Opinion

Off The Editor’s Desk – 7-18-2018

It’s County Fair time! I spent a couple of hours last month in Colfax and had lunch at one of the food stands during the annual run of the Colfax Free Fair. People were getting ready to display their prized creations during this local event. Summertime is Fair Time and it is family fun time.

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 7-11-2018

Protecting the Constitution! I am writing this column before President Trump announces his choice for a new Supreme Court Justice to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. I am very happy that Trump is getting to nominate a second justice. If Hillary Clinton had won the office, her appointments would be so liberal that the rights…

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LTE – Tom Aebly – 7-4-2018

Dear Editor, I would like to pose a question that has bothered me for some time: is it the right of a contractor, who works on your property, to remove as much of your topsoil as he can, leave the landowner with exposed clay, and not compensate the landowner?

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LTE – Herb Sakalaucks Jr. – 7-4-2018

The Village officials’ words and actions at the full board meeting on June 25th confirm that the Village of Colfax is firmly committed to doing nothing to improve tourism and bring new business and jobs to town. The Village Board ignored the study they commissioned (The Power of Ten) that the Museum tried to follow…

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From the Mayor’s Desk- 7-4-2018

Many of you may have read in last week’s Tribune Press Reporter the announcement indicating the Glenwood City Council has approved allowing for the operation of all-terrain vehicles (ATV’s) upon all city roadways if the posted speed limit is 35 MPH of less.

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 7-4-2018

Celebrate the birth of this nation! I thought that it would be good to look up a little history about our Declaration of Independence, and pass it on to you. Most of us remember some of the words from the beginning of the document like: “When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 6-27-2018

The manure flows from actors’ mouths What can one say about the obscene and offensive language that comes pouring out of the mouths of people that call themselves actors? Over the past couple of years, ever since Donald Trump announced he was running for president, those actors have found a way to fill their mouth…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 6-20-2018

Nine Dems vie for Governor Our state press association sent out a piece last week that contained summaries of speeches from the top nine gubernatorial candidates to the state Democratic Party convention at Oshkosh on June 1st, as reported by WisPolitics.com. I am putting in a short piece about each candidate from the report and…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 6-12-2018

Money does grow on trees! “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” But for a couple of young girls living south of Wheeler, money did grow on trees. Lois Bosshart related a venture that she and her cousin Marion Reinecke found themselves involved in back in about 1955.

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