Opinions

  • Letter to the Editor

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:48pm CDT

    Thanks for support of  America’s Child’ From Mary Walsh and Trevor Solem of MAS     On behalf of the Minnewaska Chapter of America’s Child and the Minnewaska Teachers Association, we would like to thank everyone who donated to America’s Child at the Lakers’ football game last Friday night. Our hotdog stand raised over $1000 in… Read More

  • Fall Stores

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:48pm CDT

    Minnewaska Musings By Paul Gremmels There are few places in this world that have more obvious seasonal tell-tales than Minnesota. We tend to take them for granted, except in the fall, when the changing of green foliage into oftentimes spectacular colors is impossible to ignore. As Minnesotans, we know what this color spectrum change foretells, but… Read More

  • Hugs from Home

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:47pm CDT

    View from a Prairie Home By Hege Herfindahl, Columnist My daughter, Ingvild, is a library director at Dodge Centre, Minn. Every fall she therefore goes to a library conference for a week. Last year the library conference was in Reno, Nev. This year it was in Chattanooga, Tenn. She always comes home from these conferences feeling inspired… Read More

  • Carbon solutions

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:46pm CDT

    Views from the Cab By David Tollefson, Columnist In my column a week ago about my trip to the Big Iron farm show at West Fargo, N.D., I mentioned being in line for noon lunch with a nice young fellow who was with Summit Carbon Solutions.   In exploring online more information about this forward-thinking solution for… Read More

  • Seed saving for beginners

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:45pm CDT

    Growing Green By Robin Trott, Extension Educator Why would anybody go to the trouble of saving seeds? Sometimes seeds are in short supply, or maybe there is one particular variety you like, but you have trouble finding it each year. Saving seed is easy and you will always have a supply of your favorite flower and… Read More

  • Preparing now for tough conditions later

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:45pm CDT

    The Outdoors By Scott Rall, Outdoors Columnist Traveling with dogs is a special kind of effort. The more dogs you have the greater the level of special. I can say that over the course of a normal hunting season that runs from about Sept. 1 through the end of January, the conditions for traveling with dogs… Read More

  • Home air space

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:40pm CDT

    What’s on the Horizon for Public Health By Marcia Schroeder, RN, Horizon Public Health Fall is closing in on us and we’ll soon be closing up our homes and spending more time indoors.  Improving ventilation and filtration in indoor spaces is an important tool in reducing the risk of respiratory viruses like influenza and COVID-19.  Home ventilation… Read More

  • Bored with casual?

    Published on September 26, 2022 at 12:39pm CDT

    From Where I Sit By Pat Spilseth, Columnist Have you been glued to your TV for the past week? The Queen of England’s funeral ceremonies have filled the TV screens around the world. It seems that not only Americans, but the entire world can’t get enough of the pageantry, the pomp and circumstance, coming out of the… Read More

  • Yes, there is an election this fall and voters can start voting this week

    Published on September 19, 2022 at 12:57pm CDT

    Publisher’s Perspective By Tim Douglass, Publisher of the Pope County Tribune Did anyone know there was an election coming up? Well, the General Election is set for Nov. 8 of this year and voters will decide on all state offices.  Because of redistricting in 2020, the legislative districts have changed slightly and voters are encouraged check… Read More

  • Barsness Park bike trails are open for use

    Published on September 19, 2022 at 12:55pm CDT

    Stoneage Ramblings By John R. Stone People curious about the bike trails in Barsness Park should know that they are open for use. These are single track mountain bike trails, not the kind of trails you would want to tackle with your single speed Schwinn Cruiser. They contain features that follow the contour of the land… Read More

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