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Beloit supper club gets it right with relish tray, steak, fish

My Last Bite, the Rockford Register Star's dining column, publishes at noon Thursdays at rrstar.com. This week's featured eatery is The 615 Club in Beloit, Wisconsin. Georgette Braun Staff writer @georgettebraun Name: The 615 Club Address: 615 Broad St., Beloit, Wisconsin Owners: Gregg and RayAnn H

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-09-21 18:00:00

Beloit sexual assault case closed after DNA match found

A sexual assault in Beloit from 14 years ago is solved thanks to modern technology. Back in January 2003, Rock County deputies say a woman was tied up, raped and robbed inside her home. She eventually got free but investigators never found her attacker. DNA evidence was found inside the home. It ma

13 WREX-TV - 2017-09-22 16:57:00

Beloit's tasty tradition draws contestants from near and far

BELOIT - Everyone's invited to a tasty tradition - Beloit's Eighth Annual Ribfest. This year's mouth-watering event will be held at The Rock Bar and Grill, 101 Maple Ave., on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 11:30 a.m. until the ribs are gone. The regional rib cooking competition draws contestants from near and

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-21 23:00:00

Beloit police search for missing 20-year-old woman

Beloit Police are searching for a missing woman Thursday afternoon. Police is asking for the public's help finding Autumn Yaints, 20, who was last seen wearing jeans and a tank top. She's has blond hair, blue eyes. She was last heard from around 11 a.m. and last seen on the 1400 block of Central Ave

13 WREX-TV - 2017-09-21 20:36:00

Arrest made in Beloit sexual assault cold case dating back to 2003, sheriff says

A former Janesville man accused of sexually assaulting a woman in Beloit in 2003 was arrested in Las Vegas in August and has now been charged with four felonies in Rock County. Joseph Ostrowski, 42, had cash bond set at $50,000 on Thursday as he was charged with first-degree sexual assault using a d

MADISON - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

Driver killed in Janesville crash

JANESVILLE, Wis. - Janesville police responded to reports of a single-car crash Friday afternoon that resulted in the death of the driver, according to the Janesville Police Department. Police said he left the roadway near the intersection of Highway 14 and Drott Drive, going into a ditch and striki

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-23 01:19:50

Driver killed in Janesville crash Friday afternoon

JANESVILLE (WKOW) -- Janesville Police are not yet releasing the name of a man who was killed in a one-car crash Friday afternoon. Sergeant Mark Ratzlaff says the incident happened a little after 3:00 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 14 and Drott Drive. Investigators say the victim's car left

WKOW.COM - 2017-09-23 06:23:00

Janesville Frostie Freeze ready for busy weekend

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) --With the warm temperatures, It's hard to believe that Friday was the first official day of Fall. There's no better way to beat the heat than with some ice cream. There was line outside the Frostie Freeze in Janesville on Friday. With hot temperatures expected to stick aroun

NBC15.COM - 2017-09-23 04:47:00

Man shot and killed on N. Rockton early Saturday morning

Rockford Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed at a party overnight. Police say officers were called out to the 900 block of North Rockton Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Saturday on a report of gunshots fired in the area. When officers arrived, they found a party that had just been bro

13 WREX-TV - 2017-09-23 18:40:00

Here's what's happening this week in the Rock River Valley

These are events you won't want to miss. Visit rrstar.eviesays.com/events for more events around the Rock River Valley. Rockford's crown jewel What: 90 Years of the Coronado Theatre When: 7 to 11 p.m. Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday Where: Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main St., Rockfor

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

One person shot, killed following party on North Rockton

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- One person is dead after shots rang out at a party on the city's west side. Rockford police say they were called to the 900 block of North Rockton for a shots fired called around 2:30 Saturday morning. There, they say they found evidence that a party had just broken up. A sh

WIFR - 2017-09-23 15:27:00

Jagler: Attorney provides pragmatic overseas business advice in the age of Trump

Globetrotting attorney Craig Stoehr lived in France during the Clinton administration, in Turkey and Qatar during the second Bush administration, and in Dubai and London during the Obama administration. So Stoehr is no stranger to the nuances of geopolitics. But now that he has moved back to his hom

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-23 17:00:02

Musekgo police search for man wanted in gas station armed robbery

Muskego police are looking for a man they say robbed a Mobile gas station Saturday morning on Janesville Road. Police said he walked in about 6:45 a.m., showed a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money. No one was hurt. During the search for the man, police found a baseball cap with a large

WISN - 2017-09-23 16:15:00

R. George Rohrbacher, Janesville, WI

R. George Rohrbacher, age 85, of Janesville, WI, died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Cedar Crest Health Center. He was born on June 12, 1932 in Sheboygan, WI, the son of George Joseph and Aura E. (Maislein) Rohrbacher. He graduated from Milton College in 1955. He married Joyce Mickelson on July 1,

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Edward "Mickey" McDonald, Janesville, WI

October 11, 1941 - September 21, 2017 Edward Allen "Mickey" McDonald died peacefully at home in Seattle, WA, at the age of 75, from progression of lymphoma. Ed was born October 11, 1941, in Janesville, WI, to Robert Alan and Reba Alice McDonald. He attended Roosevelt Middle School, Janesville High,

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Local fire departments erase borders to help each other respond to fire calls

When the Orfordville Fire Protection District gets a fire call, firefighters from Brodhead and the Town of Beloit will also now respond. It's part of a new automatic-aid agreement designed to make sure there's enough staff to handle the fire. "Usually what happens is we get a call, the chief has to

FOX47.COM - 2017-09-23 14:35:10

Poplar Grove student doesn't mind standing out in a crowd if it means better learning

POPLAR GROVE - Ellie Leden sticks out in a second-grade classroom because of her headgear. She doesn't mind. After all, she sees a lot better than she did last year. Her teachers at Manchester Elementary School no longer have to enlarge her assignments. Instead, they connect their SMART Board to Ell

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-09-23 14:00:00

Poplar Grove pilot flying high thanks to local doctor and fellow aviator

"I love flying. It's independence. You've got to be focused," Mike Maloney, 71, said as he glanced at his nearby cross-country plane. Maloney, of Poplar Grove, would rather be in the clouds in a plane than just about anywhere else in the world. Fifteen years ago, when he made plans to retire, the f

ROCKFORD REGISTER-STAR - 2017-09-23 14:00:00

'City, please leave the township alone'

Just some of my thoughts on the City vs. Town of Beloit. I believe the city has a wheel tax and awful poor streets, pay by the bag to get rid of your leaves which means several properties not doing so, higher tax rates, lower scoring schools and decaying neighborhoods that are high in crime. It seem

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 23:00:00

Paranormal conference is planned on Sept. 30

Photo provided Haunted Rockford by author Kathi Kresol tells strange Stateline Area stories and examines the history behind them. Whether you're a skeptic, believer, or something in between, the sixth annual Illinois Paranormal Conference is the place to explore all things ghosts. Hosted by Tinker S

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-22 23:00:00