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    Elroy sign fund tops goal

    New “Welcome To Elroy” signs will soon be installed on each state highway coming into the city. Thanks to recent donations by the children of Tommy and Sue Ann Thompson, the Woman’s Club Sign Fund surpassed the $15,000 goal.

    For the love of horses: Rural Ontario woman offers riding lessons to youth

    If you happen to like horses and kids, what better way to spend the summer than bringing them together for a series of riding lessons?

    Royall class of ‘76 reunites

    The Royall High School class of 1976 had its reunion July 16 at the Best Western in Tomah.

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  • Letter to the Editor: Walker’s plans for broadband fall short

    July 20th, 2016
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    Gov. Walker is going around Wisconsin touting “Broadband Forward!” as advancing Internet access and speed. But there’s more to the story that makes it doubtful whether our governor is putting our best interests ahead of big business, this time AT&T.


    Letter to the Editor: Dallas shooting is a symptom of frustration

    July 12th, 2016
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    By Dave Wester | Elroy 
    The shooting of policemen in Dallas was a horrible thing that cannot be justified, but we shouldn’t pass it off as the work of a nut.


    Letter to the Editor: Support Leinberger for state Assembly

    July 12th, 2016
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    I believe in contributing to the common good, and I have worked with Democrats and Republicans who share that view.


    Letter to the Editor: Walker’s way is not the Wisconsin way

    July 12th, 2016
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    Oxymoron: figure of speech using contradictory words. As in: “private listening session,” “closed press conference.”


    Editorial cartoon

    July 12th, 2016
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  • Letter to the editor: Beware the Walker virus

    July 6th, 2016
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    Wisconsin officials are worried about Zika virus coming to Wisconsin, but a greater fear is about a deadly virus that is already here. 


    Letter to the Editor: Ridgeville would have benefited from wind farm

    June 22nd, 2016
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    We have been reading some interesting articles in our local newspapers. In the Thursday, June 9, La Crosse Tribune, in an article entitled “Dairyland cranking up turbines,” it is noted that Dairyland Power Co-op is cranking up wind power, generating nearly $400,000 a year in revenue for Lafayette County and town of Seymour.


    Editorial cartoon

    May 19th, 2016
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    Letter to the editor: Local theatre and entertainment are abundant

    May 19th, 2016
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    • $11.25 – That’s how much it will cost to see a show at the Tomah Concert Series. ($45 for adults for four shows — other ticket prices for families and students)


    Letter to the editor: Marklein, Nerison, Brooks wasting tax money

    May 4th, 2016
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    Marklein, Nerison, Brooks wasting tax money By Dave Wester | Elroy State Sen. Howard Marklein, state Rep.