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Greg Peck: How will you spend your tax refund?
The tax deadline has passed, and for many filers, the waiting for those tax refunds begins. What will you spend yours on?
Greg Peck: Speeches set about "Death Beyond the Willows"
I've scheduled three events where I'll be talking about my newly revised nonfiction book, “Death Beyond the Willows.”
Greg Peck: Something's "Brewing" in Milwaukee
The Milwaukee Brewers are off to a remarkable start to their 2014 season. Can they keep it up? Is this team that good, or will the long season eventually take its toll?
Word Badger: Lost in the techno-fog? Me too
Word Badger: Lost in the techno-fog? Me too
Cellphone apps and sexting are new terms with which we grapple.
Contemplating "awesome"
Word Badger takes a look at one of those words that is so over-used that it has lost its meaning.
Xtra Points: UW-Whitewater makes second straight Final Four
The UW-Whitewater women's basketball team returns to the Final Four on Friday night for the second year in a row.
Xtra Points: Warhawk men talk Final Four
Xtra Points: Warhawk men talk Final Four
What's better than one Final Four? How about two?The UW-Whitewater men's and women's basketball programs are both heading to the NCAA Division III Final Four this weekend, an impressive feat to be sure.
Xtra Points: What will you do with your Braun gear?
Xtra Points: What will you do with your Braun gear?
With the MLB season right around the corner, how will you treat Braun, and any gear of his you might own, as he returns from his suspension?
Best of The Gazette: Labor, vandals and a first for Janesville
Best of The Gazette: Labor, vandals and a first for Janesville
The rebounding construction industry, bullet holes discovered in a local cross and the first Chinese student to go to class in the Janesville school district make up the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: Pipes, produce and a tough loss
Best of The Gazette: Pipes, produce and a tough loss
A long winter for water workers, a spike in vegetable prices and the scene at a local tavern during the Badgers' loss make up the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: Frost, beer and five landscaping tricks
Best of The Gazette: Frost, beer and five landscaping tricks
The gradual onset of warmer weather, a new book about the Midwest's best breweries and five landscaping tricks for beginners are the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.

Community Blogs

John W. Eyster: How much paid vacation is too much?
John W. Eyster: How much paid vacation is too much?
Is nine months of paid vacation too much for state legislators? Blogger John W. Eyster thinks so.
John W. Eyster: Spring election for April Fool's Day?
John W. Eyster: Spring election for April Fool's Day?
Have YOU noted the embarrassing reports projecting VOTER TURNOUT for our WI SPRING ELECTION DAY tomorrow (April 1, 2014)? Believe it or not – the projection is 12%!
John W. Eyster: Changed chemo pill bill better than none
John W. Eyster: Changed chemo pill bill better than none
A modified version of bill that could help cancer patients is likely to pass the Senate during its last floor session this year, blogger John W. Eyster writes. But beware: That day is April 1.
Steve Knox: Cross shooting disgusting, dangerous
Steve Knox: Cross shooting disgusting, dangerous
Evidence suggests that New Life Assembly of God's 60-foot cross in Janesville was shot at sometime over the winter, police report. The news is head-shaking, Gazette blogger Steve Knox writes.
Steve Knox: Beware the line between news, opinion
Steve Knox: Beware the line between news, opinion
The line between news and opinion isn't always clear on social media community pages, community blogger Steve Knox writes.
Steve Knox: A note to parents who dawdle during drop-off
Steve Knox: A note to parents who dawdle during drop-off
Community blogger Steve Knox is sick of seeing parents break the rules during drop-off and pick-up times at school. Are these parents teaching their children to be entitled?
Glen Loyd Videos: Mother Nature's Jewel Box
Glen Loyd Videos: Mother Nature's Jewel Box
Every year the Badger Rock Club holds a show in Monroe. The club's official name is Badger Lipidary and Geological Society. It's dedicated to earth science study for children, adults and families.
Glen Loyd Videos: Pelicans return to Rock River
Glen Loyd Videos: Pelicans return to Rock River
As pelicans return to the Rock River, Glen Loyd revisits a video he produced about the birds in 2012.
Glen Loyd Videos: Striking images of Grand Canyon
Glen Loyd Videos: Striking images of Grand Canyon
Video blogger Glen Loyd offers a preview of Arizona and the Grand Canyon for those itching to head west on vacation this summer.

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Janice Peterson: How to make gardening fun for kids
Janice Peterson: How to make gardening fun for kids
It's great to get children interested in gardening at a young age, blogger Janice Peterson writes. As planting season is almost upon us, here are a few of her favorite fun plants to grow with youngsters.
Janice Peterson: Five useful landscaping tricks for beginners
Janice Peterson: Five useful landscaping tricks for beginners
Gazette blogger Janice Peterson offers five landscaping tips that should help even the greenest gardener.
Janice Peterson: Snow critical for protecting perennials
Janice Peterson: Snow critical for protecting perennials
With all of the snow we've had this winter, garden blogger Janice Peterson is feeling very hopeful about her perennials.