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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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.