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Oakland-Craig rises to the top when it comes to exceptional student performance  Blair Enterprise Publishing

This is a big one,” Principal Rusty Droescher exclaimed as he shared the exciting news concerning Oakland-Craig Public Schools. “This is quite an honor!”

Stingers add four to 2019 roster  West Central Tribune

WILLMAR — The Willmar Stingers have added four players to their 2019 Northwood League roster. The Stingers will bring in University of Minnesota Golden ...

Craig High School senior a top scholar and survivor  Gazettextra

Craig High School senior Ayana Smith-Kooiman will attend Macalaster College on a full scholarship next fall. Her life up to this point was anything but easy.

Music fills the air for East Husker Conference  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Oakland-Craig hosted the East Husker Conference Choir on Monday, November 5th. All 16 schools in the conference participated in an honor choir boasting ...

Russell Clark Lang  Fremont Tribune

Jan. 5, 1935 – Aug. 24, 2018. Russell C. Lang, 83 years of Craig, passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at Nye Pointe in Fremont. Russell Clark Lang was born ...

Memories of '68: The new Parker High inspired some  Gazettextra

Staff and students from 1968 remember what it was like to walk into a brand-new Janesville Parker High School.

Thousands of local students participate in national school walkout  Gazettextra

Thousands of Rock County high school students participated in a national walkout Wednesday morning.

Roger Craig has found his post-football calling  KNBR

When Roger Craig's accomplished career with the 49ers stopped, he carried his same core values to his post-NFL life.

Craig group to sing at White House | Local News  Gazettextra

A group of 12 students will be singing at the White House next Tuesday.

Janesville School District to offer free meal programs  Gazettextra

The Janesville School District will offer a free school breakfast program and national school lunch program for the 2018-19 school year.

Janesville student home build creates workforce pipeline | Business  Gazettextra

For a full school year, the Janesville School District's advanced construction class drops Parker and Craig high school students into the middle of a home build.

Craig wrestlers boast 10 pins in lopsided victory over Parker  Gazettextra

Janesville Craig beat Janesville Parker 69-11 in a Big Eight Conference dual meet Friday night at Craig.

Craig sweeps season series from Middleton in girls basketball  Gazettextra

JANESVILLE. Janesville Craig's girls basketball team restored its identity and regained its footing Friday night. The Cougars communicated well, locked into a ...

West Point High School finishes first in ESU 2 Quiz Bowl  Fremont Tribune

Educational *Service* Unit (ESU) 2 hosted its Quiz Bowl at Midland University on Saturday, as 13 of the ESU's 16 teams participated to compete for a spot at this ...

Jennifer A. Schiefelbein | Obituaries  Gazettextra

November 30, 1983 - August 19, 2018. Janesville, WI -- Jennifer A. Schiefelbein, 34, of Janesville, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at ...

Parkhurst, Goswick lead Craig girls past Milton | Girls Basketball  Gazettextra

Brooke Parkhurst and Cassie Goswick combined for 32 points Wednesday to lead Janesville Craig's girls basketball team to a 55-57 win over Milton in the ...

Steve Landholm  Fremont Tribune

In the Fremont City Council race for Ward 2, incumbent Steve Landholm is looking to retain his seat against challenger Glen Ellis after the polls close on Nov. 6.

Mount Horeb gymnasts win Craig Invitational | Gymnastics  Gazettextra

Led by all-around winner Krista Taylor, Mount Horeb won the Craig Invitational on Saturday.

Two vie for state auditor seat | News  Norfolk Daily News

The race for state auditor provides Nebraska voters with a choice.

Craig's Welch named NFHS state coach of the year  Gazettextra

Longtime Janesville Craig gymnastics coach wins NFHS coach of the year award.

Janesville School District safety plan depends on cooperation, information, access control  Gazettextra

The Janesville School District uses a multifaceted approach to deal with school safety issues.

Photos of Paul Ryan's life and career | Photo Galleries  Janesville Gazette

From Paul Ryan's early years in Janesville to his more recent role as Speaker of the House. Ryan announced he will not seek re-election after holding the 1st ...

Oakland to celebrate 150th anniversary  Fremont Tribune

You can hear the excitement in Melanie Johanson's voice.

Janesville Morning Rotary announces November Students of the Month  Gazettextra

Janesville Morning Rotary recently announced its November Students of the Month. They are: Milton High School student Ally Burke, daughter of Mary and Mike ...

Johnson, Leila Hope (Kennedy) | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Johnson, Leila Hope (Kennedy) Aug 6, 1921 - Oct 23, 2017 Hope was born to Willard Kennedy and Charlotte (Larson) Kennedy at home near Craig, NE.

