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Opinion

Our opinion: We’re still looking for your featured art

In just over three weeks time, we will be sending our Austin Living Magazine to press for September-October. This issue will have plenty of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Evie Mohrfeld: Evie’s Travels ready to get back on the road again

We are ready to be on the road again. It was December 2019 since our last trip together and we are looking forward to a ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Evie Mohrfeld.

Nature Notes: Fireflies in July light up backyards

By Meredith Maloney Teacher/Naturalist – Jay C. Hormel Nature Center There are few creatures on this planet that don’t amaze me in one way or another, ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Letter to the Editor: State leadership provides optimism

The last year and a half was one of the most difficult periods that Minnesota has ever faced – but if you need signs of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Annie Lane: Ignore the small town rumors based on boredom

Dear Annie: I live in a small town. My mother died a couple of years ago, and around that same time, a friend of mine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Letter to the Editor: Thank you Austin for honor

I would like to thank the Pillars of the City committee for selecting me as a Pillar of Austin.  It is an incredible honor, and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Week in Review: Welcome back to Austin, Dr. Page

Thumbs up Dr. Joey Page, an Austin native has returned to the community and taken up the reins of Austin Public Schools as superintendent, taking ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our Opinion: Caring and giving alive in Austin

Wednesday was a good day for philanthropy in Austin and a reflection of the giving spirit even in a time as tough as a global ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Marvin Repinski: Did you say ‘people have feelings?’

I plan to send a get-well card to a friend which reads, “Here’s hoping each day finds you — Improving more and more — Until ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Marv Repinski.

Jamey Helgeson: DOE releases funds to support children with disabilities

On July 1, the Department of Education released over $3 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to support 7.9 million infants, toddlers, and students with ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jamey Helgeson.

Jena DeMoss: What is baby-led weaning?

The term “baby-led weaning” is different today from what it was 30 years ago. In the past, it simply meant, “let babies wean from nursing ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Our Opinion: Take responsibility for your trash, junk

Recently, a reader sent us a series of depressing photos showing a person’s disregard for the world around us by dumping their trash, which included ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Annie Lane: frustrated while looking for love

Dear Annie: This will be my first time writing to you. I have read your previous work, and you give sound advice, so I pray ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Letter to the Editor: Cancel culture comes to Austin city council

The recent removal of Dan Mueller from the Austin’s  Human Rights Commission raises serious questions. Many people, including myself, respect  Dan as a man of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Al Batt: Lakes have the best skipping stones

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’m thinking of a number between 1 and 10. Why? That’s what I’m wondering. Driving by Bruce’s drive I ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Al Batt.

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