Editorials

10/29/2014 - 8:46am
People may well be looking forward to Nov. 5, the day after the General Election, and the relief that will come when the political advertising that is bombarding the television and radio airwaves will finally come to an end. But despite the general disgruntled feeling that prevails during the campaign session, most area voters are anticipating the arrival of Election Day and the opportunity to...
10/29/2014 - 8:45am
So I joined a fitness dance class last week and I learned something about myself. I have zero coordination and no rhythm. I have been getting tired of my mundane routine of lifting dumbbells and running the tireless black belt on the treadmill at Snap Fitness.   And I’m sick of Jillian Michaels’ tyrannical “30-day Shred...
10/29/2014 - 8:44am
I think we need some better graffiti artists in Glencoe. What I have seen painted on the city streets, sidewalks and grassy areas is not overly impressive. Colorful, but not very artistic. Anyone can make the orange letter “H” and spray paint it up and down city streets and boulevards from fire plug to fire plug, or spray paint...
10/29/2014 - 8:43am
To the Editor: I welcome the opportunity to respond to my critics, Don Rudy and Gary Ballard. On education: There are several primary reasons why I voted “no” on the K-12 education omnibus funding bill. First, the bill spends millions to expand the control of the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) by establishing Regional...
10/22/2014 - 6:34am
What a disappointment the 2014 political campaign season has been. It seems we have reached a new low in our desire to assassinate the characters of our candidates. Some television ads have become so vitrolic that stations are providing “truth tests” and “reality checks” so that voters can find out if the assertions put...
10/22/2014 - 6:33am
For the past couple of years or so, I’ve developed quite the Sunday evening ritual — I throw on my pink terry robe, pull my messy hair into a ponytail, scrub my face with soapy water and apply a green, avocado-oatmeal flavored clay mask before melting into my love seat with cold cucumber slices over my eyes and my feet submerged in a...
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