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Violence distracts from racial issues

November 28, 2014 Rioters in Ferguson, Mo., held the attention of most in the media and the public Monday night. more »»

 
 
 
Look to home for reasons say thanks

November 26, 2014 When Thanksgiving arrives tomorrow, we should all look close to home for reasons to give thanks. Because looking to the horizon, things look pretty bleak. more »»

Terrorists still waging war

November 25, 2014 Kenyans on the bus stopped by armed men at dawn on Saturday knew they were in trouble when their assailants demanded each recite the Shahada, part of Islamic scriptur. more »»

Abuse of power

November 24, 2014 Beating the will of the people to the punch is not part of the job description for presidents of the United States. Neither is altering or hamstringing laws with which a chief executive disagrees. more »»

Obama’s invitation to immigrants

November 23, 2014 President Barack Obama has an interesting way of dealing with about 11 million illegal immigrants in the United States: Simply declare about half of them are not illegal. more »»

Thumbs Up/Down

November 22, 2014 Hub Club Anniversary THUMBS UP: The New Ulm Farm-City Hub Club is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. It will be holding a celebration event on Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. more »»

Release the bird kill statistics

November 21, 2014 It turns out alternative energy companies, supposedly kinder than kind to Mother Nature, have some dirty not-so-little secrets. At least one of them wants to keep it that way. more »»

Peterson issue transcends sports

November 20, 2014 The National Football League ruled this week that Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings, one of its best players, will be suspended the rest of the season, up until April 15 at the earliest,... more »»

China deal should go way of Kyoto Protocol

November 19, 2014 Let President Barack Obama tal. more »»

Rethink plan to stop Islamic terrorists

November 18, 2014 Islamic State terrorists — still, for some reason, referred to by many in the media as “militants” or “extremists” — say they have beheaded another American. more »»

Examine Ebola proposal carefully

November 17, 2014 Just a few weeks ago, the World Health Organization estimated it would cost $1 billion to control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. President Barack Obama wants Congress to provide $6. more »»

Focus should be serving veterans

November 16, 2014 Department of Veterans Affairs officials have come up with a novel concept for better serving the heroes who depend on them -make things simpler. more »»

Thumbs Up/Down

November 15, 2014 Grain Belt sign THUMBS UP: There’s no doubt that purchasing the Grain Belt label was a good move for the August Schell Brewing Co. more »»

Don’t think, just let government take care of you

November 14, 2014 Economist Jonathan Gruber, who helped write the Affordable Care Act — known by most as Obamacare — has admitted Americans were deceived about the measur. more »»

Time to start working across party lines

November 13, 2014 If there was one message that came across in Sen. Al Franken’s recent campaign ads, it is that he works across party lines to get things done. more »»

Wary friendship with China

November 12, 2014 President Barack Obama shares one thing with most of his predecessors, whether Democrat or Republican: All try their best to put a bright face on U.. more »»

Veterans deserve nation’s thanks

November 11, 2014 America’s veterans deserve our thanks today, and every day throughout the year. They deserve it for their willingness to serve this nation through military service. It’s not an easy job. more »»

President’s intentions on immigration

November 10, 2014 For months, President Barack Obama and his aides have been suggesting he would take executive action to repair the nation’s broken system of regulating immigration. more »»

Fixing Obamacare should be priority

November 9, 2014 Saving most Americans money on health insurance by repealing the most objectionable sections of the Obamacare law ought to be a priority when the new Congress convenes early next year. more »»

Thumbs Up/Down

November 8, 2014 Make wishes known THUMBS UP: The town hall meeting held by District 88 this week is one way the district is letting people make their wishes known on what to include in a new high school and the... more »»

Tough task ahead for Republicans

November 7, 2014 Among astute Republican leaders, there will not be much popping of champagne corks during the next several days. more »»

 
 
 

 

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