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Letters to the Editor

Americans For Freedom March in IM on Sept. 18

It’s time to put politics aside and band together as Americans and let our state and federal governments know WE’RE MAD AS HELL AND WE AREN’T GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE! Our children, seniors, military, law enforcement, small businesses, clergy and law-abiding citizens have been forced to ...

Disturbing trend in behavior at recent area fairs

EDITOR: When did we become so mean? When did we lose the idea of being our neighbors’ keepers? When did we teach our children it is OK to be rude and disrespectful to anyone who doesn’t look or think as we do? Are we losing our humanity? I ask this after working a shift this past ...

Morality and right vs. choice

What is a right vs a choice? A right is defined as “qualities (as adherence to duty or obedience to lawful authority) that together constitute the ideal of moral propriety or merit moral approval.” An important part of a right is its morality. Morality means to me behavior and choices that ...

Parents should become familiar with flavored tobacco products

As another school year arrives and summer comes to an end, parents and students alike are looking forward to beginning school after what seems to have been a very long year already. In fact, many families are looking forward to their children returning to in-person learning in the ...

The swampy rock — a true story

This goes back to the good old days around 50 years ago. Some of you will remember logging in this way. I had a D-2 Crawler made by Caterpillar. It had a 2-cylinder gas pony engine to start the big diesel engine. It also had a heavy-duty outside mounted blade. On the back was mounted a cable ...

Florence area sign offensive

I live in the Florence, Wis., area. While driving home, I noticed a local tavern owner that isn’t happy with the governor of Wisconsin. I totally understand everyone having their own opinion. There are people in the government that I don’t like or respect. The problem I am having is they ...