Editorials

05/24/2017 - 11:17am
Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, and there are plenty of opportunities to pay our respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Typically, we use this space to chastise those who spend Monday morning sleeping in, camping or otherwise enjoying the long weekend — made possible by the sacrifices of our men and women in the military — rather than attending a...
05/10/2017 - 10:19am
Our view: The DFL could do worse for a presidential candidate   Minnesota’s senior U.S. senator, Amy Klobuchar, spent Sunday rubbing shoulders with fellow Democrats in Iowa, sparking speculation that she’s testing the waters for a potential presidential run in 2020. Iowa is a key state for determining presidential...
05/10/2017 - 10:18am
When did we declare war on trees in Glencoe? I was sitting at my dining room table Monday morning and I heard the noise of a large machine approaching, heading west on 14th Street. Lo and behold, it turned out to be a four-unit parade of city tree-cutting machinery. Behind the big payloader was a large tree trunk being dragged, smoke coming off...
05/10/2017 - 10:17am
To the Editor: May is Poppy Month, and Poppy Day is May 18. The Glencoe VFW Post and Auxiliary members will begin selling poppies May 8. Poppies also will be available at the VFW Club. Proceeds from the sales support veterans and veterans activities. The following poem, author unknown sums up the sacrifices veterans have made for our country...
05/03/2017 - 8:00am
It appears that Glencoe-Silver Lake’s administration is doing its due diligence in trying to preserve its fund balance. In a recent workshop session, the administration proposed ways to reduce expenditures by $76,000 to $126,000. Keep in mind, the school district is still maintaining a healthy fund balance. However, it has been deficit...
05/03/2017 - 7:59am
To the Editor: I have been associated with music programs for the past 41 years. I believe we vote for our school board members to do what we hope will be best for our students. This time, they are obviously just looking at the bottom line and not the best education for our children. As soon as our board members need to save money, it seems...
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