MILTON -- State Rep. Andy Jorgensen has decided against a run for a state Senate seat, and will instead run for re-election in his 43rd Assembly District.
Jorgensen, a Democrat from Milton, had been mentioned as a possible candidate for the 15th Senate district seat, which is open following Sen. Tim Cullen's decision to not run for re-election.
In yet another reminder that my youth has waved a hankie and shouted "bon voyage," this month marked the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ arrival in America.
When this subject came up at a recent arts meeting, I realized that I was one of only two people at the table who was alive when this moment in history occurred.
Authentic chili, to be honest, has no beans in it -- but there are so many variations of this popular dish that we accept almost all comers to the party. Red chili with black beans -- that’s good. Venison chili with northern beans -- excellent. Ground beef, tomatoes and kidney beans -- a classic. The only “chili”?I would argue about is white chili, which has no tomatoes in it and uses chicken as the meat.
STATELINE NEWS -- Mike Powers has won a lot of games in four-plus seasons since taking over the Clinton girls basketball team. But his best coaching job was turned in Feb. 1, in a rare game he watched from the stands as a fan.
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Members of his youth group from Faith Community Church in Janesville, Cougar players and kids and coaches from Beloit Turner and Jefferson also helped create the largest crowd of the season -- to support South Beloit.
Sometimes, when you take a step back and look around through a new set of glasses, things look better than you may have thought.
Janesville’s taken its share of lumps since GM drove out of town, but despite the early prognostications, the city didn’t whither and die. In fact, Janesville has begun to bounce back nicely, and the city has the welcome mat rolled out.