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Matt Behm holds off Sam Van Galder for city golf crown - Gazette Xtra
JANESVILLE—Matt Behm hopes he finishes with 10 championships in the Men’s City Golf Tournament. After Sunday, he’s halfway there. Behm birdied the par-4 14th to take a three-shot lead and held on down the stretch to win by one stroke at the ...
Mets' deGrom outduels Jimmy Nelson - Gazette Xtra
MILWAUKEE—Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer, rookie Jacob deGrom pitched well into the seventh, and the New York Mets split a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers with a 2-0 win Sunday. Duda sent an 0-2 slider in the sixth from rookie Jimmy Nelson (1 ...
Record-setting win for Jeff Gordon at Indianapolis - Gazette Xtra
INDIANAPOLIS—With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race—no given because restarts have been Gordon’s Achilles heel—to pass Hendrick ...
Vincenzo Nibali wins Tour de France - Gazette Xtra
PARIS—Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner’s podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees. Chants of “Vin-cen-zo!” rang across the famed ...
Janesville Summer Institute works to build bridges between local, foreign students - Gazette Xtra
JANESVILLE —Shanyi Ming came to Janesville this summer from China to better understand the English language and American culture. “Many of us came here to better understand English,” he said. “I like America. I think it's very beautiful.”
Rock County Administrator Craig Knutson retiring after 35 years of service - Gazette Xtra
JANESVILLE—When retiring Rock County Administrator Craig Knutson talks about his management style, it sounds like boilerplate. “Treat board members with respect. “Provide them with all the information. “Bring the stakeholders together. “Let ...
Five things to know about absentee voting in Rock and Walworth counties - Gazette Xtra
Absentee voting done in-person at the municipal clerk's office for the Aug. 12 partisan primary opens at 8 a.m. Monday, July 28, for Walworth and Rock counties. In the 2012 partisan primary, Rock County issued 2,530 absentee ballots and counted 2,315 ...
Matt Pommer: Sessions show two sides of Wisconsin politics - Gazette Xtra
Summer actions seemed to make Wisconsin politics a tale of two states. Two conservative state senators seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Congress in the Sixth District refused to participate in candidate forums conducted by the League of Wisconsin ...
Your Views: Williams Bay teacher learns tough lesson through post on social media - Gazette Xtra
This is a sad time for students, parents and staff of the Williams Bay School District. It is a very sad time for my daughter, Breann Vogt, her family and friends. After many years of successful teaching at Williams Bay Elementary School, she has resigned.
Your Views: As state Assembly speaker, Mike Sheridan proved to be no leader - Gazette Xtra
Last year, Republicans in the Assembly scrambled to condemn and remove the man they elected as majority leader once they learned of his history of sexism and abuse of women. State Rep. Bill Kramer was selected by his party to a leadership role, but during ...