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Woman arrested in Beloit after spitting on officer

BELOIT — A Plattsburgh, New York woman was arrested after she allegedly spit on an off-duty South Beloit police officer at Woodman's Market grocery store on Wednesday morning, according to the Beloit Police Department. Beloit police responded to a disturbance at the store at around 1:57 a.m. in the 1800...
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Beloit man charged following domestic dispute

BELOIT — A Beloit man faces multiple charges after he allegedly punched a woman in the face multiple times on Oct. 21, according to a Rock County Circuit Court criminal complaint. Charles Elder Jr., 43, was arrested after officers spoke with a woman at a home in the 1600 block...
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Trial scheduled for man charged with choking woman

JANESVILLE—A jury trial is set to begin Nov. 29 for a former Janesville man accused of strangling a woman who reportedly teased him about being a Minnesota Vikings fan. Mark E. Mueller, 57, who currently lives in Macomb, Illinois, faces three counts of domestic abuse due to the Dec. 24, 2019 incident when he became involved in an altercation with the woman.
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Woodman’s Market has become a golden grocer

When perusing a list of Woodman’s Market wins since it first made the list in 1987, two words stand out the most: liquor and grocery. Out of the 65 wins, most are in one of those two categories. For its spirits and wine, Woodman’s has garnered 33 awards, and for grocery, 24 awards.

Suspect arrested after long standoff at Algonquin motel

A standoff at an Algonquin motel lasted about nine hours Wednesday before a SWAT team deployed chemical irritants into a wanted man's room and arrested him. Police said officers were called to the Holiday Inn Express, which is across Golden Eagle Drive from Jacobs High School, at 10:53 a.m. for a report of suspicious activity. Deputy Chief Ryan Markham said that after officers were told a man tried to change the name under which he was registered, they discovered he was wanted on an arrest warrant on a charge of sexual exploitation of a child.

U.S. 14 completely closed near Janesville following crash

JANESVILLE, Wis. (WMTV) - The Wisconsin State Patrol is warning drivers near Janesville that all lanes of U.S. 14, just east of the city, are closed because of a crash. The wreck reportedly happened around 6:30 a.m. and it has forced the shut down of the highway between Emerald Grove Rd. and S. Cemetery Road.
Lake Geneva Regional News

Season ends for Lake Geneva area volleyball teams

The season ended in the first round of playoffs for all three area volleyball teams. Badger girls played Janesville in the first round of regionals on Oct. 21 and lost 25-20, 25-14, 22-25, 25-11. Big Foot girls played Whitewater and lost 25-21, 26-24, 25-20. Williams Bay played Dominican and lost...
Janesville Gazette

Rock, gem & mineral Show returning for 50th year

JANESVILLE—“All That Glitters,” the Badger Lapidary & Geological Society’s annual rock, gem and mineral show, is returning to the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds for its 50th annual event Oct. 30-31. Attendees will celebrate all things geological, from minerals found near the Rock River to those discovered in underwater oceanic volcanoes....

Beloit firefighters receive top award in their field

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — A pair of Stateline firefighters receive a top award in their field, they’re Wisconsin First Responders of the year. Beloit Deputy Chief Joe Murray and Acting Lieutenant Phil Ferrera received the awards. “I must say it was a surprise,” Ferrera said. “It’s nice to get the...
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RSVP and VetsRoll honored with Linda Dalton Senior Service Award

BELOIT—The Beloit Senior Fair awarded the Retired Senior and Volunteer Program (RSVP) and VetsRoll the Linda Dalton Senior Service Award in honor of Linda Dalton who continues to be involved since the Beloit Senior Fair was started 34 years ago, according to a press release issued by the Beloit Senior Fair Committee.

Ransomware, phishing and cyberattacks are increasingly hitting Wisconsin school districts, most recently in Janesville

On Monday, the School District of Janesville announced on its Facebook page that the district’s servers had been hit with what looked like a ransomware attack. Over the weekend, IT workers had noticed irregularities in the district’s system code. The attack locked servers and temporarily brought down the wi-fi, though the district said Tuesday that its internet was back up.