Our local news editor, Sid Schwartz, likens a story to a tree with many branches. We can’t possibly go down every one. We have to pick what we believe are the most important and relevant branches.
Assembly lawmakers are boasting about approving bills that would strengthen state laws. These measures, however, still must pass the Senate. Even if they do, combining these changes with current state laws is like trying to fend off the Grim Reaper with...
It might have been easy for Jay Winzenz to figure, “Let the new guy handle these projects when he gets here.” That, however, is not Winzenz.
Tuesday’s Gazette story about Janesville firefighters responding to six carbon monoxide calls the three...
When a nonprofit foundation raised $300,000 and rounded up volunteer crews to build this handicapped-accessible playground, it was innovative.
The city must factor in flooding before investing taxpayer dollars.
A $6 million dorm to house 100 students could be a great asset not only to the two-year UW-Rock County but the Janesville School District and the community.
Thumbs up to Java Joint on 8th; to agriculture ambassador Erin Daluge; and to Ringing and Bringing; Thumbs down to "Cyber Monday" scammers.
The wide majority of students who go out for sports aren't the type of kids we should worry about sitting around watching TV or playing video games all day.
Each time you spend at an online mega-retailer, however, you’re ignoring the value of local shops and workers they employ. These small stores can offer customers big advantages.
Football and shopping can be fun, but don't let these take priority over giving thanks for all your blessings.
The city of Janesville is using a $200,000 federal grant to study its downtown riverfront, and a year-round market could be a boon to redevelopment efforts.
Thumbs up to more math and science, to KANDU's Guardian Advocate Program, to getting lead paint out of old homes and to Clinton Middle School's aquaponics lab.
The news media have been called the first draft of history, and that's especially true for print newspapers.
Any council member who might bow to pressure from frustrated property owners should keep a few things in mind.