Editorials

08/16/2017 - 7:49am
There has been a disturbing number of motorcycle accidents in recent weeks, and we beg to know why. Tuesday, as we were putting this issue to bed, we learned that there had been a fatal motorcycle accident on Minnesota Highway 5 in Gaylord. On Monday, Aug. 7, it was reported that a motorcycle and a sport utility vehicle had collided in Henderson, sending the cyclist to the hospital with,...
08/16/2017 - 7:47am
I called myself the other day. Not intentionally, but my Caller ID said the incoming call was from my own phone number. Not sure how it happened, but the caller on the other end told me I had won a free trip to some resort someplace I never heard of. How’d you get my phone number was my first thought. But it quickly turned to how did you get me to...
08/16/2017 - 7:44am
To the Editor: Here we are in the middle of August, and about three weeks from the start of school. As many of you know, construction is in full force at GSL. While there is still much to do in a short amount of time, we are confident that we will be ready to open school on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017. This is a reminder of the change in our calendar...
08/16/2017 - 7:44am
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is requesting input from the farming community on a rule that limits fertilizer application in some areas of the state in an effort to minimize nitrate pollution in the state’s groundwater. To effectively achieve this goal, farmers need to voice their questions and concerns in order to help MDA...
08/09/2017 - 7:40am
A 52-year tradition is ending at the end of this week — it’s the last year that the Minnesota Vikings will hold their annual training camp in Mankato, what was formerly known as Mankato State University, now known as Minnesota State University Mankato. For generations, fans who could not afford a ticket to a regular season game flocked to the...
08/09/2017 - 7:38am
To the Editor: Was driving around Glencoe this morning doing my errands and decided I needed to thank the businesses and volunteers who keep the hanging flower baskets looking so very lush. The flowers are a beautiful colorful addition to downtown Glencoe! Thanks! Charleen Engelmann Plato
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