Rock County Newswire

Rock County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Rock County, WI.

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  1. Your Views: Liebert will work hard for county residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    It is a pleasure to endorse Janesville City Council President Sam Liebert for Rock County clerk.

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  2. No parking on some streets for Rock Co. 4H FairRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    The Rock County 4H Fair is happening this week. Because of it, there are some posted 'No Parking' areas along a couple of streets.

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  3. House fire in town of BeloitRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Authorities say a fire caused more than $100,000 in damage to a home in Rock County. It broke out just after 11 a.m. Monday on county trunk G near Beloit.

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  4. Rock County's new tool in the fight against opioid abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WKOW-TV

    Rock County has a new tool in the fight against opioid abuse. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was on hand Monday as a safe medication disposal box was unveiled at a Walgreens in Janesville, The safe medication disposal box is one of several being placed throughout Wisconsin to help individuals throw away unused prescription drugs or opioids safely.

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  5. Janesville sex offender sentenced in federal courtRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Snipes pleaded guilty to the charge May 25, according to a news release from the office of the U.S. attorney for Wisconsin's Western District. Snipes had been convicted of first-degree sexual assault of a child in Rock County in 2004, so he was required to register as a sex offender, according to the release.

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  6. Fair parking warning issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    The city of Janesville will post no-parking areas during the Rock County 4-H Fair, Tuesday through Sunday. The areas are: -- Randall Avenue from Memorial Drive to Craig Avenue on Sunday only, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., for animal unloading.

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  7. New Rock County judge appointedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Attorney John Wood of Janesville will replace Richard Werner on the Rock County Court bench, Gov. Scott Walker announced Monday.

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  8. Fire crews headed to town of Beloit fireRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    The Rock County 911 Communications center reports a call came in for a residential fire at 6128 County G at about 11:10 a.m. Monday. The town of Beloit Fire Department was requesting extra fire crews from Janesville, Beloit, Edgerton and several other local fire departments.

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  9. Woman gets jail time in forgery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    A woman will be jailed almost until Christmas after pleading guilty Monday in Rock County Court to one count of party to uttering a forgery. Ungelique Franklin, 44, of Madison was charged with 14 felony counts of forgery, 13 of which were dismissed and read into the record as part of a plea deal.

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  10. Rock County 4-H Fair starts TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Janesville Gazette

    Every year at the end of July, a 16-acre block in the center of Janesville becomes the busiest place in Rock County. Families from all over the county bring large and small animals, artwork, home-grown vegetables, baked goods, electrical projects and other items to show at the Rock County 4-H Fair.

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  11. New Rock County Mobile Rehab Clinic helps firefighters beat the heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | WKOW-TV

    A pilot mobile rehab clinic is putting the safety of Rock County firefighters at the forefront. "We gotta make sure we watch our people and get them in the unit," Town of Beloit Fire Chief Gene Wright said about the-first-of-its-kind effort in Wisconsin.

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  12. Departments fight barn fire near BeloitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Janesville Gazette

    According to Rock County emergency radio dispatches and the Rock County Communications Center, the Orfordville Fire Department requested assistance from several fire departments for a barn fire in the area of 6911 W. Cleophas Road in the town of Newark.

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  13. Cops stop many in traffic sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Janesville Gazette

    Rock County sheriff's deputies and officers from the State Patrol, town of Beloit, FBI Safe Streets Task Force and state Department of Corrections reported eight felony arrests in a traffic sweep Wednesday. The intent of the operation in south-central parts of the county was to patrol high-crime areas for aggressive driving and other criminal conduct, according to a sheriff's office news release.

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  14. City kids find success in 4-HRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | CSI Media

    ... show animals don't live on a farm." And they'll be showing off their skills in the heart of Janesville when the Rock County 4-H Fair opens Tuesday, July 26, and runs through Sunday, July 31. Rock County has about 1,200 4-H members, 400 adult ...

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  15. Hot and dangerous, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Janesville Gazette

    The Rock County Sheriff's Office has added a cooling station to its list of those available around the county. Brodhead Memorial Library will be open to residents through 7 p.m. Thursday and also from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

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  16. New Rock County mobile clinic treats firefighters on sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Channel3000

    A new mobile rehabilitation clinic in Rock County is helping emergency responders stay safe and healthy while on the job. "We have about 100 fire service-related deaths on duty in the country," Mercy Health Associate EMS Medical Director Christopher Wistrom said.

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  17. Multiple groups file motion against proposed rail lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Times

    ... County; Kankakee County Block GLB; Citizens Against the GLB Railroad, of Boone County; Rock Against the Rail, of Rock County, Wis.; and Residents Against Invasion of Land by Eminent Domain, of La Porte, Porter and Lake Counties, Ind. The freight ...

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  18. Heat alert: Take cover, stay coolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Janesville Gazette

    The National Weather Service has issued an "excessive heat watch" for noon Thursday through 7 p.m. Friday, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid-90s on those days, with heat indexes possibly reaching as high as 110 degrees.

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  19. Two charged for mistreatment of puppiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Independent Register

    On June 29 at 10:21 a.m., Deputies from the Rock County Sheriff's Office executed a Search Warrant at 4815 W US Highway 14, Janesville and seized 12 mixed breed puppies all estimated to be under 10 weeks old. The execution of the Search Warrant and seizure of the puppies was due to information provided to the Sheriff's Office from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture.

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  20. Sheriff going to White House eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Janesville Gazette

    The Rock County sheriff is among law enforcement leaders from across the country who will meet at the White House this week. Sheriff Robert Spoden will fly to Washington, D.C., give his advice on the final report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

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