Editorials

Lisa Neubauer for high court

March 18, 2019 at 9:49 am

Politics aside, Neubauer's credentials are superior over her opponent.ON APRIL 2 voters across Wisconsin will choose a new justice of the Supreme Court to succeed Shirley Abrahamson, who held her position since 1976 as justice or chief just...

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The danger of overreaching

March 11, 2019 at 11:50 am

Democrats should tap the brakes, because voters will judge Trump next year."CHAIRMAN NADLER and his fellow Democrats have embarked on this fishing expedition because they are terrified that their two-year false narrative of 'Russia collusio...

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Voters, don't set stage for conflict

March 04, 2019 at 10:07 am

School district must tighten rules, but all this could have been avoided.THE SCHOOL DISTRICT of Beloit is proposing a rewrite of its rules governing potential conflicts of interest and spelling out how board members should conduct themselve...

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For families, options are good

March 04, 2019 at 10:07 am

Existence of educational alternatives can be important for communities.FORMER WISCONSIN STATE Sen. Tim Cullen had it about right when he observed, referring to the growth of private school vouchers, the net result for Wisconsin would be two...

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Now, let's look at real reform

February 25, 2019 at 9:58 am

Wisconsin's bloated system of corrections is neither good nor sustainable.LAST WEEK THE newspaper accepted an invitation for a briefing on a Republican-backed package intended to address certain issues in the criminal justice system.Key pla...

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Uncomfortable? As it should be.

February 19, 2019 at 10:13 am

Question: Is Beloit prepared for what it will take to turn around the schools?IN A STORY last week the Beloit Daily News reported the School District of Beloit had departed from tradition by offering a dozen administrators a one-year contra...

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Just weeks in, it's a logjam

February 19, 2019 at 10:14 am

Two years of getting nothing done ahead in Madison.POLITICAL QUOTE number one: "There is no way we are ever going to agree to an increase in taxes. If you (Gov. Tony Evers) insist that's the only way the tax cut will be funded, you're being...

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Is this really what we want?

February 11, 2019 at 10:05 am

Partisan death matches sow discord all across America.ACCORDING TO WEBSTER, the word compromise is defined thusly: "Settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions; something intermediate between or blen...

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Politics seldom dictates markets

February 11, 2019 at 10:05 am

Higher pay is a good thing, but government mandates can backfire.AWHILE BACK THERE was an editorial cartoon that showed the outline of the financially-troubled State of Illinois. Frantically fleeing in all directions were vehicles towing U-...

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Let's look out for each other

February 04, 2019 at 11:27 am

Remember the people who kept working during the arctic spell.HOW COLD WAS IT? Well, let's just say it was cold enough most sane people stayed indoors, if they had a choice.Some folks, however, do not have a choice.So let's say thanks. Show ...

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