Opinions

  • Special session isn’t so ‘special’

    Published on May 17, 2021 at 10:58am CDT

    Publisher’s Perspective By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune The state’s legilslative session ends at midnight today (Monday) and, before press time Monday morning it looked like another “special” session would be needed. Gov. Tim Walz and leaders in Minnesota’s divided Legislature met in closed-door negotiations all weekend to try and reach a… Read More

  • Who we leave behind is never considered when military enters

    Published on May 17, 2021 at 10:57am CDT

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone President Joe Biden has announced that he had ordered that troops be withdrawn by September 11 from Afghanistan. We’ve been in Afghanistan since shortly after 9/11. The mission then was to close down camps where terrorists were trained for the 9/11 attack that killed thousands here in the United States… Read More