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Opinion

County commissioner special general election reminders

By Scott Felten Mower County Auditor/Treasurer The Special General Election for the Mower County District 1 County Commissioner vacancy will be held on Tuesday, April ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Sarah Lysne: The joy of being brave

In my last column I talked about the difficulty I have with asking for help.  Soon after I wrote that column, I was introduced to ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Holly Johnson: Celebrating 10 years of food

The countdown is on!  In five weeks the Hormel Historic Home will pay tribute to the food, music, and fun that has been had at ... Read more

1 week ago by Holly Johnson.

The Wide Angle: The fact remains ­— no sucker

I have received the Blessing of St. Science. That’s right. On Thursday I received my first of two Moderna vaccine shots courtesy of Mower County ... Read more

1 week ago by Eric Johnson.

Annie Lane: Husband needs constant reassurance

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married for almost 12 years. We have been together for almost 20 years and have three beautiful ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Peggy Keener: Wisdom from our elders

From time to time I find myself reviving the things we learned as children. These important lessons came from excellent teachers whose talent in life ... Read more

1 week ago by Peggy Keener.

Letter to the Editor: Applauding steps to protect

A unique wilderness, home to precious species like the Canada lynx and the gray wolf, the Boundary Waters is a top destination for canoers, hikers, ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Letter to the Editor: Change needed in how civics is taught in classrooms

I am s social studies teacher and the chairman of the Litchfield, Minnesota school board.  I’ve watched with great interest the progress of a bill ... Read more

1 week ago by Daily Herald.

Marvin Repinski: Running to the tomb! Empty?

“Early the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been ... Read more

1 week ago by Marv Repinski.

AP-NORC poll: Majority in US back easier voter registration

WASHINGTON — Democrats’ proposals to overhaul voting in the U.S. won solid — although not overwhelming — support from Americans in a new survey measuring ... Read more

1 week ago by Associated Press.

Annie Lane: Choosing positivity

Dear Annie: Just wanted to say thank you for including the letters from people who really love and appreciate their spouses. Life has been difficult ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Ask A Trooper: Vehicles must have a horn that is working

By Sgt. Troy Christianson Question: I noticed that the horn on my vehicle does not work. Is there a law that that says a vehicle ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

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

2 weeks ago by Tribune News Service.

Our opinion: Outdoors is not your trashcan

We’ve been seeing this for awhile now this year, particularly during the winter months when people were enjoying the pastime of ice fishing. We’re referring ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Daily Herald.

Al Batt: Overwhelming paperwork

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting It’s been a crazy morning. What’s going on? I worried I was going to be late for a tax ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Al Batt.

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