Second chances, yes; lack of disclosure, no
November 4, 2015 America has been a land of second chances for many people. For that reason, President Barack Obama’s call for better efforts to integrate ex-convicts into society probably will resonate among many. more »»
Why is our government spending so much on PR?
November 2, 2015 Why is our government spending so much on PR? Environmental Protection Agency officials would have us believe they do an enormous amount of good in saving lives, safeguarding our health and, to... more »»
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October 31, 2015 Police chief earns kudos The folks in Dunnell are praising the work of their police chief, Al Helmers, for his role in breaking up a string of burglaries affecting businesses in Northrop, Truman,... more »»
Feds spend too much
October 26, 2015 Feds spend too much The government needs more of our money, liberal politicians insist. Really? During the fiscal year that ended Sept. more »»
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October 24, 2015 Good communication We believe that a public forum held this week to address the possible threat to Fairmont Area Schools — and the response to it — was productive. more »»
Junior Achievement serves great purpose
October 23, 2015 We want to take some time and space here to laud the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce and local schools for participating in Junior Achievement, an economics education program. more »»
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October 17, 2015 Officials forced to act Fairmont school officials and local police overreacted in an abundance of caution this week to an online threat, which led to the arrest of a teen in Jeffers. more »»
Case could create real dangers on state roads
October 15, 2015 A case in the Minnesota court system is raising eyebrows as well as questions, as a defendant argues that he should not have been charged with refusing to take a blood test for possible DWI because... more »»
Police body camera reveals heroic action
October 13, 2015 What would you do if you were a policeman who — fortunately wearing a ballistic vest — had just been shot by a suspect? Remember, the impact of a bullet striking a ballistic vest is severe and often... more »»