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Opinion Matters

With Gazette Opinion Editor Greg Peck
Greg Peck: What stores does Janesville need most?
Residents are speculating about what stores might fill the former JCPenney's spot in the mall and the Kmart building in Janesville. What stores would you like to see?
Greg Peck: Little Free Library greets Gazette customers
Visitors to The Gazette offices downtown are being greeted by a newcomer—our own Little Free Library. Here's what it's all about.
Greg Peck: Is World Series on your radar?
Are you a baseball fan? A casual fan? How much of the World Series do you plan to watch?

Word Badger

Digging into words we use and how we use them with Gazette reporter Frank Schultz
Word Badger: Cop talk, 10-4
The world of law enforcement is full of jargon.
Word Badger: Good words from the Guard
The National Guard recently posted some interesting advice for soldiers.
Word Badger: School defines ways of behaving badly
A local school on Wednesday posted on Twitter definitions of rude behavior, mean behavior and bullying.

Xtra Points

Local sports talk with the Gazette sports staff
Xtra Points: Jaguars win puts Raiders on notice
Xtra Points: Jaguars win puts Raiders on notice
At 0-6, the Oakland Raiders are the last NFL team to win a game this season.
Xtra Points: To kick or not to kick?
Xtra Points: To kick or not to kick?
The tweeting public seemed upset by Mike McCarthy's decision to kick a field goal late in the fourth quarter Sunday, but the three points turned out to be the winning margin.
Xtra Points: Bridgewater era off and running
Xtra Points: Bridgewater era off and running
Teddy Bridgewater led the charge for the Minnesota Vikings in their 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.

The Web Desk

Behind the scenes of GazetteXtra with digital content coordinators Andrew Reuter and Dave von Falkenstein
Best of The Gazette: Haunts, a cemetery and a rare orchid
Best of The Gazette: Haunts, a cemetery and a rare orchid
Horrifying haunted houses, a city-owned cemetery's fate and a local group's conservation efforts are the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: FoodShare, fall and violin practice
Best of The Gazette: FoodShare, fall and violin practice
A look at FoodShare, leaf-peeping advice and an unconventional argument against Common Core are the subjects of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.
Best of The Gazette: Mars, sex offenders and barrel whiskey
Best of The Gazette: Mars, sex offenders and barrel whiskey
A local manufacturer, sex offender residency limits and a new downtown bar are the topics of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so.

PopCon: The Popular Conversation

Entertainment talk with Gazette staffers Andrew Beaumont, Andrew Reuter, Dave von Falkenstein and Shawn Sensiba
PopCon: When it comes to U2, haters gonna hate
PopCon: When it comes to U2, haters gonna hate
Upon the release of U2's new album through Apple's iTunes program, the backlash has been severe, though quite unnecessary.