Whitewater Council Deals With Public Works Projects

Several unrelated public works projects were approved the Whitewater Common Council during its first meeting of the year Tuesday, including the creation of a “communication subcommittee” to keep the public informed of the Milwaukee Street reconstruction project. The subcommittee will be tasked with informing city residents, particularly those on the east side, about the timeline…read more »


Crews Dispatched to Recycling Fire in Janesville

Fire crews were on the scene after a commercial fire box alarm sounded in Janesville Tuesday afternoon. The alarm at Janesville Recycling at 340 Blackbridge Road went off at 3:33 p.m. Crews from nine different departments have been cycling through. An internal sprinkler system at the center was able to contain the fire to two…read more »

Carrol Channing

Breaking: Broadway Legend Carol Channing has Died at Age 97

Actress Carol Channing, whose career spanned decades on Broadway and on television, has died at age 97.Publicist B. Harlan Boll says Channing died of natural causes at 12:31 a.m. Tuesday in Rancho Mirage, California. Boll says she had twice suffered strokes in the last year.The lanky, ebullient musical comedy star delighted American audiences over almost…read more »


Wis DOT to Hold Meeting on Lake Mills Main Street Project

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will host a public meeting to preview the upcoming Main Street reconstruction project in Lake Mills. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12 at the Lake Mills Community Center, 200 Water Street. Main Street reconstruction between Topel and Madison Street is scheduled to begin this…read more »

Two Dead Child Missing

Complaint: Kidnapping Suspect Kept Closs Under Bed

For nearly three months, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was forced to hide in a 2½-foot space beneath her kidnapper’s bed, going without food, water or a bathroom for hours, too terrified to flee from a man she knew had fatally shot both of her parents. But when Jake Thomas Patterson left the remote cabin on the…read more »

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