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by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:41 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election
Replies: 6
Views: 13757

Re: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election

Unknown fiscal impact Perpetual reorganization. Having recently attended two Town of Nokomis board meetings and reading the minutes of past meetings we feel the need to comment. It appears many decisions are being made without much thought. Some examples are that Chairman Baier: demoted a long term ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election
Replies: 6
Views: 13757

Re: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election

Won’t vote for Baier, Kopacz: flaunting, violating state laws Dear Editor, Town of Nokomis voters; In the Tuesday, April 2, 2013 election I will NOT be voting for current Chairperson Gary Baier or current Supervisor Kurt Kopacz for the following reasons: 1. In the last 15 months Kopacz and Baier hav...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election
Replies: 6
Views: 13757

Re: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election

Nokomis slap in face against open government Over the last several months, the proceedings and actions of the Town of Nokomis board at their monthly meetings have been a slap in the face to the term “Open Government.” After the 2013 budget was approved on November 13, 2012, Town Chair Gary Baier and...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election
Replies: 6
Views: 13757

Re: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election

Board has every right Regarding Mr. and Mrs. Albano’s letter in the 3/19/13 edition of the Tomahawk Leader (Page 3, “Reader Opinion”). I am a Town of Nokomis resident, I was at the latest Town Board meeting, and I feel that I must bring some facts to light regarding the recent Town of Nokomis “issue...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:36 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Town of Nokomis Board action/Election
Replies: 6
Views: 13757

Town of Nokomis Board action/Election

This letter was published in the March 19, 2013, Tomahawk Leader. A series of letters followed in the March 26, 2013, issue. Board actions concerning As residents of the Town of Nokomis, we are very concerned by the actions of the board over the last few months. The town chairman, Gary Baier, is ass...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Merrill School Board
Replies: 0
Views: 35333

Merrill School Board

Letter to the Editor in the March 19, 2013, Tomahawk Leader: Change, although sometimes painful, is a natural part of growth and progress. Like many concerned parents and citizens, I want to see strong academic standards and high-quality test scores in the Merrill school district. I want to see fami...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 27, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Follow-up to arrest
Replies: 0
Views: 35797

Follow-up to arrest

This was a Letter to the Editor in the March 19, 2013, Tomahawk Leader. She is candidate for chair in the Town of Skanawan and said, "I had hoped that before a mountain was made out of a molehill the citizens of Skanawan would have taken the time to get to know me or come to me and ask me perso...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Mar 08, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: State budget impact on education, local schools
Replies: 16
Views: 29188

State budget impact on education, local schools

A column submitted for the March 5, 2013, Tomahawk Leader by Tomahawk School District Administrator Dr. Roger Rindo There has been a lot of discussion taking place since Gov. Walker released his 2013-15 state budget proposal on Feb. 20. I believe it is critical to provide our community with some inf...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Mar 07, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Lied to Constituents
Replies: 2
Views: 10776

Re: Lied to Constituents

21st Century Mining in Wisconsin By Senator Tom Tiffany and Representative Scott Suder When the new legislative session began, we made it clear that one of our top priorities would be passing a mining bill that could lead to the creation of thousands of well-paying, family supporting jobs. We introd...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Lied to Constituents
Replies: 2
Views: 10776

Re: Lied to Constituents

How can Senator Tiffany say that our environment will be protected by the new mining law, when the law he is talking about and is the sponsor of, states that you can fill in wetlands, streams, and small lakes with mining waste? He should know that sulfide waste + oxygen + water = acid mine run off a...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:45 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Lied to Constituents
Replies: 2
Views: 10776

Lied to Constituents

This and the subsequent reply are among Letters to the Editor in the March 5, 2013, Tomahawk Leader. I e-mailed Sen. Tom Tiffany on 2/20/13 about my concerns over the mining bill. A week later, (the day the Senate passed the bill 17-16) I received a reply from Mr. Tiffany which stated, “My two goals...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Jan 23, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Mountain Lion
Replies: 8
Views: 13250

Mountain Lion

We have a beautiful picture of a mountain lion that was treed in the area on our front page this week (Jan. 22 issue of the Tomahawk Leader). Wondering how many of you have seen a cougar in the days that were not being acknowledged? Give us a year/season/location and a bit of a description.
by Tomahawk Leader
Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What can we do?
Replies: 5
Views: 12234

What can we do?

