Tag Archives: Northwest Herald

Goring The Ox That Buys Ink By the Barrel

Today, the Northwest Herald’s editorial page came out in opposition to a proposal in the Legislature to charge sales tax on advertising. The Herald at least makes the obvious point right up front: “Our position might appear entirely self-serving. After … Continue reading

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Updates on Previous Posts

Today’s Northwest Herald has 3 stories that touch on matters that I’ve discussed in previous posts: County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller is putting together a 5 member commission to devise the means by which a referendum reducing the number of … Continue reading

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Township Consolidation: Show Me the Money

Kevin Craver’s article in Sunday’s Northwest Herald carries the provocative title “All Eyes Will Be on County GOP for Township Consolidation Effort”. If the purpose of a lead is to get a person to read the story, it served his … Continue reading

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