Opinion
To the editor:  Spike Lee says he hopes things blow up in Ferguson (inciting a riot). The partner in crime with Brown told CNBC the cop shot him in the back many times (no evidence of that — shots were to front of body). The Governor of Missouri said they will prosecute this officer with [...]...Read More
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Imagine this: Your 15-year-old son becomes seriously ill. Is it cancer or some other life-threatening disease? You whisk him off to the emergency room. Within days, you have updates on Facebook. “Billy is doing much better.” “The medicine is working!” “He’s going to be OK.” Many of us ...Read More
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Seventh District Judge Steven Cahill survived a primary election challenge by three attorneys. No surprise there. The three challengers split a majority of the votes. Kenneth Kohler got the nod to run against Cahill in November. It wasn’t surprising because in Minnesota election of judges is desig...Read More
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This spring, my grandson and I decided to grow our own pumpkins. He is of that age when making jack o’lanterns at Halloween is a big deal. We planted four seeds, but only two germinated. Off to a slow start, the Secretary of Agriculture at our house went to a greenhouse and bought a pumpkin [...]...Read More
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To the editor:  Since the Supreme Court ruling on companies having to provide contraception for employees, the baby killing crowd is up in the air saying they are taking away women’s freedom and rights. Not so. We are trying to hold on to rights and freedom. We do not need our government to tell ...Read More
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To the editor:  I recently heard a news report indicating that 150 Mexican custom and border officers were being temporarily transferred from other areas to the southern border. The report never made clear where they would be handcuffed and blindfolded, so I couldn’t tell you if it will be before...Read More
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To the editor:  Minnesota’s U.S. Senate seat is up for grabs. Instead of electing another unproven candidate and hoping for the best, we need a leader with the experience, ability and a desire to work with others to solve problems. I agree with former Gov. Al Quie, former Sen. Dave Durenberger an...Read More
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To the editor:  About March 22, an e-mail was sent to the Todd County Second District commissioner, who is also the chairman of the board. The following concerns were addressed: Todd County has approximately a $1.2 million deficit plus budget shortfalls from previous years according to accountant D...Read More
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