Latest Editorials

Editorial: Road funding needs to be a priority

As the 2014 elections get underway, more people are starting to pay attention to the lifeblood of our state: our transportation system. More media outlets ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Students take good step forward

Austin High School has, for some time now, taken active steps toward a greener future through various energy-saving initiatives. This week the school took another ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Thanks to AFD for filling the boot

The Austin Fire Department deserves kudos after a busy couple of days last week. On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, firefighters raised $18,022 during the annual ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Missouri gov. takes the right step in Ferguson

The problem in Ferguson, Mo., is self-evident. The police department has a problem with its workplace culture. It is at war with the very people ... Read more | Add your comment

Our Opinion: Founders would be ashamed of executions

Last month, the state of Arizona performed the most recent in a string of botched executions. While we certainly don’t condone what these convicted felons ... Read more | Add your comment

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  1. Take action and become informed  | Add your comment
  2. Others’ Opinion: Set deadline for VA improvements  | Add your comment
  3. Ready for fun at the Mower County Fair  | Add your comment
  4. Editorial: Kudos to Main Street Project  | Add your comment
  5. ESPN needs to step up and send a message  | Add your comment
  6. Our Opinion: Pay it forward to food shelves  | Add your comment
  7. Others’ Opinion: Catholics must demand archdiocese changes  | Add your comment
  8. Cedar River can be a gem  | Add your comment
  9. Our Opinion: Russian imperialism ought not be tolerated  | Add your comment
  10. Our Opinion: Medical field should offer upfront pricing  | Add your comment
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