It could be the fall before a GOP-formed legislative commission on school funding issues specific proposals.
We hear comments, often portrayed as news. It’s important to research. Research should include financial support of comments or articles, political motivation, and are there other reliable, uninterested sources. Talk radio, commentaries on CNN, Fox, etc. are mostly opinions. The Russian (Ste…
This last weekend offered something for everyone from the dedication of the new Lions Legacy Theater dedication to the Sheldon Community Fair. There were many more celebrations going on including the Rusk County Dairy Breakfast, Log Cabin Day and Northwoods Bluegrass Festival.
On behalf of the Ladysmith Fire Department officers and its members we would like to extend a big show of appreciation to the Jacks Manufacturing class of Ladysmith High School for their $420 donation.
Have you noticed it, on the west side of Hwy 27, four miles south of Ladysmith, facing travelers heading north? A white baby, its head wrapped in a stars-and-stripes bandana, is pictured on a billboard beside the words, “Born in the U.S.A.”. The words are printed as if stamped on a GI’s do…
What the next 100 years will hold for Rusk County Memorial Hospital has yet to be written. What is obvious over the past century is the incredible value this facility has had on the area.
Change just two letters in Bob Dylan’s song, and his prophetic words ring true for our times: “. . . for the climes they are a changin’.” The reality of climate change resulting from rising levels of greenhouse gases (GHS) caused by human activity is recognized as a life imperiling issue b…
As high school commencements and graduating parties are past, it is time for the next challenge; life. Are these young adults ready to be adults? One question for each and every new graduate/adult is, “Have you registered to vote?” Another is, “Are your friends registered to vote?”
My hope is that this letter will not offend anyone, my intention is to bring increased awareness and understanding of the issues of homelessness in Rusk County to the readers here. I have watched with amazement as this community came together to support the construction of a new animal shel…
Mr. Anderson’s letter last week was deeply disturbing on many levels. Most, if not all, of the claims made were distorted or outright false and cannot go unchallenged, even though I believe most people are more interested in how government affects their daily lives rather than the Kremlin i…
The Ladysmith Common Council does a lot of good like installing military murals, hosting community celebrations and finding volunteers, but its Kryptonite is meeting agendas. They are not followed and often include convenient boilerplate language just in case.
I would like to address how sex offenders are placed after being released from prison and what the requirements are for the Sheriff or Chief of Police.
Milwaukee attorney Matt Flynn will remain among the field of candidates for Wisconsin’s Democratic gubernatorial primary, despite calls for him to drop out because of his role defending the Milwaukee Archdiocese in sexual abuse lawsuits.
On October 2016, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice presented, a vile, deceitful dossier to the Foreign Intelligence Act court. The 35 page report was compiled by British former M.I.-6 intelligence agent Christopher Steele, and paid for by Hillary Clinton’s pre…
Nursing homes and assisted living centers in Wisconsin are experiencing an increasing workforce shortage, according to a recent report from a group of provider organizations.
I don’t understand why people think they are better than other people just because of the color of their skin or their social status. Namely, Neo-Nazis, white supremacists and racists.
The “effects of extreme weather” are among the emerging challenges highlighted in a recent report on the state’s groundwater that was submitted to the Legislature.
Wisconsin insurers that participate in Healthcare.gov are requesting double-digit premium increases for individuals next year, citing a population that’s less healthy than expected and a marketplace that isn’t profitable.
Sawyer County Sheriff Mark Kelsey showed my mother, Annie and I great respect and kindness when we stopped by his office.
This week we remember the 1945 incineration of two cities in Japan, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, their inhabitants and all living things therein.