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Red Cross Blood Drive in Monticello

Dear Editor, The Monticello Red Cross Blood Drive took place on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Zwingli Church. It was wonderful to have many people come to donate blood on a cloudy, rainy, autumn... Full story

 

Your Support for the United Way of Green County is Needed!

Dear Editor, As a board member of the Green Cares Food Pantry near Monticello, I would like to tell you how important and vital the support from the United Way of Green County is to us as well as... Full story

 

November is Hospice Palliative Care Month

Dear Editor,  “It’s about how you live.” This theme for November’s Hospice and Palliative Care Month perfectly describes not only why people choose our compassionate care for their loved... Full story

 

New Glarus Area EMS Receives Support From the New Glarus Community Foundation

Dear Editor, The New Glarus Area EMS would like to thank the New Glarus Community Foundation, a component of the Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin, in support of the purchase of a Siren... Full story

 

New Glarus Police Department Community Relations Fund

Dear Editor, It’s that time of year again where the New Glarus Police Department puts out our general request to the public and businesses to seek monetary donations for the New Glarus Police Depart... Full story

 

Green Cares Food Pantry Urges Support of United Way Campaign

Dear Editor, My name is Jenelle Sutter and I am a member of the Green Cares Food Pantry Board of Directors. I am writing today to shine a light on the United Way and what its support has meant to the... Full story

 

HOPELINE #741741

Dear Editor, www.suicide-iowacountywi.org is a good place for resources when trying to help someone or help yourself in a situation that you/they may feel sad and hopeless, but don’t know where to... Full story

 

Kelty Supports NFL Players and Staff

Dear Editor, I do agree that NFL players and staff have the right to protest peacefully. This a right afforded by the U.S. Constitution and the real reason why our military personnel have fought and... Full story

 

Harvest Fest a Success at the Swiss Historical Village & Museum

Dear Editor, On Sunday, October 8th, our New Glarus Historical Society hosted Harvest Fest at the Swiss Historical Village & Museum. Harvest Fest is our annual celebration of old world traditions set... Full story

 

New Glarus Parent Concerned About Decreasing Performance

Dear Editor, I noticed on the NG school website that a survey is being conducting regarding the 5 year vision. Although I have no problem with these surveys being conducted, I do have a problem with... Full story

 

Belleville Blood Drive a Success

Dear Editor, Fifty-nine units of blood were donated at the September 26th Belleville Kiwanis Econo-misers Red Cross Blood Drive. Special individual gallon goals were reached by James Kramer (7),... Full story

 

United Way Funding Important to Success of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Green County

Dear Editor, My name is Shannon Kaszuba and I am the Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Green County.  I’m writing today because the United Way is currently conducting its annual... Full story

 

Rufener Feels Public Hearing Was a Farce

Dear Editor, Call Wisconsin Farmers Union, (608) 234-3741. The public hearing on Saturday about Pinnacle Dairy was a farce, as the lady in charge speaks, as Indian would say, with forked tongue, as sh... Full story

 

You Can Help Protect Our Water For Future Generations by Speaking Out

Dear Editor, The DNR has evolved into the Department of Exploiting our Natural Resources. It is underfunded, understaffed, and ill equipped to monitor manure from the eight thousand cows that... Full story

 

Green County Veterans Memorial Committee Looking for Veterans' Names for Hall of Honor

Dear Editor, The Green County Veterans Memorial Committee has worked for the last 12 years on developing a park on County N and Highway 81, at the Pleasant View Complex in Monroe, Wisconsin, to honor... Full story

 

Habitat for Humanity Welcomes Volunteers

Dear Editor, During the last month, people have been watching as the house at 200 1st Avenue was demolished, a hole was dug, a basement was poured, and work was started on a house being built by... Full story

 

Civility and Civics in Rural America

Dear Editor, Former Wisconsin Governor and U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson is revered for many reasons – including the creation of Earth Day in 1970 – but is perhaps less known as a champion of the... Full story

 

DNR Public Hearing on September 15

Dear Editor, On Friday, September 15, at 1:00 p.m., the DNR is conducting a public hearing pertaining to Pinnacle Dairy, which is a CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) being built in... Full story

 

High School Activities Bring Communities Together

Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high school sports fans alike. Research shows that being a...

 

Water Must Not Be Taken for Granted

Dear Editor, Water is a resource we must stop taking for granted here in well-endowed Wisconsin. In some places of the state, like the Central Sands, lakes and rivers are shrinking as we allow... Full story

 

Hagen Explains Farming Methods

Dear Editor, Let’s consider some new trends in farming and what it portends for the future of agriculture in our area. To examine this question we need to compare the disadvantages and advantages... Full story

 

Thoemke Responds to Streiff

Dear Editor, I’m writing in response to Village Trustee Petra Streiff’s recent letter to the editor.  I agree with her on a couple of points:  (1) it is commendable when Village residents voice... Full story

 

Skogen Asks Citizens to Consider Replacing Supervisors

Dear Editor, Wednesday, July 26, the Green County Board of Adjustment, under Chair Ted Fahey, District 26 Supervisor and the only County Supervisor on the board, broke with local control tradition... Full story

 

Public Not Allowed to Speak at Hearing

Dear Editor, When is a public hearing not a public hearing?  When the Green County Board of Adjustment advertises a public hearing on the Pinnacle factory/dairy request for a variance on the... Full story

 

Library Board Offers Answers to Common Questions

Dear Editor, For years, volunteers have worked on getting a new library in New Glarus that meets the needs of our growing community.  In the June 21st letter to the editor, there were questions and... Full story

 

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