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Our Views: Vote for Judge James Daley, constitutional change to reduce Supreme Court rancor
Judge Daley credits his military experience for teaching him how to work with diverse groups of people, treat them with respect and disagree without being disagreeable.
Our Views: Anissa Welch is best fit to lead Milton as next mayor
Anissa Welch is well-spoken, personable and intelligent. As mayor, she would be a great ambassador for Milton.
Thumbs Up/Down, March 30: Crime map, dorm, high schools
Thumbs Up/Down, March 30: Crime map, dorm, high schools
Thumbs up to Janesville's crime-tracking map, Milton High's Discovering Democracy, a dorm at UW-Rock County and Craig High's broadcast show.
Our Views: Two differing TIF projects should boost Janesville's future
Our Views: Two differing TIF projects should boost Janesville's future
Critics call such incentives corporate welfare. Instead, Economic Development Director Gale Price’s memos introducing both projects accurately summarize TIF funding.
Our Views: Janesville School District's revised health plan pumps new life into budget outlook
Credit a school board benefits committee chaired by David DiStefano, along with Mary Ann Kahl and other district administrators and Associated Financial Group consultants.
Our Views: SWAG’s new plans deal fresh blow to Rock County
We hoped SWAG would find a spot elsewhere in Rock County, where agriculture has long been an economic backbone and remains crucial to today’s economy.
Our Views: Decisive votes on fire station are telling
For a main fire station designed to serve the city for at least 50 years, planners struck a reasonable balance between costs and needs.
Our Views: Ease pain during freeway construction for local businesses
Our Views: Ease pain during freeway construction for local businesses
Janesville t afford the lost paychecks and empty buildings that might result from 11 months without these crucial intersections.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, March 23, 2015
Thumbs Up to the Grainger Foundation, banning plastic microbeads and "Leprechaun" Tom Kennedy; Thumbs Down to leaving litter lie.
Our Views: Janesville School Board takes prudent step on international program
The school board gave Karen Schulte two primary goals—boost enrollment and revenue. Given the time and staff, the international program could accomplish both.