Opinion

Writers support shelter location

Below is a trio of letters that published in the Aug. 15 Elkhorn Independent:   Domestic abuse is already in the area This week, the Elkhorn Common Council is planning to consider a proposal to allow a small domestic violence shelter to be housed in the offices of New Beginnings […]

 
 

Domestic abuse victims need community investors

By Sara Nichols Contributor As Executive Director at Open Arms Free Clinic in Elkhorn, I oversee licensed medical volunteers who provide essential health care to uninsured individuals in Walworth County who are at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level. I’m proud of the work my colleagues and […]

 
 

Johnson has character, fortitude county needs in judge

I have worked in this county over the past several years in a variety of ways with individuals and families who live on the fringes of our community. These persons are often underserved and lack a voice and advocate. My most recent work has been with Safe Families for Children, […]

 
 

Johnson endorsed by people who know system

This spring, Walworth County voters will select a circuit court judge to replace retiring Judge James Carlson. We are writing this letter to urge voters to go to the polls on Feb. 16 and vote for Daniel Johnson. As the Walworth County family court commissioner, Dan Johnson already works within […]

 
 

Former state representative is not judicial candidate

Many people have been asking me if I am running for Walworth County judge. You might have seen the “Wynn for judge” signs. The signs don’t have a first name, so I can understand the confusion. Just to be clear Evan Wynn is not running for judge. I am supporting […]

 
 

Necci has broad experience to serve as judge

I am writing to you to express my support for Dan Necci in his candidacy for Walworth County Circuit Court judge. Dan has a love for his community, proven diligence to the people of Walworth County and many years of experience to be our next Walworth County Circuit Court judge. […]

 
 

Judges support Johnson for circuit court judge

We are voting for family court commissioner Daniel Johnson for circuit court judge and strongly encourage the local Walworth County voters to do the same. The primary will take place Feb. 16, and it is important that you get out and vote. Judge Race has lived in Walworth County for […]

 
 

State representative supports district attorney for judge

Having known Dan Necci for the better part of the decade and having served under Dan in the district attorney’s office as an assistant district attorney in Walworth County, I fully support Dan Necci for Walworth County Circuit Court judge. Dan has the experience, the commitment to community, and the […]

 
 

Wynn has qualities circuit court judge needs

It is few and far between we feel compelled enough to support someone running for public office to add our name to a list or write a letter to the local paper. The caliber of the person running is such that we truly believe we need to speak up and […]

 
 

Jobs available, bills being paid

Help wanted jobs appear every week by the hundreds, in both the local news publications and advertising media. Multiplied by the entire state, jobs are a good issue. Also a good and true issue is, Wisconsin’s old bills are being paid and our road repair fund is stable again, after […]