The U.S. Justice Department has given the thumbs-up to the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile, and now all that stands in the way of the two communications giants completing the deal is a lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of 13 states, including Wisconsin’s.
Those of a certain age may remember Art Linkletter’s show, “Kids Say the Darndest Things.” And if we have children, grandchildren or have spent time with the young and innocent, we know how true that is.
Horrific images are too often shared across America. Families and communities are sent asunder by actions of one person set on doing great harm in a short time.
“Ah, yes, you speak of a recent Pew Research Center survey that found ‘46% of adult social media users say they feel worn out by political posts and discussions they see on social media’ — a share that ‘has risen 9 percentage points since the summer of 2016, when the Center last asked this q…
When someone asks us where we are going, and we say Big Spring, Texas; or Kewaskum; or Riverton, New Jersey, they might follow up with “Why?”
Every day I think they can’t go lower, and every day they do. Any hopes I harbored for morality or courage in Republican lawmakers have disappeared. It’s now clear that most of them lack those virtues.
Relationships are difficult, and there are times we all struggle to find words both kind and true. Words often are parsed against the backdrop of stark reality, and their delivery can create either potential realization, or animosity in their receipt.
Twelve years ago, when I first visited the Little Sisters of the Poor retirement home in Pittsburgh, I was overcome with peace and calm.
The state of Wisconsin has a work release program called the Huber law. It states any person sentenced to a county jail for crime, nonpayment of a fine or forfeiture, contempt of court or subject to a confinement sanction in certain circumstances, or a probationer detained in a county jail m…
You probably didn’t hear or see the story a couple weeks ago, when Donald Trump was throwing a tweet tantrum about the four congresswomen of color he thinks ought to leave the country and, as usual, commandeering front page and TV news headlines.
Years ago, when we lived on a farm in northern Minnesota, I ran out of cigarettes. The thought of quitting drifted into my mind. Then it drifted out.
Since I am one of the few people who doesn’t read my emails while driving, it gives me time to read license plates and bumper stickers.
It’s a pleasure being part of a community that embraces its heritage. Watching thousands of circus fans turn out for the Big Top Parade and Circus Celebration despite a discouraging forecast shows what a special place this is.
Republicans on the state Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee neglected to act Tuesday on an urgent request from the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection to fund its farmer mental health assistance programs, in order to push off the issue until they receive recommendati…