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I-39/90 northbound traffic in Janesville is now traveling on the newly expanded northbound Interstate lanes between the US 14 and WIS 26 interchanges. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation provided an update Tuesday.

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Taking several actions, the city’s Plan Commission and common council approved July 7 a certified survey map (CSM) making available a 2.5-acre parcel of city-owned land for purchase by Capital Asset Investments, LLC, upon which the company plans to build a fast food restaurant. The land, 118…

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Contingent upon approval of a variance, the Plan Commission approved a 64-square-foot wall-mounted sign for First Community Bank of Milton and the city council approved a $5,000 commercial façade grant. Both approvals came on July 7.

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The City of Milton Common Council on July 7 officially accepted with gratitude and some contingencies the donation of the Veterans Park pavilion, making the improvement public property. A pavilion dedication ceremony was held in Veterans Park July 5.

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The City of Milton Common Council and Plan Commission conducted the following business July 7:

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The City of Milton Plan Commission recommended and the Common Council approved on July 7 changes to a city ordinance allowing one off-street parking stall for every 20 mini storage units developed within the city. Council approved the second reading of the amended ordinance, waiving the thir…

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Morgan Grenawalt loves music, dancing, playing in the water, her brother (Hunter, age 5) and anything princess.

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The heart of Milton comes in different sizes, colors and designs. Winners of the July 4 community parade of homes and businesses reflect that.

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When someone is sick or injured, the care EMTs and paramedics provide can mean the difference between life and death. But the information first responders gather doesn’t always make it to hospital caregivers in a timely and efficient manner.

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A shortened version of a ceremony that would ordinarily have been held on Memorial Day was instead held July 5 at the Milton Junction Cemetery. The ceremony was held in conjunction with a similar veterans memorial event and a pavilion dedication ceremony held in Veterans Park, also on July 5.

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A Veterans Memorial Ceremony and Veterans Park Pavilion Dedication were held July 5 in Veterans Park. Some 150 event-goers and program participants arrived to remember and celebrate. The memorial ceremony included much of the program that would have been presented on Memorial Day, but was re…

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A sixth-grade teacher at Northside Intermediate School, Sharon Hamilton was at first excited to be retiring at the end of the 2019-20 school year. Now she said she is disappointed.

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Concerts on the Lawn is returning to The Gathering Place with Rainbow Bridge on Thursday, July 9. Hot dog meals will be served at 5:30 p.m. The band starts at 6:30 p.m.

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The City of Milton Common Council approved June 23 a special event permit and park use application made by the Milton Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) to host Chicken Barbecue, and a special event permit for an arts and crafts event sponsored by the Milton House.

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on June 16 the sale of 2.5 acres of city-owned vacant land to Capital Investments, LLC. The land is located along Gateway Drive, directly east of Kwik Trip, according to a memo to council from City Administrator Al Hulick.

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The City of Milton Common Council approved June 16 moving into Phase 2 of its reopening plan. The Rock County Public Health Department made the decision to move into Phase 2 of its three-phase reopening plan on June 10.

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The City of Milton Common Council approved on June 16 a temporary Class B beer license and special event permit requested by organizers of the Veterans Park pavilion. The volunteer group is planning a July 5 dedication ceremony and celebration of the park pavilion’s completion.

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Milton Area Chamber of Commerce (MACC) Executive Director Dani Stivarius and Administrative Assistant Caralyne Silha visited several businesses Monday as they collected footage and audio for the chamber’s upcoming video: “We Are Open.”

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Kade Bohlman (wearing hat) and Jeremy Benson work to beautify the landscape around the new pavilion at Veterans Park on Monday. They are employed by Nate’s Landscaping & Snow Removal in Janesville.

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Following the March announcement that the 2020 Alice in Dairyland Finals would be postponed due to COVID-19, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is providing additional details on when, where, and how to watch the selection of Wisconsin’s 73rd Alice…

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As Caitlin Schmidt sat on a newly completed backyard patio Saturday, June 13, she vacillated between smiles and tears. Her memories of her husband, Matt, are loving and happy. The grief over losing him is deep and fresh. Matt, 35, died in his garage one month ago while exploring a woodworkin…

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As Caitlin Schmidt sat on a newly completed backyard patio Saturday, June 13, she vacillated between smiles and tears. Her memories of her husband, Matt, are loving and happy. The grief over losing him is deep and fresh. Matt, 35, died in his garage one month ago while exploring a woodworkin…

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In the wake of George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis, use-of-force policies around the U.S. have come under more scrutiny. Here’s a look at the policies for several Rock County law enforcement agencies.

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Ken and Tom Pavlik, owners of 24HR Comfort Services, Inc., an HVAC firm, and KT Enterprises, a development company, both at 310 Sunnyside Drive, will soon break ground to expand their mini storage unit business. The mini storage branch of the company operates through KT Enterprises and goes …

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The City of Milton Common Council approved June 2 a three-phased reopening plan for the city’s public facilities.

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The City of Milton Common Council held a public hearing June 2 giving property owners along Elizabeth Street an opportunity to voice concerns and ask questions about a street resurfacing project scheduled to begin later this month.

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The Gathering Place, 715 Campus St., plans to reopen its doors on a very limited basis following the recommendation of the Rock County Health Department Reopening Plan. The plan can be viewed on the Rock County Public Health Departments website listed under Coronavirus 2019 Information.

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Through phone calls, emails and messages on social media, the School District of Milton has received many questions from community families regarding the recent refinement to attendance area administrative guidelines.