Editorials

07/19/2017 - 9:05am
Two area newspapers reported this week that driver diversion programs in their counties had been abolished because of new legislation enacted in 2017. The programs have been abolished in both Sibley and Wright counties, according to newspapers in Arlington and Buffalo. The premise of driver diversion programs seem simple enough — and beneficial to communities and drivers. In these...
07/19/2017 - 9:05am
Tried to pay your light bill lately? In person, I mean. Well, if you are looking for an adventure, try walking to the Municipal Light Plant. I dare you. I did it last week after dropping my car off at Harpel’s and walking back downtown. I had tried to drive to the Light Plant before dropping the car off, but I was stopped at every...
07/19/2017 - 9:04am
To the Editor: We recently attended Prairie Days over in Lester Prairie. Wow! For such a small town, it was an outstanding celebration. There was a car show on part of the main road through town, bouncy houses, a kids’ tractor pull, the small train rides, bingo, food and beverages along with live music and all right downtown. Perhaps...
07/19/2017 - 9:03am
To the Editor: For those donors who like the convenience of the American Red Cross program, RapidPass is a way for blood donors to complete their pre-reading and donation questions online from the comfort and privacy of their own home or office. RapidPass is only used to complete the pre-reading and pre-donation questionnaire in advance of your...
07/12/2017 - 9:04am
William H. Leary III, the judge who presided over the Jeronimo Yanez trial, rightfully defended the jury with a letter he wrote afer the verdict of not guilty was reached. Yanez, a city of St. Anthony police officer, faced charges of second-degree manslaughter in the shooting death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop. The case has...
07/12/2017 - 9:02am
To the Editor: As you read this, we are two weeks away from the summer Glencoe Community Blood Drive: July 26, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the air-conditioned Glencoe City Center Ballroom. If you have not done so already, we urge you to call our Scheduling Coordinator Nelda Klaustermeier at 320-864-3475 to set up an appointment to donate blood....
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