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Beloit Police Cite Man For Beating His Dog

A Beloit man has been cited for beating his dog after police were shown video of the act.  A neighbor’s security camera caught the beating on tape last month.  The dog wasn’t critically injured, so the charge against Cody Bennington wasn’t a felony.  He had to pay a 187-dollar fine for mistreating an animal.  Bennington…read more »

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City Council Meetings from June 18th

FORT ATKINSON City Council Meeting – 6/18/2019 Fort Atkinson approved a new Financial Stability Guide Handbook. The council also approved the Compliance Maintenance Annual Report, replacement of an aeration grid and an aerobic digester valve for the Wastewater Utility, and the purchase of a used SUV for the Fire Department. And Police Chief Adrian Bump…read more »

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Gov. Evers Proclaims June 19th ‘Juneteenth Day’ in Wisconsin

Gov. Tony Evers issued a proclamation declaring today, June 19, as Juneteenth Day throughout the state of Wisconsin.  Juneteenth commemorates the day, in 1865, where the last slaves were informed of their freedom, effectively ending slavery in the United States. “Juneteenth is recognized throughout the United States and Wisconsin is proud to be a part of…read more »

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Janesville Motorcyclist Killed Because Of Crash

A Janesville man has died from a crash involving his motorcycle on HWY 14 that involved three vehicles. The crash happened just before 4:00PM Monday as a line of eastbound traffic was traveling on the west side of Janesville. A car turned off the highway, slowing traffic down. A Chevy Silverado driven by 36-year-old Gerald…read more »

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Suspect Arrested For Having Gun In UW-Madison Arboretum

University of Wisconsin-Madison police say a 24-year-old Sun Prairie man was booked into the Dane County Jail after an incident involving a gun.  Officers say Lue Lee “displayed the gun in the direction of a victim” after a road rage incident.  He was taken into custody in Sun Prairie.  Lee is facing a tentative charge…read more »

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Janesville Neighbors Want Bar’s Live Music Events To Be Shut Down

People living near Hammy’s Roadside Bar in Janesville say they want the summer’s live music events shut down.  They showed up at a City Council meeting last week asking that the Alcohol Licensing Committee refuse to renew the bar’s outdoor music permit.  They say it’s just too loud.  Owner Suzanne Hamilton says she’s doing everything…read more »