Opinion
Previous county commissioners may have voted to put a new county highway building out near the high school, but that doesn’t mean that the current county commissioners have to do so now. So much has changed in the nearly decade that the decision was made to buy land and build a new highway shop in...Read More
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To the Editor: The results are in, and State Representative Greg Davids (R-Preston) is pleased with the response from the District 28B legislative questionnaire he distributed earlier this year. “As their representative, I always appreciate knowing how the residents of Fillmore and Houston Countie...Read More
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To the Editor: At the April 7, 2015 Houston County Board of Commissioners meeting a motion was unanimously passed to summon Environmental Services Director, Rick Frank, to address the question of, “…negative public relations related to the Zoning Office…,” state the official minutes,...Read More
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Joe Nathan Center for School Change Recently I’ve heard and read some of the most powerful student essays I’ve encountered over more than 45 years of work with young people. Students presented them at a statewide conference attracting almost 300 students sponsored by the Minnesota Association of...Read More
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With days left in the legislative session, we are finalizing the state budget.  Minnesota has a budget surplus and a strong economy. We can spend this surplus on corporate tax cuts and modest one time rebates, or we can do what leaders before us have done and invest in our future: our kids’ educa...Read More
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