Opinion
To the Editor: I have observed the frac sand issue and the group promoting a ban and I also feel very protective of our beautiful environment here in Houston County. I feel citizens united to present their side of an issue is democracy in action and I applaud it. However, an issue loses credibility ...Read More
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To the Editor: That’s right; where are the women? Where are the feminists? Where are the equal rights advocates? Where are the Hollywood elite? Where’s Hillary? After all, haven’t we been told now for years that we are not to discriminate against women in the work place? Haven’t we been told...Read More
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Don Heinzman ECM Publishers Fifty years ago, families created suburban communities to escape the poverty of the cities. Back then, most suburban residents were young Caucasians. Today, the suburbs are comprised of a rich variety of racial diversity, including Caucasian, Latino, Hispanic, African-Ame...Read More
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Joe Nathan Center for School Change   For five hours on Saturday, March 14, I was mesmerized. Students taught me about a range of history subjects as I helped judge websites they produced for Minnesota History Day. Both research and experience show that what some people call “project-based le...Read More
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I am not a quitter but how much does a commissioner have to take?  Besides the request for my resignation or recall I am getting letters.  One was a certified/return receipt stating “mining companies are lining my pockets.” And today, another one from “Citizens for Houston County Government ...Read More
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