Opinions

  • Doing my part to keep ice fishing economy strong…

    Published on January 15, 2018 at 11:33am CST

    By Tim Douglass | Publisher | Pope County Tribune By the time readers struggle through this trivia, I will have returned from a weekend trip to the Northwest Angle and some fishing off Oak Island on Lake of the Woods. I realize how many simply don’t understand the lure of heading to the northern-most point of… Read More

  • A cold snap is a good reminder that it is wintertime in Minnesota

    Published on January 15, 2018 at 11:33am CST

    By John R. Stone There’s nothing like a little cold snap to remind us that we are in Minnesota, and it is indeed winter. The cold snap we had from just before Christmas up through the start of last week really wasn’t that bad by “old times” standards, but it seemed brutal nevertheless. The first winter… Read More

  • “Cut off the hand of the thief, the stealing will stop”

    Published on January 15, 2018 at 11:32am CST

    From Allen A. Bogenreif, Glenwood The past few weeks, I’ve been following political banter between local icon Harold Rippe and a man I don’t know named Mark Sorenson. Just like any political debate, valid points from both sides of the fence are brought to the table, and the debate begins. And once again, just like… Read More