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Letters to Editor

To all members of the American Legion family, Post No. 544                   It has been brought to my attention that there is a continuing issue with the no smoking ban and the disrespect of officers. As part of the writing and receiving of this letter, I will inform you that […]


Thank you to blood donors

The American Legion Auxiliary would like to thank the following people for taking time out of their busy schedules to give blood at our drive on Oct. 30 at the Post: Joanne O’Reilly, Shirley Vozel, Amanda Jacobson, Ashley Amburn, Diane Ainsworth, Pat Dahme, Chris Frommgenbuck, Jennifer Frisby, Kevin Scott, Valene […]


Letters to the Editor

Effects of herbicides in our lakes                   What exactly is in our lakes?  Do we know? Do we care?  Although it appears that the 2,4-D herbicide treatment is NOT getting rid of the milfoil, the Lake District keeps voting to apply the chemical. Other alternatives were suggested at the meeting, […]


Measuring up Ryan vs. Zerban

There is a big contrast between the candidates for the Wisconsin First Congressional District.                   Candidate Rob Zerban wants to protect Medicare and Social Security. Paul Ryan wants to privatize Social Security and to change Medicare into medical vouchers where seniors would get a limited sum to buy medical insurance […]


Heart of Gold Charity says thanks

On behalf of our family and Heart of Gold Charity, we would like to extend our sincere thanks and gratitude to the many businesses, individuals, and families who contributed to our sixth annual Golf Outing Fundraiser.  With your help, we were able to raise over $23,000.                   This amount will […]


Local blood donors helped save lives

      The Twin Lakes American Legion Auxiliary hosted a blood drive on July 31 and would like to thank the following donors: Joanne O’Reilly, Wayne Chism, Louise Johnson, JoAnn Maiter, Diane Ainsworth, Vicker Wahler, Tim Maiter, Joe and Kelly Gurtowski, Michelle Gartner, Paul Weis, Kate Pryor, Gary Haraburda and […]


Letters to the Editor

To Powers Lake Yacht Club Members       As most of you are aware, our lake is at severely low levels, especially for this time of year. The drought remains a serious issue for our community.       As members of the lake community we should be aware and do our part […]


The family that plays together

  My wife and I are cleaning out the den closet of the games we used to play with our children and grandchildren years ago. It was a sad time for me as I realized that most of our favorite games–Trouble, Othello, Kalah, Sorry, Kimbo, Hi-Ho Cherry-O and Monopoly–are games […]


Residents can vote on government aggregation program referendum

      A number of communities have formed governmental aggregation programs and their residents and small businesses are saving money versus the alternative rates from ComEd.       We are attempting to give our residents the same option to vote on a referendum question to give the municipality the ability to […]


Elections matter       Thank you to all the Salem residents who voted for me in the primary election. I look forward to continuing to meet more of you in my door-to-door campaign.       I am on the ballot in two spots because of deadlines. I think that the appointee, Ted […]


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