• By Steve Knox
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There’s been plenty of talk and excitement about downtown Janesville. Reimagining what our center city will be is great! The future is wonderful but starting Saturday it will be awesome on Main Street as the Janesville Farmers Market makes its 2018 debut!

  • By John W. Eyster
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Monday was John Fitzgerald Kennedy (JFK)'s 100th birthday! My reflections were enriched by the fact that I was studying and living in Washington, DC during JFK's presidency from January 20, 1961 through his assassination on November 22, 1963 and funeral.

  • By John W. Eyster
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Meaningful opportunity to share conversation with Milton High School seniors who participated on the 8th annual Discovering Democracy field study in Washington, DC as they present their portfolios and research papers from 7-9 p.m. this Thursday (5/25) in the Library at Milton High School! I …

  • By John W. Eyster
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Take confidence in our future!  I've frequently expressed my concern that the spotlight focuses on youth who are having problems with life.  I want to shine the spotlight on young citizens who are healthy persons maturing to healthy adulthood as U.S. citizens.  Within the last month, I've ha…

  • By John W. Eyster
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Parker High School in Janesville was added to the prestigious “America's Most Challenging High Schools” published by the Washington Post and developed by Jay Mathews this year!  As Jay reports in his feature article about the list announcing in his feature article, “America's Most Challengin…

  • By Steve Knox
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Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat were on the front page of my home and mobile devices. A typical wake-up included scrolling down my newsfeed, clicking on news stories or viewing friend photos—THEN grabbing the paper or turning on the tube for my morning news fix. It was a routine, y…

  • By John W. Eyster
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Very disappointed by the undermining of our American democracy by Republican candidate for U.S. President, Donald Trump, repeated again last night during the Presidential Debate.  I've read, studied, watched the 2016 Presidential Campaign with amazement and disappointment in both candidates.…

  • By Steve Knox
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Each time I drive up Centerway hill with my kiddos they're used to me turning left on Eisenhower Avenue instead of jumping directly onto Milton Avenue. They know the reason. It's about a neighborhood. While I didn't grow up on Eisenhower I learned about the fabric of a neighborhood through t…