Editorials

08/13/2014 - 9:23am
Programs do not get much better than this: helping those who most need and deserve it, at very little cost to taxpayers. On Friday at 12:30 p.m., at the McLeod County Fair, the county will be proclaimed a “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” community. What does this mean? Well, for our veterans, reservists and active military people, and their families, a lot. The United States,...
08/13/2014 - 9:17am
To the Editor: The fall activity season has begun and it is great to see all the kids around school. School will get under way soon and all of us at GSL can’t wait for it to start. As we begin another school year, it is important for all community members to make sure they are aware of more and more kids walking to school and/or riding...
08/13/2014 - 9:16am
To the Editor: There is a movement in this country to eliminate religion or any mention of God or religion from our public lives. I am sorry these people are so misled in their thoughts. I am also sorry for all of us because these people have been making progress in their misguided mission to eliminate God and Godly thinking from our daily...
08/13/2014 - 9:15am
To the Editor: You have all heard the names: “American Crossroads,” “ALEC” (American Legislative Exchange Council),  “Americans for Prosperity.” Sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? That is, until you start looking at the underlying purpose of these great-sounding names. Americans for Prosperity is one...
07/23/2014 - 10:39am
I just might be the luckiest person in the world. Only hours after finishing last week’s column about the reliable ol’ Jeep, I headed out to the parking lot after the end of a long work day to find my Jeep didn’t start. I tilted my head back in frustration and let out a big sigh before panic set in. I was supposed to...
07/17/2014 - 9:02am
As much as I write about the troubles of the Jeep, I don’t give it enough credit when it does get me to where I’m going.  I like to travel and it’s especially enjoyable when the weather is favorable. It’s also better traveling when I can trust the Jeep, and though it has been uncomfortably shaking lately when I get...
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