Opinion

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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Off The Editor’s Desk – 5-16-2018

In our court system, victims come in last! Over the many years that I have been editor and publisher of this newspaper and have printed many court stories of people that have broken the law and have left honest people with a loss of some kind, property or momentary, and the court levees some sort of repayment to the victim.

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 5-9-2018

Working together will never happen! It has become apparent to me that the two sides of the aisle in our nation’s capitol will never come together and do what will “Make America Great Again.”

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 5-2-2018

Glenwood City School Board members on daycare expansion issue! Last Tuesday morning as I read the draft of the story about the Glenwood City School Board meeting of Monday night I was shocked to find that the school board was considering expanding the schools daycare to include babies. I quickly addressed an email to school Superintendent Tim Johnson about my objection to the…

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Off The Publisher’s Desk – 5-2-2018

How things have changed, in the last fifty or so years!  There was a time when I could figure out what happened when a machine broke down and how it could be fixed, but today with all the electronic devises, if something goes wrong, I call for help.

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 4-25-2018

 A good story, it needs to be retold I promised myself that I would not write a gloom and doom story for this week’s newspapers and would try to find a true-life story that we all could enjoy. Well, I found one that I like, courtesy of the magazine called the “New Roads.” It’s a…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 4-11-2018

 We used to make things here in Wisconsin That was the heading on a column called “Downward Wisconsin” written back in November of 2011 by Tim Nerenz, Ph.D. He stated, “We made machine tools in Milwaukee, cars in Kenosha and ships in Sheboygan. We mined iron in the north and lead in the south. We…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 4-4-2018

 Is there a government program for us old white guys?  Last week I was wondering what type of federal government program is available for a business that is owned by a white man. I know that the government has a program to aid female-owned businesses, programs for minority groups and programs for almost everyone else…

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