Editorials

08/23/2017 - 8:57am
The Glencoe City Council, its planning commission and its personnel and legislative committee have all been involved in discussions on vertical siding in residential areas. Currently, the city ordinance prohibits vertical siding in residential areas, and conversation about it was sparked from a request for a variance to allow vertical siding that had already been installed on a garage. At the...
08/23/2017 - 8:56am
I have decided to toss all $1 bills out of my wallet and all quarters are immediately banned from my pants pockets. Nickels are gone, too. And that $2 bill on my dresser? It’s history! Why? Because the presidents immortalized on them have a tarnished record of being slave owners … more than 200 years ago. It doesn’t matter it was centuries ago and...
08/23/2017 - 8:55am
To the Editor: Many of you are aware of the ongoing battle that is being waged against our mining and logging industries in Minnesota. Below is a link to an article from the Center of the American Experiment explaining how the Dayton administration’s policies on mining and logging hurts Minnesota’s environment and economy, and creates a serious...
08/16/2017 - 7:49am
There has been a disturbing number of motorcycle accidents in recent weeks, and we beg to know why. Tuesday, as we were putting this issue to bed, we learned that there had been a fatal motorcycle accident on Minnesota Highway 5 in Gaylord. On Monday, Aug. 7, it was reported that a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle had collided in Henderson,...
08/16/2017 - 7:47am
I called myself the other day. Not intentionally, but my Caller ID said the incoming call was from my own phone number. Not sure how it happened, but the caller on the other end told me I had won a free trip to some resort someplace I never heard of. How’d you get my phone number was my first thought. But it quickly turned to how did you get me to...
08/16/2017 - 7:44am
To the Editor: Here we are in the middle of August, and about three weeks from the start of school. As many of you know, construction is in full force at GSL. While there is still much to do in a short amount of time, we are confident that we will be ready to open school on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. This is a reminder of the change in our calendar...
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