A group in Rock County is considering programs, including one in Eau Claire, to divert low-risk offenders from the criminal justice system.
No one wants to play politics with tragedy. It's reasonable to assume, however, that the planned freeway expansion could have prevented one recent crash, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
It has been months since a serious shots-fired report in the Fourth Ward—a bellwether of gang activity.
Like many ideas coming from one party or the other, this one might not be as extreme as critics claim.
Thumbs Up to students growing their own food, Focus on Energy, Rock County public servants video; Thumbs Down to allowing UW hiring secrecy.
The first pieces are coming together for the downtown Janesville revitalization puzzle, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
They're as inevitable as heat, humidity and mosquitoes. Swindlers emerge every summer, and they're already at work in Janesville, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Janesville has a long tradition of fine youth baseball but has had its lean years. Today, the city is enjoying a resurgence in quality, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Republicans and Democrats both have good ideas. Neither party should dismiss outright a proposal emerging from the other. Unfortunately, politics get in the way, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
Thumbs up to a new open-records office, the special-education picnic and Faces Never Forgotten campaign; Thumbs Down to serving alcohol to teens at graduation parties.