JANESVILLE -- The Janesville Police Department is working to address concerns in the Fourth Ward.
Police Chief David Moore, during a news conference Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, outlined several initiatives to help officers become more aware of what is occurring in the Fourth Ward and to work more closely with residents to help reduce crime in that area.
JANESVILLE -- Speed, quickness, versatility and athleticism. That’s why they call them skill positions. And Janesville Craig’s offense features plenty of them to torment Big Eight Conference opponents this season.
MESSENGER -- Jared Boyd plans to follow in his uncle’s footsteps with a career where he can help others in emergencies.
JANESVILLE MESSENGER -- Show ski teams from around the globe are practicing this week on the Rock River in Janesville as they prepare for this weekend's World Water Ski Show Tournament at Traxler Park.
This is the second time Janesville has hosted the tournament, which officially begins at 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14, 2014. Admission is $5 for spectators 6 and older.
STATELINE NEWS -- Autumn Douglas is following her grandfather’s footsteps into the art of wood carving. The 11-year-old Clinton Middle School student will be the first junior featured carver at this year’s Rock River Valley Wood Carvers show and sale, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Rock County Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave. in Janesville.
MESSENGER -- As students returned to class this week in the Parkview School District, there were plenty of school projects getting started.
MESSENGER -- A group of young singers from Africa will travel to the area soon to share their musical talents and their stories.
The African Children’s Choir, Choir 42, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 700 N. Bloomfield Road, Lake Geneva; and at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at Faith Community Church, 2931 Lucerne Drive, Janesville.
It's a little more than two months until the 2014 general election, and Paul Ryan and Rob Zerban are ramping up their campaigns.
The winner of the Nov. 4 general election will be Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District congressman for the following two years.
EDGERTON -- Charlie Hendrickson has been working with steam engines and other antique farm equipment for most of his life.