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by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 6069

Re: Patel resignation

To the Greater Northwoods Community, I have been proud to be a part of the Northwoods for the past 19 years. It has been an honor and a privilege to be side-by-side with all the patients and their families over the years. We have been through the ups and downs together, battling this dreadful diseas...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:53 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 6069

Re: Patel resignation

To the People of the Northwoods, I wish to express my sincere thanks to all the patients and families that I have had the privilege of caring for since coming to Rhinelander. Additionally, I want to thank the staffs of Saint Mary’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group for their assistance in providin...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:49 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Now it's my turn ... A sister's perspective
Replies: 67
Views: 31516

Re: Now it's my turn ... A sister's perspective

Response from the owners of the horses: As many of you know on Sept. 10, 2006, two of our horses were shot. One died on the spot (Shilo) and Champ, the other, pulled through. These horses were not shot by mistake but shot with the intent to kill both. That morning according to the police report the ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:47 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Now it's my turn ... A sister's perspective
Replies: 67
Views: 31516

Now it's my turn ... A sister's perspective

My name is Sandy Strassman, and I am the sister of Jacob Baars. Yes, that Jacob. The same one the public has made out to be the new Jesse James. Everyone else is writing in to voice their opinion ... now it's my turn. Let me start by saying Jacob's entire family is appalled, angered, disgusted and i...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 20, 2006 6:44 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Taking on tobacco issue …
Replies: 2
Views: 2822

Re: Taking on tobacco issue …

Set a bad example … To the Editor, Our motto is TATOOS. It stands for “Take All Tobacco Out Of Schools.” We feel that tobacco users on school property set a bad example for younger students. It also is bad for the environment, and for citizens who come to our school. An example of this may be sporti...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Nov 17, 2006 10:20 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Taking on tobacco issue …
Replies: 2
Views: 2822

Re: Taking on tobacco issue …

Reducing tobacco users … To the Editor: TATOOS is the name of the project. TATOOS stands for Take All Tobacco Out Of School. The Tomahawk Elementary Fifth Grade Leadership groups is trying to reduce and prevent tobacco use on school property. We are trying to change people’s behavior by educating th...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Nov 17, 2006 10:19 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Taking on tobacco issue …
Replies: 2
Views: 2822

Taking on tobacco issue …

To the Editor: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead … Maybe not the world this time, but certainly the grounds of the Tomahawk School District. “A small group of thoughtful, committed” fift...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Nov 17, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: News Item: 2 deaths at hunting cabin; long-time friends
Replies: 0
Views: 2963

News Item: 2 deaths at hunting cabin; long-time friends

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Department is investigating the deaths of two people at a Town of Harding cabin. At 12:34 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, a cell 911 call reported that three people had been found unresponsive at a cabin located at N4703 Burma Road. Deputies and Merrill EMS responded to the scene ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Killing innocent creatures ...
Replies: 1
Views: 2176

Killing innocent creatures ...

A Letter to the Editor in the 11-7-06 Tomahawk Leader: To the Residents of Lincoln County: We need to pay closer attention to what our district attorney’s office is allowing to happen. Case in fact, the two men arrested for burglarizing several local businesses and shooting the two beautiful horses....
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:21 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Killing innocent creatures ...
Replies: 1
Views: 2176

Re: Killing innocent creatures ...

Here’s my solution … Dear Editor: After reading about two persons having nothing better to do than shoot horses, here are my solutions: 1. Tie their hands to one horse and their feet to another and maybe the horses will run in the same direction. 2. Tie up their wrists, tie to saddle horn and let ho...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:19 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: To marry, not to marry …
Replies: 4
Views: 3532

Re: To marry, not to marry …

Amendment opponents attempt to confuse voters: Two recent events reveal tactics to confuse voters used by opponents of the Marriage Protection Amendment. They have been criticizing the second sentence of the amendment which states, “A legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marria...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 06, 2006 7:17 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: What's behind animal cruelty?
Replies: 1
Views: 3522

What's behind animal cruelty?

