A Wisconsin school district is under fire over its handling of a trans student complaintCheryl E PrestonNewsBreak Contributor
Decades-Old Cold Case Solved: Wisconsin Woman's Remains Identified in IndianaNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Janesville Man Arrested for Child PornographyWisconsin Breaking NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Ralph E Cone's 6th OWI Offense in JanesvilleWisconsin Breaking NewsNewsBreak Contributor
"$1.2M Recovered for 142 Workers on Pabst Farm Construction Project"Wisconsin Breaking NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Anonymous Fort Atkinson neighbors provide for those in need
FORT ATKINSON, Wis. -- Anonymous community members in Fort Atkinson have dressed local statues in winter gear in an effort to provide hats, scarves and gloves to those in need.
Some 46 parade entrants dazzle parade-goers during Fort’s holiday parade
Residents of Fort Atkinson and the broader area arrived Sunday in the community’s downtown to set up folding chairs and blankets in anticipation of the annual holiday parade. The event has been a tradition in Fort Atkinson for 27 years. In Fort Atkinson on Sunday, the air was crisp...
New liquor store, vape and smoke shop on Janesville’s south side gets nod from city liquor board
Janesville’s south side could get another liquor store. Janesville’s liquor board gave a thumbs up Tuesday to plans and a request to license a new, discount smoke and vape shop and liquor store at 2502 Center Avenue on the city’s far south edge. It’d be in a...
Grassroots Movements and Local Governance: Wyatt Cooper's Candidacy for Jefferson County Board
In the quaint city of Fort Atkinson, a new political chapter unfolds as Wyatt Cooper announces his candidacy for the 29th Supervisory District seat on the Jefferson County Board. With the election slated for April 2, 2024, Cooper's bid is characterized by his commitment to reduced taxes, improved government transparency, and economic growth. A real estate agent with a considerable stint in state government, he leverages his professional experience to serve the local community, echoing the core values of his Eagle Scout background.
Jefferson County Humane Society Strays
JEFFERSON — The following animals have arrived at the Humane Society of Jefferson Count. For more information call 920-674-2048. City of Fort Atkinson Jade Dog Siberian Husky/Mix 11m 26d F Black/White U City of Jefferson Marble Cat Domestic Shorthair/Mix F...
‘Santa and Mrs. Claus’ enjoy hayrides with children
Residents young and old lined up at Badger Bank in Fort Atkinson Saturday for hayrides with “Santa and Mrs. Claus.”. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., the jolly old elf and his spouse visited with riders during, before and after taking a tour around town aboard horse-drawn wagons. Inside...
Raw sewage leaks from Milton manhole
A sanitary sewer line backup causes 250 gallons of raw sewage to discharge into the City of Milton’s storm sewer. According to a news release the backup along St. Mary Street between Campus and Parkview Drives around 7:00 Tuesday night caused hundreds of gallons of untreated sewage to come out of a manhole and overflow into the nearby storm sewer.
Janesville hardware store gets approval for rental trucks
The Janesville Plan Commission grants one of a local hardware store’s two requests. Janesville Building Director Jay Yunker says Lloyd’s True Value wants to install a seasonal greenhouse as well as a rental truck business. City staff discovered over the summer that the business was already operating a...
Fort’s holiday market brings shoppers downtown
Downtown Fort Atkinson was bustling Saturday during the Fort Atkinson Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Holiday Open House and Market. The event featured vendors at five venues, including the Fort Atkinson Municipal Building, Fort Atkinson Club, First Congregational United Church of Christ, First United Methodist Church and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Dogs Today in whitewater, WI
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around whitewater.
Neighboring bar and grill businesses could operate under same liquor license
Two neighboring drinking and dining establishments downtown could run under just one liquor license. City Clerk Lori Stottler says the Genisa Wine bar and Italian eatery and the future Jack and Jenny’s right next door are owned by the same owner. They’d requested to operate both under an umbrella liquor license.
Janesville Health Alert: Common Everyday Symptoms and MS. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Puja Uppal, Family Medicine, "If you have a high risk for Multiple Sclerosis, pay attention to these symptoms." Doctor's Expert Insights About Autoimmune Conditions and Multiple Sclerosis in Wisconsin. Know this: "This study tells us that everyday health issues like depression, sexual problems, constipation, bladder infections,...
Girls basketball: Fort Atkinson falls to DeForest
Rylan Oberg tallied 16 points and Jada Kelliher added 15 as DeForest beat the host Fort Atkinson girls basketball team 70-27 in Badger Large Conference play on Tuesday. Mylee Kuipers added 10 points for the Norskies (6-1, 3-1 in conference), who led 38-16 at halftime. Junior forward Claire Kucken led the Blackhawks (2-3, 0-3) with 12 points and junior center Ashlie Riley added 10 points. ...
Fort Atkinson Club to host ‘Photos with Santa and Friends’
The Fort Atkinson Club will be hosting “Photos with Santa and Friends,” Saturday, Dec. 9, between 9 and 11:30 a.m., according to information released by the club’s newly hired events coordinator Kim Adams. The inaugural event is anticipated to become an annual holiday treat, Adams noted in...
Downtown Janesville eateries to bring city’s first “Restaurant Week” in January
The deep winter weeks of January aren’t usually the best days for Wisconsin restaurants. A new event aims to change that. Lia Pennacchi works at Lark, a downtown Janesville restaurant. She’s spearheading the first-ever Janesville Restaurant Week. It’s a five-day event January 23rd through the 27th that aims to help downtown restaurants sail past the winter doldrums.
A guide to sharing content on Fort Atkinson Online and WhitewaterWise
February 2024 will mark the third year that Fort Atkinson Online LLC has had the pleasure of serving the greater Fort Atkinson area. As we reach our three-year anniversary, we could not be more pleased and humbled by the warm reception and support we’ve received from members of the community.
Wisconsin-based, Indigenous-owned hemp company launches THC gummies
Wisconsin-based Canndigenous, the first independent Indigenous-owned hemp company based in Wisconsin, has launched its first lineup of THC gummies. Founded by national cannabis advocate and Indigenous Cannabis Industry Association Founder Rob Pero in 2021, Canndigenous grows hemp on its Indigenous-owned farm and also offers a selection of CBD-only flower, pre-rolls, tinctures, and more.
Savor the Chill: Discover Janesville's 3 Unmissable Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Destinations
This article presents three outstanding Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt spots in Janesville. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their treats yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Watch Two Hoops Games Tonight on DDTV
You can watch a pair of high school basketball games tonight on DailyDodge TV. The Beaver Dam High School girls basketball team takes their 6-0 record into tonight matchup at Fort Atkinson at the BDHS Fieldhouse. Fort Atkinson is 2-3 on the season and 0-3 in league play. Mike Throndsen will have the call.
2024 Dog and Cat Licenses Available Now
Dog and cat licenses for 2024 are available at City Hall, 710 S. Janesville Street. All dogs and cats in the City of Milton over 5 months of age must be licensed by April 1 of each year. A $10 late fee per animal is assessed after this date. The licensing period runs January – December. Rabies vaccination record is required for licensing.