Around Town – Nov. 30

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Nov. 30

Orchids to

Sarah Kilbarger-Stumpff for the letter on affordable housing, which we really need for our community.

the town of Hope for putting citizen concerns with traffic and safety first.

John Krull for another honest appraisal of our state official.

Post office employee Lori for being the only one working at the counter but dealing with every patron kindly and thoughtfully.

Sarah Kilbarger-Stumpff for the letter about the unaffordable housing the city wants downtown.

John Krull for another insightful guest column on Wednesday.

Dr. Brad Schmitt and Renissa Engelking of Columbus Veterinary Services for their care and kindness with Charlie and me.

Onions to

the green light in the artwork spanning Fourth and Washington which could be mistaken for a go light on a traffic signal.

spending millions of dollars for the riverfront project that’s an eyesore during floods, not needed and dangerous to swimmers.

those who fail to remember what happened at the Christmas Parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 2021.

school administrators who don’t promptly expel students who attack their Jewish teachers and classmates.

Happy Birthday to

Amy Niedbalski, from Brian, Ray, Jacob and Finn.

Jeremy Todd, from Mia, Bryn, Mom, and Mark.