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Lakeland Times, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Friday, February 8, 2019 7:30 AM
I write this letter today to address some concerns I have with information that could be construed as “misleading” or information that is missing from an article in the Tuesday, Jan. 29 issue of The Lakeland Times, pertaining to the updated SPS 330 rule that governs firefighter safety in the State of Wisconsin.
  • To the Editor:

    “The Wisconsin Open Meetings Law provides that all meetings of governmental bodies shall be preceded by public notice and shall be publicly held in places reasonably accessible to all. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    This letter is for the voters of Boulder Junction. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    In response to John Kocovsky’s letter about “The Stupid Wall,” readers should note that I never made claims that Kocovsky suggests. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    It’s local election time and for Boulder Junction taxpayers, it could not have come soon enough. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    Do you know what Super PACs are? (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    I read a quote a few weeks ago and it was, “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” (subscriber access)
  • I write this letter today to address some concerns I have with information that could be construed as “misleading” or information that is missing from an article in the Tuesday, Jan. 29 issue of The Lakeland Times, pertaining to the updated SPS 330 rule that governs firefighter safety in the State of Wisconsin.
  • Thank you, Brian Jopek, for your wonderful article about my father, Chuck, in the recent Lakeland Times edition.
  • Albert Camus said: “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.”

    And, at my age, a month from 82, in the swiftness of time, summer is just around the next bend. In fact, I am fond of saying, if the next 10 years go as fast as the last, I’ll be in Heaven by breakfast. Maybe I should reduce that to five years. I’m still pitiful at math. Punctation, too.
  • To the Editor:

    As Vanity Fair put it,“The ultimate bias in journalism is not (just) political. It’s toward controversy, gaffes, and scandal” or as The Lakeland Times is habitually prone to publish — opinion journalism. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    Well another day in the divided USA, I have heard that our diversity makes us a strong nation. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    This letter is written as a result of a recent conversation I have had with several area residents. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    A number of people have expressed their opinions on the wall. I would like to weigh in on that discussion. (subscriber access)


  • You don’t matter. Neither do I. We are the “real people,” with rights originally protected by the Constitution, but the people who matter now are not you and I; they are in fact the artificial entities of corporations, unions and Super Pacs deemed “people” by the Citizens United Supreme Court decision of 2010. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    On Jan. 17, 2019 the Forest County Land and Water Use (Zoning) Committee held a public hearing to consider a conditional use permit request from Northeast Asphalt, Inc. to operate an asphalt plant into the existing nonmetallic mine owned by Alton (Bud) Ison Jr. in the Town of Argonne.  (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    In 2010 the US Supreme Court ruled that the free speech clause of the First Amendment of the US Constitution prohibits government restrictions on political campaign spending by corporations, labor unions and other associations. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    Are you one of many who pay attention to the news and are frustrated? (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    Regarding the caravans headed north to our southern border with Mexico, in the January issue of “The Verdict,” published by “Judicial Watch,” there was important information we aren’t hearing from many other sources. (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    I am writing this letter to you to ask the town of Woodruff residents this question: (subscriber access)
  • To the Editor:

    The Community Food Pantry in Boulder Junction would like to thank Trig’s and Coontail Corner Market for their very generous donations of food during 2018. (subscriber access)
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