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    Wisconsin is a great place to live but has some problems, so voters elected a problem-solving governor in 2018. However, we don't yet have a problem-solving state legislative majority — it is kicking the can down the road again.

      According to the nonpartisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau, taking Medicaid expansion in 2014, would’ve saved the state $1.1 billion through 2019. Gov. Evers’ current 2019-21 plan would save the state $324 million and bring in $1.6 billion in additional money. Combining initiatives and other inv…

        The Reedsburg Kiwanis would like to thank everyone who bought tickets for our recent Bossy Bingo event. Proceeds from Bossy Bingo help our club fund youth oriented local projects such as giving away more than 1,600 children’s books during Butter Festival parade, our iPads for Autism program,…

          Wisconsin crime victims recently got a huge victory thanks to Senator Howard Marklein, Rep. Tony Kurtz, and other legislators who overwhelmingly supported a bipartisan victims rights Constitutional Amendment, known as Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin. The Amendment now moves to a statewide ballot.

            Pat Nash's column on Christian conservatives is a vicious, judgmental piece. She makes broad generalizations and does not consider that perhaps conservatives believe that the programs she wants will not help the poor. How would it be if someone wrote as she does, but about Muslims or Jews? I…

            When I am reading a book, I sometimes get the urge to write in the margins. I think I should sign my name with a critique or a little message to the next reader. I want to mark the spot where I had an “aha” moment.


            Content by Brand Ave. Studios. The annual Amazon Prime Day is coming July 12 and 13, and per usual will offer discounts on many of your favorite things.

            Columnist Scott Frostman is the most dangerous type of “conservative.” His Thursday column, "Evers gets failing grade in education," wove facts into plausible-sounding baloney that rank-and-file ignorant Trump supporters already believe, but which might fool others.

            Thank you to the Greater Portage Youth Education Foundation for hosting another great Portage High School Hall of Fame banquet and golf outing. The foundation is an organization that does so much to help Portage students in every way. You can learn more about the foundation at

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