In reading other articles recently about school referendums and funding issues, it seems to me that the Antigo School Board could keep our rural schools open, IF they wanted to. They could probably even do it without going to a referendum.
In the northwoods of Wisconsin the amount of tourism is a huge factor for the economy. With the recent warm temperatures and lack of snow, it may be another bad year for those business who rely on the boost of business during the winter months.
I am sure all Antigonians know about the drug busts recently that included a former principal and area teachers, for possessing and some dealing marijuana, and I'm sure a good number also know about the recent change of an ordinance that allows small amounts of marijuana without criminal penalties, but has anyone really considered what might be going on here?
I saw this article on the Antigo Journal website and am completely appalled by it! This man assaulted young children for YEARS and his punishment consists of only 18 months of confinement! Those poor victims!
"It's not some junky old bus" as quoted in the Antigo paper, referring to the nice, new and expensive vehicles that are parked on the north side of Antigo, in relation to an older school bus parked on the south side of town.