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 […]


Milwaukee resident claims $156.2 million Powerball jackpot

Milwaukee resident Mai Xiong is the lucky winner of the $156.2 million prize from the Wednesday, March 22, Powerball drawing. The winning ticket was purchased from Pewaukee Corner Pump at 1194 W. Capitol Dr. in Pewaukee. Mai Xiong took the cash option worth $93.1 million. Pewaukee Corner Pump received $100,000 […]


Wisconsin Builders Association supports Foxconn plant

The Wisconsin Builders Association (WBA) supports historic announcement that Foxconn will bring 13,000 new jobs to the area and likely many more once other suppliers follow Foxconn’s lead and relocate to southeastern Wisconsin. This is the largest single economic development project in Wisconsin history. Foxconn will construct a high-tech manufacturing […]


Fire discusses history of fireworks, safety

By John Rindfleisch CLINTON FIRE CHIEF The next two weekends many communities in the Clinton area will be celebrating Independence Day. This year’s celebrations will surely involve some sort of pyrotechnics display. Fireworks have been amazing audiences for centuries, and this year’s displays are sure to be just as spectacular […]


Mom hits a Deer – makes sandwiches

By Scott Cernek HARVEST HILLS CHURCH Last Thursday my 82-year-old mother was driving to the local nursing home to do a Bible study with the residents there. She was driving on one of those curvy and hilly country roads back home in southwest Wisconsin, and a deer decided to jump […]