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Does anyone else see a disconnect between our elected officials and the citizens? I am running for the Barron County Board of Supervisors because the last two years have highlighted to me the importance of local governance. As I’ve attended board meetings over the past 18 months, I’ve seen m…

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I remember the moment when I first decided to run for Barron County Board of Supervisors, District 3, Wards 2-4. It was at a Barron County Board Meeting during public comment. As citizens were sharing their concerns, I took note of the response of my representative who is now my opponent for…

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A lawsuit claiming sedition was filed last week against Wisconsin Republicans Tiffany, Johnson and Fitzgerald.  By conspiring to certify a list of fraudulent “electors” and spread lies about the actual results after the 2020 election in Wisconsin, they violated the Constitution. If the feder…

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Well, the Grand Old-Testament Party (GOP), masquerading as the Barron and Polk County Republican Party, have run another newspaper ad that is 100% false.  The ad states, “Fentanyl kills more people here than COVID, cancer and automobile accidents combined.  The Lockdown should be focused at …

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I know this is late, I am responding to the two letters in the paper that was printed on October 6, 2021. With this big scare with the Covid, I can’t even find anyone to help me. I have called all of the handymen in the paper and tree service people, and no one wants to help me transplant so…

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Unfortunately, our tax dollars are being used to subsidize the purchase of electric cars. Henry Ford did not receive tax dollars to invent the Model T. Consumers did not get tax subsidies to buy the car. When citizens realized the car was more comfortable, safer, and, in the long run, cheape…

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Extreme weather in Vancouver has caused flooding and mudslides cutting them off from the rest of Canada. Drought has greatly reduced Utah’s Great Salt Lake to a fraction of its former size. Wildfires out west have killed giant sequoias impacting nearly a fifth of this Earth’s largest trees. …

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I invite Mr. Waterhouse, along with all in our community, to come check out the Take Back Your Health Expo at The Mill this Saturday, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., to learn about the many ways you can protect your health. I’m sad to see that some are still gripped by fear and leaning on interventio…

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If you live in Barron County, you should be very concerned about what is happening with our local government. Recently, I attended a very disturbing meeting of the Barron County Executive Committee.

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This is a response/inquiry to the article on the Fire Board re-organization from the Oct. 6 issue. There is a person just listed as “Olson” working on the budget.