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by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:19 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

To the Editor, Once again I have broken my promise not to write a letter to the editor. I do so this time from the heart, not to point out the continued failure of our politicians, but to respond to very detrimental and misleading statements I have read and heard about Dr. Patel’s resignation from M...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:18 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

To the Editor: Dr. Patel has been my oncologist for the past eight years. I couldn’t have been blessed with a more compassionate, professional and caring doctor. When the times were rough, he would always find the time to console and encourage me. His care extended well beyond medical expertise. Whe...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:17 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

To the Editor: The departure of Dr. Patel is unfortunate. The numerous letters in local newspapers are testimony to the impact his quality care has made on our Northwoods community. He will be missed by his patients and colleagues. An old friend once said, “There are three sides to every story, your...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 17, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

To the Editor, As a member of the professional staff at the James Beck Cancer Center, I am devastated by the loss of Dr. Patel. Of the 10 or so medical oncologists I have worked with, he is at the top of the list. His dedication, compassion and knowledge are unparalleled. Because of him, a city of 8...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 10, 2006 1:17 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

To the editor: Once again I have broken my promise not to write a letter to the editor. I do so this time from the heart, not to point out the continued failure of our politicians, but to respond to very detrimental and misleading statements I have read and heard about Dr. Patel’s resignation from M...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:34 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

A Letter to the Editor in the Oct. 10 Tomahawk Leader: Industrialization of health care … To the Rhinelander area community: We are losing a valued medical provider in Dr. Patel at the Cancer Center in Rhinelander. Unfortunately, this isn’t an isolated event. Medicine is evolving from a person-to-pe...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Oct 09, 2006 10:32 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

Dear Editor, Tomahawk News Leader, As a cancer survivor and patient of Dr. Patel’s, a physician colleague, and a Ministry Medical Group physician leader I have a unique perspective on Dr. Patel’s recent resignation. I was diagnosed with non-Hogkins lymphoma in March of this year and personally exper...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

A Letter to the Editor in the 10-3-06 Tomahawk Leader: Doctors disappearing … To the Editor: How marvelous! I have finally figured it out. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld must have (in addition to his other duties) taken over the administration of Ministry Health Corporation! Think about it. We...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

A Letter to the Editor in the 10-3-06 Tomahawk Leader: Given away one of the best … To the Editor: The following letter was written by my husband and sent to the administration at Ministry Medical Group. The people of the community deserve to know that Dr. Patel places patient care first. It breaks ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:41 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Re: Patel resignation

A Letter to the Editor in the Oct. 10-3-06 Tomahawk Leader: Overwhelmingly heartbreaking... To the Editor: The news of the resignations of Dr. Dhimant Patel, oncologist, and Nancy Carl, RN, OCN, oncology physician assistant, is overwhelmingly heartbreaking, to say the least. The issues pertaining to...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 03, 2006 5:38 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Patel resignation
Replies: 12
Views: 4935

Patel resignation

The following is the news release issued regarding the resignation of Dr. Patel: Saint Mary’s Hospital and Ministry Medical Group announce Dr. Dhimant Patel, MD has resigned from his position as medical director of the James Beck Cancer Center in Rhinelander. He plans to continue practice through De...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Sep 26, 2006 4:05 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Theft at fallen soldier's memorial benefit
Replies: 7
Views: 4445

Theft at fallen soldier's memorial benefit

This is a news story from the Sept. 26, 2006 Tomahawk Leader, but we feel it is worthy of public comment: The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after the family of a Merrill solider killed while serving in Iraq reported a theft Sunday afternoon. Family members of PFC Grant Dampier...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Sep 20, 2006 6:43 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Commendable efforts
Replies: 3
Views: 2258

Commendable efforts

The following editorial appears in the Sept. 19, 2006, Tomahawk Leader: The city is practically spotless. Entering Tomahawk Monday morning one would never know that just 24 hours earlier, tens of thousands of bikers were in town for the Tomahawk Fall Ride for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Sep 20, 2006 6:41 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: The sky is not falling...
Replies: 0
Views: 1904

The sky is not falling...

