Our nation and world stand at a critical crossroads. Climate change ( hink really, really hot) and species extinction threaten all of us on the planet. Meanwhile in our nation we are threatened with hateful white supremacy.

I am so pleased that Dave Lonsdorf is running for the Verona town board. Dave already has tremendous experience in land planning, in working with municipalities regarding land acquisitions and management, and with the town’s natural and recreational areas committee. Dave values the rural nat…

My husband and I have known Dave Lonsdorf and his wife Marilyn for about thirty years. I taught both his children piano. We spent much time together in those years, and became family friends. I know Dave quite well, and he has my full respect and support.

The Wisconsin legislature is currently considering a bill that would give local governments the option to stop publishing a summary of their actions in your newspaper. Senate Bill 55 would allow local municipalities to post meeting minutes on their websites instead.

We must listen to both scientific evidence and teachers to inform decisions on returning to classrooms. As reported in the Washington Post recently, schools operating in person have seen low transmission of the coronavirus when precautions are in place.

I’m supporting Mike Duerst for Town Board and I’ve known Mike for 45-plus years. He has lived his entire life in Verona and remembers when it never had a stoplight.

With our country (and world) in so much chaos right now, mental health can be easily overlooked. Whether your friend, sibling, parent, or even you struggle with a mental illness, when life gets crazy, we can overlook how much pain we or they are in until it becomes unbearable.

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