Following a recent tragic event of animal cruelty in Lincoln County’s town of Skanawan, it’s time to pause and consider why a community should be concerned about such acts. Most reported cases of animal cruelty are neglect and lack of ample food, water or shelter. While these cases are disturbing, e...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:41 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: A sad legacy …
Replies: 1
Views: 2176

Re: A sad legacy …

Heartily agree … To the Editor: Kudos to Dan Johnson for a well-thought out and well-written letter in the Oct. 24 Leader. I couldn’t have said it better and heartily agree with his statements. Too bad our president is ignoring what has become his legacy of futility with no concern for our troops. T...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:40 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Learning experience …
Replies: 0
Views: 2380

Learning experience …

A Letter in the 10/24/06 Tomahawk Leader Dear Editor, Thank you for the article you included Oct. 3 on our trip to South Africa! We are very appreciative to the Leader for telling our story, not just for our sake, but more for the potential that this relationship has for Tomahawk. With the wars and ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:37 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: A sad legacy …
Replies: 1
Views: 2176

A sad legacy …

A Letter to the Editor in the 10/24 Tomahawk Leader To the Voters, According to our president and his steadfast supporters, America’s sons and daughters are fighting and sacrificing their lives in Iraq in order that the citizens of that country may someday enjoy the blessings of a democratic society...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Nokomis Referendum
Replies: 1
Views: 2644

Re: Nokomis Referendum

Attention Nokomis Residents, Voting is our privilege/our rights. There is a referendum coming up in November. Please decide carefully before you give two board members, who also are elected officials, the right to appoint a clerk. Every two years we vote for: one chairman, two supervisors, one clerk...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:35 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Nokomis Referendum
Replies: 1
Views: 2644

Nokomis Referendum

Town of Nokomis Voters, On Nov. 7, we will have an important decision to make. Do we want to be able to decide whom we want as our town clerk or do we want to give that power to the three people that comprise our town board? I urge you to vote against this referendum. I don’t feel it’s fair to be di...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:06 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Join ranks of murderers …
Replies: 0
Views: 2186

Join ranks of murderers …

A Letter to the Editor in the 10/31/06 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: On Nov. 7 you will be asked to vote on the issue of reinstating the death penalty for Wisconsin. Wisconsin did at one time have the death penalty but decided 153 years ago that it was too barbaric for an enlightened state. This ye...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:05 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Mark Green no champion …
Replies: 0
Views: 2523

Mark Green no champion …

A Letter to the Editor in the 10/31/06 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: Mark Green visited the Merrill area recently and issued a press release proclaiming himself “Champion of the Sportsman.” It’s a rare day when any Republican supports hunters, anglers, and outdoor recreation. Green is no exception....
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:03 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: To marry, not to marry …
Replies: 4
Views: 3532

To marry, not to marry …

A Letter to the Editor in the 10/31/06 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: To marry, not to marry–who do you marry? Wisconsin citizens will be voting on the Wisconsin Marriage Amendment on Nov. 7. A very critical responsibility for our state. Have you done your research on comments made by those working ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Cost of public employees …
Replies: 0
Views: 2232

Cost of public employees …

A Letter to the Editor in the 10/31/06 Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: A new regulation coming from the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 45 requires school districts and any other public employers giving benefits to employees report these benefits to the public by includi...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Nov 01, 2006 7:01 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Tough job for voters …
Replies: 0
Views: 2212

Tough job for voters …

A Letter to the Editor in the 1/31/06 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: Not long ago Mr. Dave Obey breezed through town on a “fact finding” campaign trip. During the discussion the old “Tax Cuts for the Rich” mantra was thrown out. Sad to say a lot of people attending bought into the deception. The fac...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:23 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Remembering the bank heist
Replies: 0
Views: 2455

Remembering the bank heist

A letter in the 10-17-06 Tomahawk Leader Dear Kathy: As of this date I just received the Leader of Sept. 26 reading about the 120-year celebration of Tomahawk, my hometown. The bank heist brought back memories, inasmuch as I did play a small part in the robbery. In 1932, I was 11 years old selling n...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:21 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: No notification of honor …
Replies: 0
Views: 2406

No notification of honor …

A letter in the 10-17-06 Tomahawk Leader Letter To The Editor: On Saturday, Oct. 7, the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial was blessed at its permanent home in Wisconsin Rapids. My father, Thomas Beckman, died in the line of duty on Jan. 3, 1978, trying to save a home in the Merrill community. Be...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:20 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Milfoil is DNR’s problem …
Replies: 0
Views: 1910

Milfoil is DNR’s problem …

A letter in the 10-17-06 Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor, Isn’t the solving of the “Milfoil Weed Problem” the DNR’s problem? We pay taxes for the DNR’s fund to take care of our natural resources – their sole reason for being. The reason behind the LNCC was to keep the Lake Nokomis drawdown at a reaso...

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