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February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Families living in the upper Midwest should be feeling pretty good — subzero weather and all. The cold, hard truth — when you look...
January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
December 17, 2017
Editorial: Christmas — don't call it a comeback
To take a stroll at night right now through these smaller Midwest towns, it's not hard to feel the spirit of Christmas. Local shops have decorated their windows and storefronts, streetlights gleam with vibrant, holiday colors and decorations, and people are heard throughout town wishing...
December 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 13, 2017
Editorial: Lawmakers must be open about harassment allegations
Individually, our local state and national lawmakers have denounced sexual harassment. While they must do so given the scandals bringing down powerful men across the nation, we genuinely believe most of these fine people are sincere.
December 13, 2017 - 5:00pm
November 30, 2017
Editorial: Think 12 reasons to shop locally this Christmas
Just as "The Twelve Days of Christmas" are familiar, many of us know why residents should shop locally instead of going online or traveling to...
November 30, 2017 - 8:33pm
November 23, 2017
Editorial: Give thanks out loud
Thanksgiving Day is upon us. Traditions and bountiful feasts aside, Americans dedicate this day to thanking God for what is good here. We place...
November 23, 2017 - 7:42am
November 27, 2014
Editorial: Thank you
Thank you for the world so sweet. We live in a wonderful world, a great nation and a caring community where good things happen. A major reason is the many people who focus on the sweet aspects of life, dedicating themselves to helping others. The community recently lost such...
November 27, 2014 - 9:00am
July 11, 2013
Editorial: Free to talk, leave
The naysayers and the unpatriotic continue to cheer on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. That may irritate and disgust the average American, but calling Snowden a hero or labeling him a revolutionary is protected speech.
July 11, 2013 - 11:24am
June 16, 2013
Editorial: No rocket's red glare
Rough landing: Red Wing won't have Independence Day fireworks this year. This week's announcement likely will have some citizens seeing red -- red anger and red ink... but, of course, no red glare come July 4. Location, permissions and money are among the factors behind the cancellation....
June 16, 2013 - 12:00am
May 29, 2013
Editorial: B- bullyboys
We give the Minnesota Legislature's 2013 a grade of B-...at most. Controlled entirely by the DFL, the House and Senate still didn't get their work done until 11:59 p.m. May 20. One more minute and they would have violated the constitutional deadline. Dragging the debate into the...
May 29, 2013 - 8:00am
May 25, 2013
Editorial: Stop, salute, remember
Memorial Day is the time we set aside to observe and reflect on the price many have paid for the freedoms we take for granted. Many paid the ultimate sacrifice -- from the Minutemen of the Revolutionary War to those who have died in the recent Iraq and Afghanistan wars -- and...
May 25, 2013 - 6:27pm
May 22, 2013
Editorial: Don't mix alcohol with graduation
Graduates, don't toss off your cap and gown and then pick up a beer. Parents, don't throw your child an alcohol-filled bash to celebrate the end of a high school career. We remind you that either of those actions could end in tragedy. The Goodhue County Chemical Health Initiative...
May 22, 2013 - 10:44am
May 4, 2013
Editorial: Plugged in
Xcel Energy, Pierce Pepin Cooperative Services and Goodhue County Cooperative Electric Association line crews showed their stuff this week, working around the clock to move trees and restore power to thousands of homeowners, businesses and government offices. Meanwhile, staff at...
May 4, 2013 - 8:34am
April 24, 2013
Editorial: A good catch
SOARING HIGH: Red Wing landed the Cabela's National Walleye Tour a year ago, thanks to hard work by the Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce, contributions from local businesses and $6,000 in bait from the city of Red Wing. We'll find out after this weekend what the community will...
April 24, 2013 - 8:00am
April 10, 2013
Editorial: Don't pull U-turn on road plan
There's a reason that states across the nation prohibit U-turns on interstate highways. U-turns are hazardous, especially when traffic is cruising at 65 mph. A U-turn requires a motorist to slow down - essentially stop - to navigate a hairpin turn before accelerating to re-enter traffic. Why...
April 10, 2013 - 12:02pm