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Letters to the Editor Archive

Letter to the Editor | I will be voting November 3, 2020 | By Gary Brussat

September 15, 2020 – West Bend, WI – My vote on November 3 will go to President Trump. I agree with his basic premise of America first. As a country, we really  have to take care of our own problems before we can effectively deal with others. President Trump

Letter to the Editor | Looking ahead to November election | By Ken Miller

September 11, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – Recently I have heard from a number of Conservatives/Republicans, having doubts about Pres. Trump. Very disturbing. I do not like some of his tactics, verbiage and temperament. He is a “shoot-from-the-hip” type and can be blunt not mincing words. His demeaner

Letter to the Editor | Debates encouraged in Fifth Congressional District race | By Dave Simon

September 9, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – With Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner retiring from his fifth Congressional seat, it’s tremendously important that citizens get an open and informed view of the prospective candidates to replace him. A debate (or two) between Democrat candidate Tom Palzewicz and Republican Scott Fitzgerald

Letter to the Editor | Making the State House in Madison veto-proof | By Blaine Zagar

September 9, 2020 – Washington Co., WI – I read Carroll Merry’s comments regarding the efforts to getting a recall started to remove Governor Evers and he is right on. Efforts would be better spent on getting Republicans elected into the State Senate and Assembly, and into both chambers

Letter to the Editor | Don’t recall Gov. Evers, neutralize him with veto-proof legislature | By Carroll Merry

September 2, 2020 – Germantown, WI – While doing business errands today I noticed a make-shift corner display with some very well-meaning citizens asking passers-by to stop and sign a recall petition against Governor Tony Evers and Lt. Governor Mandella Barnes. My first thought was ‘good for them’ for

Letter to the Editor | Survey input on leadership, policy position and temperament | By Kraig K. Sadownikow

August 28, 2020 – West Bend, WI – I recently took a look at a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center that came out the first week in August.  It revealed why voters support either President Trump or Joe Biden. The survey listed various important traits of a

Letter to the Editor | Please preserve our Rustic Road in Town of Erin | By Michael Meidel    

August 12, 2020 – Town of Erin, WI – A copy of the letter that was sent to the Town Clerk regarding Rustic Road 33 has been forwarded and posted below courtesy Michael Meidel. Dear Erin Town Clerk, I am unable to attend the Board meeting on the evening

Letter to the Editor | Why not save the scenic drive on Rustic Roads in the Town of Erin | By Mrs. Janice Marie Meidel 

August 10, 2020 – Town of Erin, WI – A daily commute on Hartford’s “Rustic Roads,” can readily be appreciated as a scenic “Sunday drive,” in most cases.  Its majestic trees and winding roads calm busy motorists day after day. That’s why travelers come to the Holy Hill Area

Letter to the Editor | Vote for Actions not Tone | By Jean Merry

August 9, 2020 – Germantown, WI – So, you can’t vote for President Trump because of the tone of his Tweets? But are you okay with how he put America back to work and our record low unemployment? And he is bringing jobs back from the COVID impact! How

Letter to the Editor | Support Cliff De Temple for 5th District Congressman | By Mary Weigand

July 28, 2020 – West Bend, WI – Dear Editor. I write to alert people about the primary election Tuesday, August 11. With the retirement of 5th district Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner, we have an open seat with two Republican candidates- Cliff DeTemple and Scott Fitzgerald (long time state senator)

Letter to the Editor | Why I can’t vote for Biden | By Marie Graziano

July 19, 2020 – Richfield, WI = As I listen to the anti Trump hate, I wonder if anyone wants a President that will fight for the people. I can’t and will not vote to have my rights taken away. Here are some of the reasons I will not

Letter to the Editor | Big government is delaying building projects, economic growth | By Joshua Schoemann

July 9, ,2020 – Washington Co., WI – As contractors know, in Wisconsin most commercial building plans must be reviewed by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Standards (DSPS), or to a delegated local unit of government.   In the best of times, these reviews cost a little bit

Letter to the Editor | Kids and police need to be back in school | By Jody Geenen

July 7, 2020 – West Bend, WI – As a past school board candidate for West Bend, there are several things happening in schools for which I would like to speak.  Let us start with BLM demands to oust police presence. Just a few years ago, after high-profile school

Letter to the Editor | Thanks for supporting the Allenton American Legion | By Rodney Wayne Delcore

July 6, 2020 – Allenton, WI – A hugh thanks too everyone that came out and supported Fohl-Martin American Legion Post brat fry. Plus a hugh thanks to all the volunteered. The money raised goes to our post scholarships, various Veterans organizations, maintaining the Legion Post, and many other

Letter to the Editor | Happy Independence Day West Bend | By Chris Jenkins

July 4, 2020 – West Bend, WI – My Fellow West Benders, Happy Independence Day to all in the great City of West Bend! We are truly blessed by an Almighty power to live in a country that embraces our freedom and liberty as Americans. We are reminded of

Letter to the Editor | Support July 16-18 Washington County Junior Livestock Expo | By Jody Strupp

July 1, 2020 – Slinger, WI – The 2020 Washington County fair was cancelled. For some that simply means no rides, no cotton candy, and no great music. For others, it means a fair project came to an abrupt halt with little to no guidance. While some youth projects

Letter to the Editor | Allowing public comments at West Bend School Board meetings | By Jody Geenen

April 18, 2020 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend School Board meeting on April 13 was a splendid example of what can be accomplished when stakeholders publicly speak up. The school board violated Policy 187 by announcing in the original agenda that “The topic for comments must

A note of thanks | By Leo Kalisz 

April 14, 2020 – Antioch, Ill – Good Day, My name is Leo Kalisz from Antioch,IL which is just south of the Illinois / Wisconsin border just south of Trevor, Wisconsin and a half hour southwest of Kenosha, WI. I just finished reading your delightful and romantic story about

Letter to the Editor | Jody Geenen best for WB School Board | By Bart Williams

April 5, 2020 – West Bend, WI – I am voting for only one candidate for West Bend School Board – true conservative, Jody Geenen. She is honest, accountable, transparent, smart, and works hard.   While on the board (2011-17), I voted on the merits of each proposal and

Letter to the Editor | Who is protecting our most vulnerable? | By Becky Abbott

April 3, 2020 – Slinger, WI – We are living in unprecedented times during the Coronavirus outbreak. The public, now more than ever, is relying on our elected officials, and administration at all levels of government to make the right decisions and take preventative steps to protect their constituents