The Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners has hired the Jefferson-based law firm of Thompson Legal, LLC, on an “as needed” basis.
The Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Dec. 3 to hire Madison-based Mead and Hunt to design a supplemental gated spillway system using a crest gate at the Indianford dam.
The City of Milton Common Council voted in favor on Nov. 19 of continuing its contract for legal services with Janesville-based Consigny Law Firm. City attorney Mark Schroeder is an attorney with the firm. The new contract period is from Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2022.
The City of Milton Common Council approved on Nov. 19 a three-year contract with members of the city of Milton police union, covering a period between Jan. 1, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2022.
2019 marks the second year the Milton Police Department has sponsored “Shop with a Cop,” said Milton Police Chief Scott Marquardt. The opportunity to sponsor the program came after Janesville Police Officer Chad Sullivan, who has applied for grants to sponsor the event in Janesville for the …
2019 marks the second year the Milton Police Department has sponsored "Shop with a Cop," said Milton Police Chief Scott Marquardt. The opportunity to sponsor the program came after Janesville Police Officer Chad Sullivan, who has applied for grants to sponsor the event in Janesville for the …
I-39/90 southbound will be restricted to one lane from 8 a.m. to noon tomorrow (Dec. 5) near the Janesville rest area. Construction crews will complete repairs to old Interstate pavement between Townline Road and Kennedy Road, north of the WIS 26 interchange (Exit 171A).
Senate Bill 380 authored by Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton; Sen. Dale Kooyenga, R-Brookfield; Rep. Deb Kolste, D-Janesville; and Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Mason, was signed into law by Gov. Tony Evers on Nov. 25.
The Town of Fulton will hold a joint meeting of Planning & Zoning and the town board on Tuesday, Dec. 10, starting at 6 p.m. Meetings are held at the town hall, 2738 W. Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton.
Next year, holiday air travelers will face new identification requirements to board their flights. When enforcement of the REAL ID Act begins Oct. 1, 2020, the regular Wisconsin driver license or ID will no longer be accepted identification for domestic air travel or to enter a federal build…
The City of Milton Common Council approved on Tuesday, Nov. 19, the 2020 city budget. The approved budget includes a 7-cent increase per $1,000 in property value for taxpayers living within the city of Milton to help pay down long-term debt.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Rock County announced payments are now available to eligible producers who lost stored commodities due to natural disaster in 2018 or 2019. The On-Farm Storage Loss Program (OFSLP) was authorized by the Additional Supplem…
Editor’s note: The city council held a budget public hearing yesterday (Nov. 13). The hearing was held after the Milton Courier went to press.
Town of Albion Plan Commission Chairman Kim Olson has been appointed as a commissioner to the newly formed Edgerton Tourism Zone. Along with Albion, the zone includes the town of Fulton and city of Edgerton.
The City of Milton Common Council approved on Nov. 5 a preliminary plat and development agreement for the first of a three-phase residential subdivision.
During this holiday season, a great way to connect with our deployed soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen is to send them festive letters and packages for their enjoyment this time of year.
Every visitor to the Rock County Courthouse will go through an airport-like security screening starting Thursday, county officials announced Monday.
A man accused of an armed robbery spree in Beloit, Janesville and Milton in recent weeks was feeding a cocaine habit, he told investigators, according to a criminal complaint filed in Rock County Court on Monday.
Officer Lea Olsen of the Brown Deer Police Department received the 24th Assembly District First Responder of the Year Award. Olsen is a 2011 graduate of Milton High School.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Republican U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil released the following statement following his vote against Speaker Pelosi’s resolution validating the ongoing impeachment process.
A request for the removal of construction debris from underneath the County Highway M/F bridge is being drafted, according to officials from two state agencies: the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT). The bridge spans the Rock…
A joint meeting of the Town of Fulton Planning & Zoning Commission and Town Board will be held 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. at town hall. (The address is 2738 W. Fulton Center Drive, Edgerton.)
In the wake of a Milton teen’s suicide, the Rock County Human Services Crisis Intervention Unit is updating its policies and retraining staff in accordance with a plan of correction approved by the state.
The Harmony Town Board considered issuing a special charge to Starview Heights residents for a $28,000 engineering study to address stormwater issues.
Proposals from two area law firms to provide legal services for the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) were presented for review by two members of the board.
The Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) has begun a bidding process to hire a design engineer to investigate and create a supplemental gated spillway at the Indianford dam, and provide a construction timeline for the project.
The Gathering Place, 715 Campus St., has submitted a request for funding as part of the 2020 general fund Milton city budget.
Two Milton nonprofit organizations came before the City of Milton Common Council on Tuesday, Oct. 15, to request annual funding as part of the 2020 general fund city budget.
A process is underway to transform what was formerly the Print Max building, 222 Sunnyside Drive, into a roofers and waterproofers apprenticeship training facility.
A recruitment process to hire an in-house city engineer is underway. The City of Milton Common Council approved the measure during its meeting held Oct. 1.
The Residential Exterior Improvement program will be funded for a second year. Members of the City of Milton Community Development Authority (CDA) approved updates to the program with some language and procedural changes made during a meeting held Sept. 30.
Officials from two Wisconsin state agencies and the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District say surveying efforts are underway to determine how much and in what year debris recently found underneath the Indianford Bridge was placed in the Rock River.
City officials expressed confidence about marketing initiatives executed thus far in 2019 by the Janesville Area Visitors and Convention Bureau (JAVCB). Executive Director Christine Rebout, in an update given during a city council meeting Oct. 1, reviewed first-year marketing steps and assoc…
The Milton city council Tuesday outlawed parking semitrailer tractors and trucks on city streets. The only exception is Commerce Way, which will allow semi parking.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and local health departments, including Jefferson County Health Department, are investigating a cluster of people with severe lung disease who all reported recent vaping.
Mayor Anissa Welch is among than 100 local government officials from over 70 jurisdictions and 30 states are calling on McDonald’s to take concrete action to stop sexual harassment in its stores. In a letter to the company’s CEO Steve Easterbrook, the officials decry McDonald’s failure to pr…
The Milton and Milton Township Fire Department has never had full-time employees. That will change if the budget recommended by the Joint Fire Commission Sept. 25 is approved by the City of Milton and the Town of Milton.