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Our Views: No simple solution for Janesville's GM plant
Our Views: No simple solution for Janesville's GM plant
Much of the plant is so old that razing rather than renovation seems likely. Even if GM walks away, many questions need answering before any reuse.
Our Views: Generosity lifting lives in Rock, Walworth counties
Sometimes, large donations greatly advance charitable efforts in our communities, and generous gifts in Rock and Walworth counties are prime examples.
Our Views: Janesville Mall renovations are welcome news
Our Views: Janesville Mall renovations are welcome news
Since that day decades ago when the Janesville Mall opened, Milton Avenue commercialism has spread north and east. Still, the mall remains a key retailing hub.
Our Views: We’re more than ready for spring
Our Views: We’re more than ready for spring
We long to see that thick snow blanket, looking like some remnant of Wisconsin’s last glacier, disappear down storm sewers.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
Thumbs Up to SSI's expansion, increasing measles vaccines and "A New Leash on Life"; Thumbs Down to ignoring the threat of HPV.
Our Views: Bold vision for reviving downtown Janesville
This isn’t the city’s first comprehensive plan. Downtown, however, stands at a crossroads, and this one cannot fail.
Our Views: Let's ensure another vicious dog attack doesn't leave heartache
Statutes allow authorities to destroy an animal that “poses an imminent threat to public health or safety.” So why were dogs in the donkey attack returned to their owner?
Our Views: License plate scanners raise new questions about privacy rights
The cameras pointed in all directions photograph every car the squad passes. They scan plates on approaching cars, those parked in driveways, at stores and schools.
Our Views: Don’t let state budget neuter authority of Natural Resources Board
For 88 years, governors have appointed volunteer citizens who set DNR policy and vote on rule changes, with legislative oversight.
Our Views: Appointment process is best method to fill Janesville City Council vacancy
Is someone who finishes fifth out of six people in the April 7 election necessarily the best person to fill a one-year vacancy? Perhaps not.