Editorials

Accountability a requirement of incentives

The reality is that incentives are invaluable tools in the realm of economic development.

7 hrs ago
Prince reign celebrated

Prince provided the soundtrack for the early 1980s for many of us who came of age during the period.

4 days ago
Bypass choice looks wise now

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

5 days ago
Addressing disabilities

The following is not a condemnation, nor even a criticism, of Lake Hallie police officer Adam Meyers or his actions on April 8 in the village of Lake Hallie.

2 weeks ago
Riverbank becoming sight to see

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
EC shines in political limelight

Bernie Sanders was introduced by a local Grammy winner, Ted Cruz stumped from the back of a pickup truck, Hillary Clinton overcame a delayed start with an impassioned speech

3 weeks ago
Library is community’s facility

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
Casting vote critical

Beverly Wickstrom first voted in the 1976 presidential election.

1 month ago
It Seems to Me: Many shoulder blame for county thefts

On the Eau Claire County website it states the county’s core values and beliefs that our government is open and accountable, fiscally responsible, respective to our

4 weeks ago
Honoring our war heroes

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

1 month ago
Terrorism a bipartisan concern

It’s sad that in today’s political climate it takes a tragedy to rekindle some measure of bipartisanship.

1 month ago
Monks have a lesson for us all

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

1 month ago
Legislation strays from local control

Municipalities in Wisconsin may not ban the retail use of certain containers such as plastic bags.

1 month ago
Ellenson exceeds expectations

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

1 month ago
State marketing plan has merit

There are times when well-intentioned efforts in economic development have more shine than substance.

1 month ago