That flock of robins in downtown Janesville, prompting a Gazette story, raised my hopes for spring, even if those thoughts were misguided.
FX is airing a miniseries re-creating the notorious trial of O.J. Simpson. The 2-decade-old case shines a spotlight on two current issues.
Anyone who drives in Janesville probably has a despised intersection or two. Greg Peck has three.
This week on Xtra Points: The lackluster Super Bowl, the WIAA postseason and the Milwaukee Bucks' looming trade deadline.
Eric and John recap their Klawitter-saga coverage, preview the Super Bowl and break down the Badgers.
Eric and John reflect on WCLO broadcaster Al Fagerli's retirement as well as the Packers' season, Badgers basketball and Thursday's crosstown boys hoops matchup.
Among GazetteXtra's most-read stories from 2015: A bank robbery, some NFL trash talk and a mysterious roar 'round Wisconsin.
Dave previews this weekend's Sprint Unlimited race, the first race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season.
Recap of last weekend's Rolex 24 at Daytona; Honda extends IndyCar deal; Ganassi signs Chilton; Tony Stewart hospitalized.
The racing season opens with the Rolex 24 at Daytona this weekend; Kurt Busch is interested in Indy 500 ride; Travis Kvapil returns for a full season in the Truck Series.
Drywall stilts can cost hundreds of dollars and require circus-performer DNA to wear. But this DIY pair can offer a few extra inches for just $6, DIYer Andy Reuter writes.
As an apartment renter, Andy longed for the day that he had the authority to fix his own appliances. That day came recently when his dryer stopped spinning.
Installing a wood floor is intimidating on its own. But what if you had to make the planks, too?
"Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain" is the first main entry in the series to sidestep the franchise's enthralling story, but that's OK, columnist Jake Magee writes.
Delays are a common part of the video game industry, but Comcept's third delay of the long-anticipated "Mighty No. 9" is something fans shouldn't tolerate, columnist Jake Magee writes.
Telltale Games has created successful episodic games based on plenty of popular franchises. Here are some other series the developer could tackle, columnist Jake Magee writes.
No recent blog activity within the previous 91 days
John urges you to take part in the February 16 primary election, which he considers significant for the state of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin has played an important and continuing role in the development of the Hubble space telescope. In his second video about the Hubble, Glen Loyd focuses on the beauty of the universe revealed by the telescope.
As the world celebrates the Hubble telescope's 25th year in space, Glen Loyd looks back at the satellite's namesake, an astronomer who started his career in Williams Bay.
As a Mississippi tributary, the Rock River overflowed in recent weeks adding to the St Louis flooding. In this week's video from Glen Loyd, you can see the Rock's frozen high-water mark.
"Donald Trump as Jar Jar Binks, amusing at first, but ultimately annoying once you actually listen to his word salad gibberish."
Botanical gardens originated from European medieval “physics gardens” where herbs were grown for medicinal use.
Here's some tips for keeping your chickens warm in the winter.
Ever wonder how to tell if eggs are getting old? A very simple old time way is to put them in water.