Thumbs down to Cyber Monday. Feel free today to buy from Amazon and other e-commerce websites without any local ties—but then don’t complain about a lack of brick-and-mortar retail options in Janesville. Shopko became the latest Janesville retailer to succumb to the pressures of online retai…
We don't blame Milton for wanting to avoid negative publicity. Unfortunately, Milton has made protecting its image a higher priority than confronting antisemitism.
The disorderly conduct case against a Janesville man claiming police violated his First Amendment rights shows the importance in making distinctions between protected and unprotected speech.
Janesville Superintendent Steve Pophal might consider adding "stop the slide in the school district's state report card scores" to the ambitious list of "promises" he unveiled two years ago.
Local officials should require campaigns to sign contracts ahead of their visits, promising to reimburse local governments for any incurred expenses.
Monday could be one those days that help determine the course of Janesville’s future. The city council will consider approving a recommendation to anoint the Janesville Mall as the preferred location for a $33 million indoor sports complex, giving city officials the OK to pursue negotiations…
Law enforcement agencies love their tools, and the latest addition to the Janesville police toolbox is a surveillance system called Ring.
Before Janesville can reap the benefits of an indoor sports complex, city officials must figure out how to pay for its construction.
Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson could soon find himself a key figure in the impeachment inquiry over President Trump’s dealings with Ukrainian officials, creating a possible conflict of interest for Johnson should the Senate need to hold an impeachment trial.
To be blunt, this project is headed for approval, and there is little residents or the town board can do about it.
Most local legislators were skeptical of The Gazette Editorial Board proposal to place habitual drunken drivers under state Department of Health supervision, while equipping them with alcohol sensing devices to monitor their sobriety.
A bullying incident at Parker High School has reignited passions among some people calling for the Janesville City Council to adopt an anti-bullying ordinance.
The Milton School District claims its decision last week not to say anything more about a group of students forming an "offensive symbol" is about protecting student confidentiality. But we doubt student confidentiality is the real issue here.
Three words explain our eagerness to bring to fruition plans to build a new stadium for the Beloit Snappers: no public financing.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue discovered during his trip to the dairy state Tuesday that many people don't like being told the obvious, especially by a member of the Trump administration.
The Rock County Board tabled last week a resolution to study whether the county should get out of the nursing home business. What's the board so afraid of?
Health officials say even if the match is imperfect, the vaccination still provides some benefits and can make the illness less severe among those who get the shot.
The proposal to build housing for migrant workers at Seneca Foods in Janesville has revealed among some residents an unfortunate lack of understanding.
The final straw for us was the July conviction of Nathan L. Leopold for killing David P. Leck, 70, in a head-on crash in 2017. That’s the second time Leopold, a Janesville man, killed somebody while driving under the influence. In 2002, he killed a 28-year-old woman jogging along the side of…