Road salt shortage hits snow-removal contractors

It's not hard to remember last year's harsh winter, but private construction companies are still feeling the aftereffects. Contractors are battling a shortage of road salt this season, on top of skyrocketing prices.

Packaging manufacturer bringing 140 jobs to Beloit

Leading recycled paper-packaging company expanding to Beloit, creating 140 jobs

Pratt Intrustries, America's leading 100 percent recycled paper-packaging company, announced Friday it will begin construction on a new $52 million box factory in Beloit next spring, a project expected to create 140 new jobs.

Organization hopes to provide affordable homes for families

Community Action in Janesville works to encourage development in neighborhood

A Janesville not-for-profit organization hopes that building a new house in the city's oldest neighborhood will bring a renewed sense of ownership to its residents.

Deputies: Drunken driver involved in 2 crashes

Nobody injured in either crash

A Janesville man suspected of fourth-offense operating while intoxicated was involved in two crashes Wednesday evening, according to a release from the Rock County Sheriff's Office.

Woman arrested after pointing gun at neighbor

Police: Janesville woman told neighbor to get off her property

A 46-year-old Janesville woman is facing numerous felony charges after police she pointed a gun at her neighbor following a dispute.

Beloit superintendent retires for private sector

District hopes to hire someone to continue progress, address diversity concerns

Beloit Superintendent Steve McNeal has been working in education for the last 36 years, 32 of them in administration, but now he is saying goodbye.

Janesville police look for dog that bit boy

Dog described as possibly yellow lab with multi-colored collar, black leash

Janesville police are looking for information about a loose dog that bit a boy at a park Wednesday afternoon, according to a news alert.