Letters to the Editor

'Put workers, businesses first'

May 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Wisconsin's small businesses are suffering. They're suffering because they don't have high priced accountants or high paid lobbyists. They're suffering because ma and pa small business owners are stuck paying a ridiculous 35% corporate tax ...

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'City should reopen logo discussion'

May 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

As a graphic designer from Beloit, I am asking citizens to join us at the next Beloit City Council meeting on June 5 and ask them to re-open the vote and re-visit the logo at a later time.People are mistaking the new logo for the Hendricks ...

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'Learn to add and subtract'

May 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm

I see Governor Walker is set to run again for office.He wants to keep leading Wisconsin in the same direction as he has been. Bankrupt. If you have 300 million dollars and then borrow 2 billion, you are not ahead in the game. All you are do...

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'Didn't we vote to keep it open?'

May 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

I was under the impression that when people ran for public office, they wanted to serve the citizens who elected them.Didn't a few years ago the citizens of Beloit vote and say we don't want 4th street closed off to traffic?Who do the elect...

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'Your generosity is appreciated'

May 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

On May 6, I participated in PurpleStride Madison in memory of my mom, JoAnn Reese.This is the fourth consecutive year I have walked to raise awareness and money to fight pancreatic cancer - the third deadliest cancer. Once again, so many a...

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'Write to oppose railroad proposal'

May 19, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Great Lakes Basin Transportation (GLBT) filed an application with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on May 1, 2017 for authority to construct and operate a 261-mile rail line from Milton, Wisconsin to Pinola, Indiana. GLBT also filed a...

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'Hononegah High says thank you'

May 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

On April 4, Hononegah Community High School District #207 voters approved the fieldhouse referendum. We are thankful our community said "yes" to this endeavor and do not take their decision lightly.We understand it was a tough decision to m...

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'Proud of your public servants'

May 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

I would like to express our family's heartfelt gratitude to the Beloit Police Department and the Rock County Medical Examiner's Office for their compassionate and sensitive treatment of us during our time of trauma and grief.On April 24, my...

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'The Problems with cellphone addiction'

May 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Kudos, Bill Barth, for your extremely well crafted editorial, "Make The Rules, Make It Stick". It is 100% truthful and valid in today's world.Technology has a proper time and place in people's lives and it's an unnecessary "appendage" youn...

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'State's economy compares badly'

May 12, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Gov. Walker repeatedly touts Wisconsin's unemployment rate of 3.4 percent as evidence that his policies are working. However, Bureau of Labor statistics data cast a dark shadow on the governor's statements.When the numbers of those who have...

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