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Our Views: Small steps can buoy environment
Concerned residents might feel powerless to turn this political tide of indifference. But individuals can take small steps that collectively would help our environment.
Our Views: Paul Ryan should keep saying ‘no’ to nomination nudges
Our Views: Paul Ryan should keep saying ‘no’ to nomination nudges
If we assume Ryan aspires to run for president someday, the current GOP pickle makes this the wrong time to step forward.
Our Views: Nasty words have no place in politics or high school sports
Unfortunately, for some kids, racist attitudes start at home. So schools are left to teach kids about what is and isn’t appropriate.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, April 18
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, April 18
Thumbs Up to leaders of Boy Scout Troop 516, Janesville Velo Club and Frozen Fools, and military honor services at funerals; Thumbs Down to ignoring tornado warnings.
Our Views: Milton School Board arriving late on issue of recording meetings
Our Views: Milton School Board arriving late on issue of recording meetings
It's surprising that the district hasn't been recording them, if nothing else to support the “transparency” that these officials repeatedly professed.
Our Views: Campaign security worth the costs
Our Views: Campaign security worth the costs
Local taxpayers are right to wonder why they should pick up security costs for campaigners, whether Republican or Democrat.
Our Views: Rail line raises many questions
Our Views: Rail line raises many questions
The new route would connect to the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad line east of Milton and dissect farmland in the towns of Lima, Johnstown, Bradford and Clinton.
Our Views: Museum plans are aviation gift to Brodhead
Our Views: Museum plans are aviation gift to Brodhead
Museum visitors would boost Brodhead commerce. The museum, then, would be a lasting gift not just to aviation enthusiasts but the entire community.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, April 11
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, April 11
Thumbs Up to a new Janesville promotional video, to reopening Delavan's downtown hotel, to rejecting Menards' reuse request; Thumbs Down to roadway litterbugs.
Our Views: Another progressive step helping Janesville police deal with those with mental illness
Our Views: Another progressive step helping Janesville police deal with those with mental illness
Police Chief Dave Moore asked his officers to identify the biggest threats among those with mental illnesses in Janesville and build relationships with them.