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Our Views: Drivers need in-your-face reminders

Imagine driving along a road when you pass the spot where Sarah Enders, 22, died May 9 last year.

On any other day, you'd zip by this site in Walworth County east of Elkhorn without giving it a thought. But today is different. For the first...

Our Views: Blue Lives Matter bill takes wrong approach
As hate crime legislation, Blue Lives Matter bills only serve to reinforce divisions between officers and residents.
Our Views: Beloit Ironworks offers Janesville inspiration
It’s not naive to hope for a group of smaller manufacturers to move into the GM plant site and gradually expand.
Thumps Up/Down for Monday, July 18

Thumbs up to Pokemon. A new game, played on smartphones, has drawn gamers out of their digital dens into the sunlight. They can be spotted roaming Janesville and visiting all sorts of spots, including Rotary Gardens where more than 40 “Pokemon...

Our Views: Levy limits stalk Janesville's services
While the simplicity of a tax freeze is appealing, the policy amounts to taking a hammer to budgets best managed with needle and thread.
Our Views: Legislators should stay out of UW classrooms
Sen. Steve Nass has twisted the Wisconsin Idea by using his authority as a legislator to try to micromanage classroom curriculum.
Our Views: Don’t support unscrupulous pet sellers
Our Views: Don’t support unscrupulous pet sellers
Before buying a pet, do yourself a favor, do the animal a favor and do some research.
Thumbs Up/Down for Tuesday, July 5
Thumbs Up/Down for Tuesday, July 5
Thumbs Up to BTC's mini police academy, the Rev. Karampatsos and Freedom Fest; Thumbs Down to IRS scammers and tensions at Janesville City Hall.
Our Views: Situation wanted: More dedicated poll workers in city of Janesville
Our Views: Situation wanted: More dedicated poll workers in city of Janesville
City Clerk-Treasurer David Godek argues long hours, not pay, is the real issue. As clerk, Godek should be best tapped into the root of the problem and desires of workers.
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.