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  • Letter to the editor: Moratorium should be placed on Wilton quarry

    February 25th, 2015
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    The people of Wilton deserve more. Milestone Materials’ (Mathy Construction’s) proposed rock quarry, asphalt plant and possible frac sand mine has raised numerous concerns by citizens that are not being addressed by the local board.


    Letter to the editor: Decision on Mathy quarry should be postponed

    February 25th, 2015
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    Sometimes we forget why zoning committees exist. For that matter, we forget why any governmental body exists. The primary objective of all units of government is to protect the health and safety of the people they serve.
    Sometimes we forget why zoning committees exist.


    Letter to the Editor: Vote for James Daley on April 7 for Supreme Court

    February 25th, 2015
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    Did you know that we have a very important election coming up April 7? I didn’t until recently. I recommend that you to vote for Judge James Daley for the Wisconsin Supreme Court.


  • Book review: ‘Wild’ depicts therapeutic value of a solo hike

    February 18th, 2015
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    If you understand the healing power of solitude in the outdoors, you will love “Wild,” Cheryl Strayed’s 2012 memoir about her therapeutic 1,100-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.


    Letter to the Editor: Helping the innocent

    February 18th, 2015
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    On the way home from work Thursday, Feb. 12, I saw a dog laying on the side of the road, dead.


    Letter to the Editor: Walker’s whoppers

    February 18th, 2015
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    Gov. Walker and other presidential hopefuls attended the Iowa Freedom Summit on Jan. 24. Walker gave an exaggerated account of his accomplishments as governor in order to woo the nation’s billionaires to support his potential candidacy.