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River News: Our View

On Wednesday, in Boston, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., jumped into the presidential race, challenging President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination. It is one of the more interesting and unexpected turn of events in this still nascent 2024 presidential race, and it's a development that should be enthusiastically welcomed by …

Your Right to Know

Recently, Wisconsin Watch revealed how members of the Wisconsin Legislature's powerful budget committee secretly hold up projects or programs they don't like.

County treasurers remind property taxpayers of upcoming Open Book meetings

To the Editor:We would like to remind property taxpayers to talk with their assessor or attend their town/city Open Book meeting to review the assessment roll if they question the assessed value of their property.

River News: Our View

We could spill a lot of ink writing about the shortcomings in Oneida County government, and, come to think of it, we have, and we could go on, but this week we'll stop for a second and look at some good things happening over at the courthouse.

Oneida County Childcare Coalition recognizes Week of the Young Child

Early learning and child care have become an area of concern and priority for many in our community. In 2022, the Oneida County Childcare Coalition (OCCC) was formed and is comprised of individuals representing employers, providers, parents, local government, and nonprofit organizations.
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River News: Our View

Not long ago we wrote about a new meta-study by Cochrane, the gold standard of medical peer-reviewed data (as even The New York Times acknowledges) concluding that face masks are essentially useless in preventing the spread of infectious viruses, unless you are using a respirator-type covering.

Virginia third-grader seeks information on Wisconsin for school project

To the Editor:Dear People of the Great State of Wisconsin. Hello! I am a third-grade student in Northern Virginia. Our class is learning about the United States, and I will be teaching our school about the state of Wisconsin. In the month of May, I will create a display for …

What about China?

Our local chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby and more than 400 other CCL chapters across the country have a principal goal of getting Congress to effectively address climate change, and we also strongly support state and local actions to reduce carbon emissions.

River News: Our View

We endorse former state Supreme Court justice Daniel Kelly for the state Supreme Court over Milwaukee County circuit judge Janet Protasiewicz for many of the same reasons we are endorsing Oneida County district attorney Michael Schiek over circuit judge Mary Roth Burns: Protasiewicz is an extremist far-left activist who will …

River News: Our View

When it comes to who should prevail in Tuesday's election for Oneida County circuit judge, there should be no lack of clarity among county voters: It's district attorney Michael Schiek by a mile, or more, over judge Mary Roth Burns.
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Who gets to have a voice?

To the Editor:Oneida County supervisors don't want to hear from residents that don't own property. A hearing about revisions to the Oneida County Shoreland Protection Ordinance was scheduled for 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29. Before the hearing the Planning and Development Committee will discuss public participation in the hearing.

In support of district attorney Michael Schiek for judge

To the Editor:A vote for district attorney Michael Schiek is a plus for Oneida County! I have known Michael Schiek since we were classmates from 1st grade at Rhinelander Catholic Central through high school. Michael has been an important figure in the community since graduating from Hamline Law School and …

Deputies endorse Schiek for judge

To the Editor:Mike Schiek is the most qualified candidate to be elected judge for Oneida County Circuit Court.

Schiek has the right qualities for the bench

To the Editor:Dear Oneida County residents, Now, more than ever we must have confidence in our judicial system. Michael Schiek is the person to preserve that confidence.

'Cold Justice' investigator endorses Schiek in Oneida County judge race

To the Editor:Hello Citizens of Oneida County,I wanted to take this opportunity to endorse Michael Schiek for Branch I Judge in Oneida County. Though I do not live in your county, I had the opportunity to come to your county in 2018 and work with District Attorney Schiek on the …
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