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Our Views: Janesville's new Central Fire Station serves function over frills
Our Views: Janesville's new Central Fire Station serves function over frills
Being on a gateway to downtown, the new station serves as a showcase to prospective businesses that Janesville values first-class services.
Thumbs up/Down for Tuesday, May 31
Thumbs up/Down for Tuesday, May 31
Thumbs Down to do-gooders trying to save infant creatures, to Sam Liebert and Jens Jorgensen and to leaving grass clippings in streets; Thumbs up to Morning Rotary Club.
Our Views: Railroad plan raises fears, prospects in Rock County
Our Views: Railroad plan raises fears, prospects in Rock County
Moving goods using steel wheels on steel rails is more efficient and safer than rubber on asphalt.
Our Views: Give youths chances to learn costs of war
Our Views: Give youths chances to learn costs of war
As old age shrinks ranks of veterans, children lack chances to learn from those who served and survived. This weekend, parents have opportunities to change that.
Our Views: Racial makeup of juries in Rock County is issue worth exploring
Our Views: Racial makeup of juries in Rock County is issue worth exploring
No one's suggesting deliberate discrimination in Rock County, but concerns about fairness and the constitutional right to a jury by one's peers arose at a recent local trial.
Our Views: Ambulance runs by Janesville Fire Department appear to benefit city coffers, patients
Our Views: Ambulance runs by Janesville Fire Department appear to benefit city coffers, patients
While the revenue is good, the department needs to examine runs over more than just a few months to calculate wear and tear on ambulances and personnel.
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, May 23
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, May 23
Thumbs Up to Camp Indian Trails projects, authors Jessi Salimes and Emma Bussan and to The Octones; Thumbs down to delaying payments on state debt.
Our Views: A mixed legacy for Janesville School District Superintendent Karen Schulte
Our Views: A mixed legacy for Janesville School District Superintendent Karen Schulte
Residents should realize that much criticism of Schulte could be fueled by unions that despise her.
Our Views: Income study suggests challenges in Janesville-Beloit region
Our Views: Income study suggests challenges in Janesville-Beloit region
The study showed that fewer people are in the upper-income bracket compared to 1999 and that Janesville and Beloit have a growing percentage of low-income residents.
Our Views: State must get serious about fighting deer disease
Our Views: State must get serious about fighting deer disease
Sorry, governor, but your plans are too little and may be too late.