Opinion

Senate Report: Democrats look to increase taxes, ignore the true needs

During the past weeks, the Senate voted on each of the Democrats’ budget bills. Since the budget bills ...

Opinion

My Point of View: It’s time to get serious about the future of this country

America is the greatest nation on Earth and has been a beacon of hope. Our military has brought ...

Opinion

Ask a Trooper: Rules for sharing the road with farm equipment

Question: Now that spring if finally here I am seeing a lot of tractors, sprayers and other large ...

Opinion

Capitol Comments: Should state government ‘thought police’ keep tabs on your conversations, social media?

Recently, Minnesota House Democrats approved their version of the judiciary/public safety finance omnibus bill. The plan would fund ...

Opinion

Guest column: Events planned for Mental Health Awareness

While it is important to take care of your mental health and celebrate it on a daily basis, ...

Opinion

My Point of View: Minnesota makes a difference by putting people first

It is a joyous feeling when we’ve made it through another winter and the trees are spritzing out ...

Opinion

Ask a Trooper: Are turn signals required on roundabouts?

Question: Are drivers required to use turn signals when entering or exiting a roundabout? With a newly constructed ...

Columnists

Guest column: Your family farm can benefit the future

As president of Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation I travel across our region nearly every day visiting people and ...

Opinion

Senate Report: Senate approves bipartisan legislation to support vets and military members

Recognizing the contributions of both current Minnesota military members and veterans is not a partisan issue. This notion ...

Opinion

Ask a Trooper: Ins and outs of headlights during the day

Question: I have noticed an increasing number of U.S. branded vehicles (mostly pickups/SUV) driving with no daytime running ...

Opinion

My Point of View: Republican Party has lots happening this summer

The Freeborn County Republicans’ kick-off to our nicer-weather activities have started (even if the nicer weather hasn’t.) Join ...

Opinion

Guest column: It’s National Crime Victims Rights Week

Hate crimes loom forebodingly over American discourse — grim blemishes on our national identity that remind us all ...

Opinion

Ask a Trooper: Is it safe to use cruise control during rain?

Question: My husband always used to say “never use your cruise control during any rain.” Is that still ...

Opinion

Capitol Comments: Comparing 2 education plans: which would you choose?

This week, Minnesota House Democrats — the majority party — brought forward their plan that will fund Minnesota’s ...

Opinion

Senate Report: Senate approves meaningful investments for some of state’s most vulnerable communities

We are at the point in the legislative session where our focus shifts to primarily hearing and debating ...

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