Letters to the Editor

'Raise gas tax to fix roads'

October 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Over the last several months many ideas about how to fund our roads have been floated and, of course, they all sank.The most expensive and least attractive is the toll road for all the obvious reasons, cost, time to get it done, and all the...

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'Tammy Baldwin failed our veterans'

October 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Liberal media outlets are soft-pedaling the way Tammy Baldwin attempted to cover up the scandal at the VA hospital in Tomah. The Tomah Veterans Hospital was over-prescribing opioids to veterans, resulting in injury and death to veterans.Gan...

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'The Republican claim is correct'

October 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Politifact checked on the claim by the Republican Party of Wisconsin that State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers could have taken away the teacher's license of Andy Harris, a teacher in the Middleton School District, who rece...

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'A great turnout for annual event'

October 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Thank you to all those who attended Family Services' Annual Luncheon on September 26 and heard Dr. Robert Sege talk about overcoming childhood adversity with positive experiences. What a great turn out!  We'd like to acknowledge our sponsor...

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'Enjoying Fall Fest at Carver Roehl'

October 09, 2017 at 4:00 pm

The Friends of Carver Roehl Park would like to thank everyone who attended our 15th annual Fall Fest which has held on Sunday, October 1.Mother Nature certainly cooperated, as skies were sunny and temperatures mild, allowing families ample ...

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'More pressing issues than golf'

October 09, 2017 at 4:00 pm

The recent issue at our golf course raises some questions.2,700 rounds? City Hall must have more to do than go on a witch hunt. Every golf course has 'erks for staff and unpaid volunteers. Why didn't they simply have a meeting and say no mo...

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'Now is the time to fix tax code'

October 09, 2017 at 4:00 pm

We have all seen how complicated the tax code has become. Many of us have hired accountants during the tax season just to send our information into the IRS. Now, with a Republican controlled government, change to the tax code is finally com...

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'Tax cuts won't grow economy'

October 09, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Speaker Ryan contends that corporate tax cuts will be used to expand facilities, hire additional workers and raise wages. Previous tax cuts have not accomplished this.The Reagan tax cut did not produce economic growth beyond 1970 levels. Pr...

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'Controlling what is never heard'

October 04, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Let's have an honest conversation about corporate taxes. Corporations, through our media, have been shouting about the US having the highest tax rate in the world (35 percent), which isn't the highest but is high.What they fail to mention i...

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'Amazing what is accomplished'

September 29, 2017 at 4:00 pm

On Sunday, September 24th the Good to Great Activate Festival was the place to find "action," tasty food, and free family fun.It was an honor to work with Ace Hardware, ARAMARK, Beloit Health System, Beloit Parks and Leisure Services, Commu...

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