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OPINION: Skeptical about whether Foxconn is happening?

Whether you see the $10 billion Foxconn Technology Group manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant as a boom or boondoggle, it’s happening. At least the first phase is. But you wouldn’t know it by reading some national headlines, which seemed to change significantly over the last week. Foxconn: Media report about suspending construction project inaccurate Homes have […]

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Opinion: Nominate Horlick Football Coach Brian Fletcher for most valuable coach

The best coaches do more than just coach, they connect to the good in their players and inspire their communities. From elementary school to high school, the most valuable coaches are the bright lights that bring communities together with meaningful connections. U.S. Cellular empowers their efforts by connecting these coaches to the resources they need […]

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Opinion: We Energies neighbors continue to suffer from exposure to coal dust

On March 4, a thick layer of coal dust blanketed Oak Creek homes, cars, and a neighborhood playground. On April 10 a letter went out from Thomas Metcalfe, Executive Vice President for We Energies, identifying “long-term strategies” to deal with the problem, including “Planting more trees for screening” and “Constructing a wind barrier either partially or fully […]

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Opinion: Comments help measure public feelings about Foxconn

About a year ago Wisconsin’s southeastern counties began to rumble; a major industrial development was headed our way. After weeks of speculation and rumor, Foxconn Technology Group emerged as the company that could possibly reshape our corner of the state for decades to come. At last week’s groundbreaking County Executive Jonathan Delagrave said: “Less than […]