Opinion

Off The Editor’s Desk – 10-3-2012

Off the Editor’s Desk – 10-3-2012 SEE THIS MOVIE Paula and I traveled to the movie theatre last Wednesday evening and watched the movie “2016”. It’s a must-see movie and see it before the November 6th election. Thanks. It’s not the end of sand mining! With the announcement that Vista Sand has withdrawn its rezone…

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Out of the Past – October 3, 2012

Out of the Past for the week of October 3, 2012. [emember_protected]10 years ago – October 2, 2002 Brandon Powell’s 81 yard kickoff return for a touchdown helped Elk Mound take a 21-12 win over Colfax. Earlier in the day, Dennis Arneson and Lea Cernocky were named homecoming king and queen for the Mounders. A…

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Days of Old – 9-26-2012

Days of Old – 9-26-2012 [emember_protected]10 years ago – Tribune of September 11, 2002 The new Miss Glenwood City is Brittani Mitch, who was crowned on Saturday as a part of the Rustic Lore Days. Her attendants are first Princess Tammy Hansen and 2nd Princess Dana Schone. About 80 round bales of hay and a…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 9-26-2012

With the bad news out of Libya last week about the killing of our ambassador and three other Americans had me thinking about President Ronald Reagan, and what he did. Then the following item came my way from a local reader. I thought it hit the point right on the head and I needed to…

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Out of the Past – 9-26-2012

10 years ago – September 25, 2002 A tribute to the Grand Ole Opry in the Martin Anderson Gym at the Colfax High School was a success as $1,920 was raised for the preservation and restoration of the Colfax Municipal Building. [emember_protected]A daughter, Katherine Grace Carlson, was born Sept. 16 at Fairview Southdale Hospital in…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 9-19-2012

One of the many reasons that our economy is in such bad shape is that the price of fuel has increased so much faster than our income has. I remember back in the 70’s buying fuel oil for home heating at twelve cents a gallon. Now what is it at?

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