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    George Alan Walz

    George Alan Walz, 89, of Yorkville, Ill., passed away Friday, Aug. 26, 2016.

    Pete Schmitz concludes 50 years on Elroy-Sparta State Trail Board

    “Gold Watch Blues,” a Donovan song from my salad days, a way back when, has a line that has always stuck in my brain.

    Royall fifth-grader finalist in art contest

    Every year, Music K8, a music magazine, holds a cover contest for its May/June issue.

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  • Letter to the Editor: “Camping” vs. mobile home park in Ontario

    August 24th, 2016
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    Thanks to Karen Parker for holding up the question of allowing “camping” on an Ontario village lot.


    Letter to the Editor: Vote for candidate who wants clean, abundant water

    August 24th, 2016
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    I’m worried about water. As a kid in Michigan, I spent my summers fishing, swimming, and paddling rivers and lakes.


    Letter to the Editor: Clearing up the confusion

    August 17th, 2016
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    I would like to clarify a few points on what the editor referred to as “added confusion” on my part, at the last Ontario Village Board meeting.


    Letter to the Editor: Ontario Village Board singling out campers on County Highway ZZ

    August 17th, 2016
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    First off, if my name is going to be on the front page of the paper every month, then please have your facts correct. No. 1, we did not ask for a conditional-use permit.


    Letter to the Editor: Pride in your town, Norwalk?

    August 17th, 2016
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    I am writing this because I had brothers-in-law visiting the village cemetery outside Norwalk over the reunion–tractor pull weekend. They said how the cemetery looked: untrimmed and not kept up.


  • Letter to the Editor: Wilton theatre a momentous experience

    August 16th, 2016
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    As I settled in to watch the opening night performance of “Red, White and Tuna” in the basement of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, I was jittery.


    Letter to the Editor: If management practices aren’t addressed, mindfulness is a Band-Aid

    August 16th, 2016
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    I have taught mindfulness for 30-plus years mainly within a spiritual tradition commonly known as “Buddhism.”


    Letter to the Editor: Dump Brooks in November

    August 6th, 2016
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    Wisconsin has two Ed Brookses representing the 50th Assembly District.


    Your right to know: Supreme Court cases key to openness

    August 4th, 2016
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    Wisconsin’s third branch of government is critical to open government. This year, the Wisconsin Supreme Court will hear three cases involving Wisconsin’s open records law, and could make important decisions involving access to the courts.


    Editorial cartoon

    August 4th, 2016
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