Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Don’t be fooled twice | Mark Peacock

Adam Jarchow’s expensive outside funded mailers tout him as a conservative. He’s not. Conservatives always have believed government is best when it’s closest to home. Yet,...

Adam Jarchow for senator | R J Hartung

 I was disappointed to hear that our state senator, Shelia Harsdorf, was resigning her seat to become the DATCP secretary. She has served our...

Buyer’s remorse | Dennis Klinkhamer

 Yes, folks, there is starting to be signs of remorse of working-class voters who fell for Trump’s pledge to replace the Affordable Care Act...

“There you go again” | Darrel Mathieu

“There you go again,” to quote President Reagan. The Republican Congress is working on a tax code revision for the taxpayers in the U.S....

Reaching the voters on short notice | Gary King, editor

All of the sudden there are six candidates - three Democrats, two Republicans and one Libertarian -  officially seeking the state Senate seat formerly...

Open letter to Sen. Ron Johnson | Robin Maercklein

Dear Senator Ron Johnson, Thank you for your recent stand against the tax reform bill now making its way through the Senate. There many things wrong...

No live nativity this year | Anita Baker

It is with a very sad and heavy heart that I sit down to write this letter.  We will not be having the live nativity...

Disgruntled Packer fan | Ray Johnson

I am not one for writing letters to the editor, this being the exception. Such letters do serve several important purposes allowing us to...

Don’t mess with shoreland ordinance | Ray Johnson

I was interested to read about the large turnout of citizens at the most recent meeting of Polk County’s Environmental Services Committee. You know...

Another way to look at it | Jay Stackhouse

I have noticed over a number of years now the propensity of this paper to inform us of all who screw up due to...