The City of Milton Common Council on Jan. 7 approved 2020 budgets for tax incremental financing districts (TID) Nos. 6, 7, 9 and 10, and the city’s utilities including wastewater, stormwater, and water.
The speed limit on all portions of North Kennedy Road in the Town of Harmony is now 35 miles per hour. On Jan. 13, the town board passed an ordinance designating the new speed limit on North Kennedy Road from MH Townline Road south to the city limits of Janesville. The speed limit on portion…
Gov. Tony Evers on Sunday announced an agenda that will help combat vaping among kids and educate the public about potential dangers associated with vaping products.
Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, will be attending a summit at the White House on Human Trafficking on Jan. 31. She was selected to represent Wisconsin as a policy area leader in the state.
City of Milton Administrative Services Director Inga Cushman has been included on a list of 100 2019 “top influencers” in local government by nonprofit organization Engage Local Government Leaders (ELGL).
The city of Milton in a press release Monday, Jan. 13, announced that the three names of candidates running in April for three open city council seats will appear on the ballot in the following order: Ryan Holbrook, Devin John Elliott, and Lynda Clark.
One new candidate has filed nomination papers to run for one of three open seats on the City of Milton Common Council. Devin Elliott submitted papers in advance of the recently extended Jan. 10, 5 p.m., filing deadline.
After hiring engineering firm Mead and Hunt last month to design a crest gate for installation in between the Indianford dam powerhouse and spillway, the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District (RKLD) Board of Commissioners approved a change in plans. The board opted instead for the removal of two wic…
Voters in the School District of Milton will find two races on the Feb. 18 primary ballot, including those of Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice and the Milton Board of Education.
In the town of Milton incumbent Beth Drew and Jim Hanlon are running unopposed for two supervisor positions. Hanlon is a member of the town’s Planning & Zoning Committee.
Two incumbents, Ryan Holbrook and Lynda Clark, will be running for three open seats on the City of Milton Common Council. Their names will appear on the April 7 Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary ballot. No one is running for a third seat, held by Incumbent Jerry Elsen, who …
Surrounded by shelves teeming with food, Milton Community Action Food Pantry, 36 Hilltop Drive, volunteers Kyla Wilson, Carol Hulburt and Gail Slepekis noted strong community support for the food pantry and shared goals and programming for 2020.
The Town of Milton town board meeting will begin early on Monday, Jan. 13, starting at 6 p.m. for the annual dog license review. The town hall is located at 23 First St.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Jan. 3 announced the state has seen 459 hospitalizations for influenza this season -- more than three times as many than at this time last year.
The City of Milton Common Council authorized on Dec. 30 the early payoff of a general obligation five-year promissory note in the amount of $1 million.
Construction blocks build walls; urban blocks build cities. Block by block, Milton grew in 2019. Changing hands repurposed existing buildings and survey maps and site plans made room for square feet.
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 building or military base.
An error on tax bills for Janesville properties in the Milton School District does not affect the amount property owners owe, the city clerk said.
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.