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by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Dec 21, 2005 10:58 am
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Ups-n-Downs - ECCOLA Wolf Response
Replies: 4
Views: 2610

Re: Ups-n-Downs - ECCOLA Wolf Response

This column was a reply to a Letter to the Editor that was being discussed in a previous forum. To see earlier discussion on the topic please visit the link below.

Ignore barstool biology...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:40 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Ignore barstool biology ...
Replies: 6
Views: 2697

Re: Ignore barstool biology ...

Further discussion on this topic should be directed to the followup column written by Larry Tobin.

Please see the link:
Ups-n-Downs - ECCOLA Wolf Response
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:38 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Gifts of presence...
Replies: 0
Views: 1478

Gifts of presence...

To the Editor: Long ago, before the memory of man ran not to the contrary, when people gathered for special occasions, with perhaps little in the way of material things, they gave of each other - presence. Somewhere along the way, when one was unable to actually be present the idea developed of givi...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:36 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Sending my son off to war
Replies: 3
Views: 2523

Sending my son off to war

A Guest Column in the Tomahawk Leader: By Cheryl K. Theiler Fairbanks, Alaska, mid August, the 172nd Stryker Unit, Fort Wainwright was preparing to deploy to Iraq. Johnny's dad and I, his sister, girlfriend and most importantly, his buddies, who came to say good-bye, were all there. He had the cable...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:35 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Turf war wages on in Lincoln County government
Replies: 0
Views: 1767

Turf war wages on in Lincoln County government

Who has control over the Lincoln County Safety Building? This question has been bandied about among government officials for the past several months, but no concrete answer has evolved. And, as it did six months ago, the simple question is causing the spending of even more taxpayer dollars in an ong...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Dec 14, 2005 10:24 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Wrapped up in community giving
Replies: 0
Views: 1657

Wrapped up in community giving

THS scholars spread cheer to area children, families By Megan Hussong Tomahawk High School National Honor Society Reporter There is something about hearing holiday songs that brings out the Christmas spirit in everyone. Suddenly, the snow that blankets the ground is pretty instead of dull; strands o...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Dec 14, 2005 10:23 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Immensely enjoyed...
Replies: 0
Views: 1907

Immensely enjoyed...

To the Editor: Several weeks ago, Allan Bell ran a piece on the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque, Iowa. The article stimulated our interest to investigate. On Nov. 3, mom (age 92), Nancy and I drove to Platteville, spent the night and continued to Dubuque the next morning. W...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:44 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Fun to watch ...
Replies: 1
Views: 1784

Fun to watch ...

Last Saturday night I had the pleasure of 'watching the Hatchets play against the Janesville Parker Vikings. It was an awesome game and the Hatchets should be swelling with pride after that game. It was played well, and both teams looked great! It was a game where you wished both teams could win. Be...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:43 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Generous in time of need ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1912

Generous in time of need ...

To the Editor: I would like to show my appreciation to the staff at Tomahawk Comfort Inn. To avoid some nasty weather that was predicted on Nov. 23, my company allowed me to travel a day early for Thanksgiving with the understanding I would work from my parents' home just west of town. Around 9 a.m....
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:42 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: State initiative keeps public informed about sex offende
Replies: 3
Views: 2393

State initiative keeps public informed about sex offende

As part of Gov. Jim Doyle's Sex Offender Apprehension and Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Initiative, Wisconsin citizens will now be able to access residential address information online for all sex offenders registered with the Department of Corrections' Sex Offender Registry. We believe this is an impor...
by Tomahawk Leader
Wed Dec 07, 2005 11:41 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Ups-n-Downs - ECCOLA Wolf Response
Replies: 4
Views: 2610

Ups-n-Downs - ECCOLA Wolf Response

The letter from the ECOLI...er ...ECCOLA Wolf Task Force representative in last week's paper sparked my interest. He questioned the information in a previous column that I borrowed from John Andre, a hunting trip broker in Montana. The ECCOLA guy called it "barstool biology." I guess a lot...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 28, 2005 8:06 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Funding concerns ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1802

Funding concerns ...

To the Editor: Crime Stoppers of Lincoln County, Inc., is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Wisconsin corporation governed by a board of directors of 11 Lincoln County citizens. Its sole purpose is to assist law enforcement by providing an anonymous tip line as an alternative for people otherwise reluctant to ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 28, 2005 8:03 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Bill draft should be public
Replies: 0
Views: 1641

Bill draft should be public

By Peter D. Fox Wisconsin's public policy on openness in government is clear and concise, enacted by the Legislature itself. That is why the Wisconsin Newspaper Association (WNA) is taking the unusual step of asking a Dane County judge to permit it to become party to an open records lawsuit pitting ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 28, 2005 8:02 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Ignore barstool biology ...
Replies: 6
Views: 2697

Ignore barstool biology ...

