How far off course is this country going to go? How far off we are already! The March 7, 2019 Reedsburg Times-Press weekly paper had a two column article on page 5 on abortion and a woman’s right to “choose”. One of the sentences in that article is “It is unconscionable to think someone woul…

I would like to express my extreme gratitude to the Reedsburg community for allowing me to serve as your Police Chief for the past 13 years. This experience was an incredible way to end my 31 years in law enforcement. I would like to thank the Police and Fire Commission for trusting me to le…

A tsunami of laughter swept across Wisconsin in January 2019 in response to Brian Hagedorn’s announcement that he is a candidate for the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Hagedorn, an evangelical, was chief legal counsel to Scott Walker, the most politically biased governor in Wisconsin history. Hage…

At its next meeting, the Reedsburg City Council should apologize to the taxpayers of Reedsburg and then resign as a group. Without public input or debate, and after a brief closed door meeting, they appointed a new city administrator with no experience, save a few months of interim, and gave…

Reedsburg Ambulance Crew would like to thank all the area businesses and community members who helped to make our 38th Annual 9-Pin Bowling Tournament a success. A special thank you to Bruce and Julie and their staff at Brewster’s Lanes for all their work and support. Thank you to the Reedsb…

Without water, there can be no life. Without clean drinking water, we are dust. All living things require water to survive. When the oil pipeline was first being laid across the Great Plains Near Standing Rock several years ago threatening to contaminate the largest aquifer in North America,…

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and loveisrespect.org has chosen the 2019 theme, Huddle Up for Healthy Relationships. As their site states, this “campaign aims to empower young people to build healthy relationships from the ground up.”

It is a common perception of those of us in rural areas that our politicians don’t listen to us and instead take their direction from those in other parts of the state. This was proven to be true late last year when Sen. Marklein ignored the calls of his constituents begging him not to vote …

The LaValle Public Library has been closed since the flooding this past year. St. Peter's Student Council led a book collection to help in re-stocking their book shelves and now it is time to deliver. The library is excited to be re-opening next week. Thank you to all who donated to a great cause.

Sauk County Home and Committee Education Organization from the Reedsburg Area are so proud to have Representative Ed Brooks, 50th District Assembly, be a Wisconsin Bookworms reader for 10 years to the Reedsburg Head Start children. We thank you, Representative Ed for taking time from your bu…

The 2018 season of giving began once again with a successful Thanksgiving Dinner Drive. The Critical Care Nursing Staff of Reedsburg Area Medical Center would like to extend a big thank you to the Viking Village Foods family for all of their hard work in helping us bring food to families in …

Reedsburg Area Helping Hands extends a heartfelt “thank you” to all businesses, churches, service organizations, volunteers and individuals in our communities who helped us through the Christmas Mitten program give those in need a very Merry Christmas. The donations of clothing, toys, food a…

A national spotlight of shame hit Wisconsin, and I’m not talking about the Baraboo high school students who gave the Nazi salute. Rather it’s about adults who are engaging in un-American activities. It’s about our state Republican legislators who continue to undermine democracy with their di…

Each holiday season, the Reedsburg Revitalization Organization takes on the task of filling the 22 planters in Downtown Reedsburg with festive holiday greens. This year the Holiday Planters were sponsored by the Bank of Wisconsin Dells who covered the cost of the greenery and decorations and…

Following recent elections a young woman shared her experience that was so genuine I had to share it. She described her busy morning as she prepared her kids for day care and school. Her 7-year-old son would be able to go along to the polls before school, if they hurried.

I want to thank the voters of Wisconsin for turning out to support our Democracy. Without active voters, all hope for fairness and equality and opportunities for all will be lost. And thank you to the voters who supported Evers, Barnes, Kaul, Godlewski, and LaFolette. Whether you voted for t…

Regarding Bread Day at the Reedsburg Library: We "kneaded" your help; you "rose" to the occasion. Thank you bakers and buyers. Also thank you to LK Designs for their expertise.