Opinions

  • Publisher’s Perspective

    Published on February 4, 2019 at 11:34am CST

    Talk of planting flowers and plants leads to thoughts of spring By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune Remember last summer? No, I’m not talking about the temperatures.  I’m talking about the construction work. The entire downtown area was torn up as Riley Brothers and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) worked on the Complete Streets project… Read More

  • Stoneage Ramblings

    Published on February 4, 2019 at 11:33am CST

    Wait a minute; is political correctness not necessary? By John R. Stone My version of The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines political correctness as “conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend sensibilities (as in matters of sex or race) should be eliminated.” There has been a lot of talk about political correctness and recently I heard… Read More

  • Letter to the Editor

    Published on February 4, 2019 at 11:33am CST

    Concerned city will restrict donations…  From Gus Mellgren, Glenwood With disbelief, I read the article in the Pope County Tribune (Feb. 1) describing how the city commission of Glenwood wants to review donations for any potential cost-related consequences. I found it incredulous that the city council that is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a new city… Read More