Letters to the Editor

Featured letter Protect natural resources for benefit of all

January 14, 2017 at 10:00 am

Senator Tom Tiffany and Representative Adam Jarchow have sent a commentary to state newspapers claiming to be champions of the public good and labeling those who advocate for the environment as “dogmatic.”In reality, it’...

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‘Questions remain about rail plans’

January 11, 2017 at 4:00 pm

In regards to the proposed new rail line bypassing Chicago and entering Wisconsin via Rock County, the following questions should be asked of the proponents in order for all those involved and affected to completely understand the project i...

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‘Dr. Pierre Charles, amazing surgeon’

January 07, 2017 at 5:00 am

The Beloit Health system will begin 2017 without one of their greatest surgeons.I’m speaking about Dr. Pierre Charles. He will be truly missed.He was an amazing surgeon that represented the Beloit Health System. Compassionate and ded...

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‘A request for Ryan’s voters’

January 05, 2017 at 11:07 am

So that readers understand my bias, I live in Oregon, Wisconsin, but for much of my adult life (35 years) I lived in Elkhorn, Wisconsin and labored for Democratic candidates in Walworth County.However, I’m writing to ask a favor of 1...

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‘They need help, not a scolding’

January 05, 2017 at 11:07 am

Paul Ryan’s past apology for claiming America was comprised of “Makers and Takers” now appears less than sincere.Speaker Ryan’s catchy new phrase declares his intent to move people from “Dependency to Dign...

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‘Be gracious and respectful’

January 05, 2017 at 11:07 am

I thought I had no need to write about the past presidential election and the results. The Democrats have tried just about everything to stop the election of President-elect Donald Trump but have failed in every attempt. Shame.Perhaps the D...

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‘Timely help with a vehicle problem’

December 31, 2016 at 5:00 am

I would like to thank Tilley’s Pizza House for assisting me with my flat tire.Tilley’s bent over backwards to help me.Another thing, a young woman and her 11 year old daughter who were dining at Tilley’s gave me $60 to ...

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‘Quietly making the area better’

December 24, 2016 at 5:00 am

Steve Kopp, the Beloit Township Police Chief, is retiring after a long and successful career in law enforcement. We all owe him a hearty thank you. Thank you for being a quiet force for good. We never saw Chief Kopp in the news beating his ...

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‘Fighting for those who cannot fight’

December 21, 2016 at 5:00 am

In January, millions of pro-life Americans will gather in Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles to take their voices to the street.Pro-Life Wisconsin will bring pro-lifers from around the state to Chicago and Washington, ...

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‘Thanksgiving Meal was a big success’

December 21, 2016 at 5:00 am

Special thanks to all who made our Annual Thanksgiving Meal a success.We served nearly 300 people again this year including veterans, homeless, families and children, seniors, those alone without family, shut ins and volunteers. Some might ...

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