Opinions

  • A splash pad could be a reality in July

    Published on January 17, 2022 at 12:15pm CST

    Publisher’s Perspective By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune It was good to see the Barsness Park Splash Pad fundraising get another big boost from two local businesses.  Eagle Bank donated $10,000 to the project and Greeley Plumbing, Heating & A/C donated $5,000. According to Anna Martinson, one of just three local committee members working… Read More

  • Ice houses have changed since the 1970s

    Published on January 17, 2022 at 12:14pm CST

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone Last week I was looking at all those ice houses out in front of the Lakeside Ballroom and it started me thinking how those houses have changed over the years. Back in the early 1970s I came to Glenwood in August to start at the Pope County Tribune. One of… Read More

  • Supreme Court vaccine rulings issued; vote on controversial proposal to reduce sentences for repeat offenders delayed

    Published on January 17, 2022 at 12:13pm CST

    Notes from the Capitol By Paul Anderson With debate about mandates being in the news lately, the entire country was waiting for the announcements last Friday from the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the legality of forcing large employers and health care facilities to make vaccination a condition of employment for their workers. In the case of large… Read More