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Dalbec to seek re-election in fall
Soo Locks set to open, beginning 2018 Great Lakes shipping season
School safety package, juvenile justice overhaul clears Wisconsin Legislature
Elderly couple found dead in Minn., grandson arrested
Wisconsin unemployment rate hits 2.9 percent in February
2018 All-Area Girls Basketball Team
DNR unveils updated format for renewal of boats, ATVs, snowmobiles
Guides offer veterans free fishing trip
Frost cracks point to past damage
Consider facts before court vote
Court needs Dallet's touch
Vote 'no' to constitutional question
Progress on expo district continues next year
Kern is the best choice
Chicka, Turchi are Student Rotarians
School choirs seek 'Foreigner' fame
Students audition in UWS piano competition
All-black cast presents 'Fences' in Duluth, North Shore
Duluth actor to guest on 'Law & Order: SVU'
'Shadows' appears with other awesome poems
Clarence & Alice Mattson Sr
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We need Denny McNamara
"Bike Man of Billings Park" Eugene Cole
Muriel A. Olson
Sandra Joan Elizabeth (Quam) Wheeler
Eugene R. Cole
March 20, 2018
Vote to get things done
In response to a recent editorial by State Senator Janet Bewley, "Legislating the way it ought to be," Sen. Bewley appears to present herself as bipartisan. A look at her voting record indicates she is anything but bipartisan. From Jan. 1, 2017 to Feb. 20 of this year, Sen. Bewley...
March 20, 2018 - 8:07am
March 9, 2018
A failed budget proposal
Donald Trump proposes to pay for tax cuts for the wealthy and giant corporations by cutting programs for the poor, the elderly and quality of life for all. Medicare funding is cut $266 billion, Medicaid $1.1 trillion, Social Security $72 billion over 10 years; food stamps reduced,...
March 9, 2018 - 8:36am
March 6, 2018
Learned lesson favors peace
I have written pieces about the futility of war before, and I was pleased to see, "A Canadian's view" in the June 8 issue of the Duluth News Tribune. He ended his piece with words spoken by President Franklin Roosevelt, my first American president whom I remember fondly, when he...
March 6, 2018 - 8:01am
March 2, 2018
Rhetoric aside, let's solve school shootings
No doubt, I'll take a beating over this letter, but so be it. Another horrible school shooting — more dead children — another round of political viewpoints obliterating the "how" and "why" it happened. Like the mob in the original "Frankenstein" movie back in the 1930s,...
March 2, 2018 - 8:22am
February 27, 2018
Legislating the way it ought to be
It doesn't happen often enough at the State Capitol, but it did last week. For at least one bill, on one day, the legislative process worked the way it is supposed to, the way that fourth-graders across the state are told it works when they study Wisconsin government. That's good...
February 27, 2018 - 8:06am
Show local support for gas plant
As a resident of Douglas County for my entire life, much of it in Superior, I can say for a fact that opportunities like this do not come around every day. In fact, the Nemadji Trail Energy Center (NTEC) will be the largest private investment in the history of Douglas County and...
February 27, 2018 - 8:02am
February 23, 2018
Act now on guns: it's overdue
Once again we have witnessed the heartbreaking and senseless loss of lives by an angry, sick person with a gun. As the rest of us share the pain of the families and victims in Florida, we can't even begin to fathom the depth of loss they feel. Seventeen individuals, loved by family...
February 23, 2018 - 7:56am
February 20, 2018
Labor picks local candidates
The Superior Federation of Labor Committee on Political Education met Feb. 7 to screen local candidates about the offices they hope to hold after the April 3 election. Candidates were asked questions specifically about the offices they are running for.
February 20, 2018 - 7:45am
February 16, 2018
White Supremacy is American ISIS
February 16, 2018 - 8:00am
Do your civic duty
" ... perhaps our most essential freedom is the ability to participate in government." — Alex Marshall We are free to govern ourselves. Our founders realized we didn't need a king, emperor, or strong man to rule over us; therefore, all citizens have a responsibility to actively...
February 16, 2018 - 7:56am
February 13, 2018
Love happens at any age
Why, when we get to a certain age, do young people get disgusted when we do the thing we did before they were born — hold hands? It is publicly accepted for the young ones to hold hands, hold the other by the waist. Accept the fact, the reason you're here is because hands were...
February 13, 2018 - 8:03am
Baldwin hero for democracy
To those who may support a burgeoning dictatorship, a fascist administration that promotes hate by labeling Nazis our parents, grandparents or great-grandparents died fighting as "fine people" and hypocritically caters to those who would turn our secular democracy into a theocracy...
February 13, 2018 - 8:02am
February 9, 2018
Vote Feb 20 for Supreme Court
Recently in talking with friends and neighbors, I realized many of them were unaware of the upcoming primary election for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. There are three candidates for Supreme Court justice: Madison attorney Tim Burns, Milwaukee judge Rebecca Dallet and Sauk County judge...
February 9, 2018 - 8:21am
Make your vote count
You snooze, you lose. It is so very important that everyone in the community not snooze through this upcoming "sleeper" election Feb. 20, the Wisconsin spring primary. You ask, "What is the big deal?" I ask, "Is your state Supreme Court important to you?" And then upcoming next on...
February 9, 2018 - 8:18am
February 6, 2018
As a senator, Democrat Tammy Baldwin is a disappointment at best and a disgrace at worst. During the State of the Union address she refused to stand and show support for the following: * Jobs * Economic growth * Tax cuts * Defeating ISIS * The national anthem and the flag * Health...
February 6, 2018 - 7:59am