Wisconsin FFA Foundation announces 2018 post-secondary scholarship winners

FFA members awarded $31,000 from Foundation donors The Wisconsin FFA Foundation announces the winners of the 2018 post-secondary scholarships, which were recently awarded to 43 Wisconsin FFA members from 35 chapters. In total, $31,017 has been bestowed upon these students. Recipients of these awards will be recognized at the 89th […]


Rural council met Tuesday in Clinton

Rural council met Tuesday in Clinton

Presentations on supporting students with disabilities and building capacity for rural education research along with a choral presentation and tour of the aquaponics lab headlined Tuesday’s meeting of the State Superintendent’s Advisory Council on Rural Schools, Libraries, and Communities.


YWCA Rock County child care program to host Family Fun Night

The YWCA Rock County Child Care Program will host a Family Fun Night on Friday, April 20, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Franklin Middle School located at 450 N. Crosby Ave. in Janesville. The event will include family swim time from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., games with prizes, an […]


Three Loudenbeck bills signed into law

Three Loudenbeck bills signed into law

Last week, three bills championed by Rep. Amy Loudenbeck (R-Clinton) were signed into law by Governor Scott Walker. Assembly Bills 659 (AB 659) and 848 (AB 848) were authored by Rep. Loudenbeck and became 2017 Wisconsin Acts 223 and 204, Assembly Bill 118 (AB 118) became 2017 Wisconsin Act 222 […]


Rock County Sheriff’s Dept. to host Gutter Busters

Sheriff Spoden is pleased to announce, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office will be again offering Gutter Busters, starting in November 2017. Gutter Busters is a community based program offered by the Cops and Kids founda-tion to help steer youth away from crime. The primary goal of the Gutter Busters bowling […]


Clinton celebrating Wisconsin School Board Week

Clinton celebrating Wisconsin School Board Week

The Wisconsin Association of School Boards has set Oct. 1-7, 2017 as Wisconsin School Board Week as a time to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our communi-ties. Clinton Community School District is joining all public school districts across the state […]


A Solid Foundation

By Scott Cernek COLUMNIST What a great summer it has been so far. The crops, that got in the ground a little late this spring, have caught up nicely over the past several weeks and they look very strong. In fact the crops are looking good throughout the entire Midwest […]


What college students need to know about campus safety

By Chief John Rindfleisch CLINTON FD It’s getting close to back to school time and the first group back will be the college students. Being on a college campus is fun but it’s easy to gain a false sense of security and feeling of safety when surrounded by your peers. […]


One injured in a single vehicle rollover crash: Janesville woman arrested for her 4th OWI

On July 25 at 11:36 p.m. a Deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, along with Janesville Fire and EMS responded to a rollover traffic crash with injuries, on S CTH G near W Sunny Lane. Upon arrival the driver was found still inside the vehicle with facial injuries. A […]


Police chase ends in accident, arrest

On July 25, at 8:29 p.m., Deputies from the Rock County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a strong-armed robbery occurring in the 5900 block of N. Newville Road, in the Town of Janesville. The suspect had left the scene and a vehicle description was provided. A Deputy located a similar […]