Opinions

  • Prolonged cold temperatures likely the cause of water breaks

    Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:27am CST

    By Tim Douglass, Publisher | Pope County Tribune Fortunately, we’re supposed to be on the backside of the winter season.  The bitterly cold temperatures are supposed to be behind us now. And, since the Twins are congregating in Fort Meyers for spring training, we should be. Nevertheless, the weeks of bitterly cold temperatures, below zero at night with… Read More

  • We could learn from Norwegians by setting aside money from oil

    Published on February 19, 2018 at 10:26am CST

    By John R. Stone You may remember President Donald Trump’s comments about wanting to have more Norwegians immigrate into the U.S. as preferred to people from some other countries. I had heard about Norway’s sovereign wealth funds, money set aside by the Norwegian government from oil sales from wells in the North Sea. To my surprise there… Read More