Letters to the Editor

'Love the roving library helpers'

December 24, 2018 at 9:28 am

I love the roving library helpers. They catch you before you wander all over looking for the special books you need.They can find several different types of books, CDs, reference material, novels, history, art, dog training and how to deal ...

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'Short memories on lame ducks'

December 24, 2018 at 9:29 am

How quickly they forget, or choose not to remember. Liberals and their allies in the national media have very short memories when it comes to lame duck sessions.Using terms "never done before, historic, far reaching, un-American, unconstitu...

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'Explain history of Ho-Chunk'

December 24, 2018 at 9:29 am

I know this is late in the project. Three hundred years on, or so it seems sometimes, I've stopped getting excited about the casino.Government moves slowly, I know, but this is ridiculous.Anyway, I was wondering if there is any way to inclu...

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'Being ahead of your time'

December 17, 2018 at 10:08 am

In 1997, Blue Ribbon Commission on Campaign Finance Reform commissioner Jim Klauser proposed direct democracy, as you have here (in a recent Beloit Daily News editorial), and his fellow commissioners chuckled. When you're ahead of your time...

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'Gerrymandering gets the blame'

December 17, 2018 at 10:09 am

Representative Loudenbeck posted an opinion piece attempting to "sell" their scandalous legislative actions as normal. Her letter appears to be written by a PR firm.Loudenbeck refers to an "Extraordinary Session" for these terrible laws lim...

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'Do what's best for all students'

December 17, 2018 at 10:09 am

I'm appalled at the continued actions of the School District of Beloit school board president and several school board members that make it clear they have no interest in doing what's best for all students in the district and only represent...

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'Wanted Beloit to be my secret'

December 17, 2018 at 10:09 am

I think the conversation has started but lacks the attention needed to reform the opinion of Beloit. The Beloit I've called home for some time has historically maintained a negative reputation for crime and poverty. These are concerns for a...

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'Generous gift honors the lost'

December 10, 2018 at 10:37 am

On Monday, Nov. 26, folks arrived at Caritas to find cases and cases of canned goods outside our door. This note was attached:"Donation for Food Pantry. 1,050 cans in honor of the 1,015 US soldiers who perished 75 years ago during the sinki...

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'Roving idea not working'

December 10, 2018 at 10:38 am

I have been a volunteer at the Beloit Public Library for several years and have noticed a gradual decline of the new materials, and the items on the "new shelves" aren't all that current any longer.Frankly, it's embarrassing. Homebound patr...

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'National Parks depending on it'

December 10, 2018 at 10:38 am

For years I have enjoyed our national parks, hiking, camping, exploring, and sightseeing. In southern Wisconsin we are blessed by our proximity to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail, just one of four national park sites in our state. Unfort...

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