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Rose M. Vaca, Stoughton, WI - Gazette Xtra
Rose M. Vaca, age 61, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2015, at the Nazareth House in Stoughton. She is survived by her son, Andy Vaca (Christy Hoppe); friend, Minnie Dabney; and other relatives and friends. A Memorial Service will be held the FIRST ...
Irene Mae Millard, Burlington, WI - Gazette Xtra
Irene Mae Millard, age 86, passed away March 23, 2015. Irene was employed as Deli Manager at Burlington Sentry for 25 years. She was active in the American Legion Auxiliary, VFW, Meals on Wheels, Mt Carmel Nursing Home and Cross Lutheran Church. Survivors ...
Pennie Lynn (Johnston) Stauffacher, Beloit, WI (1957-2015) - Gazette Xtra
Pennie Lynn (Johnston) Stauffacher, age 57, passed away Monday, March 9, 2015. Pennie was born Oct. 26, 1957, in Janesville, the daughter of Ben and Alfreda (Hiller) Johnston. Pennie loved riding horses, sewing, hunting, dancing and time with her children.
Judges face off for circuit court race - Gazette Xtra
ELKHORN — Walworth County voters will make their choice for circuit court judge in the April 7 election. Circuit Court Judge Kristine Drettwan and Walworth Municipal Judge John Peterson face off for the Branch 3 seat. Drettwan was appointed to the post ...
Warriors outpace Bucks, win 60th game - Gazette Xtra
MILWAUKEE—Stephen Curry scored 25 points, and the Golden State Warriors clinched the top seed in the Western Conference by pulling away in the second half of a 108-95 victory on Saturday night over the Milwaukee Bucks. Klay Thompson added 21 for Golden ...
Jets close regular season with win, league records - Gazette Xtra
The Janesville Jets capped off a spectacular regular season with a record-breaking win Saturday night. The Jets defeated host Springfield 3-1 in the final regular-season game. The win was the Jets' 49th of the season, which broke the NAHL record of 48 set ...
Badgers headed back to Final Four - Gazette Xtra
LOS ANGELES—Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again. “Frank the Tank” scored 29 points, Sam Dekker added his second straight career high of 27 and the West Regional's top seed beat No. 2 Arizona 85-78 on Saturday ...
Kathleen Parker: Plane passengers take a leap of faith—into thin air - Gazette Xtra
WASHINGTON -- The apparently intentional downing of a Germanwings airliner by the co-pilot has us riveted, as commercial plane crashes usually do. In each terrible instance, we put ourselves in the cabin, imagining what our last thoughts or actions would be.
Sound Off for Sunday, April 29: Readers appreciate acts of kindness - Gazette Xtra
On good Samaritans: I was the beneficiary of a random act of kindness. Four young people stayed with me after an accident while I waited for police and my husband to arrive. They got me into a warm car, gave me water and kept me calm. I cannot thank them ...
Esther Cepeda: The problem is written all over Ted Cruz’s face - Gazette Xtra
CHICAGO -- Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz, native of Canada, junior senator of Texas and lover of Wagner, has thrown his hat into the ring to be the Republican nominee for the 2016 presidential election. But it’s not his hat that many recoil from so much ...
Janesville firefighters battling house fire on Jackson Street - Gazette Xtra
JANESVILLE—Firefighters are battling a fire at 320 N. Jackson St., Janesville. Firefighters were dispatched to the report of a house fire at 4:38 p.m. Saturday. When firefighters arrived smoke was pouring from the roof. Firefighters cut a hole in the ...
Rock County siren tests to resume - Gazette Xtra
JANESVILE—Rock County's monthly tornado siren tests resume Wednesday. The tests are held at 12:05 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month, April through October. The tests are postponed to the second Wednesday of the month if inclement weather threatens.
Community Action celebrates 50 years of fighting poverty - Gazette Xtra
BELOIT—Cecilia Dever likes to share a success story about Savanna Brewster, a young woman on the verge of homelessness. When Savanna lost her job, she went for help to Community Action of Rock and Walworth Counties. Community Action found she was ...
Wisconsin Farm Technology Days coming to Zenda - Gazette Xtra
ZENDA—Thousands of visitors in Zenda. Try to take that in. In July 2016, Zenda, the unincorporated hamlet southeast of Fontana, will host Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, an event that attracts thousands of visitors from throughout the Midwest. Although ...
Dairy farms asked to consider breeding no-horn cows - Gazette Xtra
DES MOINES, Iowa—Food manufacturers and restaurants are taking the dairy industry by the horns on an animal welfare issue that's long bothered activists but is little known to consumers: the painful removal of budding horn tissue from calves so farm ...