Benefit planned for injured Oakland-Craig teen | News  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Ever since attending his first car show, 17-year-old Mitchell Smith of Rural Lyons has had a passion for automobiles. A job shadowing program at Oakland-Craig ...

Harsin to retire after 22 years at BHS | Local News  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Darren Harsin took inspiration from his parents when he made the decision to become an educator.

Joshua Charles Mulder, 20 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Joshua Charles Mulder was born to Richard and Susan (Neitzke) Mulder on September 15, 1997 in Fremont, Nebraska. He passed away December 21, 2017 in ...

Local students participate in the Singing Youth of Nebraska Festival  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Oakland-Craig was proud to send 10 junior high students to Fremont on January 28th to participate in the Singing Youth of Nebraska Festival. These students ...

GALLAGHER: Knee injuries forge fierce basketball bonds  Sioux City Journal

CHEROKEE, Iowa | Friendship formed through basketball continues off the court this season as Dacey Nelson and Payton Slaughter fight back from knee ...

James Quentin Carlson, 74 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

James Quentin Carlson was born January 5, 1943, in rural Tekamah, Nebraska, to Clair and Gayle (Garner) Carlson. He passed away November 13, 2017 at ...

Grafton's Hannah Belanger wins 3-Point Challenge featuring Madison East's Justice Filip

Filip appeared in the 3-point contest for the second consecutive year.

Borgmann breaks 64-year-old record, helps Arlington earn subdistrict upset  Blair Enterprise Publishing

The book at the scorer's table had the senior guard down for 22 points.

Area communities plan Memorial Day events | Local News  Gazettextra

Area communities have planned parades, ceremonies and other events in honor of Memorial Day on Monday.

Credit union robbed on Janesville's east side | Crime  Gazettextra

Janesville police say a man with a gun robbed the Blackhawk Community Credit Union branch on East Milwaukee Street at about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Reporters pick their favorite stories of 2017 | Local News  Gazettextra

Gazette reporters talk about the stories that challenged them or warmed their hearts in 2017.

6 Arlington seniors' basketball season ends with subdistrict loss  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Seniors Zach O'Flaherty, Zach Helms, Landon Walkenhorst, Caleb Caskey, Ben Riecken and Jackson Borgmann saw the court with Arlington spelled out across ...

“A Walk Back In Time” don't miss the 2017 O-C Alumni Banquet on May 27th  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Plans are underway for the 2017 Oakland-Craig Alumni Banquet. Social Hour will begin at 5:00 on Saturday, May 27, followed by dinner at 6:00. This year's ...

'Whole new meaning': Mother of slain Marine observes first Memorial Day without him  Gazettextra

Monday was the first Memorial Day for Casey Barclay since her son, Ethan Barclay-Weberpal, was killed. At Janesville's ceremony, she put down a flag in his ...

Fort Calhoun basketball season ends after 1-1 subdistrict run  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Logan View standout Ben Moxness opened Tuesday's scoring with a two-handed jam. The Raiders wouldn't slow down after that. The Fort Calhoun boys ...

USD linebackers: Younger players impressing coaches  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Starters Gray and Coker return to lead what is emerging as a talented group.

Nebraska auditor's long bar lunches could be the break his Democratic challenger needs  Omaha World-Herald

The race for Nebraska state auditor, thought to be noncompetitive only a couple of weeks ago, is a whole new ballgame following revelations that incumbent ...

Janesville School District lists retirements and resignations | Archives  Janesville Gazette

These employees' careers represent more than 902 years of *service* to the school district.

Pruess and Huffman  Fremont Tribune

Doug and Karin Pruess of Craig announce the engagement of their daughter, Payge Pruess of Craig, to Josh Huffman of Lyons, son of Steve and Kim Huffman ...

Fourth Ward shooting nets 8 years in prison | Crime  Gazettextra

Nando M. Enis, 21, will go to prison for a shooting that stemmed from a marijuana deal in Janesville in 2016, a Rock County judge ruled Friday.

Doris June (Lindberg) Modlin, 84 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Doris June (Lindberg) Modlin was born June 23, 1931 to Linde and Tora (Johnson) Lindberg on a farm 1 mile east and 1.2 mile south of Craig, Nebraska.

O-C Celebrates Creativity at the Joslyn Art Museum  Blair Enterprise Publishing

On Wednesday, October 25th, Oakland-Craig High School students had the opportunity to partake in Celebrate Creativity workshops sponsored by the Joslyn ...

Rock County committee rejects censure of sheriff | Government  Gazettextra

A Rock County Board committee voted unanimously Monday to reject a resolution censuring Sheriff Bob Spoden, but the full board might still be able to take up ...

