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With Gazette Opinion Editor Greg Peck
Greg Peck: Why not set up adopt-a-river program in Janesville?
Around Wisconsin, groups adopt highways for cleanups. Milwaukee is adapting that idea to help keep its rivers cleaner. Maybe Janesville should do the same.
Greg Peck: My tactical error at Janesville Farmers Market
Greg Peck: My tactical error at Janesville Farmers Market
My wife and I were delighted to return to Main Street for a new season of the Janesville Farmers Market on Saturday. Except I made a tactical error.
Greg Peck: Frankie Avalon show was good fun
Greg Peck: Frankie Avalon show was good fun
Another famous musician, Frankie Avalon, put on a good show Saturday night at the Janesville Performing Arts Center.
Greg Peck: Most rummage sales signs in city violate a Janesville ordinance
This is rummage sale season. You know it from those “signs, signs, everywhere a sign.”
Greg Peck: Wisconsin city takes a stand against bullies
Bullying continues to be a problem in our society, so Shawano is taking a bold step in this ongoing battle.
Greg Peck: Are you among the 60% who grill out year-round?
My wife and I are among the 60% of Americans who use their grills all year. Are you among them, too?
Greg Peck: Mother Nature exercises her will with baby birds
We tried to do the right thing with a purple finch who built her nest under one of our kitchen windows. But I don't think her babies survived.
Greg Peck: Remembering when one of Wisconsin's 10 deadliest tornadoes hit Rock County
I was surprised to recently find a website naming Rock County as suffering one of Wisconsin's “10 deadliest tornadoes.” Here's the story.
Greg Peck: Recycling those old housing materials
With workers installing new windows in our home this week, one question arose: What do we want to do with the old windows?
Greg Peck: Dealing with disruption of home improvement
This week, a crew is installing new windows in our house. The work reminds me how disruptive a home improvement project can be.