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The COVID-19 pandemic and its subsequent safer-at-home order has led many residents to show their creative side – creativity in working from home, creativity in online learning, creativity in enjoying outdoor activities while maintaining social distancing.

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With June just days away, many Wisconsinites begin thinking about vacations, warmer weather and being outdoors. All Wisconsinites should be thinking that June is Dairy Month.

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“Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information. It is also the product of these activities. Journalism can be distinguished from other activities and products by certain identifiable characteristics and practices. These elements not only se…

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“Journalism is the activity of gathering, assessing, creating, and presenting news and information. It is also the product of these activities. Journalism can be distinguished from other activities and products by certain identifiable characteristics and practices. These elements not only se…

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Last week, the staff of The Herald-Independent and McFarland Thistle discovered a candidate for local office drafted their own endorsement letter and had a member of the community make adjustments to the draft before signing off on the letter as if they had written it themselves, even withou…

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Early in 2018, the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission (WWICC), the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) and Washington National Cathedral, announced a national Bells of Peace campaign — a national bell tolling across the country at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, to …

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This year’s theme for National Newspaper Week, observed next week Oct. 7-13, is “Journalism Matters.” Look no further than the comments of Bruce Brown, executive director of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, about why press freedom and journalism matters to all.

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In a victory for newspapers across the country, the International Trade Commission voted unanimously last week to reverse tariffs imposed on newsprint imported from Canada — thanks in part to the role Wisconsin newspaper professionals played.

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Civil asset forfeiture is the procedure by which law enforcement agencies can seize assets and property they suspect were the proceeds of a crime, purchased with the proceeds of a crime or used in the commission of a crime. The idea is that criminals should not be able to profit from their c…