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April 27, 2013
LETTERS: Boston tragedy hits home for dad
To the Editor: I know we're supposed to move on. We're supposed to rally together and stand united. But I can't. I can't get past the thought of that poor 8-year-old boy who never knew what hit him or his sister who will be physically and emotionally scarred the rest of her life....
April 27, 2013 - 8:52am
April 26, 2013
LETTER: Task force tackles suicide rates
To the Editor: Suicide rates continue to be on the rise in the United States. Averages and statistics: 38,000 people die by suicide each year, or one person every 14 minutes; it's the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S.; it's the fourth leading cause of death for adults between...
April 26, 2013 - 8:54am
April 20, 2013
LETTER: Politically correct words run amok
To the Editor: Recently one of the big dailies out East decided to change their word usage bible. All papers and magazines have them. They are called different things at different papers but essentially they are phrases and words that can be used by writers to make up a story. In...
April 20, 2013 - 8:54am
April 19, 2013
LETTER: Adjustments should be shared by all
To the Editor: I was appalled to read that the president's budget proposes to use the chained CPI instead of the consumer Price Index to calculate the cost-of-living adjustments for Social Security. We are told that the chained CPI is a more accurate way for measuring inflation because,...
April 19, 2013 - 8:52am
April 11, 2013
LETTER: Parents help to stop underage drinking issue
To the Editor: The Substance Abuse Committee together with local law enforcement agencies would like to remind everyone that "Parents Who Host Lose the Most: Don't Be a Party to Teenage Drinking." The committee is working with police and community groups to provide parents with...
April 11, 2013 - 11:26am
April 6, 2013
LETTER: Bill of Rights should not be amended
To the Editor: I was a paperboy who delivered the news of JFK's assassination. If memory serves me, I delivered the newspaper the day Democrat Gov. George Wallace, later a contender for the Democrat nomination for president, stood in the doorway in Selma, Ala. to block the entrance...
April 6, 2013 - 8:15am
April 5, 2013
LETTER: Driftless area needed for trout fishing
To the Editor: Over the past 20 years the Wisconsin Driftless Area in western Wisconsin has evolved into one of the best trout fishing areas in America. This occurred as a result of changing land use, which improved water quality, habitat projects and wild trout stocking. The trout...
April 5, 2013 - 10:13am
April 4, 2013
LETTER: Is boundary agreement good or bad?
To the Editor: If you live or own land in Stanton Township, you better start paying attention to what the City of New Richmond has in mind for you. The City of New Richmond is starting negotiations for an extra territorial agreement with Stanton Township. Please research what we...
April 4, 2013 - 10:14am
March 29, 2013
LETTER: County government working as it should
To the Editor: St. Croix County is lucky to have a government which works the way a democracy is supposed to work. The structure of the democracy is simple. We elect county board supervisors in each of 19 districts. Those county board supervisors then elect the board chairman who...
March 29, 2013 - 11:30am
LETTER: Easter season shows God's love
To the Editor: The love of God is amazing, beyond our comprehension.
March 29, 2013 - 9:31am
March 28, 2013
LETTER: Banking regulations make little sense
To the Editor: Recently a scare was sent through everyone's life who owns a bank account. In Cyprus last week the government was going to vote on a one time regulation that would let the government illegally take 10 percent of everyone's cash to pay down the bank's debt, or the...
March 28, 2013 - 9:28am
LETTER: City should follow recommendation
To the Editor: I think it would be great if our new library would be built at the location of the current one. We could have a beautiful new building in a park setting that the city could be proud of. I think most library patrons, myself included, would be willing to contribute...
March 28, 2013 - 9:26am
March 23, 2013
LETTER: Shine headlights during storms
To the Editor: I don't think Wisconsin has a law about headlights being on when it's raining or snowing, but wouldn't it be a good idea? During our recent snowfall I noticed many cars with their lights off. I know it might be an infringement on someone's rights, like wearing a...
March 23, 2013 - 10:09am
March 22, 2013
LETTER: St. Croix land sale was a steal
To the Editor: I read in this paper, the buyer of most of the county farm didn't expect to get it, thinking it would go for more. Investors paid a low $5,000 to $7,600 farm acreage price for land zoned commercial industrial already in the city. Both indicators, this property sold...
March 22, 2013 - 1:07pm
LETTER: Keystone proposal is disturbing
To the Editor: Among the many gifts left to us by the very wise Chief Seattle is his total respect for the earth and his recognition that we have an obligation to protect and to preserve this precious legacy left to us by those who came before. To that end, he wrote in his memoirs: "We...
March 22, 2013 - 12:10pm