What’s in a name? Or a law?
September 2, 2015 What would William McKinley, who served as president from 1897 until he was assassinated in 1901, think of a chief executive who refused to obey the law of the land? Modern-day Americans can only... more »»
Kids’ safety comes 1st
August 31, 2015 School bus drivers are always looking out for the safety of the children they transport —and they could use your help. State traffic laws are very clear. more »»
All lives DO matter
August 30, 2015 All week long, Minnesota has been buzzing about plans by a Twin Cities Black Lives Matter group to hold a march and demonstration outside the Minnesota State Fair on Saturday, protesting the all too... more »»
August 29, 2015 Leading the nation THUMBS UP: Minnesota students once again lead the nation in ACT scores, the tenth year in a row that Minnesota has led the wa. more »»
Watch out, texters
August 28, 2015 We know it’s not nice to generalize, but we are aiming this message at young drivers, especially high school kids driving to and from school. more »»
Deficit news not much to brag about
August 27, 2015 Get out those “Mission Accomplished” banners! Uncork the champagne! Deficit spending by the federal government this year will be at the lowest level of President Barack Obama’s administration! Some... more »»
Obama says yes to solar, no to oil
August 26, 2015 And now, for a tale of two energy projects: In 2010, construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to carry Canadian oil to the United States was proposed. more »»
Women in combat?
August 25, 2015 Army Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver made history last week. They became the first women to make it through the Army’s rigorous Ranger training program. more »»
Do our allies trust us?
August 24, 2015 President Barack Obama seems to be counting his chickens even if they are unlikely to hatch. In the process, he is giving America’s allies one more reason to distrust us. more »»
August 22, 2015 Early school start THUMBS UP: School is starting early this year for a lot of different reasons — the extreme lateness of Labor Day being a big one. more »»
Dems exploring other options
August 18, 2015 Rumors last week that former Vice President Al Gore was considering another run for the White House said something about Hillary Clinton’s candidacy — and it was not goo. more »»
Iran’s new buddy
August 17, 2015 Iranian leaders may want to reconsider their “Death to America” philosophy. In some ways this country may be one of their best friends — at least under President Barack Obama. more »»
Social Security is unsustainable
August 16, 2015 Virtually all Americans rely on the Social Security program or will once they reach the age at which they need income to replace paychecks they no longer receive. more »»
August 15, 2015 Senior Awards THUMBS UP: Brown County Fair time is a special time for a lot of reasons, and one of the best reasons is the annual recognition of the Outstanding Senior Citizen and Volunteer. more »»
Will EPA throw the book at itself?
August 13, 2015 A coal company guilty of releasing 3 million gallons of mine wastewater into a river would be in deep trouble with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. more »»