Greg Lee “Rosie” Rosenboom, 62 | Obits  Blair Enterprise Publishing

Greg Lee “Rosie” Rosenboom was born January 22, 1954 to Glen and Betty (Clark) Rosenboom in Oakland, Nebraska. He passed away peacefully surrounded ...

Ethiopian girls come of age in Janesville  Washington Times

Jerusalem, Frehiwot and Messay were only children when Connie and Dennis Dregne adopted them from Ethiopia.

New book stirs memories of Janesville's movie theaters  Gazettextra

Janesville native Ted Schaar has self-published a book, “Impermanence,” which not only looks at city movie houses but also tackles the topic of urban sprawl ...

Norfolk Public Schools honors retirees | News  Norfolk Daily News

As part of the Norfolk Public Schools' annual staff appreciation event Thursday, 11 educators and staff members who are retiring at the end of the school year ...

WIAA boys basketball: Minick's buzzer-beater gives DeForest first state tourney berth (with video)  Wisconsin State Journal

Junior guard Brett Minick's pull-up jumper from 17 feet at the buzzer gave DeForest a 41-39 victory over Stoughton in a Division 2 sectional final Saturday ...

Five head into Janesville Hall | Archives  Janesville Gazette

Five new members have been selected for 2010 induction into the Janesville Sports Hall of Fame.

New chief is one of us | Archives  Janesville Gazette

He was a 12-year-old boy, and he and his buddies were playing by the railroad tracks off Memorial Drive. A grass fire broke out, drawing police cars, fire trucks ...

Oakland Brings In 10 Recruits For 2018-19 Season  SwimSwam

Oakland swimming and diving head coach Pete Hovland announced Thursday the addition of 10 student-athletes during the fall signing period.

Paul Ryan has been at ease with people who don't share his views. Now comes a big test.  Washington Post

JANESVILLE, Wis. — Rep. Paul Ryan and Rock County Sheriff Bob Spoden live two blocks apart on Janesville's elegant Courthouse Hill. The congressman is ...

Popularity of show choirs is growing in local high schools  Janesville Gazette

The jazzy blare of a brass and guitar backing band chimes in. Then 48 glee club voices unite, greeting the day with a one-note wakeup call: ...

Overture's 2016-17 Tommy Award Recipients Announced; Ceremony Set for June!  Broadway World

Named for local Broadway star Tom Wopat, the Tommy Awards Program at Overture Center for the Arts encourages, recognizes and honors excellence in high ...

Republican VP pick Paul Ryan: Wisconsin roots, Washington clout

In the days since Mitt Romney selected Ryan for the vice presidential slot on the Republican ticket, the 42-year-old congressman's biography has become ...

Perspectives on gang violence in Janesville | Archives  Janesville Gazette

The city so far has been spared the murders, turf wars and organized criminal structures that for decades have plagued cities such as Chicago, Milwaukee, Los ...

4 tips for parents when their kids lose, from Ben Sasse  Omaha World-Herald

"As parents, what we say to our kids in those moments will have far greater impact than anything they would have learned from a dog-pile at center court," wrote ...

Cullen, John Paul

JANESVILLE"John P. Cullen, "J.P." age 91, of Edgerton, passed away at his home surrounded by the ones he loved on Feb. 12, 2017. He was born at Madison ...


Iowa's won two rivalry trophies already this year, reclaiming the Cy-Hawk Trophy from Ames a few weeks ago and freeing The Heartland Trophy from its ...

Map: See the recruiting footprint of all 10 S.D. colleges  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

We've mapped out all of the South Dakota college football recruits. Click on each icon to see more information about the recruit. You can also click on the menu ...

Paul Ryan, Ubermensch  Slate Magazine

In case you haven't heard, Paul Ryan works out. A lot, apparently; he's so much of a “fitness guy,” as he's said, that for days after Mitt Romney chose him as his ...

#ThankATeacher Trending Before National Teacher Day On May 6th  CBS Local

(CBS SF) — If you can write an essay, thank a teacher. If you learned a second language, thank a teacher. If you know how to spell “receive,” thank a teacher.

Paul Ryan Can't Lose  New York Times

On a Monday night in late September, Paul Ryan sat on the edge of a couch in his suite at the Cincinnatian Hotel , his left fist clenched so tightly around the neck ...

Copeland, Ryan Patrick

EDGERTON - Ryan Patrick Copeland, age 33, of Edgerton, was tragically taken from his family on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, from injuries sustained in an ...

US Election: November 7 as it happened

The first polls have opened on the US east coast as one of the closest presidential elections in history between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney goes down to ...

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