Editorial

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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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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Off The Editor’s Desk – 6-6-2018

Looking back at 1944! I enjoy going into our library and looking at copies of our newspapers that were printed many years ago. All local newspapers are a historical record of the community that they serve. I have had the bound file of volume 55 of the Glenwood City Tribune on one of my desks…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 5-30-2018

Remember Barney Frank? A lot of people heard what Barney Frank said about the new banking law. Few know he worked for a bank. —Washington Post. I have written before about Barney Frank (78). He is a former House Democrat from Massachusetts, who served for 32 years, and pushed through Congress the idea that everyone should own…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 5-23-2018

Not Again? What is causing our kids to take guns and bombs to school and commit mass murder? I think the cause might be what we watch at the movies, television and video games. I firmly believed that it is not the guns that we have grown up with, but what we allow our children to…

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