Opinion

To the editor I am reminded after reading the letter last week from Ms. Mondor that the failed court proceeding against Rep Barrett happened at the same time ground breaking for the unnecessary and wasteful $90 million dollar senate office building happened. It couldn’t be that the Democrats are trying to distract voters from the [...]

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by Judge Steve Halsey One of the most interesting and non-controversial matters that judges hear are applications for name changes. A person seeking a name change must have resided in Minnesota for at least six months. The applicant fills out and files an application stating the new name they seek to be approved, then schedules [...]

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Can you believe it? School lunch is controversial. In this time of political extremes even the hot dog is at risk. The federal government, in an attempt to insure healthy eating for our children, requires schools to serve meals with new and very specific requirements for reduced salt, required whole grains, required quantities of fruits [...]

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To the editor The left is all for free speech until somebody complains about the left’s agenda. When that happens free speech goes out the window and punishing the complainer becomes the order of the day. Case in point:  (the complaint) last week’s letter trashing John von Lange for exercising his right of free speech [...]

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To the editor My wife and I wish to thank Don Kirchberg, Christy and Rob Hansen and Dan Hanson for their alertness and help that saved our house from burning to the ground. And a big thank you to the Rush City firemen who knew immediately what to do and saved our house from burning [...]

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To the editor If you’re not aware of what Powderpuff is, it’s a where the junior and senior girls square off against one another in a game of flag football. Varsity football players typically get together to coach each of the teams and teach them plays and positions. This event is held during homecoming week [...]

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