Opinions

  • Publisher’s Perspective

    Published on November 18, 2019 at 10:50am CST

    Could it be that hardwater fishing season is here, already? By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune It seems difficult to believe, but a cold front that moved through the state and the country last week left most area lakes, including Lake Minnewaska and Reno, completely ice-covered on Nov. 12. The ice remained throughout the week… Read More

  • Stoneage Ramblings

    Published on November 18, 2019 at 10:50am CST

    Habitat for Humanity, MAS collaboration is good for both By John R. Stone It’s fun to hear good news and the collaboration between Habitat for Humanity for Prairie Lakes and Minnewaska Area School’s shop class is good news. Students from school, in what us old folks call shop but is actually now called industrial technology, are building a… Read More

  • Letter to the Editor

    Published on November 18, 2019 at 10:49am CST

    An ounce of prevention From Eileen Halvorson, Glenwood This month’s school shooting in California was the 85th school shooting this year. In a previous letter to the editor regarding mass shootings, I suggested focusing on mental health, bullying, prejudice, a gun sales loophole, and semi-automatic weapons. Addressing notoriety (shooter not named or pictured) may also help. In February, there… Read More