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Questions snomo trails on highway rights of way

Letter to the Editor:

Last February, citing Wis. Stat. 66.1037(1), which states, “all lands acquired for highway purposes after June 23, 1931, may be used for any purpose that the public authority in control of the highway determines promotes the public use and enjoyment,” the court ruled against my wife and I, and said that Wis. Stat. 66.1037(1) applies on all counts.

We are now waiting for the Wisconsin Supreme Court to decide if it is going to hear our case. Wis. Stat. 895.52 lists hunting,

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 11:03 AM
Santa Claus did great job

Letter to the Editor:

I would like to comment on the visit with Santa held Saturday in Eagle River.

I was there with my two granddaughters, ages 3 and 6. Even though we had a long wait to finally see him and Mrs. Claus, it was worth the wait.

What a wonderful Santa they had greeting the boys and girls. He was superb!

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 11:02 AM
Declaration of Independence inherently socialistic

Letter to the Editor:

Last week, after reading an opinion in this forum, I?became confused as to what was really in the Declaration of Independence. Imagine my surprise when I?decided to review that venerable document again, only to discover that it was inherently socialistic.

The preamble clearly states that “all men are created equal,” and therefore, all are deserving of “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” I could not find any specific reference to universal health care, which in retrospect is a good thing.

Medical treatment in the late 18th century largely consisted of emetics, cathartics and phlebotomy (puke, poop and bleed).

Well-meaning physicians certainly facilitated George Washington’s demise,

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 11:02 AM
Questions state spending more dollars on walleyes

Dear Editor:

Let’s see if I have this straight. Our governor has authorized our Department of Natural Resources (DNR) secretary to spend $500,000 in each of the next two years to buy walleyes from private municipal and tribal hatcheries to plant in our lakes.

The funding for this year was $870,000 and $1.3 million for next year’s operating costs.

DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp says,

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 11:01 AM
Phelps chamber sought bids for annual meeting

Letter to the Editor:

In response to the Judy Wiita letter in the Vilas County News-Review Nov. 20 titled,  “Questions location of chamber dinner.”

Dear Judy Wiita,

Thank you for your Letter to the Editor voicing your concerns in regards to the Phelps Chamber of Commerce’s annual meeting/dinner. We welcome any input from our business members and the general public.

The Phelps Chamber of Commerce, like many other area chambers, allows businesses

Tuesday, December 03, 2013 11:00 AM