Editorial

Let’s take a good law, and make it even better

Let’s take a good law, and make it even better

As the second sign-up for insurance via the Affordable Care Act gets underway, the Gallup Poll has just released some good news. [...]

Three hearty cheers for Safe Routes to School

Three hearty cheers for Safe Routes to School

Kudos to the people working to implement the Safe Routes to School programs in area cities – and cities beyond. Just about every adult can recall how they rolled their eyes when their parents bragged about [...]

Football team should drop its offensive mascot now

Football team should drop its offensive mascot now

It was good to see several thousand people protesting the Washington Redskins at TCF Bank Stadium last Sunday at the University of Minnesota campus. Maybe (yes, this is a big maybe) that football team will get [...]

Perske would serve us well as representative in Washington

Perske would serve us well as representative in Washington

Joe Perske of Sartell would serve the Sixth Congressional District well if he is elected as our representative Nov. 4. [...]

Please vote ‘yes’ to tax extension

Please vote ‘yes’ to tax extension

The extension of the regional half-cent sales tax will, hopefully, be approved by voters in all of our six area cities. [...]

Please vote ‘yes’ to tax extension

Please vote ‘yes’ to tax extension

The extension of the regional half-cent sales tax will, hopefully, be approved by voters in all of our six area cities. [...]

Prize-winners deserve praise for working for children’s rights

Prize-winners deserve praise for working for children’s rights

It’s a good positive sign of our times when the two who just won the Nobel Peace Prize are recognized for working so hard for children’s rights. Any society that cannot protect its children should never [...]

A newspaper can be ‘the tie that binds’

(Editor’s note: We are publishing this editorial in honor of the upcoming National Newspaper Week, Oct. 5-11. It was written by Robert M. Williams Jr., president of the National Newspaper Association.) What do you care most [...]

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