Editorials

02/10/2016 - 10:38am
From Lady Gaga’s “National Anthem” performance to reviews of the halftime show, multi-million-dollar ads and, of course, Carolina quarterback Cam Newton slinking out of a post-game interview, the 50th Super Bowl was very much on the minds of armchair quarterbacks on Monday morning. Funny that much of the talk was about the non-football aspects of the event, particuarly when...
02/10/2016 - 10:37am
To the Editor: In response to Gary Ballard’s letter to the editor in last week’s paper regarding the Morningside Avenue project in Glencoe: This is a joint effort of the city of Glencoe and McLeod County that has been a long time in coming. In fact, the original Morningside corridor was platted in 1950. Mr. Ballard’s...
02/10/2016 - 10:36am
To the Editor: Several times a week, news media are raising our state and federal  water concerns. A good article is in the Feb. 8, 2016, Star Tribune: “We all want clean water, if the other guy pays for it,” by Ron Way. If the Buffalo Creek Watershed Board members’ water source would be affected as others are, my guess...
02/03/2016 - 8:52am
McLeod County Solid Waste Coordinator called an upward trend in the use of plastics in agriculture a “plastic tumbleweed” that we have to chase after. It isn’t just ag plastics, and Young’s words aren’t just an analogy. Look down any residential street these days, and you don’t see newspaper and an occasional...
02/03/2016 - 8:51am
 To the Editor: I would like to reply to McLeod County Commissioner Paul Wright’s letter from Jan. 17. First, a wrongful statement was made indicating that a direct quote of “packed house” was used. This is not a true claim. However, I’m willing to let that go and settle on a more neutral “well attended...
02/03/2016 - 8:50am
To the Editor: Because of the timeline of this issue, an effort needs to be made in stopping the Morningside extension project. Although it has been sitting idle for over 15 years, it is suddenly back on the books and recently passed by our City Council (by one vote). This project will be using about $3.5 million of tax monies. Not only is...
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