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...
04/19/2017 - 9:29am
It’s not often that the metro media, in particular the Star Tribune, venture into McLeod County, unless it involves something negative. So when the April 9 Sunday edition, front page no less, zeroed in on our county’s evangelical tendencies, it came as a surprise. “‘God’s Country’ Still Steadfast” read...
04/19/2017 - 9:28am
To the Editor: Cheers and thank you to all who supported the Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign! McLeod Emergency Food Shelf received a combination of food and funds totaling over 89,000. The “Town Challenge” per capita tally allows Plato, Lester Prairie and Silver Lake to boast the top three spots for 2017! With donations...
04/13/2017 - 11:08am
They have to be two of the most hated and dreaded words that politicians at all levels have to face: budget cuts. Those words came up at Monday night’s Glencoe-Silver Lake School Board meeting, and they were met with predictable reluctance and resistance. The school district has been fortunate the past several years in that even when the...
04/13/2017 - 11:07am
By Harold Wolle, President, Minnesota Corn Growers Association While anticipation grows for farmers looking forward to another planting season, Minnesota legislators are making headway at the capitol on the new state budget. But before many of the major decisions are made, legislators will take a one-week break beginning April 7 to meet with...
04/13/2017 - 11:06am
To the Editor: The first Glencoe Community Blood Drive of 2017 is scheduled for Wednesday, April 26, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Glencoe City Center Ballroom. The American Red Cross (ARC) has set our goal at 122 units for this blood drive. As you read this, it will be only two weeks until the blood drive.  Many slots on the donor...
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