To The Editor: This letter is written in response to an article by Larry Tobin in the Nov. 15, 2005 issue of the Tomahawk Leader, regarding wolves. In the article was a reprint from a hunting trip broker from Montana. I have checked some of the statistics given and found them to be highly exaggerate...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 21, 2005 10:19 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Ups-N-Downs
Replies: 13
Views: 4804

Ups-N-Downs

Publisher Larry Tobin’s 11/22/05 column: I normally don't do much with National Rifle Association. material because I don't agree with everything they promote, but I received a copy of a letter last week that was sent out by NRA Executive Director Chris W. Cox. I was surprised by the information con...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 21, 2005 10:15 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Time to fess up ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1655

Time to fess up ...

To Whom it May Concern: On Oct. 29, 2005, Saturday evening my son was coming home from town. He was driving west on 86. As he was going by Northwoods Lube and Tire, a blue car ran the stop sign on the corner of Spirit and South Tomahawk. The blue car hit my son and kept right on going. So my son wen...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 07, 2005 7:09 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Christmas Spirit Appeal ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1762

Christmas Spirit Appeal ...

To the Editor and Members of Lincoln County Communities: Having served as a pastor in Lincoln County for the past 13 years, I have learned to appreciate this area immensely. The people in this part of the world are typically very caring, compassionate and willing to give of themselves. As we approac...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 07, 2005 7:08 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: With us or against us?
Replies: 0
Views: 1670

With us or against us?

Dear Editor: In late April of 1977, we found out, rather accidentally, that Wisconsin Public Service was intending to sell roughly 1,000 acres of land, on both sides of the Wisconsin River, to a real estate developer. Within a few weeks, this unfriendly plan had been scuttled, due to a combination o...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Nov 07, 2005 7:07 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: NWIMSU assistance ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1745

NWIMSU assistance ...

Dear Editor: NWIMSU, Northern Wisconsin Military Support Unit, extends appreciation to Park City Credit Union of Merrill, and Mike Giesler, Randy Clay and Linda Osness for assistance with our recent information session for military families. … … NWIMSU, Northern Wisconsin Military Support Unit was o...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:42 pm
Forum: In Our Opinion
Topic: Ups N Downs
Replies: 3
Views: 2463

Ups N Downs

Publisher Larry Tobin’s 11/1/05 column: Normally I avoid religious matters like a plague since I believe those convictions are a personal matter and therefore private. Okay, so this week I’m going to tackle an issue that strikes somewhat on religion, that’s hot, emotional and sometimes irrational, b...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Nov 01, 2005 6:41 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Guest column in the 11/1/05 Tomahawk Leader
Replies: 0
Views: 1741

Guest column in the 11/1/05 Tomahawk Leader

Guest column in the 11/1/05 Tomahawk Leader: By E. Richard Simon Lincoln County Board Chair Supervisor District 21 The Lincoln County Board recently put an end to a long-standing dispute by paying a lump-sum settlement to the former Social Services Director, but not because it sought to hide somethi...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Oct 24, 2005 6:36 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Target of scorn, slander ...
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Target of scorn, slander ...

To the Editor: With the recent strike at Hurd Windows and Doors, there has been considerable activity outside the factory. Despite this there are some employees who feel the activity should be going on the inside of the factory. We who have families to support and believe in the traditional American...
by Tomahawk Leader
Mon Oct 24, 2005 6:34 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Still more to pay out ...
Replies: 3
Views: 2545

Still more to pay out ...

To the Editor: The Wausau Daily Herald’s Oct. 10, 2005, editorial on the Lincoln County settlement with former Social Services Director David Chapleau, should be read by every Lincoln County resident. Is the board covering something by buying Mr. Chapleau’s silence? If Mr. Chapleau did do something ...
by Tomahawk Leader
Tue Oct 11, 2005 6:57 pm
Forum: Letters to the Editor
Topic: Just do it! ...
Replies: 0
Views: 1557

Just do it! ...

Letter to Editor in the Tomahawk Leader Oct. 11, 2005, issue: To the Leader: October is not only Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it's the anniversary of when I lost a breast to breast cancer. Ladies, get that mammogram! It was a mammogram that saved my life. There was no lump, even after we knew wher...

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