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Red Cross Blood Drive, December 30, 2020

Dear Editor, The Red Cross charge nurse, Naomi, and staff, gave this response to the New Glarus Christmas time Blood Drive: “Thank you so much for having us once again and providing such amazing...

 

Carlson Wants Americans To Have a Conscience

Dear Editor, America’s history of slavery has recently come under close scrutiny because of the current unrest centered on racism and discrimination. We are outraged that Americans could keep their...

 

Eat Well Before Donating Blood

Dear Editor and New Glarus Community, Thank you for the great article in the December 3rd paper. It has already generated over 50 appointments for our December 30th drive! Our Holiday Drive goal is 81...

 

Surprised at Sentence

To the Editor, While reading the article on Monticello felon received forty two months for possessing ammunition, I was struck at how unlikely that seemed. In my days as a serial carouser, canvassing...

 

Town of New Glarus Thanks to Voters, Poll Workers

Dear Editor, The Town of New Glarus would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who assisted at the polls on November 3. Ruth Elmer, Leslie Brugger, Vicki Sasso, Deb Schilt, and Pat Klossner ...

 

Not Working for Over 200 Days

Dear Editor, How long would you keep your refrigerator if it conked out and didn’t work? A day? A week? A month? How about 200 days? Would it bother you if, during a long Wisconsin winter, your...

 

Thank You to the New Glarus Community

Dear Editor, A huge thank you to the Village of New Glarus community for your participation and cooperation with the November Election. Thank you to the voters for your understanding with the moving...

 

Monticello Blood Drive a Roaring Success

Dear Editor, First of all, in case I forget, Happy Holidays to everyone! Thank you to everyone who made our Red Cross Blood Drive on the 16th of October a roaring success. We started the day with an...

 

Voegeli Supports Novak

Dear Editor, I have been reading the deluge of letters (hardly any from Green County residents) that you have been receiving in support of Assembly candidate Kriss Marion. Those letters appear to be...

 

Trump/Republicans Must Go

Dear Editor, The Following quote is from The Atlantic’s endorsement of Joe Biden for president, dated 10-22-2020: “Trump has brought our country low; he has divided our people; he has pitted race...

 

Water Task Force Was PR Stunt

Dear Editor, I support Kriss in her race against Todd Novak for Assembly District 51. Kriss has been a consistent advocate for clean water. She has demonstrated her commitment to working with area...

 

I'm Tired of the Hate Ads

Dear Editor, Novak’s supporters try to sell him as a decent guy, but his outrageous ads against Kriss Marion prove otherwise. He’s no different than his idols Trump and Vos, personally directing v...

 

Novak Owes Us A Refund

Dear Editor, Assembly Representatives like Mr. Novak are paid $53,000 per year by taxpayers, or about $4,417 per month. While his constituents’ health and livelihoods have been ravaged by COVID (not...

 

National Leadership Needed to Get on Top of CWD

Dear Editor, I live near Spring Green, in the heart of our state that Chronic Wasting Disease has hit so hard. CWD did not start in our state. Because it travels easily, it is a threat to deer herds...

 

Going Along to Get Along Isn't What We Need in Madison

Dear Editor, I think it’s interesting to realize that Kriss Marion was the first woman chair elected by her fellow board members to the Lafayette County Executive Committee. And, she was reelected...

 

Incredibly Frustrated and Heartbroken

Dear Editor, As a practicing family physician in SW Wisconsin for 28 years, I was particularly troubled by a recent newspaper article that quoted the Chief Medical Officer of the renowned Marshfield...

 

Marion is for You and Our Communities

Dear Editor, What is the one thing you should know about Kriss Marion? As Kriss’s husband of 32 years, let me tell you: Kriss Marion is for you and for our communities in Southwest WI. She won’t...

 

Belleville Red Cross Drive

Dear Editor, Sending a note of thanks to the people of Belleville and surrounding communities who answered the crisis call from the Red Cross to give blood and platelets at the Belleville Kiwanis and...

 

Vote for Kriss for Action This November

Dear Editor, Kriss Marion, who is a candidate for the 51st Assembly District, has my respect. I met Kriss about 15 years ago as field trip moms; both of our youngest children were in the same grade...

 

Photoshopped Ad Partisan

Dear Editor, A Dodge pick-up truck with photoshopped sideboards…what will they think of next? By now, I bet just about everyone in the 51st Assembly District has seen Kriss Marion and her Dodge Ram...

 

Kelty Hopes for Citizens to Stand United

Dear Editor, I worked for 44 years in the nursing profession. I paid my fair share in taxes. I now receive Social Security and I qualify for Medicare. I have friends who receive Social Security Income...

 

It's Time to Bring Honor Back

Dear Editor, I am voting for Joe Biden for President and Kriss Marion for 51st District Assembly because we need honorable people in government. I’ve always been interested in politics, ever since...

 

Area Needs Marion's Leadership

To the Editor, We need Kriss Marion in the Wisconsin Legislature—now more than ever! As a lifelong resident of Wisconsin and a proud resident of rural Iowa County for nearly 25 years, I am so...

 

Risks of COVID-19 in Our Area Remain Very Real

Dear Community Members of Green, Stephenson, and surrounding counties, COVID-19 has brought forth its fair share of challenges in 2020, both professionally and personally for everyone in our...

 

Beware of False Political Flyers

Dear Editor, I am deeply disappointed with a couple of recent Republican flyers in my mailbox, spewing falsehoods about Kriss Marion. The first is the silly one with fake words placed on Kriss’s tru...

 

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