Letters to the Editor

'Fire the bum, Mr. President'

July 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

In this toxic, hyper-partisan atmosphere, it's a wonder any of us can breathe.Conservatives are sickened to see the paralysis that afflicts the Congress, and has crippled the two most critical efforts to cure the economy - repeal Obamacare ...

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'Let's repurpose what we have'

July 21, 2017 at 4:00 pm

I support anyone elected to public office who comes with no personal agenda.That said, with regard to Ms. Endres' July 17 BDN commentary, (about) sinking money into a nearly 100 year old building that is nearly three times the space needed ...

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'Everybody pays on immigration'

July 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

What is your honest opinion of euphemisms? My opinion is they are evasive, misleading and a waste of time. Example:The illegal aliens are living in the shadows of the United States of America.A literal translation is as follows: The unarmed...

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'Resist signs are not enough'

July 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Most Wisconsinites and most Americans for that matter make only modest demands upon their elected officials. They want jobs in which they are rewarded for their efforts as partners with owners and shareholders and wages for full time work t...

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'Don't add more admin positions'

July 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

This is an open letter to our school board members and the public.We must monitor the actions of our elected officials and the use of our tax dollars. On the cover of the Beloit Daily News of July 11, 2017, I read that a new administrative ...

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'Senate bill will harm children'

July 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

The U.S. Senate's Health Care Bill, like the AHCA, contains provisions that would be disastrous for the 400,000 children in Wisconsin that are covered by Medicaid.After decades, 96 percent of children in our state have health insurance, a r...

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'Hold referendum on school plans'

July 14, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Once again, our school board is teetering on the brink of tax and spend policy, that arguably benefits our ailing district nil.In less than two months after the initial suggestion, some members of our board are on target to fast track a 23 ...

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'Touch a truck thrilled grandson'

July 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

A big thank you to the City of Beloit for sponsoring the "Touch a Truck" event.Our grandson is always so excited to go and when we leave he says "that was awesome!"All the employees are so friendly and do such a great job in explaining how ...

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'Magic show from fireflies'

July 07, 2017 at 4:00 pm

During these humid summer evenings, we who have dark, pesticide-free yards are blessed with firefly magic.Fireflies are beetles, and any chemical used to kill Japanese beetles will kill fireflies.There are methods to get rid of Japanese bee...

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'Strawberry Fest was successful'

July 07, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Sun Valley Presbyterian Church would like to thank the community for their continued support of our 9th annual Strawberry Festival on June 17.We had another successful festival, raising over $8,000 for local and worldwide missions. Those wh...

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