MESSENGER -- Members of Janesville's under-age-10 Cal Ripken Division team and under-age-13 Babe Ruth team were honored Monday, July 27, 2015 with a fire truck procession that began at Bessie the Cow. The teams qualified for the Babe Ruth World series after winning their respective regional titles Sunday, July 26, 2015. Janesville 10U begins play Aug. 8, 2015 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Janesville 13U begins play Aug. 15 in Jamestown, New York.
JANESVILLE -- The Janesville Craig baseball team clinched a trip to the Division 1 WIAA state baseball tournament with a 10-0 section victory June 10, 2015 over Verona Area High School.
Memorial Day weekend is the first big holiday of the summer --and a precursor of things to come. The Young At Heart Festival is held this weekend in Loves Park. The event’s musical lineup is bound to get you revved up for the rest of summer.
Don't feel bad if you don't understand the controversy surrounding a proposed trade deal with Europe and Asia. Usually, you can give politicians credit for simplifying even the most complex issues into something average citizens, and even journalists, can understand.
After Rep. Paul Ryan was named Mitt Romney's running mate in the 2012 presidential election, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely candidate in 2016, had a few words of advice for his fellow Wisconsinite.
With six weeks to go before millions could find themselves without affordable health care, Republican leaders in Congress still don't have a plan to respond to the potential disaster for many families.
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Amid the growing chorus of commentators, pundits, consultants and advisors heading into the 2016 presidential election, Rep. Paul Ryan is one of a small group of people who can share advice on the race from personal experience.
And his advice for the Republicans running in 2016?
To be good at running on a presidential ticket you have to be sincere and be yourself, even if it means it will cost you the election.
CHICAGO -- Stressed margins continue to roil farmer planting decisions this spring, forcing major shifts in crop choices for 2015, according to Farm Futures magazine’s latest survey of growers. In addition to planting less corn and more soybeans, producers are searching for other crops to grow as they try to pencil out a profit.
Now that my sons are grown and off on their own, the piano on which they gained a love of music, a passion that remains with them today, sat unused in our dining room.
It deserved a new family, so last week, I placed an ad in the Messenger, our weekly newspaper covering northern Rock County, and by Sunday the piano had been loaded on to a trailer and off to a family in Edgerton to inspire a new generation of musicians.