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  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:00 PM

    To the editor: Last Wednesday when the wind was blowing and it was unseasonably cold, I had a knock on my door. When I answered a young man told me it was too bad outside for me to get the mail.

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:00 PM

    To the editor: This is to say “thank you” to the kind gentleman who stopped on his way home from work to help dig out my car Monday. When the state plowed Baltimore Street (U.S. 421), my driveway was blocked with ice and snow. With the slight melting I thought I could drive through it, but got stuck backing out, blocking part of the street.

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015 3:00 PM

    To the editor: I am retiring from my position as coordinator of the Madison Chautauqua, effective Dec. 31, 2015.

  • Wednesday, February 11, 2015 3:00 PM

    To the editor: This is to the person who shot my dog Rascal. That Labrador/boxer mix was our dog who we loved very much.

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015 3:00 PM

    To the editor: In the Feb. 5 paper, an article was published on the Senate advancing (State Sen. Jim) Smith’s Christmas in the classroom bill. I thoroughly enjoyed this article and am very happy that this is on its way to being passed.

  • Monday, February 02, 2015 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Kudos to the 2015 County Commissioners and The Madison Courier write up of the meeting.

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:00 PM

    To the editor:

    Life… Every second counts. Most people realize how precious life is. In fact, poll after poll comes back with the majority of the people holding the pro-life view. People know in their hearts that taking another’s life is never a good solution to any problem, whether it is an inconvenient preborn baby or an inconvenient grandma.

  • Tuesday, December 23, 2014 10:00 AM
    To the editor: Our "leaders" have been fulsome in their denunciation of the American police forces lately, in connection with the Ferguson and Staten Island killings of black men during confrontations. 
  • Saturday, December 20, 2014 4:00 AM
    To the editor:

    Did you know that secondhand smoke contains more than 7,000 toxic chemicals? Of those 7,000 toxic chemicals, 70 are known carcinogens, or cancer-causing substances. According to the Centers for Disease Control, second hand smoke causes nearly 34,000 premature deaths from heart disease each year in the United State among non-smokers. Secondhand smoke causes more than 7,300 lung cancer deaths in the United States. Secondhand smoke affects the brain in infants and those exposed to secondhand smoke are at greater risk for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. Locally, 25.8 percent of mothers smoked during pregnancy, which is significantly, higher than the state prenatal smoking rate of 17.1 percent. 
  • Thursday, December 11, 2014 10:00 AM
    To the editor: The staff and patients at the Madison State Hospital would like to thank the community for all the generous support provided over several decades. 
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:00 AM
    To the editor: What a beautiful new bridge we have. Complete with a walkway. It is a great addition to both Madison and Milton. 
  • Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 AM
    To the editor: I would like to know which law allowed the Madison Police Department to remove me from the bridge dedication ceremony. 
  • Friday, October 31, 2014 11:00 AM
    To the editor: So far this year the American Legion Post 9 Honor Guard has performed 129 final salutes for our passing veterans. Most of these are of the World War II era. 
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014 5:00 AM
    To the editor:

    George Nickas says he thinks that voter Photo-ID laws are not needed and are discriminatory against minorities. He is a college professor, but I think on this particular subject I have more real knowledge than he does. 
  • Friday, October 24, 2014 11:00 AM
    To the editor: So back again are Superintendent Studebaker-Bolinger and the Madison Consolidated School Board with more threatening words to close schools and move students here and there as if they were pawns on a chess board. 

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