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October 25, 2016
Editorial: Hamilton for District 22B Representative
It’s no big secret that politics have been increasingly partisan at both the state and national levels this last year. Our upcoming presidential election has divided the nation, arguably, like none other in recent history, while state leaders continue to spar over issues that appear...
October 25, 2016 - 10:59pm
October 24, 2016
Forum Communications Co, Editorial: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United States. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate. This year, we suggest none of the above is...
October 24, 2016 - 10:39pm
October 6, 2016
Vote yes on referendum, for our future
Many in the community probably saw the handout “JBS: Please Help our Children” that was circulated around Worthington on King Turkey Day. And now, people are almost certainly well aware of an entity known as the Worthington Citizens for Progress Committee, which created the handout...
October 6, 2016 - 10:45pm
September 15, 2016
As Others See It: Elections have consequences for children
Children cannot vote. They do not contribute big bucks to political campaigns. They are not represented by high-profile lobbying organizations. There is no AARP for the under-18 crowd in this country. Yet kids may have more at stake than adults in state and federal elections. They...
September 15, 2016 - 9:43pm
September 12, 2016
As others see it: With special session, tax and bonding issues are urgent
With the conundrum of paying for needed light rail in the Twin Cities now out of the legislative negotiations for a special session, it’s time for Gov. Mark Dayton and the House GOP leadership to come to an agreement and convene the session to provide tax relief and bonding for...
September 12, 2016 - 9:25pm
August 9, 2016
Editorial: School district needs cooperation in St. Paul
As the “Support Our Schools” group prepares to meet this evening for a second time, we’re hopeful that some important people in St. Paul are also getting ready to show Worthington schools some support of their own. District 518 is asking voters to consider a $79 million referendum...
August 9, 2016 - 8:42pm
July 25, 2016
Editorial: Time to support our schools
Election day is a little more than three months away, and there’s plenty of work to be done if supporters of the District 518 school building bond referendum want to see that measure passed. That work, in essence, begins Wednesday, when a “Support our Schools” meeting takes...
July 25, 2016 - 9:29pm
July 8, 2016
Labor Corner: Income Inequality
WORTHINGTON -- “That is not fair!” How many times have we heard that from our children or perhaps at work? Human beings are hard-wired with a sense of fairness -- of what is right and what is wrong. Most people believe that they should be fairly compensated for the work that...
July 8, 2016 - 12:15am
July 7, 2016
Editorial: Elder abuse can be rampant on social media
Q: How are nursing home residents being victimized on social media? A: Advancements in technology simplify ordinary tasks, enhance quality of life and revolutionize the way we communicate and consume information. Consider social media. It provides unfiltered channels of communication...
July 7, 2016 - 11:39am
June 23, 2016
As others see it: Legislature special session now unlikely
Legislative leaders and the governor hadn’t met in a week, and while there hasn’t been a whole lot of progress on an agreement to hold a special session, there still was lingering optimism. Hope even — even if just a little. That was until last Wednesday, when Gov. Mark Dayton...
June 23, 2016 - 5:51pm
June 13, 2016
Zika is health threat that needs to be addressed
QUESTION: What is the Zika virus? ANSWER: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Zika virus is spread to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito. Common symptoms that may last 2-7 days include fever, rash, joint pain, headache and red eyes....
June 13, 2016 - 4:12pm
June 7, 2016
Editorial: Make your voice heard on school plan
The first public input session on plans for the new District 518 property will take place at 7 p.m. today inside the band room at Worthington High School. We urge attendance at either this forum or another on June 21. Late last month, the school district released a site plan for the...
June 7, 2016 - 9:45pm
June 1, 2016
As others see it: Don't be so quick to judge
Frightening moments in Duluth and Cincinnati over the weekend left small children in peril, the adults responsible for them no doubt shaken and agonizing, to say the least, and an uncomfortable lot of others far too quick to judge and criticize. Could the parents or guardians involved...
June 1, 2016 - 4:31pm
May 31, 2016
As others see it: No tax breaks for tobacco
Already accused of being members of a do-nothing Legislature, but lawmakers in St. Paul this session did get something done — unfortunately. They approved an omnibus tax bill that included $35 million in tax breaks over the next three years for the tobacco industry. The breaks include...
May 31, 2016 - 4:39pm
May 29, 2016
Column: Hillary Clinton's protective crouch
“I don’t want any risk of the personal being accessible.” — Email from then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to aide Huma Abedin, November 2010, contained in State Department inspector general’s report on Clinton’s private email use. WASHINGTON — This is not a smoking...
May 29, 2016 - 11:30am