Opinion
To the Editor: The 1910 historic walk in Caledonia on June 20 happened because of the hard work of many people. The members of the Caledonia Chamber Historic Caledonia committee who planned the walk were: Kim Baer, Joann Curley, Polly Heberlein, Janene Hosch, Helen Houlihan, Penny Mormann, Heather M...Read More
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To the Editor: One of the many problems with Houston County’s governance in recent years has been a lack of meaningful dialogue. Citizens are so far allowed only 120 seconds once a week to address the board of commissioners. Any questions a citizen may have must be rhetorical in nature because the...Read More
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To the Editor:     In response to a letter in the June 16 Caledonia Argus, yes please do read the EPA report. The EPA, which is a weak, revolving-door, “captured” agency—captured by the very industries and corporations it is supposed to regulate—reported that fracking does pose a risk to w...Read More
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Joe Nathan Center for School Change One of the blessings of my life has been to learn from some wise, courageous people. June 19 and 20, I had the opportunity to discuss one of them, the late John Nason. I knew him as the president of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. I graduated in 1970 [....Read More
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Don Heinzman ECM Editorial Contributor This is the story of an organization called Bridging and Fran Heitzman, its founder who developed it into the largest nonprofit furniture bank in North America. The project is so simple, any community can do it, but it takes a special kind of leadership and per...Read More
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