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We the People

Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. Politics and civil commentary with community blogger John Eyster
John W. Eyster: Dysfunctional public policies created in budget
John believes many of the provisions in the state budget will create dysfunctional public policies.
John W. Eyster: Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty
John W. Eyster: Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty
John celebrates the 239th anniversary for the Declaration of Independence as well as the sixth anniversary of his column, "We the People."
John W. Eyster: Discover Democracy at Milton event
John W. Eyster: Discover Democracy at Milton event
The Discovering Democracy research fair offers a special opportunity for the Milton community to learn more about significant public policy issues, community columnist John W. Eyster writes.

Glen Loyd Videos

With community blogger Glen Loyd
Glen Loyd Videos: Crows vs. rabbit fight back in the news
Glen Loyd Videos: Crows vs. rabbit fight back in the news
Part one of this double feature revisits a Janesville crow attack on a mother rabbit and her babies. Part two offers an update on an eagle family east of Madison.
Glen Loyd Videos: Eagles, cranes and water lilies
Glen Loyd Videos: Eagles, cranes and water lilies
Eagle fledglings, sandhill cranes and water lilies were among the highlights of Glen Loyd's outdoor adventures this week.
Glen Loyd Videos: Eagle family yields new discovery
Glen Loyd Videos: Eagle family yields new discovery
Videographer Glen Loyd makes a surprise discovery while documenting the life of an eagle family.

Truly blessed

ALS patient James Martin shares his journey
James Martin: On not knowing what you're really talking about
James Martin: On not knowing what you're really talking about
Writer James Martin thought he was talking to his fifth-grade daughter about Native Americans. But he was wrong, he soon learned.

Green Side Up

Garden talk with Gazette community blogger Janice Peterson
Janice Peterson: Why you should go to the home garden tour
Janice Peterson: Why you should go to the home garden tour
Garden columnist Janice Peterson is excited—and on edge—about being on the 2015 Rotary Botanical Gardens Home Garden Tour.
Janice Peterson: Air edging, the easy way to tidy your garden
Janice Peterson: Air edging, the easy way to tidy your garden
One of Janice Peterson's favorite tasks this time of year is edging her flower and shrub beds. This activity makes your yard look nice—and can make you feel nice, too.
Janice Peterson: Seeds, sales and an Impatiens warning
Janice Peterson: Seeds, sales and an Impatiens warning
Do you start your own seeds? Do you like saving cash on plants? Did you grow Impatiens last year? If you answered "Yes" to any of those questions, then this column is for you.

Ask a Poultry Farmer

Advice from a man with sixty years of experience with chickens, turkeys and waterfowl. With community blogger Dale Wheelock.
Ask a Poultry Farmer: How to find birds for the dinner table
Ask a Poultry Farmer: How to find birds for the dinner table
Heading for the farmers market in search of poultry? Here are some buying tips from longtime bird farmer Dale Wheelock.
Ask a Poultry Farmer: I ordered chicks. Now what?
Ask a Poultry Farmer: I ordered chicks. Now what?
Here are five steps to take when preparing for your baby birds.