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Our opinion: Push for Progress

The news coming out of The Hormel Institute recently is nothing but good news, especially during a time filled with more than enough bad news. ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Free Speech: 1st Amendment doesn’t apply to Twitter, Facebook

The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. While fervent followers of President Donald Trump screamed foul and free speech when Twitter, Facebook and other social media banned ... Read more

2 days ago by Tribune News Service.

Our opinion: Thinking Positive

We’re just a couple weeks into January and already it’s been rough. I think we can all recognize that we seem to be picking up ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Other’s opinion: Speeding uptick making roadways dangerous

The Free Press, Mankato   Lighter traffic isn’t a green light to treat public roadways as race tracks. Despite a significant drop in traffic at ... Read more

5 days ago by Tribune News Service.

Our opinion: Lessons learned?

History is often punctuated by teaching moments. Events happen and we learn from them. The phrase “Hindsight is 2020” is often used in a show ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Our opinion: Welcomed step forward

It has recently been announced that Minnesota is updating social studies standards to be more inclusive and touching on people who have previously been left ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Other’s opinion: Don’t wait to support nonprofits this year

The Free Press (Mankato) Typically many people make the bulk of their charitable donations toward the end of a year, with donors often motivated by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Tribune News Service.

Our opinion: A time to refresh

As the new year turns over, there will be many new faces in the political world, from school boards all the way up to the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our opinion: The strength you have shown

Thankfully, the end of 2020 is on the visible horizon. Let’s be honest, we’ve been looking forward to midnight, Dec. 31, for a long time ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Guest Commentary: Gratitude for the bright spots of 2020

By Tim Penny President & CEO Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation With the new year just days away, I have been taking some time to reflect ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our opinion: Lyle seniors a model of resilience, Christmas spirit

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us all to adapt in a variety of ways in order to cope with the burden put on us. It’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Other’s opinion: Relief bill welcomed, but it shouldn’t have taken so long

The Free Press, Mankato Help is on the way for businesses, the unemployed, renters, schools and others struggling financially from the pandemic. Congressional leaders Sunday ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Tribune News Service.

Our opinion: Extend a helping hand

The days until Christmas are quickly reducing and it can be said that this is one of those years where we’ve needed it the most. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our opinion: Consider pet adoption

For many, this time of year is a joyous, anticipated holiday. The gifts, the music, the message: all of these things provide us with some ... Read more

1 month ago by Daily Herald.

Other’s opinion: COVID-19 Crippling restrictions need better justification

The Free Press, Mankato While Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health say their shutdown decisions have been driven by data, it’s increasingly ... Read more

1 month ago by Tribune News Service.

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