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Our Views: Keeping secret sexual misconduct is so 2016
If legislators lose their jobs as a result of being “outed” for sexual misconduct, so be it. Voters have a right to know whether their representatives are behaving inappropriately.
Our Views: Preserving green space at courthouse a good call
Rock County officials studying proposals for updating the courthouse appear to have figured out they cannot fix previous mistakes by making new ones.
Our Views: Solar project warrants caution
A proposal to install solar arrays on nearly 1,400 acres in Walworth County should prompt local and state officials to begin assessing the long-term implications of converting large tracts of farmland to energy production.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Nov. 27: Holiday edition
Thumbs up to hugs, giving trees. Thumbs down to ignoring the Salvation Army bell ringer, eggnog.
Our Views: Milton should view problem from new angle
Milton school officials aren't eager to talk about redrawing district lines, but their insistence that a new high school is needed to alleviate overcrowding makes the once unthinkable more plausible.
Our Views: Need a reason to be grateful? Here's a few
If you’re having trouble thinking of reasons to be grateful—perhaps because your refrigerator broke down one day before you’re expecting 20 guests—we’ve made a small list for you.
Our Views: Thumbs up/down for Monday, Nov. 20
Thumbs up to geothermal at Edgerton hospital and Rock County suing opioid makers. Thumbs down to hedging over Roy Moore, the next perpetrator exposed.
Our Views: Volunteer departments need rescuing
While considered as much a part of the rural landscape as corn and soybean fields, the state’s network of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians is falling apart.
Our Views: If not criminal, Spoden's actions highly unethical
The public shouldn't buy Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden's claim that he did nothing wrong by trying to derail a Janesville Police Department investigation involving his son.
Thumbs up/down for Monday, Nov. 13
Thumbs down to lowering drinking age to 19, leaves still on trees. Thumbs up to North Beloit, new crime stopper app.