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Editorials

Other’s opinion: Legislature: Outstate residents benefit from 2021 session

The Free Press, Mankato Outstate Minnesota was not forgotten in the final decisions of the Minnesota Legislature as investments will flow into child care, broadband, ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 6:30 am

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Our opinion: Drought highlights value of our water

The Free Press, Mankato Minnesota has always been blessed with an abundance of water, above ground and below. But the drought shows how quickly something ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, July 21, 2021 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: Infrastructure deal shows compromise can still exist

The Free Press, Mankato The agreement between Republican and Democrat senators to an infrastructure plan will provide badly needed improvements to transportation and other infrastructure ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, June 30, 2021 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: Pandemic waning shows that government works

The Free Press, Mankato We’re more than 40 years past the day when former President Ronald Reagan famously declared “government is the problem,” but, clearly, ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Don’t pull the plug on e-pulltabs

The Free Press, Mankato A hastily-approved plan by the DFL-controlled House to eliminate electronic pulltab charitable gambling should be halted before it decimates the budgets ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, May 19, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Do we really need pandemic politics?

The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. It seems the tone of our local, state and national politics on the pandemic will be with us even as ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 6:09 pm

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Beefing up farm conservation programs should draw support

The Free Press, Mankato A renewed focus on conservation programs to convert sensitive farmland to wetlands and grasslands is the best way to provide additional ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: U.S. can do more to share COVID vaccine with the world

The Free Press, Mankato Few would argue with President Joe Biden’s pledge to ensure there are enough COVID-19 vaccine doses available to get the country ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, April 10, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Filibuster: Reform voting to serve voters

The Free Press, Mankato The filibuster is busting American democracy. The arcane rules of procedure in the U.S. Senate at one time had a purpose ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Sexual Assault: Legislature must change rape law

The Free Press, Mankato The Minnesota Legislature should act quickly to fix a flaw in sexual assault laws in Minnesota that allow rapists to escape ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, March 27, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Ash Borer: Prepare now to save later

The Free Press, Mankato The emerald ash borer is coming — almost certainly already here — and it’s time to prepare. Mankato and North Mankato ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Capitol attack: Further investigation needed

The Free Press, Mankato The first Senate hearing on the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol highlighted a series of intelligence missteps, failures of ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, March 6, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s Opinion: Broadband: Robust investment needed in rural areas

The Free Press, Mankato Agreement between Republicans and Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature for robust investment in broadband is win-win for rural and outstate Minnesota. ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, March 3, 2021 6:30 am

Editorials

Other’s opinion: Health Care: Allow prescription imports from Canada

The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Longtime Republican member of Congress Gil Gutknecht was considered a rebel in his party when he proposed making it legal ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:30 am

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Other’s opinion: Congress should improve Affordable Care Act

The Free Press (Mankato) The special enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act is underway for the next three months, offering the opportunity for Americans ... Read more

by Tribune News Service, Wednesday, February 24, 2021 6:30 am

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