Chippewa Herald - Opinion

Hands on Wisconsin: Clue the board game, impeachment edition

It's pretty clear that President Donald Trump phone call with the Ukrainian president was not "perfect."   Read more

Editorial board: All in Wisconsin plan deserves support

Imagine western Wisconsin without our University of Wisconsin campuses. Read more

Arthur Butcher: Attack on Kurds is no surprise

Surprise, surprise. Read more

Center Stage: Who won the Chuck Todd vs. Ron Johnson blowup on 'Meet the Press'?

On this week's political podcast, Milfred and Hands analyze the combative exchange last Sunday between the TV host and U.S. senator from Wisconsin. Johnson mostly deflected Todd's questions, with the two frequently talking over one another. Our editorial board members pick a winner and discuss the implications for Johnson's likely re-election bid in 2022. Read more

Hands on Wisconsin: Sparty won't spoil Bucky's homecoming

The No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers host the Michigan State Spartans for homecoming on Saturday at Camp Randall.  Read more

Phil Hands: Badgers football 2019

A look back at some of Phil Hands' 2019 Badgers game day cartoons.  Read more


Commentary: Why Iran and the US are at an impasse and how to reduce Mideast tensions in spite of that

A lot of effort went in to trying to arrange a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and President Trump last month when they were in New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly. President Emmanuel Macron of France, Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany and Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan all reportedly worked to facilitate a meeting ... 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: Elizabeth Warren's threat to the Constitution

There’s a brewing constitutional crisis, and it is the Elizabeth Warren surge in the Democratic primaries. Read more

Jill Richardson: What life on the margins feels like

My campus, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is in an uproar over a video to promote the school’s homecoming that features no students o… Read more

Michael Gerson: The serious danger of politics as tribal conflict

“Civilization is hideously fragile. ... There’s not much between us and the horrors underneath. Just about a coat of varnish.” — C.P. Snow Read more

John Andersen: Lessons from 50th class reunion

The American writer Thomas Wolfe wrote a book entitled, “You Can’t Go Home Again.” Read more

Commentary: We're one step closer to seeing Trump's financial records. That's a win for oversight

A federal appeals court poked another hole Friday in the wall of obstruction that President Trump has thrown in front of House investigators. A divided three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit held that Trump couldn't block his accounting firm, Mazars USA, from responding to a subpoena from the House Oversight and Reform Committee for eight years' worth of ... Read more

Commentary: Trump is creating the worst constitutional crisis in 150 years

The Trump administration has now set the stage for a constitutional crisis, one that the United States hasn't seen in this form since the battles between Andrew Johnson and the Reconstruction Congress more than 150 years ago. Johnson, like President Trump, also thought that Congress was engaging in unconstitutional and illegitimate presidential harassment. As tensions ratcheted up, the ... Read more

High school football: Week 8 games in the Chippewa Falls area

Here's a look at stories and photos from the eighth week of prep football action in Chippewa County… Read more