Guns are such a controversial topic, here in the Northwoods and elsewhere. Constitutional rights, public safety, gun registration, gun control, assault rifles, mental illness, today's society. What are your thoughts and/or suggestions? What can we do as families, communities, a nation?
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 28, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Tomahawk Christmas Tree
Replies: 2
Views: 6513

Re: Tomahawk Christmas Tree

Storm damage earlier this year sadly took out the tree by the fountain downtown. PCA donated a new tree which now stands in Washington Square, near the Chamber, and is lighted and decorated for the holidays.
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

Andy Peissig Family Weight Room Crew Don was Mr. Consistent when it came to opening the weight room in the mornings and that is how I was fortunate enough to meet this great man. One morning in the weight room my children also got to meet him. About a week later, he came to the weight room with some...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

Scott Swenty Tomahawk High School Principal Even though Don retired from teaching at THS in 1988, he never stopped being a part of the educational community. He remained very active throughout the School District speaking in classes, participating in elementary programs and opening our fitness cente...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

-Tina Vannatter Former Student, Music Fan Who Followed His Library Campfire Songs Don Lintereur’s passing leaves a void in our community some may never grasp. My first memories of Mr. Lintereur, the Biology teacher, were as an eager freshman. I remember him leading a large group of high school stude...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:00 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

-Bob Skubal Retired Tomahawk Middle School Teacher, Tomahawk Wrestling Team Coach Don Lintereur was one in a million. He had a positive impact on the lives of hundreds and hundreds of people in our community. He lead by example in the weight room, running, working with musical instruments, working a...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

-Bonnie Kahn Tomahawk School District Physical Education Teacher, Tomahawk Special Olympics Local and World Games Coach Don used to show up at Mr. Wilson and my Kindergarten classes before he had a big race. He would talk to the kids about what he was doing and how important it was to stay healthy, ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:59 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

-Mary Dunn Tomahawk Public Library Director Don will be deeply missed at the Tomahawk Public Library. Don and his wife Miriam were one of the strong voices behind the implementation of the new library building project in 1994. Don crafted many special wood projects for our Story Times that were enjo...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

-Jim Campbell Co-Founder of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight and Tomahawk High School 1965 graduate Mr. Lintereur was my Biology teacher in high school. Funny thing is I didn’t recognize him until after his Honor Flight while attending the Tomahawk Middle School Honor Flight donation. I had mentione...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

-John Zuelsdorf Tomahawk High School Teacher, Cross Country and Track Coach, Pow Wow Days 5K/10K Race Organizer Don really didn't take up running until later in life. He ran in the military in his early days, but didn't become a 'motivational and inspirational' running advocate for the community unt...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Re: Remembering Don Lintereur

-Tom Colstad Tomahawk Leader Sports Editor and Former Tomahawk High School Teacher Tomahawk lost a true treasure Thursday with the passing of Don Lintereur. Don was a Renaissance man who knew much about almost any topic, especially with respect to history and music. He was a great teacher, not only ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Tomahawk and the Northwoods
Topic: Remembering Don Lintereur
Replies: 11
Views: 13982

Remembering Don Lintereur

Editor’s note: The Tomahawk community lost a special person Thanksgiving Day with the death of Don Lintereur. Because he touched so many people in so many different ways, we asked people from different walks of life to share their memories of him. We hope they bring a smile to your face (like Don al...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Political endorsement: Thompson
Replies: 1
Views: 10155

Political endorsement: Thompson

To be published in the Nov. 6 Tomahawk Leader Time to choose proven leader: choose Tommy Thompson for Senate On November 6, 2012, we will have a choice to make that will affect our lives and the quality of our lives for many years to come. For the past two years here in Wisconsin, we have been bomba...

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