Editorials

03/21/2017 - 11:21pm
Our view: Let’s raise awareness of suicide, mental health   There were nine deaths by suicide in 2016 in McLeod County, the county’s medical examiner reported Tuesday.  That figure may not seem overly alarming, when you consider that there about 34,000 residents in the county, and that there were 224 deaths reported to the medical examiner in 2016. It makes nine...
03/21/2017 - 11:20pm
To the Editor: To the people of the great state of Minnesota: Hello, I am a fourth-grade student in North Carolina. In fourth grade, we do state reports and I have chosen your state. I am very excited to learn about the great state of Minnesota as I work on my report. Most of the information that we get for our reports will be from books and...
03/21/2017 - 11:19pm
To the Editor: OK, so I’ve never done anything like this before, but I’m going to do it now and I need your help. We all know what a wonderful person Janette Goettl is and the battle she is fighting. We can and should continue praying for her healing and recovery and that showing of support is priceless. However, I think we can and...
03/21/2017 - 11:18pm
To the Editor: Another anti-trail letter and more distortions and misinformation. Yes, as stated in a letter to The Chronicle (“Luce Line is already cracking up,” March 15 Chronicle), there are a few areas on the Luce Line where cracks have developed. After riding the trail recently from County Road 115 to the Carver County line...
03/21/2017 - 11:17pm
To the Editor: Concerned about the issues that are evolving around our federal government these days? Wonder how our federal government works? Recently, I was able to spend six days in Washington, D.C., along with other members of the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership program (MARL). Our purpose was to spend time with our congressmen...
03/15/2017 - 8:07am
Our view: Press property owners to make needed repairs There have been positive signs that the economy is rebounding from what some call the “Great Recession,” which started nearly a decade ago with a crash in the housing market, high employment and out-of-control fuel prices. Unemployment is down, the inflation rate is minimal,...
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