Editorials

04/19/2017 - 9:31am
Our view: Measure may help promote good citizen-cop relationships Police departments in 16 cities have taken a new approach to encouraging drivers to make sure their vehicles are safe to drive — they have formed a partnership with a repair company, and are offering vouchers to get repaired, for free, such items as broken taillights and headlights and turn signals. Not  too long...
04/05/2017 - 7:15am
Our view: Cutting other budgets to fund wall will prove unpopular   The swirl of controversy around the White House is so large and great that we sometimes wonder how new President Donald Trump can sleep, or even find his way out of the fog. Unfortunately, he continues to contribute to the whirlwind with his Tweets, but that’s...
04/05/2017 - 7:14am
Despite what many thought when I was The McLeod County Chronicle editor, I do have a heart. I proved it recently after a trip to the local emergency room that included a variety of heart tests. It included a video of my heart and, yes, it was beating. Nagging pain between my shoulder blades rolled around to my chest recently, and even I (as a...
04/05/2017 - 7:14am
By Lee H. Hamilton The recent announcement by FBI Director James Comey that his agency is investigating links between members of President Trump’s campaign and Russia has upended Washington. Yet there needs to be an even stronger and broader investigation to get to the bottom of what happened. There are really two questions at hand. The...
03/29/2017 - 9:31am
Each year, the Tim Orth Foundation hosts an annual basketball jamboree at the Glencoe-Silver Lake High School gymnasium. The event brings together some of the best high school basketball players in the area for two games, one featuring girls and one featuring boys. And that’s not all that happens — there is a wing-eating contest,...
03/29/2017 - 9:30am
By U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar D-Minnesota Greg Doeden joined the Moorhead Fire Department in 1983 because he wanted to help people. Thirty-four years later, he’s still working — day and night — to keep the city safe. Across the state, firefighters like Greg demonstrate heroism every day. They endure physically and mentally...
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