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Our Views: Legislators should stay out of UW classrooms
Sen. Steve Nass has twisted the Wisconsin Idea by using his authority as a legislator to try to micromanage classroom curriculum.
Our Views: Don’t support unscrupulous pet sellers
Our Views: Don’t support unscrupulous pet sellers
Before buying a pet, do yourself a favor, do the animal a favor and do some research.
Thumbs Up/Down for Tuesday, July 5
Thumbs Up/Down for Tuesday, July 5
Thumbs Up to BTC's mini police academy, the Rev. Karampatsos and Freedom Fest; Thumbs Down to IRS scammers and tensions at Janesville City Hall.
Our Views: Situation wanted: More dedicated poll workers in city of Janesville
Our Views: Situation wanted: More dedicated poll workers in city of Janesville
City Clerk-Treasurer David Godek argues long hours, not pay, is the real issue. As clerk, Godek should be best tapped into the root of the problem and desires of workers.
Our Views: La Prairie right to value land over developer dollars
Our Views: La Prairie right to value land over developer dollars
Given that a glacier deposited some of the best topsoil in the world here on the Rock Prairie some 22,000 years ago, it would be a shame to pave over it.
Our Views: Why all the hoopla in two campaigns for courthouse jobs?

A drumbeat of calls to The Gazette's anonymous Sound Off line started after four Democratic candidates announced plans to run for two Rock County Courthouse offices.

Primary elections for county clerk and register of deeds are still six weeks...

Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, June 27
Thumbs Up/Down for Monday, June 27
Thumbs Up to new humane society kennels, a voter registration drive and a behavioral health clinic's expansion; Thumbs Down to lack of transparency on prison records.
Our Views: Contentious process makes $87 million plan no sure bet in Milton School District
Our Views: Contentious process makes $87 million plan no sure bet in Milton School District
The biggest hurdle FACT and other referendum advocates must overcome is trust. Controversies have pockmarked planning and eroded confidence.
Our Views: Help save 911 calls and dispatch, police time for real emergencies
Our Views: Help save 911 calls and dispatch, police time for real emergencies
What can be done to reduce such calls? Plenty. First and perhaps most important, don’t let your kid play with your cellphone.
Our Views: GM finalists boosting hopes for redevelopment in Janesville
Our Views: GM finalists boosting hopes for redevelopment in Janesville
The city is justified in planning an overlay zoning district that would require city approval of plans and encourage and discourage certain uses.