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Thumbs Up/Down for Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Thumbs Up to the MacDowell Music Club's Organ Crawl, to a tough bond for Phillip Zadurski and to bringing Jack Hanna to Whitewater; Thumbs Down to snowmobiling deaths in Wisconsin.
Our Views: New name Humane society of Southern Wisconsin is logical next step forward
The former name, Rock County Humane Society, led many people to incorrectly believe the shelter was part of county government and got partial tax funding.
Our Views: Vote Tuesday, but please do so as informed citizen
While voting is a civic duty, it’s an even greater civic responsibility to vote as an informed citizen. So please, if you haven’t done so, spend time learning the candidates and issues.
Our Views: Kevin Murray, Bill Sodemann, Diane Eyers earn nods for Janesville School Board
Kevin Murray and Bill Sodemann deserve election to their fourth three-year terms. Newcomer Diane Eyers merits your support, as well.
Editor's Views: Shifting emphasis of news could attract, shake up readers
If we hope to attract younger people and make them loyal customers, we might have to shift the balance toward what they consider interesting and important.
Our Views: Jim Farrell, Matt Kealy, Mark Bobzien are best picks for Janesville City Council
Farrell and Kealy have served us well in their first two-year terms and deserve re-election.
Our Views: Parkview School District plan deserves to pass
No simple solution can solve Parkview’s facility and financial shortcomings. But improving schools is a smart investment.
Our Views: School districts wise to re-evaluate use of restraint, seclusion
It's good to learn that a new state law requiring annual reports are leading some school districts to change policies and strive to reduce restraint and seclusion numbers.
Our Views: Rock County is rich in water, but we must not take it for granted
Plentiful water is one more reason Rock County is a great place to live, work and raise families. Nevertheless, it’s wise to conserve water and reduce pollutants.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, March 24, 2014
Thumbs Up to teaching kindness at Harrison Elementary School, the Southern WI Professional Women's Group and Rock County Communications Center tweets; Thumbs Down to ignoring terrace trash.