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…
Complaints from some business owners and their customers about a parking shortage in the Janesville downtown would be more credible if the city’s own studies confirmed them.
Left to his own, Trump is likely to push the U.S. economy toward a recession. He needs to be restrained for the nation's sake, and only Congress can do it. Congress can limit the damage the Trump administration can do to the economy. But it needs to act fast.
Thumbs up to approval of rental housing plan. A plan to build 115 apartments near the intersection of Woodman Road and Mount Zion Avenue cleared the plan commission last week and heads to the city council for final approval. As many Janesville residents know, the rental market is extremely t…
The county's assessment of its response to a chemical incident at the Rock County Courthouse last month revealed a surprising lack of readiness.
Janesville and Beloit police departments cannot overcome in only a few years nearly two decades of lax regulations on prescription pain pills.
The not-in-my-backyard protests on Janesville's east side are having their intended effect. City officials seem to be backing down from designating Palmer Park as a site for overnight parking for the homeless. Officials are now eyeing Traxler Park.