Posted inOpinion

OPINION: Trump’s Stance On National Security Raises Concerns

To The Editor, After watching Donald Trump’s press conference I am worried about our national security. The president-elect continues to praise Russian President Vladimir Putin, denigrate U.S. intelligence services and belittles the press. In response to an early question, Trump finally said he believes the intelligence reports that Russia interfered in the presidential election. However later […]

Posted inCommunity, Elections, Government, Letter to the Editor, Opinion, Police 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 […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Letter to the Editor, Opinion

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 […]