Letters to the Editor

'Spreading truth about tobacco'

July 08, 2019 at 9:29 am

It is hard to believe there was once a time when smoking inside of places like restaurants, hotels and sports venues was allowed. I can't imagine walking into a local restaurant and being greeted by a cloud of cancer-causing smoke. This Jul...

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'Let them know you're the boss'

July 01, 2019 at 3:43 pm

Some things just don't make sense. Wisconsin is in the process of choosing a budget for the next biennium, 2019-2021. Governor Evers prepared a budget that would support the people of Wisconsin. The Joint Finance Committee removed some very...

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'Displeased with library operation'

July 01, 2019 at 3:43 pm

The reorganization of the library service model may save money, but it does not decrease costs.In fact the new service model costs the city of Beloit a lot in terms of poor customer service, loss of valuable staff members who were much love...

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'Taxpayers and students first'

July 01, 2019 at 3:43 pm

BDN articles on statewide public school open enrollment imply that the situation is bad for the Beloit school district. No consideration is given to whether it's good for the students or taxpayers involved.School districts outside of Beloit...

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'Ideological vote to kill expansion'

June 10, 2019 at 10:16 am

Headline in BDN: "Legislators kill state Medicaid expansion I would expand this to say: • Republican legislators kill a fiscally sound, common sense proposal other states have done to capture new federal dollars. This would save tax...

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'Other phases not approved'

June 10, 2019 at 10:16 am

The city's decision to permanently close 4th street, and the reason they gave should bring up some questions.The reason given was because the school district planned on changing it to a pedestrian mall. Says who? That wasn't discussed as ap...

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'God bless our great country'

June 10, 2019 at 10:20 am

On behalf of the Rock-Ford A's Model A Club, I'd like to thank all of those who worked so hard to make this year's Memorial Day Parade such a great success, especially the VFW, and the Beloit and South Beloit Police Departments.It was wonde...

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'Rejecting the voters' message'

June 10, 2019 at 10:20 am

Last November Wisconsin voters sent a simple message to those holding office or seeking election to state government. The voters were demanding adequate funding for local schools to end the plethora of school referendums that arose over the...

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'Corruption and political bias'

June 03, 2019 at 10:06 am

House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress because he hasn't turned over the entire Mueller report. Barr released 92% of the report to the public and more than 98% to Congress. Two percent ...

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'Donations support brave men, women'

June 03, 2019 at 10:06 am

Thanks to the generous donations of the Beloit community during our Poppy Days, May 17 and 18, 2019, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 48 raised $1,882.55.As in the past, the Auxiliary uses these donations only in direct support of our com...

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