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On Iran: It’s no wonder world doesn’t trust U.S.

April 1, 2015 Iran poses a greater threat to Americans than do Islamic State terrorists, some analysts believ. more »»

U.S. intervention has meant much to Afghans

March 31, 2015 Too often, American service men and women make great sacrifices for seemingly unappreciative people in foreign countries. more »»

Improve train safety: Build more pipelines

March 30, 2015 The Minnesota Department of Transportation noted recently that 326,170 Minnesotans live within half a mile of train tracks that carry North Dakota crude oil through the state. more »»

Et Cetera ...

March 28, 2015 GHEC debates options This week the Granada-Huntley-East Chain school board hosted a public meeting to to establish some long-term goals for the future of the district. more »»

Congress takes away, now they must put back

March 27, 2015 Of course, Congress should approve a measure to prevent steep cuts in amounts the Medicare program would pay health care providers. And of course President Barack Obama should sign it into law. more »»

A tale of two budgets doesn't make any sense

March 26, 2015 A tale of two budgets doesn’t make any sense Republicans in Congress are being criticized by liberals for a budget proposal that makes relatively modest cuts in federal spending. more »»

White House intervenes, all while insisting it's not

March 24, 2015 U.S. officials often intervene in the internal affairs of other countries, usually while insisting no such thing is happening. Often, such activities are aimed at undermining unfriendly governments. more »»

Farmers facing harsh EPA rules on 'waters'

March 24, 2015 Farmers are in the Environmental Protection Agency’s crosshairs now, joining coal miners and tens of millions of consumers of reasonably priced electricity. more »»

Obama White House easily most secretive

March 23, 2015 Early in his presidency, Barack Obama pledged it would “usher in a new era of open government.” His administration has done just the opposite. Government is more secretive than ever. more »»

Et cetera ...

March 21, 2015 Mystery finally solved We congratulate the Faribault County Sheriff’s Department for its long-running persistence in the case of a young woman killed and left in a drainage ditch 35 years ago. more »»

We’re sure group can tackle policing issue

March 20, 2015 It is disconcerting, to say the least, to hear a small town mayor like Ron Morris of Ceylon express his concerns about police coverage. more »»

Project 1590 list offers possibilities, pure wishes

March 19, 2015 Project 1590 is a grassroots effort in Fairmont to enhance the community. more »»

Deadlines give enemy way to shape strategy

March 18, 2015 President Barack Obama, having given Islamic terrorists in Afghanistan aid and comfort by assuring them, in effect, that all they had to do was bide their time, has changed course. more »»

Secret Service farce just keeps on going

March 17, 2015 After a string of scandals and failures involving the agency’s key duty of protecting the president and first family, President Barack Obama was urged to appoint an outsider to head the Secret... more »»

Government secrecy dangerous for all of us

March 16, 2015 Government secrecy has grown to an astounding level. Details of what may be the single most massive personal refusal to come clean with the public are still coming out. more »»

Et cetera ...

March 14, 2015 Doing the right thing Winnebago Mayor Jeremiah Schutt this week stood up for his town and its desire to retain its elementary school. more »»

Cornish may be right: waiting could be best

March 13, 2015 Minnesota state lawmakers are wrangling with the issue of the increasing use of body cameras by police departments. more »»

Clinton email fiasco just adds more doubt

March 12, 2015 Liberal critics of a continuing investigation of the Sep. more »»

OU takes steps against racism in a fraternity

March 11, 2015 Just days ago, Americans had reason to celebrate the virtual destruction of institutionalized racism in our country. more »»

We've come a long way, with miles yet to go

March 10, 2015 All Americans should be deeply grateful widely institutionalized racism seems to have been eradicated in our country. That is not to say bigotry does not exist. more »»



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