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by Tomahawk Leader
Fri Aug 18, 2006 6:11 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Dangerous legislation ...
Replies: 1
Views: 2061

Dangerous legislation ...

Letter in the Aug. 15 Tomahawk Leader - To the Editor: I’m writing in reference to the so-called “compromise” on surveillance oversight, between Sen. Arlen Specter (chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee) and Vice-President Dick Cheney. It is one of the most outrageous and dangerous pieces of...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Aug 10, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Spread smiles …
Replies: 0
Views: 1471

Spread smiles …

A Letter to the Editor in the Aug. 8, 2006, Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: The second week in August is National Smile Week. For those who would like to help spread a few smiles during this special week – or any time, for that matter – I want to tell you about a group that is devoted to doing just ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Aug 10, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Cancer fight …
Replies: 0
Views: 1750

Cancer fight …

A Letter to the Editor in the Aug. 8, 2006, Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: On Sept. 19 and 20 this year I will be joining about 10,000 cancer survivors and community ambassadors in Washington, D.C., to ask Congress to continue federal funding for cancer research. This event is being hosted by The A...
by Tomahawk Leader
Thu Aug 10, 2006 4:40 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: What If!
Replies: 2
Views: 2708

What If!

Publisher Larry Tobin's Ups-n-Downs column in the Aug. 8 Tomahawk Leader: Here’s a doozy What If? for you to consider. Basically, we got into the Iraq war because of some faulty intelligence reports that said Sadam had weapons of mass destruction. The faulty info wasn’t totally our fault because Gre...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Jul 18, 2006 2:05 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Take time to stop …
Replies: 5
Views: 2752

Take time to stop …

(A Letter to the Editor in the July 18, 2006, Tomahawk Leader) To the Editor, Let me just start by saying that since my husband and I have moved to Tomahawk and started our family, we have really loved it here. This community is welcoming, generous, caring and a great place to live and raise a famil...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Jul 18, 2006 2:02 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Community beautification
Replies: 0
Views: 2052

Community beautification

Readers are encouraged to poke their heads in on a special informational meeting next Monday night (July 24). Tomahawk Alderwoman Rejeana Ebert, volunteer extraordinaire, and senior mentor Annette Daigle-Stewart are spearheading an effort to create a citywide beautification group that would help ten...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Jul 10, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Time to put our foot down on secondhand smoke
Replies: 21
Views: 7352

Time to put our foot down on secondhand smoke

An editorial in the 7-11-06 Tomahawk Leader... It’s a breath of fresh air, not only for those of us who don’t care for smoking, period. But, potentially, for those who innocently are affected by the habits of others, especially children. U.S. Surgeon General Richard H. Carmona has issued a report th...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Will they still sing "God Bless America"?
Replies: 1
Views: 2144

Will they still sing "God Bless America"?

Guest Editorial By Daniel S. Wheeler The American Legion Often I am asked by reporters, “What harm does it do to burn a flag?” This question usually comes from young men and women, most of whom aren’t veterans, and I frequently sense that they really don’t understand why this issue is important. Rec...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:45 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Seek Public Apology
Replies: 1
Views: 1563

Seek Public Apology

A Letter in the April 25 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: Let it be known that the Town Board has asked for public apologies from Karen Olson (ex-town clerk), Tom Cance (ex-town supervisor) and Clarice Krueger (resident and mother of Ms. Robin Comeau) in regard to their accusations of the board conduc...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:44 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Plea to clean up …
Replies: 0
Views: 1419

Plea to clean up …

A Letter in the April 25 Tomahawk Leader To the People of Tomahawk, After being in the South all winter, I came back to what I thought was a wonderful Tomahawk and was so disappointed. As I drove through the alleyways and some of the roads and saw all the litter, I thought of years ago when we had a...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Explains, defends actions …
Replies: 0
Views: 1668

Explains, defends actions …

A Letter in the April 25 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: First, I thank the many citizens who have express(d) comfort and sympathy about my resignation as town clerk – and concerns about recent events in the town of Skanawan. Yes, I did lose my cool at the March 20 board meeting because a woman was a...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:41 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Ups-n-Downs on Statewide Ban on Smoking
Replies: 29
Views: 9848

Ups-n-Downs on Statewide Ban on Smoking

By Larry Tobin Okay (hack, hack, wheeze, wheeze), enough is enough! It’s about time our Wisconsin lawmakers got up the courage to institute a statewide ban on smoking in public places. Ideally, it should be done on a national basis but I don’t have the confidence in that Washington bunch to blow the...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 17, 2006 11:56 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Important to be nice ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1601

Important to be nice ...

