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1 hr 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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Related Topix: La Crosse, WI, Janesville, WI, CPU, Science / Technology, Sheboygan, WI

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Semi driver killed in Rock County crash

A semi driver was killed Wednesday in a Rock County crash that spilled from 200 to 300 gallons of liquid fertilizer along State Highway 81, according to the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Beloit, WI

Channel3000

Highway 81 near Beloit shut down for fatal crash

Highway 81 west of Beloit has been shut down following a fatal traffic crash involving a semitrailer carrying toxic substances, according to the Janesville Gazette.

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Related Topix: Beloit, WI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

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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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Channel3000

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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Related Topix: Weather, Fitchburg, WI, Beloit, WI, Janesville, WI

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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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Brooklyn, WI, Beloit, WI, Beloit College

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Woman Killed In Riding Lawnmower Accident

The Rock County Sheriff's Office told the Wisconsin State Journal they arrived to find the woman partially trapped under the mower.

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WMTV Madison

Woman dead after being trapped under riding lawnmower

The Rock County Sheriff's Office says a 65-year-old woman is dead after being trapped under a riding lawnmower.

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WKOW-TV

Rock River free from slow-no-wake restrictions

According to a news release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office, two locations on the river had restrictions - on Lake Koshkonong and in Afton.

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Related Topix: Lake Koshkonong, WI, Afton, WI

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

UAW endorses Jacki Gackstatter

The United Auto Workers Janesville-Madison Area Community Action Program Council announced its endorsement Thursday of Jacki Gackstatter for Rock County Clerk of Circuit Courts.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WISN-TV

Starts from 'Nashville' to appear at Rock County Fair

Charles Esten and Claire Bowen from the ABC show "Nashville" will take the stage at the Rock County Fair in Wisconsin Saturday.

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Nashville, Television, Charles Esten, Fond Du Lac, WI

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Greg Peck: Inside look at country stars at Rock County 4-H Fair

Country duo The Swon Brothers share the spotlight with Danielle Bradbery tonight at the Rock County 4-H Fair.

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Related Topix: Danielle Bradbery, Country, Reality TV, Entertainment, Nashville, Television

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Greg Peck: Parking problems at Rock County 4-H Fair

Those heading to the Rock County 4-H Fair in Janesville today for the opening of the 85th annual event shouldn't expect parking problems like those seen on the first day last year.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Pop/Rock, Florida Georgia Line, Country

The Janesville Gazette

Rock County Fair pulls in star power

Country duo The Swon Brothers share the spotlight with Danielle Bradbery on Wednesday, July 23, at the Rock County 4-H Fair.

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Related Topix: Dick Clark, Janesville, WI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WDJT

Cameras still banned from Wisconsin polling places

The Government Accountability Board voted to keep cameras out of the polling place for upcoming primary election which is just about three weeks away.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Janesville police announce 4-H fair parking enforcement

The Janesville Police Department is issuing a reminder about parking rules and enforcement in the area of the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds during the upcoming fair.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Janesville Gazette

Town of Rock man arrested suspected of fifth OWI

Authorities arrested a town of Rock man on suspicion of his fifth drunken driving offense after a deputy reported finding him passed out at the wheel of a car Friday morning.

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CSI Media

Rock County 4-H Fair pulls in popular performers

Country duo The Swon Brothers share the spotlight with Danielle Bradbery on Wednesday, July 23, at the Rock County 4-H Fair.

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Related Topix: Country, Danielle Bradbery, American Bandstand, Entertainment, Television, Dick Clark, Janesville, WI, Reality TV, Nashville

The Janesville Gazette

Glen Loyd Videos: Oh, the things you'll see at Glen Loyd Island

The Rock County parks maintenance worker might have been having fun when he named an island after me , but I'm taking it seriously! Glen Loyd lives on the Rock River in Janesville about 15 days a month.

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Related Topix: Janesville, WI, Blog News

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