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Fri
14
Aug

Your Right to Know: Let public see COVID-19 data


Christa Westerberg. (Submitted photo)

In a scene from the movie “A Few Good Men,” the character played by Tom Cruise spars with Jack Nicholson’s Colonel Jessup over a hazing that killed a soldier. Cruise demands, “I want the truth!,” to which Nicholson famously responds, “You can’t handle the truth!”

Fri
14
Aug

Take Time Dependence

Throughout our lives, all of us experience many interdependent relationships one of which is learning to rely upon one another. We can begin at the very earliest age and see the dependence of children upon their parents or some other adult. From childhood on throughout life we have this need of dependence.

Fri
14
Aug

Stanek column: Are minimalist party conventions the way of the future?

Democrats and Republicans are buzzing about Biden cancelling his visit to the 2020 DNC in Milwaukee.

Dems are touting it as a safety precaution while Republicans see it as a slight to Wisconsin.

Wed
12
Aug

Poll shows people prefer mix of in-person, virtual school

A poll conducted by members of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association found that most people prefer a combination of in-person and virtual school starting in the fall.

Wed
12
Aug

Nature and Society: Don't strip funding for retirement

Why on earth are the Republicans so intent on eliminating Social Security? Don't they realize how many of us rely on it to supplement our limited retirement incomes? Do they actually think everyone gets a handsome income for life, the way they do? Do they believe we are all heavily invested in stocks and bonds?

Wed
12
Aug

Letter: What exactly is privilege?

We all have choices. It's our choices who makes us what we are and who we become.     

Wed
12
Aug

Letter: Speakers shared misinformation at county board meeting

Before Governor Evers declared a state-wide COVID mask mandate for Wisconsin, the Sauk County Board of Supervisors took public comments to decide on a county mandate.

Wed
12
Aug

Letter: Make sure your ballot is filled out properly

You know your vote matters. Your right to vote is precious to you. But a simple error in the way you fill out your absentee ballot CAN lead to your vote not being counted.

Wed
12
Aug

Letter: Current administration only serves itself

Many of Donald Trump’s appointees have been astoundingly incompetent. He has been criticized for choosing people who are loyal only to him and putting them into jobs for which they have no talent or background. Their incompetence has been widely reported by the news media and often they have been forced to leave their jobs as a result.

Wed
12
Aug

Letter: Biden is not fit to be elected President

“Politics ain’t bean bag,” the 19th century saying goes. In other words, it can get pretty rough.

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