Police body camera reveals heroic action
October 13, 2015 What would you do if you were a policeman who — fortunately wearing a ballistic vest — had just been shot by a suspect? Remember, the impact of a bullet striking a ballistic vest is severe and often... more »»
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October 10, 2015 Kudos to city leaders Blue Earth City Council this week opted to move ahead and seek plans for double angled parking in a two-block area along Main Street that is slated for reconstruction. more »»
Hillary Clinton sways in the breeze with polls
October 9, 2015 While she was running unsuccessfully for president in 2007-08, Hillary Clinton’s stance on protecting Second Amendment rights was so tough her chief opponent, Barack Obama, accused her of “talking... more »»
Abusive government actions go unpunished
October 7, 2015 This is the United States of America, where the government is not supposed to attempt to intimidate members of the press, use the Internal Revenue Service to harass opponents of the White House,... more »»
Afghanistan strategy needs major overhaul
October 5, 2015 Early in his presidency, Barack Obama made it clear to the Taliban that to re-conquer Afghanistan, wrenched from them at the cost of many American lives, all they had to do was wait out the United... more »»
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October 3, 2015 UHD coming to town We congratulate and welcome UHD to Fairmont. The Blue Earth-based health care center recently announced that it will open a clinic near downtown Fairmont. more »»
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September 26, 2015 Is it worth the expense? We have to at least question the long-term wisdom of the Granada-Huntley-East Chain School District asking voters for major facility upgrades this fall. more »»
No country has ever been allowed to do this
September 23, 2015 It is highly doubtful the FBI, on the trail of a terrorist bomb-maker, would ask him to provide samples of the wood from his basement workbench to be tested for traces of explosive materials. more »»
Flu vaccine protects you and those near you
September 22, 2015 If you are like most people, you buckle your seatbelt when you get in a car or truck. After all, with about 33,000 traffic deaths each year in the United States, there’s no sense taking chances. So .. more »»