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Armed Robbery Reported at Janesville Convenience Store

An armed man robbed the Stop-N-Go convenience store on Center Avenue in Janesville last night. Authorities responded to the store around 10:50 p.m. Officials say a man entered the store, demanded money and displayed a knife before fleeing on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. K9 units and officers tracked the suspect but were…read more »

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Over $26 Million in Storm Damage in Southeast Wisconsin

The first damage estimates are in from last week’s flooding in Wisconsin. State officials report 26-million dollars of damage from massive rains in Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth counties. and a separate rain cell across the state in Polk County. Assessments continue but according to the first numbers, almost 38-hundred homes were damaged — including 23-hundred in the…read more »

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Missing Beloit Woman Found Safe

Police in Rock County said a woman who was last seen Sunday morning has been found safe.  Beloit police said Kerri A. Peach-Churches hadn’t been in contact with her family since Sunday morning. She also hadn’t been to work, but she was found safe Wednesday.read more »

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Fort Council Hears Request on Evergreen Pond and Update on Adult Care Facilities

Fort Atkinson Council discussed another request by residents close to Evergreen Pond for the city to dredge it because of flooding, erosion, and sediment. City Engineer Andy Selle tells WFAW News The council heard the quarterly update on adult care facilities. A moratorium on new facilities will remain in place. Council President Mason Becker tells…read more »

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Whitewater Council Approves New Member, Hears New Ordinance Changes

The Whitewater Common Council unanimously voted to appoint James Lawrence Schulgit as the new Aldermanic District 2 representative. Schulgit replaces James Langnes, who resigned from the position in May. He will fulfill Langnes’ term, which will expire in April 2018, at which time the seat is up for election. Schulgit is a junior majoring in…read more »

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Flooding Destroys Money in Burlington Bank

Flooding last week destroyed all the cash in the vault of a Burlington bank. Fox River State Bank president Keith Polleck refused to disclose how much money was ruined, but said the Federal Reserve will have to replace every dollar. Polleck says that the vault at the bank in Burlington, is water resistant but not…read more »

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