The Latest News From Rock County Alliance
(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette Backers of the proposed Woodman’s Sports and Convention Center got a big dose of holiday cheer Thursday. City officials and private boosters of the two-sheet ice arena and convention center heard what they’ve been waiting for...
(Janesville, WI) Kylie Balk-Yaatenen, Gazette As Janesville’s winter weather turns frigid, food from a warm and tropical climate might sound inviting. Restaurants like 808Poké and Happy Bubble Tea offer a little of that with Hawaiian dishes like poke. MORE INFO
(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The city of Janesville is moving to buy up hundreds of acres of land to expand its development footprint on the industry-heavy south side. MORE INFO
(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette In a 5-2 vote, the Janesville City Council has approved borrowing $17.3 million for the Woodman’s Sports and Convention Center. MORE INFO
(Beloit, WI) Sara Myers, BDN Three high school students from Rock County Christian School (RCCS) have received CNA (certified nursing assistant) scholarships from Hendricks Careertek in Beloit. MORE INFO
(Milton, WI) Pam Beres, Milton Courier When Kelly Whitney opened the door to the Milton General Store for the first time on Nov. 26, it was not a typical opening. As merchants kicked off the holiday season with Small Business Saturday, Whitney launched her new...
(Janesville, WI) Ryan Spoehr, APG During what is referred to as Computer Science Education Week, students at Harrison Elementary School are readying to compete against other schools in a First Lego League sectional tournament Saturday in Mukwonago. MORE INFO
(Beloit, WI) Jacob Roushia, BDN A project to increase affordable housing in Beloit by 2024 recently received approval by the Beloit City Council. MORE INFO
Woodman’s Food Market ups to $3 Million its Pledge for Proposed Janesville Ice Arena and Convention Center
(Janesville, WI) Neil Johnson, Gazette The Woodman’s Sports and Convention Center got an additional $1 million boost Wednesday from the locally-headquartered grocer that already has naming rights for the proposed project at the Uptown Janesville mall. MORE INFO
(Beloit WI) Clint Wolf, BDN The demolition of a building that has been partially hanging over the Rock River for years, is a step closer to reality following the approval of a public-private development agreement. MORE INFO