Editorials

04/26/2017 - 8:22am
Our view: Let’s hope nothing derails progress in patching things up Thursday morning’s Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board meeting was one of the most amicable in several months. Not everyone agreed 100 percent on every thought, but discourse was respectful and thoughtful, something that had been lacking in meetings last year. Whether it was the result of mediation sessions...
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...
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...
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