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Opinion

Wed
01
Sep

From the Editor's Desk

Normally there aren’t many people attending school board meetings but the larger-than-normal crowds continued last week at Kaukauna and Kimberly. 
Wed
02
Jun

From the Editor's Desk

The masking in school is a very difficult issue. People are dug in on both sides of the issue and understandably passionate about it.
My feeling is outside of school, if you’re vaccinated you should be able to go without a mask. After all, that’s what the vaccination is for.
Wed
06
Jan

Some good did come out of 2020

The year 2020 was without a doubt one of the better years America’s had during its 44-year history. Life changed for everyone, with orders given by most governors to stay at home, close schools, close non-essential businesses, and prohibit shaking hands and hugging.

Wed
18
Nov

Opinion: It is no longer the duty of media in a democracy to inform citizens; it is now the duty of citizens in a democracy to inform themselves

The media has failed to fulfill its constitutional purpose.

Freedom of speech and freedom of the press was the basis for the first amendment. In early America, the job of the media was to better educate citizens so that those citizens would be able to accomplish their most important duty in America’s burgeoning democracy: to vote.

Wed
18
Nov

From the Editor: I am proud of the Kaukauna football team

Kaukauna’s football season ended unfortunately last week when the team had to forfeit its WIAA playoff game due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Wed
22
Jul

From the Editor

It’s getting real. Major League Baseball is set to resume action tomorrow night and the National Basketball Association on July 30, eight days from now. The fall high school sports season begins with football equipment issuance on Aug. 3, less than two weeks from now.

Tue
30
Jun

Our solid metal statues are always cast with feet of clay

The debate over statues in our nation took a wrong turn in Madison recently. People with no intention to peacefully demonstrate turned to senseless mayhem and destruction.

Thu
25
Jun

We’re dealing with America’s other virus, a long running and painful epidemic

Following the awful death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on Memorial Day, our national attention turned from the long spring of coping with the COVID-19 virus to dealing with something of a longer term virus in our nation, racism.

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