Well, it's that time of year again - it's happened 79 times since 1960, more than once a year - we've entered the portal of the debt ceiling crisis.
To the Editor:The Rhinelander Pickleball Group (RPG) is sincerely grateful to the Rhinelander Fire Department for the time the firefighters and EMTs spent reviewing the lifesaving techniques of CPR and AED use with our members.
As we have written before, there are two very important elements of a thriving and vital democracy, both interrelated - the existence of a vigilant rather than compliant citizenry, and the existence of a vigilant rather than obedient and submissive press.
To the Editor:During the 1980s I conducted independent research on the mineral exploration patterns in Northern Wisconsin.
A unanimous voice vote by the Wisconsin Senate on a piece of legislation is a rare occurrence. But that's what happened on April 19, when state senators approved a bill to undo a decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court regarding public records. (subscriber access)
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In the Tom Hanks movie "A Man Called Otto," the central character is an elderly and grumpy guy who wants to kill himself and keeps trying, only to be constantly interrupted by flashbacks and neighbors who intervene at inopportune times.
To the Editor:I recently attended the Wisconsin Legislature's Joint Finance Committee hearing in Minocqua. Although I had planned to present my own comments to the committee, I listened to the other numerous comments presented by citizens from all over the Northwoods with interest and eventually with concern.
To the Editor:Recognizing that parents are a child's first teacher and applauding them for entrusting their offspring in continuing their growth and development with the staff in the schools, we all join in saying thanks and gratitude to teachers.
To the Editor:Where do you stand - return tax dollars to Wisconsin's wealthiest or invest some surplus for Child Care in 2023-25 Budget where today's childcare can cost more than a year of public college tuition?
To the Editor:Recently I contacted Representative Tiffany after some of his public comments, during which he referred to a proposal by the U.S. Post Office for fewer days of mail delivery weekly as "unconscionable".
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Over the years, especially when Democrat Jim Doyle was governor all those years ago, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources was completely out of control, an agency gone rogue.
To the Editor:I recently attended a telephone town hall hosted by Congressman Tiffany to discuss the state of energy in America and the importance of H.R. 1, recently passed by the House, which would promote more oil and gas production and repeal provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act for accelerating …
As one of multiple definitions or descriptions, generally stated, "Reparations" is a reference to various forms of compensation or restitution paid as redress for human suffering, the result of gross, wrongful and broad-scale violations of humanitarian principle or international law, perpetrated by one human group or society upon another.
SEBASTIAN, Fla. - Here comes the sargassum.The seaweed blob that washes ashore here every April - University of South Florida specialists say this year's harvest is a 13-ton wave-runner, maybe the biggest ever - creates a stink as it dominates the coastal environment and temperatures rise. The brown algae produce …
Sixteen-year-old Ralph Yarl was picking up his two younger brothers at their friend's house. But he made a mistake: He went to 115th Street in Kansas City instead of 115th Terrace. When Ralph knocked on the wrong door, 84-year-old Andrew Lester shouted, "Don't come around here" and shot him twice, …
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