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Opinion Matters

With Gazette Opinion Editor Greg Peck
Greg Peck: Already sensing signs of autumn
Autumn is perhaps my favorite season, but that doesn’t mean I’m ready to face what comes afterward. However, I’m already seeing the signs of fall.
Greg Peck: Considering cancer and ALS
While ALS is raising boatloads of cash through its “Ice Bucket Challenge,” cancer seems to be affecting more and more people I know these days.
Greg Peck: Spammers irritating, relentless
Those email spammers are nothing if not persistent. They consume part of my every work day.

Word Badger

Digging into words we use and how we use them with Gazette reporter Frank Schultz
Word Badger: Good words from the Guard
The National Guard recently posted some interesting advice for soldiers.
Word Badger: School defines ways of behaving badly
A local school on Wednesday posted on Twitter definitions of rude behavior, mean behavior and bullying.
Word Badger: 'Style' can drive you buggy
What's the correct way to write? It depends.

Xtra Points

Local sports talk with the Gazette sports staff
Watch as we preview HS football's week 1
Watch as we preview HS football's week 1
Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt and sports reporter John Barry break down this week's matchups and the upcoming season in high school football.
Xtra Points: An English Premier League primer
Xtra Points: An English Premier League primer
Six-word previews for all 20 teams in the Premier League, plus relegation and Champions League predictions.
Xtra Points: Pavelski stops at Jets camp
San Jose Sharks star Joe Pavelski, a part owner in the Janesville Jets, was in town this week.

The Web Desk

Behind the scenes of GazetteXtra with digital content coordinators Andrew Reuter and Dave von Falkenstein
Best of The Gazette: A virus, steaks and miles of corn
Best of The Gazette: A virus, steaks and miles of corn
A fish disease, an area supper club and an "Impossible" corn maze are the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: Football, motors and a violent summer
Best of The Gazette: Football, motors and a violent summer
Big Eight football predictions, trolling motor tips and a look at a bloody summer for Beloit are the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: Speeders, strikers and the Interstate
Best of The Gazette: Speeders, strikers and the Interstate
A dip in speeding tickets, a modern take on 1800s baseball and paying for I-90/39 are the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.