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June 15, 2019




Writer urges support for Medicaid expansion
To the Editor:

Wisconsin has the chance to benefit in so many ways by expanding Medicaid. (subscriber access)

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Reader: Times are 'a-changin'
On August 20, 2018, a 15-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, skipped school. She felt compelled to make a difference about the issue that would determine her future: the climate crisis. The adults sure weren't doing enough.
Saturday, June 1, 2019

Reader: Son with Down Syndrome should not be excluded from hunting
To the Editor:

I was gifted with wonderful son who was born with Down Syndrome. He has passed hunter's safety with me, but has made a choice not to use firearms.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

RASF president reflects on scholarship ceremony
To the Editor:

On May 19, the annual Rhinelander Area Scholarship Awards Ceremony was held. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Reader has questions about letter of support
To the Editor:

A letter was presented March 11 by five city employees expressing a lack of confidence in the city administrator. (subscriber access)
(1 comments)

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Treasurer's office recognizes Lottery and Gaming Credit Awareness Week
To the Editor:

The Oneida County Treasurer's office, in conjunction with the Wisconsin County Treasurers' Association, and supported by the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, declared the week of May 13 - May 17, 2019, as Lottery and Gaming Credit Awareness Week. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 18, 2019

The elephant in the room
To the Editor:

As state legislators dive into the upcoming budget and the Joint Finance Committee ends their listening sessions across the state, there's one demographic that is the elephant in the room. (subscriber access)

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Reader shares thoughts on recent Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month campaign
To the Editor:

Our governor recently proclaimed April as Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Keep downtown Rhinelander blooming
To the Editor:

Spring is here, and Forth Floral has been hard at work planting 112 large flowering baskets.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

ADRC director clarifies dining site issue
To the Editor:

Thank you for the recent front page article and promotion of our Oneida County Senior Dining Sites at seven locations throughout the county. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Reader has questions for Sen.Tiffany
To the Editor:

Since Senator Tiffany, who was paid to be there, left hours before the hearing ended, this is the testimony I gave at 7:30 p.m. after waiting 10 hours to speak for two minutes before the Joint Finance Committee April 24. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Reader shares observations of City Council meeting
To the Editor:

I attended the April 22 Rhinelander City Council meeting and listening to the dysfunction was disheartening.
(1 comments)

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Reader shares thoughts on ATVs in the city of Rhinelander
To the Editor:

Rhinelander can not be designated primarily as a tourist town like surrounding municipalities. (subscriber access)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

'Real democracy'
To the Editor:

There are a few simple principles of an authentic democracy. One person, one vote. Every vote is equal.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Justice is blind and corrupt
To the Editor:

It is said "Justice is Blind". Nowhere is that more true than in Chicago. An actor, Jussie Smollett, stages a fake hate crime, and hires two African-American men to fake a verbal and physical attack on Smollett.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Reader sounds off on wolf 'fear-mongering'
To the Editor: It looks like the anti-wolf crowd was out in force at the latest meeting of our Natural Resources Board, spouting the same tired misinformation and fear-mongering they usually do about the effect wolves have on our deer population (NRB hears wolf woes from the Northwoods, Oct. 7).
Thursday, October 26, 2017

'Head for the door'
To the Editor:

Do you know anyone who is working, or has worked, at a job they didn't like because their medical benefits were tied to their job?

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

LWVNOW director calls for local non-partisan candidates
To the Editor:

Ever thought of serving on a school board or in local government - town or city or at the county level? The spring election for these levels of public office will take place April 3, 2018 with a spring primary, if needed, on Feb. 20, 2018.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Decoding 'double-speak'
To the Editor: "Double-speak" is using words as if they mean the opposite of their true meaning. Your Sept. 28 issue was so filled with it that I feel compelled to comment.
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Get money out of politics
To the Editor: A year and one month before an election the attack ads begin. Supposedly, Tammy Baldwin is against tax reform. The ad almost appears sane when one pays no attention or does not think critically when watching it.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017


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