Editorials

04/22/2015 - 9:23am
We’re less than three weeks away from the Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) building bond vote, and we’ve yet to receive one letter to the editor on the subject that wasn’t generated by a school administrator. Public discussion has been remarkably lacking, and a recent poll on The Chronicle website indicates that there will be few attendees at upcoming forums. Perhaps we ought not to...
04/15/2015 - 8:54am
The silence has been deafening. There has been little said by the general public about the May 12 Glencoe-Silver Lake school bond referendum, which is less than a month away. Few people have attended the informational meetings, few people have toured the school facilities to see the space problems first hand, and few people are even talking...
04/08/2015 - 9:59am
Both of Minnesota’s parties have rolled out substantial proposals for improving transportation in Minnesota. The DFL is looking at dedicating $10 billion for transportation, the GOP has launched a $7 billion proposal. So, for once, the parties seem to agree on something: in particular, that Minnesota’s transportation system is in...
04/08/2015 - 9:58am
To the Editor: A few weeks ago, I posted a photo on Facebook of a banner that hangs in Glencoe-Silver Lake High School’s cafeteria. The banner hails “Why Do You Go to GSL??? To Learn the Standards!!!” I asked one question: is this how we value our institutions of education? I never would have imagined the community’s...
04/08/2015 - 9:57am
Recently, Republicans released the Road and Bridge Act of 2015, a transportation plan that will invest in our roads and bridges and make sure we’re maintaining and improving the quality of our transportation infrastructure for the next 10 years. Our plan stands in stark contrast to the plan put forward by Gov. Dayton and the Senate DFL,...
04/08/2015 - 9:56am
To the Editor: I write on the behalf of Crow River Habitat for Humanity. My hope is that this letter helps clarify specific details surrounding moving our house into Hutchinson, to our lot at the northeast end of Morningside Drive NE. We anticipate the move to occur on May 14 during daylight hours. The house is to move down Morningside Drive...
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