Opinion

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Letter: Everyone needs to check out Jan. 6 committee reports

Anyone who has read my letters to the Reedsburg Independent, over the years, knows that I typically use up all, or most of, the 400-word limit. Not this time.

Mon
20
Jun

STANEK COLUMN: It’s too easy to take farming for granted

Last Saturday morning, I headed out early, thinking there wouldn’t be too many people yet at the Sauk County Dairy Breakfast. Boy, was I wrong.

Apparently, people are more than willing to get up at the crack of dawn for a good meal, or maybe they were excited about seeing the farm. Or maybe, like me, they thought they’d beat the rush.

Mon
20
Jun

Letter: You can help to stop elder abuse

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. During June, communities across the country will sponsor events to highlight solutions to this systemic social challenge.

Mon
20
Jun

Letter: Special thanks for fishing clinic support

The Reedsburg Outdoor Club held the annual Kids Fishing Day on June 4. Despite the weather the kids had a great time, and they caught some great fish. We wish to thank our sponsors that helped with the event: Reedsburg True Value, Plenkes Pond Association and the William Friede Trust Fund.

Mon
20
Jun

Letter: More gun laws don’t get to root of problem

Problem solving in modern times has transcended the age-old tried and true methodology of searching a root cause through scientific analysis of best historical practices, identifying and solving it, rather than engage in knee-jerk placeboes which make people feel good, but sit in obvious denial of cause and effect.

Mon
20
Jun

Letter: Leaders aren’t addressing immigration crisis

Made much worse by the Biden’s administration’s open-border policy that has flooded this country with hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens, drug smuggling and it’s killing of our young people is but a small part of a federally-created immigration crisis cited by some of Wisconsin’s Republican members of Congress, “Southern border visits ramp

Mon
20
Jun

Letter: Caring about climate change isn’t radical

The charge of radicalism is the default response by many Republicans to any substantive climate action.  Regarding Biden Administration climate policies, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell recently claimed: "Democrats say your financial pain is the necessary cost to make America more to the liking of the radical environmental left."

Mon
20
Jun

GUEST COLUMN: Wisconsinites can’t afford to pay 3 times more for medications


Martha Cranley. (Submitted photo)

Would you tailgate at a Milwaukee Brewers game if a six-pack of beer cost $28.86, brats cost $11.83 per six-pack, and cheese cost $17.15 per pound?

Mon
20
Jun

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating Wisconsin agriculture this June Dairy Month


Randy Romanski. (Submitted photo)

June Dairy Month is upon us, and it is certainly something people across our state can be proud of. June Dairy Month is an extra opportunity to celebrate a few of the things Wisconsin is known for— producing, processing and consuming dairy.

Thu
09
Jun

STANEK COLUMN: Why is there no relief from high gas prices?

As I drove to the Fly-In, Drive-In Breakfast on Sunday, I shook my head at the gas station signs. Over $4.50 per gallon, and that’s just for regular unleaded. Diesel is much higher. Our prices weren’t even that shocking during the peak of the pandemic.

All I can wonder is, “What is going on? What are our national leaders doing?”

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