Editorials

08/26/2015 - 12:16pm
Former President Jimmy Carter, now 90, announced this past week that he has been diagnosed with cancer. Starting out as skin cancer (melanoma), the cancer metastasized to his liver, and now to his brain.   Jimmy Carter was a Democrat president in the late 1970s. He is revered as the president who created the departments of energy and education, and in promoting peace through the Camp...
08/26/2015 - 12:15pm
The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t.   Over the years, a fair number of people I’ve...
08/26/2015 - 12:14pm
To the Editor:   Why is it that McLeod County can build a new DOT Building, tar roads to county parks, help pay for taring Luce Line Trail, buy new cars and pick-ups and equipment every year but they have the worst roads in Minnesota, and do nothing about it.   They put $10 surcharge on license plates and they get money from...
08/26/2015 - 12:13pm
To the Editor:   It is amazing that everyone knows about Cecil the lion and is outraged by his death. And yet no one seems to care about the thousands of innocent babies aborted at the butcher factory of Planned Parenthood each year and the sale of their hearts, feet and eyes, etc., of these innocent unborn babies.   The local...
08/26/2015 - 12:13pm
To the Editor:   It’s hard to believe, but school is starting next week. All of us at GSL are ready for a great school year. I hope this letter finds our district members enjoying the last few days of summer. Just like in years past, summer seems to fly by, but (as the age old saying goes), “Don’t cry that it is over;...
08/26/2015 - 12:12pm
To the Editor:   On behalf of the GSL Booster Club, I would like to thank the local communities for your continued support. Without generous business and personal donations of money, supplies and time, we would not be able to support our GSL district activities.    The boosters support not only the athletic activities, but...
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