Chippewa Herald - Opinion
Mostly Cloudy13°
Mostly Cloudy

GOP lawmakers are desperate for power -- Sue Kies

Wow, our elected Republicans in Wisconsin seem pretty desperate, maneuvering for control at all costs rather than convincing us of their innovative solutions for managing our government. Read more

Leaders are controlled by money -- Jo Vukelich

The lame-duck session at the state Capitol is an atrocity. Read more

Plain Talk: GOP's lame-duck session gives state a black eye

Republicans who control the state Legislature showed last week that there is no limit to how low they will go. Read more

Hands on Wisconsin: Tony Evers gets cheated in game of euchre

The Republican's lame duck legislation is a dirty ploy to cheat the new governor out of his power.  Read more

Liberal protesters have gone too far -- Clifford Lewis

I thought I'd seen it all, but here's the rabid left protesting at the Capitol once again.  Read more

Hands on Wisconsin: Look! Up in the sky! It's Tariff Man!

Donald Trump's trade policy is hurting our economy and the stock market.  Read more


Ann McFeatters: Let's get it right in 2020

WASHINGTON — As a cast of thousands begins assembling to audition for 2020, each trying to win our hearts and minds, let us use our time wi… Read more

Gina Barreca: What's an education for, anyway?

My family, filled with smart, shrewd and funny people, would shrug their collective shoulders and ask, “What good is college?” Read more

Kathleen Parker: Epstein accusers deserve due process

WASHINGTON — Recent revelations about billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s sweetheart deal with government prosecutors — thanks to a … Read more

10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more

Rich Lowry: Yes, voter fraud is real

Maybe ballot security isn’t such a bad thing after all. Read more

Catherine Rampell: Millennials aren't breaking traditions. They're just broke.

Millennials are a murderous bunch, a generation of homicidal maniacs. Read more

Commentary: These election pros spotted fraud in NC. But prosecutors didn't bring a case

What appears to be brazen absentee ballot fraud in Bladen County, N.C., involving the 9th Congressional District race mirrors a pattern seen repeatedly in past elections in other North Carolina counties, according to two former state elections officials. Gary Bartlett, who served as executive director of the State Board of Elections from 1993 to 2013, and Marshall Tutor, a former lead ... Read more

Commentary: It's clear Alexander Acosta should resign as US Labor Secretary over the sweet deal he gave molester Jeffrey Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein, a politically connected Palm Beach multimillionaire accused of molesting scores of underage girls starting in the early 2000s, on Tuesday issued a written public apology to end a lawsuit. But let's be clear. Epstein wasn't directing his apology to the now-grown women whose lives he derailed when he lured them to his waterfront mansion as teens to give him massages for $200 a ... Read more

'It's really exciting and surreal': Sponsor surprises Chi-Hi skier with new equipment, paid-for training

BRANDON BERG Chippewa Herald

Ty Wiberg’s love for alpine skiing received an extra boost on Thursday. Read more



Security solutions to keep your Chippewa Falls family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Chippewa Falls need to know before they decide.