Editorials

02/25/2015 - 12:04pm
One doesn’t need to attend a transportation forum or a highway coalition meeting to learn that roads in our state are in a deplorable condition and rapidly declining, especially in outstate Minnesota. One only needs to travel Highway 15 between Brownton and Winthrop, or Highway 212 east of Glencoe, to get a jaw-rattling reality check of just how much work our highways and roads really...
02/25/2015 - 12:02pm
I bought an orthopedic bed for my dog this week. My 15-year-old German Shepherd/Yellow Lab mix was once a sprightly pup who could snatch a frisbee out of mid-air, climb my evergreen bushes to get his ball and fly up and down my stairs just to burn off some extra energy. He was so agile that he once followed me up a ladder to the flat roof over...
02/25/2015 - 12:01pm
To the Editor: Thank you, Rich. This push for taxpayer-subsidized light rail has been chafing my hide as well. If there truly was a viable market for this type of mass transit, there would be no need for large and perpetual taxpayer subsidies.   And herein lies the answer to your second question as to why do away with Sunday liquor laws....
02/25/2015 - 12:00pm
To the Editor: On Sunday, Feb. 22, Jim and I went to Bump’s for breakfast. When it came time for our bill, we were told that it had been paid and it was “anonymous.” A big “thank you” to the person who treated us. Jim and Melba Carlson Glencoe
02/25/2015 - 11:59am
By John Welle If you’ve been following the topic of transportation funding recently, you’ll notice that it has once again become a politically charged debate, as both political parties attempt to blame the other for failing to address the transportation funding crisis while claiming themselves to be supporters of our highway system...
02/25/2015 - 11:59am
To the Editor: I want to take this opportunity to thank the many people who stopped by the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) booth at the Glencoe Expo this past Sunday. It was a great day of visiting and getting the information out to our public about the upcoming vote on May 12. As we keep on moving forward, we will continue to provide our public...
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