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Editorials

05/23/2018 - 11:30am
fourth Monday of May — had simple origins. It was a day set aside to honor those who had offered the ultimate sacrifice to our country, the sacrifice of their lives. Memorial Day has strayed from that simple premise. People see the three-day holiday weekend as the launching pad into the busyness of summer: camping, fishing, vacations, time on our decks and patios enjoying sunshine, beverage,...
05/09/2018 - 10:20am
By Rich Glennie First the disclaimer: I am not a tree hugger. Being a northern Minnesotan, I was raised in a pulp and paper-making community where trees were cut down by the thousands and made into paper products. So I have no sentimental attachment to trees. Trees up there are like corn and soybeans down here. They are a commodity. But I do like...
05/09/2018 - 10:19am
To the Editor: Pay for infrastructure and repairs in Glencoe using property tax assessments has to end. Assessments are the most unfair tax you can have because there is no correlation between the amount assessed and the ability to pay. A hundred feet of pavement or sewer line costs the same if it’s done in front of a $50,000 home or a $500,000...
05/02/2018 - 10:10am
There is a lot of infrastructure work going on in Glencoe and the surrounding area. Construction of Glencoe’s central storm sewer project gets under way Monday, equipment is moving into Brownton for that city’s major street and utility project, and the city of Stewart will soon be launching another street and utility project. It is all needed; it...
05/02/2018 - 10:09am
To the Editor: If you haven’t noticed, I’ve received criticism from our local newspaper for pursuing the subject of Glencoe’s excess police charges, which are potentially $850,000 per year according to my own research on police services offered in Wright, Carver and Washington counties. The newspaper’s criticism will not diminish my efforts to...
05/02/2018 - 10:08am
To the Editor: Just a few lines to let you know that I am still alive. Read my opinion and write your own. Your article can be long or short, high praise or scorching criticism. There are many people out there who would like to hear your voice and opinions. I know I would! There are things that are going quite well. High school children are doing...
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