Undo Supreme Court records decision

Undo Supreme Court records decision

A unanimous voice vote by the Wisconsin Senate on a piece of legislation is a rare occurrence. But that’s what happened on April 19, when state senators approved a bill to undo a decision by the Wisconsin Supreme Court regarding public records. Senate Bill 117, sponsored by Sen. Duey Stroebel (R-Saukville) and Rep. Todd Novak (R-Dodgeville), would allow a judge […]

Go clover

Go clover

To the Editor, More Wisconsin cities are joining in a conservation initiative called, “NO MOW MAY.” Some like Appleton, Wisconsin (first city to pass an ordinance) allows yards within the city limits to become tall and sometimes weed-laden throughout May, without the penalties that would normally be imposed. “NO MOW MAY,” is an effort to provide a habitat and resources […]

Everybody wins with local ad tax credits

As the members of the Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee work on the 2023-25 state budget, we ask that they include language to establish a tax credit that will help small businesses advertise with local media outlets in Wisconsin. This proposal is being championed by State Representative Todd Novak. In recent years, small businesses in Wisconsin have been forced to deal […]

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Voter fraud lie

To the Editor Recent discussions and deliberations of how we conduct elections are showing us how fragile and precious our democracy really is. Claims of voter fraud, in spite of being universally proven false, even in numerous courts of law, are being perpetuated by too many politicians and their minions whose goal is to gain or retain political power. Too […]


Artifact show

To the Editor, Have you noticed fewer pollinators in Plymouth? When I visited The Villages in Florida, I noticed there were NONE! Obviously we need pollinators. Here are some suggestions to help them out. Drop your chem lawn service or stop putting poison on your lawn if you do it yourself. After you rake your lawn this spring, plant Dutch […]


Parents should know how 4/20 Day may influence youth

Marijuana in Wisconsin is illegal for everyone. Yet, it remains a relatively popular substance among most age groups. During the 4/20 Day celebrations, it’s common for residents in Wisconsin to travel to states where recreational cannabis is legal. It’s a booming business in these states and continues growing. Legalization paved the way for what is seen now. Like any growing […]

Sheboygan County Veterans Memorial seeking support for expansion

FREE Granite walls

To the Editor, In 1988, a group of dedicated veterans formed The Sheboygan County Veterans Memorial. This organization decided that an appropriate structure should be erected at a suitable location within Sheboygan County to honor the war dead from the six wars in which servicemen and servicewomen made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedoms. This countywide project would […]

Critical farm workers often trapped, exploited


Immigrants, most of them undocumented, now perform 80% of the labor on Wisconsin dairy farms. There is a fascinating, human story in the relationship between the Mexican workers who come here to earn money to build homes and businesses back in Mexico and the farmers who depend on their labor on Wisconsin dairy farms. I traveled with a group of […]

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To the Editor, Have we improved understanding and management of ozone pollution in Wisconsin, especially in Sheboygan County? The Sheboygan Ozone Reduction Alliance (SORA) is a Sheboygan County advocate for healthy air quality. SORA was instrumental in arranging an upcoming February program in the Rocca Meeting Room of the Mead Library in Sheboygan. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, February 22nd, […]

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Too much salt

To the Editor, I appreciate the article about chloride contamination resultant from road salt. I have never been a fan of road salt for many reasons and as the article suggests, it is indeed unfavorable from all perspectives with the sole value as a ‘safety improvement’. I’ll challenge that, however. I have had many close calls driving down snowy salted […]

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