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Editor:

On Aug. 14 I received an e-mail from the IRS which looked authentic. It stated my check to the IRS was rejected by my financial institution and that I should click on my tax account number, which was in blue printing, and it would explain. I did not do this.

The address on the e-mail was: Internal Revenue Service, Metro Plex 1, 8401 Corporate Dr., Suite 300, Landover, MD 20785. I Googled the offices for the IRS and when the map of the states came up, I clicked on Maryland, and there is no IRS office there. They pay their taxes in Hartford, CT.

I called the 800 number for the IRS and I was told to forward the e-mail to phishing@irs.gov and they would take it from there. If you get this e-mail, you should do the same. They also told me to delete the e-mail and please warn my family and friends about this scam. The IRS never sends out any e-mails to anyone. What the e-mail wants you to do is send another check to the printed address.

I decided that it would be best to have this posted in the paper for all to read before someone sends money to these people.

Dorothy Rognsvoog,

Amberg



To the Editor:

This is for the heartless, cruel jerk that dropped a nice friendly part Shepherd dog on Grasser Rd., Porterfield, at 4:02 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19. You were driving a red 4-door older mid-size car. You were going east, the direction you came from. Your dog was running to catch you but couldn’t. It came to our house.

Shame on you.

L. & C. Nichols



Letter to the Editor:

I went to the Wausaukee Town Board meeting on Aug. 14 to address concerns about the ATV trail route on Squaw Creek Rd. in the Town of Wausaukee. I wrote a letter covering topics I wanted to discuss, but I was stopped halfway through my letter by Chairman Jeff Engelmann. I was told they were going to contact the DNR to get them to write tickets and they would put up speed limit signs for the ATV trails. I did notice they have put up two speed limit signs on Squaw Creek Rd. as of Thursday, Aug. 16.

I believe my concerns are valid, so here it is:

This letter is to address the ATV trails in the Town of Wausaukee. It has come to our attention that the Village of Wausaukee has requested the Town to open all roads to ATV traffic. Before the Town considers this I would request that we address the problems that we already face.

When I was approached by my neighbor with the idea of an ATV trail on Squaw Creek Rd. I had my reservations. I was concerned about the noise, speed, property damage and enforcement. I was assured that none of this would be a problem and that the ATV trail would end at the town line on Squaw Creek Rd., which it does not.

Starting with the Memorial Day weekend, and numerous weekends since, there have been ATVs, UTVs and High performance carts racing side by side, driving in excess of the Trail/Route speed limit of 25 mph. I have witnessed people with kids on their laps with NO helmets going well above the 25 mph. I have been passed on the right while driving my car, and I was almost hit while pulling out of our drive.

The rules that are most often violated are: Slow to within 10 mph when within 150 ft. of a home or dwelling, operate at a speed that is unreasonable or improper, operating without head gear, operating UTVs or side by sides on ATV trails and routes, operating on county property that is posted no ATVs, and operating on State property that is not posted for ATV usage.

The Town has no way to enforce these rules, and the Sheriff’s Department does not respond when called. I have not seen a Conservation Warden in our area in two years. I do not find fault with my neighbors in the way they operate, but they do not live on Squaw Creek Rd. as I do and they do not have to put up with what we do.

So in conclusion, I am requesting that Squaw Creek Rd. be closed to ATVs and posted as being closed. Part of living in a rural setting is having peace and quiet, which we have lost due to this trail on Squaw Creek Rd.

Jeanne and Gregory Koontz



Dear Editor:

Although it is entirely preventable, drunken driving continues to devastate individuals, families and entire communities in Wisconsin. To prevent the senseless tragedies caused by drunken driving, hundreds of law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin will be out in force from Aug. 17 through Labor Day, Sept. 3, for the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign.

High-visibility law enforcement crackdowns on drunken driving are part of – but not the entire – solution to this prevalent and persistent problem. Last year, there were approximately 35,000 convictions for drunken driving in Wisconsin. That number is approximately the population of Beloit. But law enforcement officers will never be able to arrest every drunken driver. During the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign and throughout the year, law enforcement officers will strive to stop drunken driving. But they also need our help.

Here are a few simple ways we can do our part:

• Choose a sober designated driver before starting to drink.

• Don’t let friends drive drunk.

• Report impaired drivers to law enforcement officers by calling 911.

With everyone’s commitment, we can combat drunken driving and make progress toward the goal of reducing the number of preventable traffic deaths to Zero in Wisconsin.

Mark Gottlieb,

DOT Secretary


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