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To Hug or Not to Hug

One cultural issue that is ever-so-present between Mexicans and Americans is the issue of personal relationships.  This is a cultural difference that is very apparent ...

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Posted: Apr. 20, 2017 11:34 a.m.

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Birthing Centers

A few years ago the local hospital ceased all birthing and maternity operations. They did this in the face of increasing costs and regulation coupled ...

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Posted: Apr. 20, 2017 11:33 a.m.


Etc.: The Band

Readers know that my biggest life accomplishments include five years in the University of Wisconsin Marching Band, and its outside-football edition Varsity Band.

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 10:27 a.m. | Updated: Apr. 05, 2017 5:00 p.m.


This budget provision needs to go

Five weeks ago I wrote on this page of your favorite weekly newspaper about two terrible bills in the Legislature for those who want to ...

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Posted: Apr. 02, 2017 4:56 p.m.


Guest opinion: Why I’m running

On Tuesday, the voters of Wisconsin and Platteville have an important decision to make in the future of education in our state.

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Posted: Mar. 29, 2017 10:12 a.m.


Etc.: PMS’ last day

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.

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Posted: Mar. 10, 2017 11:05 a.m.


The Outdoor Punch - February Madness

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 ...

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Posted: Mar. 02, 2017 1:50 p.m.


Garden Talk - Early budding

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 ...

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Posted: Mar. 02, 2017 1:49 p.m.

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