in drunken-driving deaths  Gazettextra

A Janesville mother sentenced in a drunken-driving death Wednesday could have learned from the experience of her daughter, who was convicted on the same ...

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Janesville teen arrested for robbery; could be linked to 2 other robberies, police say  Madison.com

A 15-year-old Janesville boy has been arrested for robbery, and he could be connected to two other robberies in the same neighborhood.

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Court finds Janesville Moose Lodge in default | Local News  Gazettextra

A federal judge Wednesday found the Janesville Moose Lodge in default of its mortgage, moving the organization closer to foreclosure on its 16-acre property ...

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LOOKING AHEAD: Janesville city, school officials eye improvements in 2019  Southernminn.com

Janesville city and school district officials have plenty on their tables as they move ahead in 2019.

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Waunakee knocks off Bluebirds in overtime | Boys Hockey  Gazettextra

Waunakee scored less than two minutes into overtime to notch a 2-1 victory over the Janesville Bluebirds in a nonconference high school boys hockey game.

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Janesville man to prison for high-speed Fort pursuit  Daily Union

JEFFERSON — A 39-year-old former Janesville man was sentenced to prison for involving authorities from multiple jurisdictions in a high-speed pursuit in July ...

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Applications for Rotary Club grants available online | Community Briefs  Gazettextra

The Janesville Morning Rotary Club is accepting applications for its 2019 grant program.

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Man charged in sale of gun used in suicide at Edgerton house party  Gazettextra

Prosecutors charged an Edgerton man Tuesday with selling a gun later used by a teen to shoot himself at an Edgerton house party.

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Janesville man pitches tiny homes as housing option for homeless  Gazettextra

A local artisan who led the revamp of the once-threatened Oak Hill Cemetery chapel in Janesville is turning his focus to a new idea: tiny homes that might offer ...

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Local News, Beloit man faces felony drunk driving charge  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE - A Beloit man has been charged with felony drunk driving following a Jan. 10 traffic stop in the T.

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Edgerton man charged with selling stolen gun used in suicide  WMTV

An Edgerton man is being charged with providing a dangerous weapon to a minor after the same teen later sold the gun to a man who took his own life.

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Janesville trucker gets 2½ years prison for targeting drivers with slingshot on I-74 in Illinois  Madison.com

URBANA, Ill. — A Wisconsin trucker has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison for using a slingshot and metal ball bearings to shatter a van window while ...

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News, Deadly shooting case is delayed  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE - The case of a Beloit man charged in an August 2016 fatal shooting outside of a Beloit bar has bee.

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Tyler J. Smith | Obituaries  Gazettextra

June 30, 1958 - January 7, 2019. Whitewater, WI -- Tyler J. Smith, age 60, passed away on January 7, 2019 at home in Whitewater, WI. He was born in ...

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Local News, Complaint: Man charged after violent incident  Beloit Daily News

JANESVILLE - A Beloit man has been charged following alleged domestic violence incidents from Dec. 30 and Jan.

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20Q: Catching up with dance diva Tanya Adkins  Gazettextra

Janesville's dance diva talks about the activity's benefits, positive body image and what she would be doing for a living if not teaching.

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UPDATE: Victim identified in Janesville shooting | Crime  Gazettextra

Police on Thursday revealed more details of Wednesday's nonfatal shooting in Janesville.

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Sarah Teague  Fayette County Newspapers

Sarah Teague, 37, of Westgate, Iowa, died Friday morning, January 11, 2019 at her home, after a courageous battle with cancer, with her family at her side.

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UPDATE: Two homes on Janesville's east side hit by bullets  Gazettextra

Janesville police are investigating an apparent shooting late Saturday that left several bullet holes in a home along North Pontiac Drive on the city's east side.

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Leaf pickup in Janesville starts Monday, Nov. 5 | Local News  Gazettextra

The city of Janesville will collect loose leaves Monday, Nov. 5, through Friday, Nov. 16.

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Shots fired in downtown Janesville early Sunday | No Meter  Gazettextra

Janesville police have few clues about a shots-fired incident early Sunday morning.

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Janesville to officially open revamped River Street on Friday  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. It was a summer of ribbon-cuttings in downtown Janesville, and the city will squeeze in one more before the weather turns frigid. On Friday ...

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UPDATE: Shooting suspect in custody; victim taken to hospital, Janesville police say  Gazettextra

One person was taken in to custody and another person to a hospital after a shots-fired call in Janesville on Wednesday afternoon.

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Janesville Jolly Jingle kicks off Nov. 30 | Local News  Gazettextra

The Janesville Jolly Jingle kicks off Friday, Nov. 30, and offers family-friendly activities, music, art and live reindeer through Sunday, Dec. 2.

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Dollar General boosts another Janesville school | Business  Gazettextra

Dollar General, which opened a distribution center in Janesville in 2017, presented a check to Van Buren Elementary School on Friday.

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P-Day is coming: Janesville to enforce downtown parking rules this week  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. Nick Garey wears a uniform and a badge. He's not a cop, but he and the city's other community *service* specialist back up the sworn officers, and ...

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SHINE's 'Phoenix' has landed in Janesville | Business  Gazettextra

SHINE Medical Technology gives The Gazette a sneak peak inside Building One, its testing facility in Janesville.

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Teen driver charged in Janesville traffic death | Crime  Gazettextra

A criminal complaint filed in Rock County Court on Monday says a teen driver was going faster than 70 mph before a crash that killed another driver Oct. 19 in.

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Janesville woman places second in Monday's episode of Wheel of Fortune  WMTV

Kindergarten teacher Sheri Holcomb from Janesville placed second in Monday night's episode of Wheel of Fortune - taking home just under $16000 in prizes, ...

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Downtown Janesville to get major development as credit union plans $30 million complex  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Blackhawk Community Credit Union plans to build a new, $30 million headquarters along the Rock River in Janesville, a development that promises to give the ...

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Janesville fire chief announces retirement | Local News  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. Fire Chief Randy Banker will retire from the Janesville Fire Department at the beginning of 2019. In a resignation letter to the city dated Sept.

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Domestic incident leads to interstate crash near Janesville  WMTV

A man was taken into custody Friday night following a domestic incident that lead to a crash on I-90 near Janesville.

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Woman sues city after being kicked out of Janesville's rent assistance program  Gazettextra

The city has until Monday to submit necessary paperwork in a lawsuit filed by a Janesville woman against the Janesville Community Development Authority.

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Downtown Janesville revitalization project announced  WMTV

A $30 million initiative is hoping to revitalize downtown Janesville.

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