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Off the Editor’s Desk 9-21-2022

Are we becoming a nation without a God? Over the weekend I was watching a news program on television about our Christian religion. It stated that within 25 years, less than half this country’s population would embrace Christianity. Evangelist Franklin Graham appeared on another show and questioned us Christians if we are following God’s Ten…

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Letters to the Editor 9-21-2022

Letter to the Editor: Congressman Mike Johnson has a good article on the topic of “the separation of church and state.” The term “separation between church and state” does not come from the Constitution, but from a personal letter that President Thomas Jefferson wrote to the Danbury Baptist Association in 1802. Jefferson wrote “the language…

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Letters to the Editor 9-14-22

Letter to the Editor: In the spirit of bi-partisanship here is a proposal suggested by ChazzBeau, veteran political insider, living in Denile, AK: If Donald should win the presidency in 2024 with his promise to pardon the Capitol vandals and police attackers–then, in the two plus months that Joe would still be president, he could…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 9-14-22

Who wants to take away our freedoms? In his “Red Rant” speech in Philadelphia a couple of weeks ago, President Biden told the American public that MAGA Republicans wanted to take away our freedoms. But if my memory serves me right, and I have thought for some time that Biden’s party has come out against…

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Letter to the Editor 8-17-2022

Letter to the Editor: So what exactly is in the book, “The Doctrine of the Lesser Magistrates?” According to Pastor Matthew Trewhella, “The doctrine of the lesser magistrates declares that when the superior or higher civil authority makes an unjust/immoral or decree, the lesser or lower ranking civil authority has both the right and duty…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 8-17-2022

I must report to everyone that last Wednesday I tested positive for the Coronavirus after I came down with what I thought was a very bad cold.  I had a chest cold with a runny nose, fever, sore throat, and I felt very weak. I was given a prescription for PAXLOVID and I take two…

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Letters to the Editor 8-10-2022

Letter to the Editor-Let’s talk about the Boomer generation You can’t hardly go a week about hearing or reading about the Boomer generation and its effects on society. When we were in our working years, there wasn’t any problems basically with the workforce related to shortages, lack of skills for the most part. I don’t…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 8-10-2022

Beware of the Government We all have heard stories about how our federal government is making it harder for us citizens to address our grievances to our government. There is the story of people who faced federal forces for challenging school boards. People that were involved in the January 6th ruckus at the capitol in…

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Letters to the Editor 8-3-2022

The Cost of Clean Water They’re not projects most people get excited about. But without upgrades to municipal wastewater treatment plants and Community Drinking Water systems, we’d be in trouble. In the 1800’s, illness from contaminated drinking water was a leading cause of death in Western Wisconsin and around the country. In my years supervising…

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Letters to the Editor 7-27-2022

Dear Editor: I am somewhat new to the Third Congressional District, so I have been paying close attention to the four candidates seeking to fill Ron Kind’s shoes. After the July 13 forum in Eau Claire last week, I narrowed it down to two: Brad Pfaff or Deb McGrath. Reading the news on July 14,…

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