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July 7, 2017
Editorial: Mother Nature's ferocity opens our eyes
Isn't it a shame that sometimes it takes a tragedy to open our eyes? The tornado that left a swath of destruction in its wake through Pierce County Wednesday, June 28, could have been much worse. Someone could have died; luckily, no one did. It's amazing with how quickly the storm...
July 7, 2017 - 9:30am
June 21, 2017
Editorial: Buckle your kids, then buckle yourself
Minnesota motorists and their passengers appear to be headed in the right direction, at least when it comes to wearing seat belts. That's based on statistics from the latest Click it or Ticket campaign. From May 22-June 4, officers, deputies and troopers issued 6,771 seat belt citations...
June 21, 2017 - 6:00am
June 9, 2017
Editorial: A place to admire, remember and share
In early May, the Evelyn Sweasy Charitable Fund contributed more than $260,000 toward the restoration of the Barn Bluff Trail Head. The generous contribution is not the first time philanthropy has intervened to ensure Barn Bluff's public status.
June 9, 2017 - 7:16pm
Editorial: Construction may annoy, but it's worth it
Summer won't officially begin for another two weeks, but road construction is in full swing. Summer as Midwesterners know it truly is here. These road and bridge projects, including preparations for the interstate Mississippi River span to replace the aging Eisenhower Bridge, will...
June 9, 2017 - 7:30am
June 4, 2017
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Minnesota Miracle? Hardly. Minnesota Nice? Not a chance. Minnesota Mud? That's more like it right now since our state government is mired in...
June 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 2, 2017
Editorial: You've graduated: Let lifelong learning begin
The economy appears to be on the rebound, at last reaching the steady employment numbers of 10 years ago — before the Great Recession swelled...
June 2, 2017 - 7:00am
May 25, 2017
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Come Memorial Day, a few aging but tough World War II veterans will find the fortitude to attend ceremonies at local cemeteries, riverfronts...
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
The U.S. House has passed its American Health Care Act of 2017, but the U.S. Senate is writing its own legislation to replace the Affordable...
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
May 14, 2017
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
The American Health Care Association established National Nursing Home Week in 1967. For 50 years, the designation has provided a dedicated time...
May 14, 2017 - 8:00am
May 9, 2017
Editorial: Hate speech has no place in Minnesota politics
The political race in Minnesota's 7th District's congressional seat in 2018 will be interesting. Republicans are again targeting Rep. Collin Peterson, DFL-Detroit Lakes, a member of Congress since 1991, who has announced he is seeking reelection next year. Any political race, especially...
May 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
May 2, 2017
Editorial: We can breathe easier, but for how long?
Two in five U.S. citizens live where pollution levels are too dangerous to breathe. That's according to the annual American Lung Association...
May 2, 2017 - 10:21am
April 21, 2017
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
America sets aside April 22 every year to celebrate Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, young and old have gathered globally to participate...
April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 13, 2017
Start seeing motorcycles
"Start seeing motorcycles." The public safety campaign, like the motorcycles, revs into high gear this weekend when the annual Spring Flood Run will bring thousands and thousands of riders to the region. For the uninitiated, the Flood Run and its autumn counterpart raise money for...
April 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 29, 2017
Editorial: Make Red Wing what you want it to be
The first community brainstorming sessions are underway for Red Wing 2040, the project Mayor Sean Dowse is leading to revitalize the community and re-engage citizens.
March 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 17, 2017
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
How long should governmental agencies be required to retain emails before purging them? Longer than you might first think. A measure working its way through the Minnesota Senate would require schools, cities, townships, counties, etc., to retain electronic records for at least 18...
March 17, 2017 - 3:00pm