The significance of the moment wasn’t lost on officials who unveiled at a news conference Monday a new system for dispatching fire and ambulance services. They realize this technology is no ordinary upgrade.
The Janesville School Board's decision last year to start paying board members was supposed to generate more candidates. But only three people--all incumbents--signed up as of last week's filing deadline for the April election.
Congressman Bryan Steil's biggest accomplishment in 2019 didn't appear in a piece of legislation but in his willingness to work with members on the other side of the aisle.
Thumbs up to Edward Brown Jr. We normally don't give "thumbs up" to people accused of armed robbery, but the Christmas spirit singled out Brown this year. Janesville police say Brown turned himself in after speaking with a chaplain about his crime. Brown reportedly told police he had committ…
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.