Opinion The Pepper Fest, like Booster Days held earlier this summer, involves many activities. The celebration, however, is centered on North Hudson's Italian heritage and probably has more emphasis on food!
A lot has been happening downstate that folks on the western fringe of Wisconsin, under the orb of the Twin Cities media, probably aren’t aware of unless they make an effort to follow our home-state news.
The School District of Hudson resumed classes Wednesday, Sept. 1 and this means a time of adjustment for not only students and parents but all citizens. It is time to take a look at routines and procedures so everyone can enjoy a safe year of school.
Looks like some people in the southern part of Wisconsin are again trying to give northern Wisconsin the short end of the stick. Wisconsin Sen. Mark Miller (Monona), co-chair of the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance, has thrown a monkey wrench into the Stillwater Bridge project by adding a policy statement into the proposed Wisconsin budget.
Area legislator Sen. Pat Kreitlow (D-Chippewa Falls) has introduced a bill that has earned high praise from the media, but also should be embraced by the public. The so-called Whistleblower Protection Act is designed to protect a journalist’s right to keep confidential the sources and material gathered during the reporting process.
Memorial Day is the day that Americans have set aside to remember those who gave their lives so that our country might live. Americans, who enjoy the peace purchased at the great price of death, should pay respect to all veterans who have made great sacrifices. We get that opportunity Monday.
A conservation group has named the Wild and Scenic Lower St. Croix River as one of the 10 most threatened rivers in the nation. The group that made the determination is called American Rivers, a conservation organization based in Washington, D.C.
Sometimes citizens have a good vision of how government should operate. That was the case last November when voters overwhelmingly approved a reduction in the number of supervisors on the St. Croix County Board.
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