Editorials

Report on energy costs worrisome

A disturbing report came to light this week in an Associated Press story.

2 days ago
Olympics a welcome break from politics

The Olympic Games, which come to an end today, couldn’t have come at a more fortuitous time.

6 days ago
Public art making its mark

Editor’s note: The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

1 week ago
Segregation stigma pains Milwaukee

“A powder keg.”

1 week ago
UW System budget request reasonable

Years of budget cuts under both Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his predecessor, Democrat Jim Doyle, have made for a lean UW System.

1 week ago
Confluence to become a reality

Editor’s note: The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

2 weeks ago
End of VCRs fuels memories

A technology that revolutionized entertainment for those of us who grew up in the big-hair, Pac-Man-playing ’80s has apparently come to an end.

2 weeks ago
Exercising one’s right to vote

The state of Wisconsin had 3,492,577 registered voters as of Aug. 1.

2 weeks ago
Small restitution is a start

Editor’s note: The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

3 weeks ago
Political correctness can go too far

Maybe the two paintings that will be taken down at UW-Stout are offensive to Native Americans.

3 weeks ago
A land of opportunity

There are significant trade opportunities around the globe, but few can match the promise of India.

3 weeks ago
Fair provides small town atmosphere

Editor’s note: The weekly “Thumbs Up-Thumbs Down” editorial offers opinions on highs and lows in the news during the past week.

4 weeks ago
Another year of top-flight entertainment

Kudos to the staffs, volunteers and law enforcement personnel for the latest star-studded country music festivals and rock gala in the Chippewa Valley.

1 month ago
Work remains on living-wage ordinance

Solid salaries are not only good for families but for society as a whole, as consumer spending accounts for about two-thirds of economic growth in the U.S.

1 month ago
Seems to Me: Internships crucial

In today’s job market, internships are a proven means to secure employment after graduation. A well-written resume and cover letter goes a long way, but demonstrating

1 month ago