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December 26, 2015 WFS works out merger We congratulate WFS of Truman on the merger announced this week with Central Valley Cooperative of Owatonna. more »»
AP investigation shows power grid is vulnerable
December 23, 2015 What if you flipped the switch some evening and the lights did not come on? Worse, what if the temperature outside was below zero and the furnace would not work? It happens, almost always because of... more »»
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December 19, 2015 Tax hikes pretty large The three largest taxing districts in Martin County — the county, the city of Fairmont and Fairmont Area Schools — all have approved property tax hikes that are much higher... more »»
Supreme Court should reject Corps’ actions
December 16, 2015 It sometimes is possible to fight city hall. But the federal government? Forget it, especially when outrageous environmental rules are involved. A Minnesota company — Hawkes Company, In. more »»
Failing Obamacare is hurting many Americans
December 15, 2015 Ask most people whether they would prefer “free” health insurance or a job where they can earn money to buy it while supporting themselves, or perhaps get coverage as a fringe benefit, and there is... more »»
Who in government will prepare the list?
December 14, 2015 Who in government will prepare the list? Most people would agree terrorists should not be permitted to buy guns. But what about “suspected violent extremists”? In both the U.S. more »»
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December 12, 2015 Amazing training event Last weekend, police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel responded to Fairmont Junior-Senior High School for awe-inspiring training session. more »»
Lawmakers know better as they tackle education
December 8, 2015 U.S. public schools have left millions of children behind during the nearly 13 years since then-President George W.?Bush signed into law a measure he and many in Congress hoped would reform education. more »»
Accounting gimmicks funding our highways
December 7, 2015 Accounting gimmicks funding our highways Many observers, especially officials in the 50 states worried about highway funding, applauded action by Congress last week to provide $281 billion in... more »»
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December 5, 2015 Priority is tax relief Minnesota has a budget surplus and that means two things: politicians are claiming credit and some are looking to spend i. more »»
Obama would force climate pact on nation
December 4, 2015 It has been suggested that President Barack Obama wants to secure his place in the history books by forcing a draconian, harmful regime of environmental regulations on Americans. more »»