Best of The Gazette, June 30: Fireworks, mosquitoes and a show's return
The Gazette publishes a lot of news in a week. Combine that with all the distractions a weekend brings, and that means there's a good chance you might have missed some important stories. Here's a look at of some of The Gazette's best content from the last week or so:
The Wisconsin consumer fireworks market has experienced a run of trying years recently, but things are looking much more sparkly these days, local sellers say.
Personalized learning has been around for decades but has recently emerged as a more viable option because of advancements in technology. Look no further than Lincoln Elementary School in Janesville.
A first-team selection to the Wisconsin Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association all-state team, senior Kelsie Packard is The Gazette's 2015 area softball player of the year.
Serious summer has arrived with warming water temperatures finally stirring the cold-blooded creatures of Wisconsin's deepest inland lake from a finny fugue state into a feeding frenzy, Ted Peck writes.
The Janesville School Board's 6-3 decision Tuesday to rescind a spousal surcharge on its health insurance plan was disappointing and a slap to taxpayers, The Gazette Editorial Board writes.
We've gotten a fair share of rain so far this season. Why have there been so few mosquitos? Opinion Editor Greg Peck investigates.
The prospect of dying will focus the mind in interesting ways. For Tony Huml, that focus led to success in the theater.
Wando's Bar and Grill in Madison is a great place to watch a sporting event, but its claim to have the city's best fish fry was not what restaurant reviewer Bill Livick experienced.
People driving past Mary Kay Vukovich as she walked her dog near Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center on Friday morning might have wondered why she was grinning.
Garden columnist Janice Peterson is excited—and on edge—about being on the 2015 Rotary Botanical Gardens Home Garden Tour.
Eagle fledglings, sandhill cranes and water lilies were among the highlights of Glen Loyd's outdoor adventures this week.
When it comes to technology in the classroom, the Milton School District isn't experiencing so much of a cultural change as a natural shift.