UW–Platteville has earned the attention of the UW System Board of Regents.
When you hear the fire whistle blow, take pause and remember: there for the grace of God go they.
As a lifelong Republican, it seems mighty strange to watch a Hillary Clinton political ad on TV and find myself nodding in agreement.
According to Winston Churchill, the British–American British prime minister, "It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried."
The editor of your favorite weekly newspaper is asked questions from time to time. (Which could include: Why are you referring to yourself in the third person?)
Someone wrote that a good father is his daughter's first love and his son's first hero.
If you are of a certain age and found the local (wherever you were) morning top 40 radio offerings insufficient in the 1970s and early 1980s, you may have tuned to WLS radio in Chicago for its "Animal Stories" each weekday at 6:45 or 9:45 a.m.
"A job for life" are the words Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is using to describe tenure.
These two items may be tied together by the song "Fire," written by Bruce Springsteeen and recorded by Springsteen and the Pointer Sisters; "I'm on Fire," two separate songs recorded by Springsteen and Dwight Twilley; or "Fire," two separate songs recorded by Jimi Hendrix and an act called The Crazy World of Arthur Brown:
One important feature of the job description of the editor of your favorite weekly newspaper is to expect, and be able to deal with, the unexpected, unplanned and unprepared-for.
As families across western and central Wisconsin celebrated Memorial Day, it is important to take some time to reflect on the sacrifices the brave men and women of our Armed Forces and their families have made to protect the freedoms we hold dear.
Blue or Gray
Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May.
Four years ago I wrote here that Memorial Day weekend has become a four-headed observance/holiday, including not just Memorial Day but a second Veterans Day, plus visits to the graves of family members, the weekend for high school graduations (except in Platteville) and the unofficial start of summer.
The Platteville Common Council spent an hour May 10 on one of Platteville's most intractable problems without coming to agreement about what the problem is.
I got to perform the dual roles of reporter and parent at the first of two meetings about the Platteville Middle School eighth-grade ceremony Wednesday.
With the awesome 60-70 degree weather that has spoiled us lately here in our small corner of Wisconsin, many anglers have taken to the open ...
A UW Wisconsin Extension State specialist recently put out a bulletin about our week or so stretch of unusually warm weather. They have received many ...
On page 3A of your favorite weekly newspaper is a story about the proposed 2017–19 state budget and proposed state aid increases for schools ...
In view of the tight budget the City of Platteville is facing, I have come to the conclusion that the proposed former Pioneer Ford Sales ...
Every ice fisherman has had a run in with the "lookers". Lookers are the fish that come bolting up towards your bait from the bottom ...
The January Thaw is behind us and the weather has become more seasonal, cold in nature. It really was too early to hope for spring ...
By Charlie Sleep
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