Editorials

04/27/2016 - 9:11am
McLeod County will be hosting a public hearing Tuesday, May 3, at 9:30 a.m., on its proposed trail plan. The meeting will be at the Glencoe City Center. We expect there will be a lot of debate at the hearing, and we hope people present their views respectfully and civilly. The County Board’s 2012 decision to put $500,000 toward the paving of the Luce Line sparked a lot of backlash many...
04/20/2016 - 10:24am
To the Editor: Residents of Armstrong Avenue are assessed or charged 20 percent for the improvements on the avenue. Some of the households are having a difficult time paying the assessments. Is that not what state aid is for? Is that not what our representatives are elected for?   Jerry Belcher Glencoe
04/20/2016 - 10:23am
To the Editor: If you have been by the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) High School and Lincoln Junior High campus recently, you have seen the construction fence around the work site. Things are starting to happen at GSL with the new building addition. In the next few weeks, you will start to see the ground work and eventually the precast walls going...
04/20/2016 - 10:23am
To the Editor: I forward two important items of information from the American Red Cross (ARC) for the upcoming Glencoe Community Blood Drive next Wednesday, April 27, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Glencoe City Center. The ARC is closely monitoring the Zika virus, a mosquito-transmitted infection recently spreading to Mexico, the Caribbean and...
04/13/2016 - 9:39am
The funding of construction, paving and maintenance of recreational trails has long been a hot topic in McLeod County. The paving of the Luce Line Trail, which runs from the metro area west through McLeod County, has long been in debate. Even now that the portion through our county has been paved, trails continue to be a hot-button issue in the...
04/13/2016 - 9:38am
To the Editor: Since introducing HF3396, the Individual’s Right to Privacy and Safety in Public Accommodations Act, I have received a lot of feedback and I would like to articulate my reasoning behind this bill. The overwhelming majority of Minnesotans agree that adults and children have a right to privacy from members of the opposite...
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