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RWD, Janesville eliminated at state hockey

Cedarburg defeated Reedsburg-Wisconsin Dells 3-2 and Superior stopped Janesville 4-2 in the opening games of the WIAA State Boys Hockey Tournament at Alliant Energy Center Thursday.

Dylan Brown scored both goals for RWD as they held a 2-1 lead early in the second period.

But Cedarburg's Evan Gable and James Furey scored goals to give the Bulldogs a spot in the semifinals Friday.

Janesville fell behind Superior 2-0 after the first period, but the Bluebirds got second period goals by Connor Perkins and Harry Henschler to tie the game.

The Spartans took a 3-2 lead on Grant Hanson's tally in the third period and Beau Reder's empty net goal provided the final margin for Superior.

'Night to Shine' gives teens with special needs the royal treatment

'Night to Shine' gives teens with special needs the royal treatment

When it comes to prom, there's no such thing as too much sparkle for Clinton High School students Olivia Parry and Brandy Smith.

The two went shopping for prom dresses at Veils and Tails in Clinton to attend Night to Shine, a prom specifically for teenagers with special needs.

"I'm excited to go on the red carpet, get dressed up, get my hair and makeup done and just have fun," said Olivia.

Brandy said she was excited for the limo ride and red carpet.

Earlier this year, Central Christian Church in Beloit learned it would receive a grant from the Tim Tebow Foundation to make the night happen. It was one of 46 churches chosen to participate. Another Wisconsin church, Brooklife Church in Mukwonago, will hold Night to Shine as well, according to the foundation's website.

WATCH: Janesville Craig girls basketball faces off at Middleton

See highlights from the Janesville Craig game in Middleton Saturday. Janesville Craig Cougars beat Middleton's Cardinals 65-60.

Police: Unknown dog bites 3-year-old boy

Police: Unknown dog bites 3-year-old boy

The Janesville Police Department is looking for the public’s help in finding a dog and its owner involved in a reported dog bite incident Saturday.

Just after noon, a three-year-old boy was bitten by an unknown dog at 1611 Eagle Lane, officials said.


The dog is described as a small dachshund, wiener dog type of dog with short white hair with brown patches, according to a news alert.

Police ask anyone with information on the dog or a possible owner to contact the Janesville Police Department at 608-755-3100 or the Rock County 911 Center at 608-757-2244.

Brodhead's Fire and Ice Festival returns Dec. 5-6

Brodhead's Fire and Ice Festival returns Dec. 5-6

The Brodhead Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual Fire and Ice Festival Dec. 5-6.

There will be many activities held throughout the two-day event, including photos with Santa, ice sculpting, arts and crafts vendors and carriage rides.

A list of events and their times can be found here.


Beloit firefighters to help keep kids warm

Beloit firefighters to help keep kids warm

Beloit firefighters partnered with a national group to provide more than 200 winter coats to area children.

Scott Smith, president of the Beloit Firefighters Union Local 583, said firefighters raised nearly $5,000 as part of its partnership with Operation Warm to supply low-income students at Merrill Elementary School with brand-new coats Friday.

Smith said the families of the students to receive coats were informed by phone this week of the Friday night jacket event to take place at Merrill before a movie night at the school.

The Beloit firefighters group purchased about 135 new coats with the funds they raised, and the company matched that number in additional coats, bringing the total of coats to be given to the students to about 270, Smith said Thursday. He said the program is a rewarding experience.

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

Most municipalities set Halloween trick-or-treating hours

When will the ghosts and goblins be out?

Find below a list of the trick or treating hours for communities in southern Wisconsin:

Oct. 31