Op-Ed

  To the Editor: Who wears helmets? Military combat, football, hockey, construction workers and race car drivers. So, what about bicycles, minibikes and motorcycles? I suspect no one had a helmet on for the annual Wounded Veterans charity ride because, to be a tough guy you need to show that only...
To the Editor: Mr. Cantlon, you’ve lost your touch, you don’t criticize Democrats the way you usually do. Have you gotten caught up in all of Trump’s problems so you’ve lost your way? Thirty-seven indictments are a lot to handle, even for Trump. He says he will make America great again, do you...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO September 3, 1998 For the Trempealeau County Sheriff’s Department – and county taxpayers – it’s like déjà vu all over again. The state of Wisconsin is telling county government that its jail facilities are inadequate and threatening sanctions if the situation isn’t corrected. But this...
  Dear fellow Times readers: I’m wondering if any of our political division can be repaired? Is it too late? Has it gone too far? Far-left extremist liberal democrats arguing against far-right extremist Republicans. Why can’t we all simply get along? Money is the culprit. Yes, I said it. It’s all...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO August 27, 1998 About 25 people attended a public informational meeting last week concerning a new state law that requires people convicted of sex-related crimes to register in the communities where they live. Many of those attending last week’s meeting, held at the Whitehall City...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO August 20, 1998 When a Kenosha hunter killed a rare whitetail deer south of Whitehall nearly two years ago, many area residents felt deprived. But the white buck will nevertheless be seen by thousands in the years to come, thanks to the efforts of the Independence School District and a...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO August 13, 1998 Whitehall School District residents attending the annual meeting turned down a request to sell the school forest. The 10 district electors attending Monday’s meeting voted unanimously to keep the 44-acre portion of the forest sought by the town of Northfield. The 64-...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO Aug. 6, 1998 Homes in rural West Virginia are looking better these days as the result of the efforts of area teenagers and adult volunteers. Megan Bender, Crystal Heath, Theresa Shilts and Rebecca Ziebarth of Whitehall, Briana Sura and Angela Holty of Independence, Hannah Galewski of...

 

 

  25 YEARS AGO July 16, 1998 Trempealeau County may be declared a disaster area as the result of the severe storms and flooding of late June, according to a county official who met with federal agency representatives last week. But aid for the damage caused by wind and water will almost certainly...

 

 

25 YEARS AGO July 9, 1998 The fifth-annual presentation of the Pleasantville-area Citizen of the Year Award Sunday marked the first time that the honor, a joint effort of the Pleasantville Lions Club, the Hale Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Country Crafters Homemakers Club, has been...

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