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Our Views: Research grant offers great news for Janesville residents hoping to kick tobacco
Using randomly selected free options, the center will provide some patients with nicotine patches or lozenges. Others will get one of these and counseling.
Our Views: Two golf courses add to allure of Janesville
Even if you don't enjoy chasing little white balls, you should appreciate that the courses add green space and beauty to this City of Parks.
Our Views: Avoid repeat problems and remove tower at Rock County Courthouse now
Repair options, including those that would place a new roof over the tower to reduce weather damage, range from $451,000 to almost $1 million.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, July 14, 2014
Thumbs Up to Christmas in July bell ringers and donors and to a dog park in Edgerton; Thumbs Down to cronyism at the state Capitol and to bad driving habits.
Our Views: Was Milton School District's hiring of Jerry Schuetz reasonable move?
Plucking Schuetz, the city administrator, from City Hall for that tidy sum was bound to trigger questions.
Our Views: City of Janesville should collaborate to care for homeless men
Reporter Neil Johnson revisited the homeless issue with a story Monday that revealed a gap in summer services for men living on Janesville’s streets.
Our Views: Prudent investments could encourage workers to bicycle
If prudent investments encourage more workers to pedal to jobs, it will reduce pollution and benefit fitness.
Our Views: Milton’s new offices suggest professional, progressive city
Milton did this project right. It can’t be argued—as some in Janesville are over the new bus garage—that Milton built a Taj Mahal.
Our Views: Momentum might be building toward makeover for downtown Janesville
Monday’s agreement to buy a downtown office building clears the way for another significant change. These are incremental steps and sensible public investments.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, July 7, 2014
Thumbs Up to creative summer school programs, the Krazy Color Couch to 5K program and analyzing Wisconsin's heroin problem; Thumbs Down to robocall and lottery scams.