Saturday, October 21, 2017

Motorizing trail losing proposition for taxpayers | Peter Henry

Polk County Supervisors are in a big hurry to motorize Seven Lakes Trail. Surprising, given how communities along the trail embrace it and have...

Public vettering is in order | Kyle Weaver

At the Tuesday, Oct. 10, Osceola Village Board meeting, village President Gary Beckmann told the board and the public that he is personally vetting...

Great news for Lyme disease community! | Ann Krisik

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $800,000 grant to explore predictive analytic techniques using data collected by the MyLymeData patient registry. Researchers...

Scrutiny is part of the position | Vincent Zilka

On Monday, Oct. 9, at the Grantsburg Village Board meeting, village President Larry Ebersold stated, without a vote from the rest of the board,...

Letter from the editor: Rural broadband conversation is complicated and fascinatin

Reporter Danielle Danford takes a look at the current local status of rural broadband Internet service with a three-part series that begins this week,...

To the city of Webster and surrounding communities | Elmgren families

To the city of Webster and surrounding communities As some of you are aware, our son J.T. and daughter-in-law, Tiffani, were pregnant with twins.  (The...

Open letter to Grantsburg Village Board

Open letter to Grantsburg Village Board As we look back at the last few years, we reflect on how far the library has come and...

Corporate profit vs. clean water | Kelly Lundeen

I am writing about the proposed lifting of the 1998 Sulfide Mining Moratorium in Wisconsin, which was voted for by then-state Rep. Scott Walker...

Wisconsin School Board Week | Kevin Shetler

The Siren School District will join school districts throughout the state to salute their local education leaders during Wisconsin School Board Week Oct. 1-7. The...

Questions for Rep. Quinn | Bob Wright

In his recent column titled “Local control for frac sand mines,” Rep. Romaine Quinn touted his keeping a campaign promise. Whilst I appreciate this,...