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River News: Our View

It’s time to ask Oneida County some tough questions, and we’ll start with the biggest one: When are the overlords in the county courthouse on S. Oneida Avenue in Rhinelander going to start giving taxpayers and residents in the Lakeland area their fair share of county services, based on the …

Protect Americorps funding

To the Editor: More than 8,000 AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers make a difference across northern Wisconsin and communities throughout the state, making a positive impact through well over one million hours of service.

River News: Our View

We aren’t really deep into the presidential primary season yet, but already it looks like the presidential nominees have been selected, and ultimately the new boss, whichever one we pick in November 2024, will be the old boss.

Free, fair elections in Wisconsin? Count on it

All those folks — millions of them, we’re often told – who believe elections are being stolen in America should experience what I did a few days ago.

Tracing the poison back to McVeigh

You’d like to think that in the wake of the farcical and failed Jan. 6, 2021, uprising to reverse the results of the 2020 presidential election, even the Republican Party had sobered up and right-wing conspiracy theories were fading from prominence in the United States.
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River News: Our View

OK, maybe the saying goes a little differently, but you get the picture.

River News: Our View

The 2024 presidential campaign season is just getting underway — not one candidate has even dropped out yet, though Joe Biden almost always looks like he’s physically and mentally about to go down for a face plant — but already this is a remarkable and historic election.

Your Right to Know

In early April, I requested some records from the Madison Police Department regarding what it said was the sole disciplinary action taken against an MPD officer or employee in the first three months of this year.

Reflections on the Safest Way Tour

To the Editor: I recently had the opportunity to be part of events in Superior, Ashland, Minocqua and Wausau, called the Safest Way Tour, which highlighted the importance of the Line 5 pipeline relocation project being proposed in Bayfield, Ashland, and Iron counties.

Your Right to Know

When Madison Metropolitan School District communications director Tim LeMonds sued his employer in March to block release of a complaint against him, he claimed there would be grave repercussions if the public were allowed to see the allegations it contained.
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Manifest mendacity

To the Editor:Dear Gregg and Richard, Seemingly, your desire to deride Judge Mary Roth Burns ignites my editorial propensities. Because the last time that I felt feverishly compelled to respond to one of your predictable rants was about a year ago.

River News: Our View

By almost every metric, as the numbers in today's edition show, the Marshfield Clinic Health System is in serious peril.

County supervisor disrespects constituents

To the Editor:Having just finished watching the recorded live streaming of the county board meeting on May 16, I was impressed by the turn-out of 26 concerned citizens who spoke in favor of the Pelican River Forest easements. There was tremendous support for it from citizens.

River News: Our View

To be honest, over the years we have had our share of - how shall we say it -dust ups with some local judges. Sometimes, in vociferous disagreement, we have scored our points, and other times the judges have prevailed with their points, usually through court decisions that didn't go …

Oneida County Court Report

The following cases were filed or heard in Oneida County Circuit Court between May 16-22:
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