Letter in the April 18 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: It was with great interest that I read the article on the front page of your newspaper of April 11, 2006 concerning the Skanawan Town Clerk resigning because of bullying. Now she is writing about her actions, not those of any board members. Karen...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Help put stop to growing arson scare
Replies: 0
Views: 1900

Help put stop to growing arson scare

Crimes and cover-ups appear to have taken an extremely dangerous turn in recent months in Lincoln County. And, you’re being asked to help solve the growing scare involving arson. Be vigilant this spring and report any suspicious activity. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a se...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Consistency needed ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1873

Consistency needed ...

A Letter in the April 11 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: On April 2, 2006, I was privy to attend a tribute ceremony at T.H.S., which honored our local and statewide “heros” – a.k.a “mushers.” If you weren’t there you missed a truly memorable event! Then again, you also maybe missed out on receiving a...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:20 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Be responsible for Spot ...
Replies: 2
Views: 1754

Be responsible for Spot ...

A Letter in the April 11 Tomahawk Leader Dear Editor: See Spot run. See nice parkways installed downtown. See nice lawn at City Hall. See owner walking Spot. See Spot defecating on lawns and sidewalks. See owner walk away with Spot. See owner acting like feces disappears instantly. See filthy mess o...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:18 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Big step forward ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1638

Big step forward ...

A Letter in the April 11 Tomahawk Leader Dear Editor: The recently launched groundbreaking gene therapy trial for Duchenne muscular dystrophy provides an appropriate opportunity to thank the local community for helping to make MDA’s important scientific progress possible. It’s been a long road to th...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 10, 2006 9:16 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Tomahawk’s Freemasons …
Replies: 0
Views: 1487

Tomahawk’s Freemasons …

A Letter in the April 11 Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: Have you seen the movie National Treasure? Did you read Dan Brown’s best selling novel, The Da Vinci Code or plan on seeing the movie? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then you’ve been introduced to the Freemasons. You may hav...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:34 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Branch Road rezoning ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1473

Branch Road rezoning ...

Letter in the April 4 Tomahawk Leader: To Whom it May Concern: When the current residents and land holders on Branch Road received a letter regarding rezoning, it was very confusing. We find it very unfair and upsetting that the proposal for rezoning of this land was put forth without any concern or...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:32 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Very little can be accomplished ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1642

Very little can be accomplished ...

Letter in the April 4 Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: I thank those citizens of Lincoln County who sent their choice on solving county workplace space needs. Your choices were shared at the March 21 county board meeting. Our county board of supervisors voted to reject all plans to meet court, jail a...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Apr 03, 2006 11:31 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Ditches do not = dumpsters
Replies: 0
Views: 1573

Ditches do not = dumpsters

A Letter to the Editor (Guest Opinion) April 4 To the Editor: Spring is a season known for newborn fawns, spring flowers and lush greenery. Yet, driving along our county roads the only greenery I am seeing is not being emitted by new lush grass, but from discarded empty Mountain Dew bottles. Litter!...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Mar 29, 2006 3:07 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Hard work paid off …
Replies: 0
Views: 1499

Hard work paid off …

A Letter to the Editor from March 28, 2006, issue Dear Editor: Our hats go off to the Tomahawk Figure Skating Club. Their show, Wild, Wild, West, was two hours of pure enjoyment. The music, scenery, costumes and, of course, the skaters were awesome. Your long hours of hard work paid off! You should ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Mar 21, 2006 11:37 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: What’s next? …
Replies: 0
Views: 1569

What’s next? …

Letter in the March 21 Tomahawk Leader: To the Editor: We live on Pier Street north of Merrill. The snowmobile trail has run along Pier Street for about eight years. At first it was a two-way trail on the west side of the road. In the last four years it has become a one-way trail on each side – west...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Mar 13, 2006 3:51 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Worthwhile program …
Replies: 0
Views: 1979

Worthwhile program …

A letter in the March 14 Tomahawk Leader To the Editor: Hey seniors – looking for an interesting week? I would like to encourage any senior in our area to contact the Commission on Aging in Lincoln County to see if you can qualify for this program. I have had the pleasure of being a recipient of a s...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Mar 13, 2006 3:49 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Shamrock program …
Replies: 0
Views: 1390

Shamrock program …

A Letter in the March 14 Tomahawk Leader Dear Editor: Tomahawk would look stunning draped in green and gold for the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign to help fight neuromuscular diseases. From now through St. Patrick’s Day convenience store, supermarket and restau...

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