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Op/Ed: Open vs Closed Sessions

At the May 23rd Mount Pleasant Village Board meeting the subject of Open versus Closed sessions came to a head.  Two people (Anna Marie Clausen and Kelly Gallaher) even spoke during the Public Comment about it. Folks, we recently had an election.  One of the major items discussed at length, during that campaign, was the […]

Posted inCommunityElectionsGovernmentLetter to the EditorOpinionPolice and Fire


Recently Bob Stedman, South Shore Fire Chief shared information and statistics at a Mount Pleasant board meeting regarding response times of Fire and EMS vehicles. His basic premise was response time is adequate. A number of citizens in Mount Pleasant strongly disagree. For example, NO AREAS of Southeastern and Northeastern Mount Pleasant currently have Heart […]

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OpEd: Garski apologizes over DeGroot

For the first time ever, during the public comment phase of the Village Board meeting, President Jerry Garski provided his comment concerning the large number of phone calls he received over an article in the Racine Journal Times authored by Village Board Trustee Dave Degroot. Specifically Trustee Degroot wrote: “So let’s re-elect Clausen and McCluskey […]