Editorials

Music fest elevate area

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

23 hrs ago
Council should adopt new snow emergency plan

What’s tomorrow’s date?

2 days ago
Anchor’s rant reflects our frustration

The anger and passion displayed by young One America News NetworkTV news anchor Tomi Lahren was no act in her recent on-air  rant directed at President Obama in the

5 days ago
Property tax report good news for Walker

A recent report showing property taxes in Wisconsin as a percentage of personal income are the lowest since 1946 is something Gov. Scott Walker no doubt will trumpet as he

6 days ago
Letter from the Editor: Reward excellence over longevity

For those of  us outside the world of academia, the angst surrounding a provision in the just-passed state budget removing UW System faculty tenure from state statutes

6 days ago
Fewer days don’t diminish festivals

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
Another nail in the coffin of democracy

The long-running question in the aftermath of the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court’s devastating Citizens United vs. Federal Elections Commission decision that said corporations

1 week ago
Walker needs to get specific

It’s important that we listen to Gov. Scott Walker as he traverses the nation seeking the Republican presidential nomination, just so no one can say they got caught off

1 week ago
Arts center fundraising needs final push

“It’s up to you!” reads a brochure circulated by the Community for the Confluence, a group drumming up private support for the proposed $40 million

1 week ago
Column: Open records law vital

America was founded on two basic principles, one of which is limited government. Our founders tired of kowtowing to a king, and the result was the Declaration of

1 week ago
UW-EC alum destined for coaching

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
State budget process same old, same old

It’s easy this time every two years to rail on the Wisconsin Legislature for its various, obvious flaws in passing the biennial state budget, which it did last week to

2 weeks ago
Apply OWI lesson to those who abuse firearms

Progressive columnist E.J. Dionne hit on something in his commentary published on these pages recently concerning how to reduce gun violence: Namely, grass-roots public

2 weeks ago
Good times just keep on coming

If one compared the plethora of major entertainment events in the Chippewa Valley to a hurricane, we’re in the eye of the storm this week.

2 weeks ago
Air show rockets to big success

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3 weeks ago