It’s an inspiration when one of our younger generation who also is a lifelong resident of our community decides to pursue a lifetime of being a public servant, helping to improve and protect us while building his own life.
When I decided to run for Monroe County Sheriff, I was fully aware that I would be subjecting myself to both triumphs and challenges throughout the campaign period and beyond.
Soon we will have an anniversary that brings no joy, but rather a parent’s worst nightmare — the death of a child.
“Jewelweed” is Rhodes’ second novel following his lengthy absence from publication. Like “Driftless” before it, “Jewelweed” is set near the fictional community of Words, Wisconsin, in the west-central Driftless region.
President Trump and Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian involvement in the 2016 election, are both Republicans. That’s where the similarity ends.
“Driftless” is logically enough set in our Driftless region of Wisconsin. As such, you may recognize much of the setting even with fictitious names.
In response to the Backtalk of the April 5 County Line edition: Thirty years ago this month, I left the big city with its manicured lawns, freshly painted homes, zoning laws and beautiful high-rise office buildings to come to Norwalk and marry the love of my life.
Donoghue’s novel “The Wonder” is a work of fiction, but it was inspired by reports of similar “fasts.” In the middle 1800s in Ireland, it was reported that an 11-year-old girl had eaten nothing for four months.