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Your Views: Rock County can do more to reduce incarceration levels

A recent editorial (“Outsiders get region's story wrong again,” Thursday) pushing back against clichéd, bleak portrayals of Rock County dives into the Vera Institute of Justice's jail incarceration data to make a worthwhile...

Edward L. Mecum, Rockford, IL
Edward L. Mecum, Rockford, IL
September 18, 1932 - December 9, 2017
Beverly Ann Kraus, Whitewater, WI
Beverly Ann Kraus, Whitewater, WI
December 20, 1939 - December 8, 2017
Our Views: Outsiders part of theme in homicides
A common thread in Janesville's two homicides this year is suspects who aren't from Janesville.
Ralph Chester McNeely, Sharon, WI
July 31, 1943 - December 8, 2017
Your Views: Learn how to provide mental health first aid
Milton mother hopes others can get treatment four years after son's overdose
Milton mother hopes others can get treatment four years after son's overdose
Surviving an overdose significantly increases the chances of early death.
Death notices for Dec. 11, 2017
Mauermann piling up points, awards for UW women's hockey
Mauermann piling up points, awards for UW women's hockey
Janesville native continues strong play for University of Wisconsin women's hockey team to win WCHA weekly, monthly awards
Public record for Dec. 11, 2017

News

Rock County dog shot in the snout
Community Action hosts STI clinic
Community Action will host a free Get Yourself Tested event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Merrill Community Center, 1428 Wisconsin Ave., Beloit.
Minister celebrates 50th anniversary
Three take out election papers for Janesville School Board
Monterey Dam removal petitions could delay bids

Sports

A league all their own
Boys basketball roundup: Parkview, Turner pick up road wins
Rodgers' return not a done deal
Mauermann piling up points, awards for UW women's hockey
Packers stun Browns 27-21 in OT

Opinion

Our Views: Outsiders part of theme in homicides
Your Views: Rock County can do more to reduce incarceration levels
Your Views: GOP tax plan could trigger huge cuts to social programs
Your Views: Learn how to provide mental health first aid
Walters: Schimel touts his conservative credentials in re-election bid

Living

20Q: Catching up with psychic Mary Summerbell
Restaurant review: Villa Dolce is an Italian powerhouse
BJSO to perform holiday concerts in Janesville, Beloit
Where to find live local entertainment from Dec. 7-13, 2017
Music roundup: Billy Strings plans Dec. 9 show in Stoughton

Columnists

Peck: Dreaming of a White Christmas
New youth choir builds vital skills
Press Start: 'Star Wars Battlefront II's' greed robs the fun
Schmoldt: WIAA correct on pulling shot clock
Peck: Where is Mr. Freeze?

Videos

Glen Loyd Videos: Chicago Christmas greeting
Glen Loyd Videos: Earth tones
Glen Loyd Videos: A Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving
WATCH: Students share their blessings
Glen Loyd Videos: Wisconsin's amazing dancing turkeys

Community

Death Notices for Dec. 12, 2017
Edward L. Mecum, Rockford, IL
Jessie J. Welch, Janesville, WI
Beverly Ann Kraus, Whitewater, WI
Ralph Chester McNeely, Sharon, WI