LETTERS/OPINIONS

Milfoil management: A tale of two lakes

To the Editor: Is it time to give up and let milfoil take over our lakes? There clearly is that point of view by some in both the DNR and in our Tomahawk Lake Association (TLA).

Lakeland Times: Our View

As we have written many times in these pages, globalism, with its mission to destroy local and national values and traditions, is on the march across the nation, and especially so in education.

The 5 stages of Biden grief

With the revelation over the past two weeks that President Joe Biden is mentally and physically diminished, Democrats have traveled through all five stages of grief; first, they experienced denial; then anger; then bargaining; next, depression; finally, acceptance. But what they’re accepting is not Joe Biden’s mental decline. What they’re …

Carte blanche: Trump’s court crowns a crooked king

In a time visited by one painful irony after another, it was yet one more irony that the Supreme Court decision handing Donald Trump carte blanche to commit whatever crimes he chooses if he returns to the presidency was issued on July 1, as Americans prepared to mark their independence …

Government and freedom

Last week, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. asked me to moderate what he called “The Real Debate.”
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Joe Biden just destroyed himself and the media

Last week, President Joe Biden gave the worst debate performance on the presidential stage in history. Looking ancient, gazing glassy-eyed and slack-jawed out of frame, jabbering nonsensically — Donald Trump clocked him with the signally true observation, “I really don’t know what he said at the end of that sentence, …

Lakeland Times: Our View

Much of America panicked last week as reports spread of terrifying flocks of beheaded poultry stampeding America from coast-to-coast.

Reader wants both candidates replaced

To the Editor: The so-called debate on June 27 has put the travesty that is the 2024 presidential election in crystal clear perspective.

Gratitude for medical heroes

To the Editor: To the unsung heroes: scenario — surprise burst appendix. Remedy: call 911 and rouse Presque Isle’s outstanding EMT crew. Donna Jukich collected and called in my vitals and symptoms, Gary Owens ably assisted and Corky Curtiss expertly drove us to Minocqua.

Mercer’s recycle center cultivates community and cucumbers

To the Editor: Only in Mercer! Today I went to the recycle center and one of the attendants smiles at me.
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Reader warns of mining plans for Oneida County

To the Editor: With most people focused on our national and state elections these days, it is easy to forget about what is happening locally. There are major issues dominating county board committee discussions, issues which will affect our lives, and the lives of our children and grandchildren.

COVID-19: Another fail-safe institution proves not so safe

Between 1998 and 2003, the budget of the National Institutes of Health was doubled. This was an extraordinary enterprise after the multi-year, post-Cold War decline in defense spending and at a time when government agency budgets tended to be increased marginally or carried over from previous years.

Is this really the best we can do?

It was painful to watch. Two men vying for the most important job in the world. And neither of them making the cut.

Town supervisor’s wife speaks out on ethics, errors and backroom bureaucracy in Lac du Flambeau, calls for investigation

To the Editor: There are so many things with the Tuesday, June 18 article “LdF town board passes ethics measure — Role of town supervisor’s wife in town business questioned” that I hardly know where to start.

Should masks be banned at Gaza protests?

Things got violent outside a Los Angeles orthodox synagogue on Sunday, leading the mayor at a Monday press conference to say that a ban on wearing masks to such protests should be considered.
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