Editorials

Time to put up, or make apology

May 29, 2018 at 9:21 am

Former board member must show his hand, or fold the cards.THE ACCUSATION LEVELED against Beloit school board President Laurie Endres by former board member Dennis Baskin was stunning, and completely unexpected.At a public meeting last week ...

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'Mulligan' best for community

May 21, 2018 at 9:55 am

It's the ultimate outcome that matters in selecting a superintendent.IT WAS EMBARRASSING. No other word really fits.Last week the School District of Beloit narrowed its choices to three finalists for the next superintendent. In releasing th...

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Yes, it is city's 'burden' to notify

May 21, 2018 at 9:56 am

Others in vicinity should not have been in dark about foundry discharge.IN THE SPRING OF 2017, it appears a situation occurred at Winnebago Foundry, 132 Blackhawk Blvd., South Beloit, that allowed metal residue to settle on vehicles parked ...

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They are gone, but not forgotten

May 14, 2018 at 9:40 am

Veterans' stories show patriotic spirit of Stateline Area.THE DAY-TO-DAY news often seems like a disturbing litany of man's infinite inhumanity toward man, from violence to scandal to criminality and more.Sometimes the news media gets the b...

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Why we vote in the elections

May 14, 2018 at 9:40 am

In November, citizens get to decide if the attorney general should stay or go.WISCONSIN'S ATTORNEY GENERAL Brad Schimel is a conservative Republican. He hasn't exactly kept that a secret.Schimel, who faces a re-election challenge in Novembe...

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Be responsible. It's your city.

May 07, 2018 at 9:34 am

A new superintendent will not sprinkle pixie dust and fix your issues.THE SCHOOL BOARD soon will be making one of Beloit's most important decisions in years, when it extends an offer of employment for a new superintendent.Last week board me...

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Unforced errors by administration

April 30, 2018 at 10:10 am

Do school officials want to solve problems, or hide them?CALL IT ANOTHER self-inflicted wound on the part of management in the School District of Beloit.Apparently, administrators took it upon themselves to roll out a form for when and how ...

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No duty to keep your mouth shut

April 30, 2018 at 10:10 am

Elected representatives answer to voters, not board gag rule.AT A PRIVATE COMPANY, when management makes a decision, employees are expected to implement the plan and project a solid front to customers and outside the four walls of the organ...

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Try following regular order

April 23, 2018 at 9:45 am

Partisan leadership's power plays block debate, let alone decisions.THIS IS NOT how legislation is supposed to work - especially in the part of Congress which historically has considered itself the world's greatest deliberative body - but i...

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The real heroes of our region

April 16, 2018 at 9:32 am

Every day, people step up to meet the needs of their neighbors.THIS EVENING MARKS the 38th Annual Beloit Daily News Volunteer Recognition event, to be attended by nearly 150 people honoring the monthly recipients from the past year.All thos...

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