by J. Patrick Reilly I have spent a good portion of my life in the information business. One thing I have learned about writing stories, especially sports, is somewhere in the article you have to give the score.
by J. Patrick Reilly Breaking news. A new facility is being proposed for UW-Madison that will cost an estimated $200,000,000 and will be used mainly for football. Seems the old shell is not great as a recruiting tool so we HAVE to upgrade.
by J. Patrick Reilly I have a son who has worked for UPS for over 30 years, so when the word came out that there will be several thousand jobs cut it bothered me. I doubt he will be affected, at least not yet, as he is a semi-driver on …
For the past six years the city of Mineral Point has had Jason Basting as its Mayor. During that time the city has seen business growth and many upgrades to its streets and infrastructure. Mayor Basting has been a great leader of a great community.
One of the things I do when I get a chance is judge different categories of writing and advertising from other newspaper associations throughout the US. This past week I did different entries from Kentucky.
by Mary Glindinning Now through Dec. 15 at noon, the Dodgeville Chronicle, Mineral Point Democrat Tribune (along with the Mineral Point Chamber of Commerce) and Pecatonica Valley Leader are sponsoring a toy drive.
by Kenyon Bennet Sometimes, reports of joint resolutions and proposed bills pop up in state and national news. The far-reaching effects of those proposals can be muddied and not easily understood when differing opinions are voiced. Consider the 2023 Assembly Joint Resolution 76
by Kenyon Bennett One of the advertising opportunitys we offer is a chance for someone to thank someone or some groups for going above and beyond when helping, offering sympathy, etc. It is known as a Card of Thanks.
I don’t usually turn the writing of a major story over to someone and accept the product without doing quite a bit of editing. But I am doing it this week and I really appreciate the efforts of Kristen May, a major player in the Iowa County Fair.
by J. Patrick Reilly As usual the summer has gone by fast. It seems like only a couple days ago we started the summer baseball seasons for youth and those playing Home Talent League baseball. Now we are down to only a few teams still playing.