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Our Views: La Prairie right to value land over developer dollars
Our Views: La Prairie right to value land over developer dollars
Given that a glacier deposited some of the best topsoil in the world here on the Rock Prairie some 22,000 years ago, it would be a shame to pave over it.
Our Views: Why all the hoopla in two campaigns for courthouse jobs?

A drumbeat of calls to The Gazette's anonymous Sound Off line started after four Democratic candidates announced plans to run for two Rock County Courthouse offices.

Primary elections for county clerk and register of deeds are still six weeks...

Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, June 27
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, June 27
Thumbs Up to new humane society kennels, a voter registration drive and a behavioral health clinic's expansion; Thumbs Down to lack of transparency on prison records.
Our Views: Contentious process makes $87 million plan no sure bet in Milton School District
Our Views: Contentious process makes $87 million plan no sure bet in Milton School District
The biggest hurdle FACT and other referendum advocates must overcome is trust. Controversies have pockmarked planning and eroded confidence.
Our Views: Help save 911 calls and dispatch, police time for real emergencies
Our Views: Help save 911 calls and dispatch, police time for real emergencies
What can be done to reduce such calls? Plenty. First and perhaps most important, don’t let your kid play with your cellphone.
Our Views: GM finalists boosting hopes for redevelopment in Janesville
Our Views: GM finalists boosting hopes for redevelopment in Janesville
The city is justified in planning an overlay zoning district that would require city approval of plans and encourage and discourage certain uses.
Our Views: Safe city of Janesville is getting even safer
Our Views: Safe city of Janesville is getting even safer
Less crime is crucial as Janesville rebuilds its economy after the General Motors plant closed in 2008.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, June 20
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, June 20
Thumbs Down to Parker's graduation outdoors; Thumbs Up to Alita and Michael Dorn, Rock County's Ice Age Trail chapter, new HealthNet services.
Our Views: Shoddy oversight raises concerns in Craig embezzlement
Our Views: Shoddy oversight raises concerns in Craig embezzlement
Frustrated Janesville School District residents are right to wonder what took so long.
Our Views: Secrecy behind UW budget approval lacks educated view
Do UW regents—now controlled by Gov. Scott Walker appointees—care about the people they serve? Obviously not.