Opinions

  • It was time for a ‘small’ win

    Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:59am CDT

    Publisher’s Perspective By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune We needed a small win. That came last week when the Twins opened the season at Target Field in Minneapolis. I’m not talking about the score of the game. After a year of fake crowd noise and no fans, the season opener this year featured… Read More

  • Lee ended up on the wrong side of history

    Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:58am CDT

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone Recently I finished reading a biography of Robert E. Lee, a person most of us learned in history to be the leading general for the Confederacy during the Civil War. Lee had served in the U.S. Army for over 30 years after graduating from West Point in the late 1820s…. Read More

  • Good things that make Pope County Great

    Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:58am CDT

    Collaborative Corner By Jeannie Pederson, Pope County Family Collaborative Coordinator My nephew and niece each added a baby to their families this past year. Their children’s ages now span from newborn to 5-years-old. It’s truly been a blessing to see all the photos and videos of how quickly they are all growing. There is so… Read More

  • State budget work coming to the forefront at Capitol

    Published on April 12, 2021 at 10:57am CDT

    Notes from the Capitol By Rep. Paul Anderson Many of the major funding bills were passed out of their respective committees last week. Last stop before heading to the House floor for debate and passage is the Ways and Means Committee. We should start seeing these bills show up on the calendar for debate late this… Read More