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Victor C. Jensen, Janesville, WI

December 10, 1923 - September 16, 2017 Victor C. Jensen, age 93, passed Saturday, September 16, 2017. He was born in Evansville, WI on December 10, 1923, the son of Charles and Edna (Levzow) Jensen. He married Delores M. Donahe on December 8, 1946 in Janesville. Victor worked in the shop at Allied C

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Complaint: Darien woman found by Janesville police dog connected to more burglaries

ELKHORN-A Darien woman suspected in several burglaries and arrested with help from a Janesville police dog in August now faces more burglary charges in Walworth County Court. On Aug. 14, a Janesville police dog found and held onto the arm of Amanda M. Rodden-Clawson, 25, in the basement of the Drunk

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Rudolph J. Wuksinich, Jr., Janesville, WI

Rudolph J. Wuksinich Jr., age 74, of Janesville, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at home. He was born on March 16, 1943 in Janesville, the son of Rudolph Sr. and Alice (Jones) Wuksinich. Rudolph married Susan Herzog on July 8, 1988 in Janesville. He was employed at GMAD for 36 years as a Materials S

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Lois L. Moucha, Janesville, WI

Lois L. Moucha, age 87, of Janesville, died Friday, September 15, 2017 at Mercy Hospital. She was born on September 4, 1930 in Eau Claire, WI, the daughter of William Herman and Ethel Olive (Higbee) Zempel. Lois was a 1948 graduate of Eau Claire High School, and a 1975 graduate of UW Whitewater. She

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Editorial: The Foxconn story begins

MADISON, Wis. - Governor Walker's signing of a bill promising $3 billion in incentives to the Foxconn Company is neither the best thing nor the worst thing to happen to this state, and we have heard claims of both. It is rather the needed first step in negotiations which may or may not result in con

CHANNEL 3000 - 2017-09-20 02:01:27

Bingeworthy: Netflix's 'American Vandal' is 'Making a Murderer' meets 'American Pie'

It could be a line of dialogue taken straight out of Steven Avery's mouth on "Making A Murderer," the award-winning Netflix true crime docu-series that cast a skeptical eye on Avery's murder conviction. "Everybody thinks I did it," the suspect laments. "Except my girl, who I was with at the time. Bu

MADISON - 2017-09-20 12:30:00

Local authorities cracking down on bad Homecoming behavior

Ryan Silvola/Beloit Daily News The Town of Beloit police confiscated more than 100 rolls of toilet paper, paintball guns, pellets, an air horn, Halloween masks, a roll of duct tape and two cartons of eggs from students on Monday. It was the first day of Homecoming Week for Beloit Memorial High Schoo

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

United Way goal set at $2.5 million

BELOIT - United Way Blackhawk Region's annual community campaign kicked off this morning and the champions of the 2017 community campaign were recognized at a breakfast at the Eclipse Center to recognize supporters and announce the campaign goal. Close to 450 United Way supporters filled the venue t

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Rock County Jail inmate accused of sexually assaulting cellmate

JANESVILLE -- A Rock County Jail inmate is accused of sexually assaulting his cellmate Sept. 8. Tyler E. Clark, 26, of 1614 Henry Ave., Beloit, was formally charged Tuesday in Rock County Court with second-degree sexual assault and battery by prisoner. Clark and his former cellmate were moved to sep

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

S. Beloit increases liquor license fees

SOUTH BELOIT - The South Beloit City Council approved increases in liquor license fees during its meeting Monday. The council started talking about what businesses pay for liquor licenses about a month ago, and the discussion mostly was centered on the "boutique" or BG licenses that are issued to vi

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:00:00

Beloit man faces possession charges

September 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm | TOWN OF BELOIT - The Turner School District Board of Education voted 5-1 on Monday to create a resolution that if passed would authorize a $26.8 million referendum to be placed on the ballot this sp... September 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm | MADISON - Clinton Municipal Water

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 23:00:00

Rockton officer honored for saving a woman's life

ROCKTON, Ill. (WIFR) - Sergeant Justin Jobst was able to save a woman from a suicide attempt just a week ago. Investigators say last Tuesday night a 46-year-old woman was attempting to jump off the bridge in the 200 block of South Blackhawk. Sergeant Jobst ran to the woman, grabbed her and pulled he

WIFR - 2017-09-20 06:14:00

Wedding: Barbara Roherty, Bryan Cox

Barbara Roherty and Bryan Cox were married July 7, 2017, at Riverside Park, Janesville. They are having a reception in October to celebrate their marriage with family and friends. The bride is the daughter of Shirley and Charles Kildow, Milton. She graduated from Milton High School, Milton, in 1982

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Anniversary: Nancy and Richard Greve, 60 years

JANESVILLE-Nancy and Richard Greve will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 21, at The Fireside Dinner Theatre, Fort Atkinson. Richard Greve and Nancy Downing were married Sept. 21, 1957, at St. Jude Catholic Church, Beloit. He is retired from General Motors, Janesville. She

JANESVILLE GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Beloit man faces strangulation charges

September 18, 2017 at 4:00 pm | BELOIT - Nine people submitted applications for the vacancy on the Beloit City Council by the deadline on Friday. The group includes former city council candidates as well as newcomers. The vacancy ... September 18, 2017 at 4:00 pm | ROSCOE - "If you don't need to be

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

Beyond southeastern Wisconsin, state businesspeople generally support Foxconn package

Beyond southeastern Wisconsin, many businesspeople throughout the state are expressing support for Foxconn's planned Racine-area factory and its massive public financing package. Gov. Scott Walker on Monday signed legislation that pays up to $2.85 billion to Foxconn Technology Group over 15 years. A

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 19:33:15

Speaker Paul Ryan heads to Harley-Davidson to talk taxes

House Speaker Paul Ryan is set to make a Monday stop at the Harley-Davidson factory in Menomonee Falls, where he is expected to tout tax overhaul efforts. Ryan is scheduled to tour the facility, meet with company leaders and take questions from reporters during the visit. Ryan's office said the Jane

MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 18:49:09

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials

Wisconsin State Journal, Sept. 17 Republicans backtrack on commitment to clean state budget Back in April, we congratulated the Legislature's finance committee for responsibly purging all non-fiscal policy from Gov. Scott Walker's state budget request. Rep. John Nygren, R-Marinette, Sen. Alberta Dar

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 18:29:00

Photos: Cap Times Idea Fest, Day 1

Hundreds of people gathered at three venues on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus on Saturday for the first day of the inaugural Cap Times Idea Fest. Topics of discussion included the economy, equity, education, politics, culture, journalism and sports. Photographers Michelle Stocker and Ben

MADISON - 2017-09-18 02:40:00

Work on 208 sewer project begins

TOWN OF BELOIT - Construction work on the West Bank Sanitary & Water Extension, commonly known as the 208 project, began on Sept. 11 in the Town of Beloit. According to a letter sent out to town residents on Sept. 1 by Batterman project manager Tim Kienbaum, work will be done on Dawson Avenue, Cher

BELOIT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-18 23:00:00