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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.
Our Views: Critics of tax report are being unfair to Diane Hendricks
Our Views: Critics of tax report are being unfair to Diane Hendricks
Critics will cast Diane Hendricks as a prime example of a “1 percenter” who doesn't pay her fair share in taxes. Those accusations overlook facts.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, June 13
Thumbs Up to use of naloxone and Cops and Bobbers event; Thumbs Down to online puppy scams and excess use of solitary confinement.
Our Views: CAMDEN project deserves support of entire community
Our Views: CAMDEN project deserves support of entire community
The playground is showing its age, but that will be corrected this year thanks to the CAMDEN Foundation, generous donors and an army of volunteers.
Our Views: Smart steps dig out of financial hole at Janesville’s landfill
Our Views: Smart steps dig out of financial hole at Janesville’s landfill
The city is striking a reasonable balance between drawing outside revenue that offsets operational costs and gobbling space too fast.