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Janesville, Wisconsin is located in Rock County. Zip codes in Janesville, WI include 53547, 53546, and 53545. The median home price in Janesville is $120,000. More Janesville information.

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54 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

2 arrested in Janesville burglaries

Police have arrested two Janesville men in connection with recent burglaries and thefts from vehicles and with the burglary of a convenience store Monday.

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1 hr ago | The Janesville Gazette

Quick kicks for the week of July 31-Aug. 6

Two comedians - including Janesville native Pete Lee - and blues musician Dave Potter will lend their talents tonight to a fundraiser for Team CCC, a biking team that participates in Bike MS, which raises money to fight multiple sclerosis.

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6 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

UPDATED: Two shot in robbery at Edgerton bar

Two men were shot in what police are calling an armed robbery Wednesday night at 2 Brothers Bar in Edgerton.

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10 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

New Village Square issues in Delafield

City of Delafield - New issues were raised at tonight's Plan Commission meeting in the controversy surrounding a Madison developer's plans to build three 30-unit apartment buildings adjacent to the Village Square Shopping Center at the interchange of Highways 83 and 16 on the northeast corner of the city.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Highway 81 open after Janesville man dies in fatal accident

A Janesville man was killed in a traffic accident at 2:11 p.m. Wednesday near Kauffman's Country Store, 9550 W. Highway 81, between County H and Olson Road.

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The Janesville Gazette

Reward offered in motel robbery

The Baymont Inn is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the suspects from robbery at the motel Tuesday.

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The Janesville Gazette

East Van Buren Street closure planned Thursday

The city of Janesville has announced closure Thursday of a section of East Van Buren Street for scheduled utility work.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WKOW-TV

Armed robbery at Baymont Inn in Janesville

Janesville police are looking for three suspects of an armed robbery at the Baymont Inn on Midland Rd. According to the Janesville Police Department, the robbery happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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The Janesville Gazette

Masked, armed robbery in Janesville

Janesville police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly after midnight Monday when three armed, masked people held up the clerk at Baymont Hotel, 616 Midland Ave. The lone female clerk was not injured and police are reviewing security camera footage from inside the business and surrounding businesses, Holford said.

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The Janesville Gazette

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. When responding at 11:20 p.m. to a burglary alarm at the business, they found the front door smashed out, said Lt.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Milton police investigating thefts

Thieves broke into numerous vehicles and stole items and stole a vehicle late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, according to a Milton Police Department press release.

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The Janesville Gazette

Rock County hikers explore Ice Age Trail

For more information about weekly walks across Rock County and other upcoming walks, go to rock.iceagetrail.org .

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Authorities identify woman who died after getting ...

A woman trapped for up to 20 minutes underneath an overturned riding lawn mower was identified Monday as 67-year-old Sue Flynn of rural Janesville.

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What you need to know: Monday

WEATHER: Today will be very pleasant, but a bit cooler. Skies will be mostly sunny and high temperatures will be in the middle 70s Construction begins on Highway PD in Fitchburg today.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Dawna V. Lockery Gerhard, Janesville, WI

Dawna V. Lockery Gerhard, 81, of Janesville, WI, died Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in her home after a long illness.

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The Janesville Gazette

Woman dies after lawn mower accident

A 65-year-old woman died after a riding lawn mower rolled over on her, according to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff's Department.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

George Nordeng, Janesville

George Nordeng, age 87, of Janesville, died on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center, Janesville.

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The Janesville Gazette

Martin Paul Pranke, Janesville

Martin Paul Pranke, age 41, of Janesville, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at the Agrace Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Janesville.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Gerald Wilson, Beloit

Gerald Wilson, 75, of Beloit, WI, died Thursday, July 24, 2014 in his home. He was born July 5, 1939 in Ortonville, MN, the son of Clifford and Verna Wilson.

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The Janesville Gazette

Greg Peck: A roundabout for bicycles? Really?

Imagine if planners in Janesville proposed building a roundabout for bicycles. I suspect a riot would break out at City Hall as roundabout haters teamed up to protest along with fiscal conservatives who think this city's bicycle trails are likewise a waste of money.

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