The following is Publisher Larry Tobin's Ups-n-Downs column which appears in the Sept. 19, 2006, Tomahawk Leader: A major story in USA Today last week (page 3) was headlined: “This was the hottest summer since 1936, report says.” The story goes on to say…That’s likely the result of long-term warming...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:25 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Welcome mat rolled out ...
Replies: 0
Views: 2777

Welcome mat rolled out ...

It’s an exciting time of year for Tomahawk. Two weekends in a row, the citizenry open up this community to first welcome hundreds of fire and rescue students and instructors from around the country during the Tomahawk Fire and Rescue School, and then again the following weekend, this time for tens o...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:23 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Man’s best friend …
Replies: 0
Views: 1649

Man’s best friend …

Letter printed in the 9/12/06 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: I have had a lot of dogs, always nice and loving. A have never had a dog I would say he is an idiot. The person who calls a dog an idiot, maybe he should take a look at himself. A dog is a man’s best friend. Just be nice to the dog. He may...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: MDA Telethon – for all you do …
Replies: 0
Views: 1683

MDA Telethon – for all you do …

Letter printed in the 9/12/06 Tomahawk Leader: Dear Editor: This Labor Day weekend, thanks to the generosity of the people of Tomahawk, the broadcast here of the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon raised over $245,000 in contribution and pledges. On behalf of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the familie...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:21 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Don’t stop now …
Replies: 0
Views: 2014

Don’t stop now …

Letter Printed in the 9/12/06 Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: This September, I will join 10,000 cancer advocates on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the American Cancer Society Action Network’s “Celebration on the Hill,” asking federal lawmakers to make cancer a national policy priority. ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Sep 14, 2006 3:19 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Fired because of tattoo …
Replies: 9
Views: 5287

Fired because of tattoo …

Letter to the Editor in the 9/12/06 issue: To the Editor: This is an experience I went through at (the) Harley-Davidson plant in Tomahawk. I was hired by Allied Barton Security on March 20, 2006 (which Allied is contracted through Harley-Davidson, for security). Around the middle of May, I was appro...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Aug 22, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Useful but have their place
Replies: 2
Views: 2704

Useful but have their place

Publisher Larry Tobin's Ups-N-Downs column in the Aug. 22 Tomahawk Leader There is no doubt in my mind that the single most significant instrument of rude behavior employed by mankind since the digital gesture is the cell phone! Now, in itself, the cell phone has many valued uses, just as does the m...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Aug 22, 2006 5:01 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Merrill city attorney cited, who knew?
Replies: 7
Views: 6843

Merrill city attorney cited, who knew?

An editorial that appeared in the Aug. 22 Tomahawk Leader We’ll be the first to admit that the following item is “old news.” But the fact that it apparently never made it into news reports is what troubled us and makes it news today. We were encouraged not to make note of this news item by at least ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Fine line between cheater, champion
Replies: 0
Views: 2133

Fine line between cheater, champion

Column by Mark Gaedtke in Aug. 15 Tomahawk Leader I’m confused. A few weeks ago I was happy for Floyd Landis, a handsome young American who despite the misfortune of being named “Floyd” rose to heights of the cycling world with an inspiring Tour de France victory. It was exciting to hear about his m...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:13 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Elect new leader …
Replies: 3
Views: 2071

Elect new leader …

Letter in Aug. 15 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: There are many reasons to support Cong. Mark Green in his bid to become governor. But I believe it comes down to three issues: the state budget deficit, the deterioration of the legal climate in our state and integrity. Gov. Jim Doyle recently sent ou...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Shriners appreciative ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1573

Shriners appreciative ...

Letter in the Aug. 15 Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: Timber Shrine Club and Shriners Hospitals for Children are deeply appreciative of the generous support of the greater Tomahawk community. The performance by the Kwahamot Water Ski Club was their 38th for the benefit of Shriners Hospitals. It was ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:12 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Comprehensive plan concerns …
Replies: 0
Views: 1443

Comprehensive plan concerns …

Letter in the Aug. 15 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: My concerns related to the housing section of the CP (Comprehensive Plan) went unreported by the Tomahawk Leader’s representative. Seeing that $3,000 of Tomahawk taxpayers’ money has already been paid by the CP Committee to a professional writer g...

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