Opinions

  • Enjoy the lake and water activities, but take precautions

    Published on June 21, 2021 at 11:57am CDT

    Publisher’s Perspective By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune The Minnesota legislature will provide $220,000 for a new water safety grant program.  The hope is that the program will help more at-risk and low-income children learn to swim. In just the last weekend, four Minnesotans died in water-related accidents, bringing th total to 25 for… Read More

  • Immigration issue has gone unresolved for 20 years

    Published on June 21, 2021 at 11:57am CDT

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone You would think that over the past 20 years that immigration has been a big issue someone would have started solving the problem. President George W. Bush wanted to do some work on that issue but along came 9/11, and seven years later a financial meltdown, so immigration and a… Read More

  • Minnewaska Musings

    Published on June 21, 2021 at 11:56am CDT

    Paul Gremmels writes a monthly column for the Pope County Tribune. His column will be published in next week’s (June 28) edition of the Tribune.