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Local Editorials

Disc Golf The Minnesota State Disc Golf Tournament is taking place today and Sunday at Cedar Creek Park in Fairmont. The park offers three 18-hole courses, and it’s right here in Fairmont. Trevor Boehne, an organizer of the tournament, shared that often times registration for tournaments in ...

Crisis averted, until December

Local Editorials

Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate have come to an agreement to extend the U.S. debt limit into December, which will avoid a government default that would have occurred next week, and giving time to come up with a solution by December. They are not toning down the hyperbole, ...

Who is McConnell sticking it to — Democrats or America?

Local Editorials

Sen. Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans are continuing to be the monkey wrench in the gears of government when it comes to raising the federal debt limit. Republicans are planning to filibuster on raising or suspending the debt limit, forcing Democrats to come up with 60 votes they don’t ...

Readers’ Views

Letters to the Editor

Wearing masks in school To the editor: The Center for Disease Control says wear face masks. Mayo Clinic says wear masks. Face masks save lives. Why are Fairmont schools not requiring students to wear face masks? Harriett Richards Fairmont

Pandora Papers document what was always suspected

Local Editorials

To borrow a phrase from the movie “Casablanca,” we are shocked — SHOCKED! — to learn that rich, powerful and corrupt people hide trillions of dollars in secret bank accounts and holdings throughout the world. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released its ...

Readers’ Views

Letters to the Editor

If it isn’t broke, don’t try to fix it To the editor: The city administrator has convinced the city council that we need a new ordinance for repealing and replacing, in its entirety, the Fairmont Rental Housing city code. Hear are the facts from city hall that were not even presented ...