Editorials

The latest gem on the riverfront

April 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Beloit College makes a big investment in the communitys future.APPROVAL WAS ANTICIPATED, but that does not diminish the thrill in Beloit for the official announcement Monday that the Beloit College “Powerhouse” project will go...

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An opportunity for the justices

April 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm

The Supreme Court can correct a 200-year-old mistake.NOW LAWYERS REPRESENTING Republican leaders in the Wisconsin legislature have weighed in, asking the United States Supreme Court to bless a redistricting plan everyone knows was engineere...

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Money first, at the Supreme Court

April 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Majority of justices send a clear message: We dont care how it looks.AT LEAST ONE CAN say this about Wisconsins Supreme Court: It may be corrupted, but at least the justices are honest.Really?How can that be?As for the corrupted side, five ...

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We’d better take good care of it

April 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Earth Day 2017 should be an occasion for sober reflection.HERE IN WISCONSIN, Earth Day should have a special significance for everyone.One reason is that the man widely considered the father of Earth Day and a global conservationist sensibi...

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Give our seniors a break on taxes

April 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

When incomes are limited, tax burdens should be limited, too.WHILE WERE ON THE subject, more of less, of school financing — the largest single driver of property taxes — lets make another suggestion.Give senior citizens a brea...

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No higher turnout? No higher tax bills.

April 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Tax-increase referendums should be held when voters typically show up.WISCONSIN STATE SEN. Duey Stroebel, who on most topics falls somewhere to the right of Attila the Hun, has raised a subject worth serious discussion.Stroebel and other le...

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Working together to end the threat

April 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Strong performance brought accused suspect into custody and restored order.THIS AREA IS NO stranger to crime, but mostly its the run-of-the-mill variety — burglaries, thefts, drugs, domestic abuse, the occasional homicide.That made t...

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Time has come for policy change

April 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Government should not establish wages for public-project contractors.BY NOW, EVERY TAXPAYER knows Wisconsin is in a deep hole when it comes to paying for its transportation infrastructure needs.So why would the state support any policy that...

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Best social program is creating good jobs

April 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Promoting small business start-ups can generate big rewards.THE TITANS OF INDUSTRY are celebrated, and rightly so, in America. Household-name companies have made American products and services famous the world over, and employ large numbers...

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Taking the lead on transportation

April 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Wisconsin needs to find a sustainable solution to highway funding.LET’S OFFER PRAISE for majority Republican members of the Joint Committee on Finance for daring to challenge Gov. Scott Walker’s ineffective transportation budg...

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