Letters to the Editor

As a resident of Fitchburg and a pastor serving the Memorial United Church of Christ, the article posted on Channel 3000, “Handwritten signs that say ‘White Power’ and ‘KKK’ placed at Fitchburg Homes, police say,” Sunday, September 6 made me pause.

With six City of Fitchburg alders approving the proposed Meijer development at two previous Common Council meetings, it seems likely that another large supermarket will grace the junction of McKee and Fitchrona Roads.

One of the many reasons my husband and I moved to the Madison area 16 years ago was because of the quality of the Madison School District. We wanted to send our kids to public schools. We live in a Fitchburg area that covers the Madison School District.

My husband and I are grandparents of four children who all live in the Madison Metropolitan School District. Our oldest granddaughter is a 2019 graduate of Madison West High School. Our grandson is now a West High junior.

We continue to live in a critical time filled with both danger and opportunity. Ironically, just as the pandemic is separating us, the ruthless murder of George Floyd is galvanizing a broader civic unity. Right now, it matters more than ever who we elect. We must choose candidates who have d…

It has been a privilege getting to know and work with Dan Bahr over the years. He is committed to helping various causes in and around Fitchburg through his role as Secretary and active member of the Fitchburg Lions Club. He is a dedicated alder for District 2 and community volunteer, and I …

From the very beginning of Gov. Tony Evers’ term, he made his priorities clear by declaring 2019 the Year of Clean Drinking Water. During his State of the State address in January, he promoted investing millions of dollars to address water quality, from replacing lead service lines to addres…

It’s difficult to write about a friend and colleague who so suddenly and unexpectedly passed from our lives, but it’s important. I heard the news while on vacation last week, and checking my email, I found a message she sent just hours before her passing, just making sure I would be covering…

As one of the newest members of the UNG team, I wish I would have known Amber better; however, there were a few things about her I won’t forget.