Opinion

Destruction of the First Amendment in action? To the editor: This week, Brenden Eich, the CEO of the computer web browser Mozilla, was harassed into resigning from his position because of a donation in 2008 of $1,000 in support of Proposition 8, the California Amendment measure to protect traditional marriage. Proposition 8 passed and was [...]

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Destruction of the First Amendment in action? To the editor: This week, Brenden Eich, the CEO of the computer web browser Mozilla, was harassed into resigning from his position because of a donation in 2008 of $1,000 in support of Proposition 8, the California Amendment measure to protect traditional marriage. Proposition 8 passed and was [...]

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As April opened with wind-driven snow and temperatures that still featured wind-chill readings, Minnesotans longingly looked from their windows waiting for the day when ice-covered lakes would open and fresh-water fishing could resume. It’s a way of life and in Minnesota sport fishing is a $2.8 billion industry of vital importance to the state’s economy [...]

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By State Rep. Ernie Leidiger The legislative session is clipping along at a fast pace as Democrat leaders try to add as many laws and regulations to the books in a very short period of time. This week alone, they bailed out Obamacare by hundreds of millions of dollars and increased wasteful spending by nearly [...]

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Writer asks citizens to get informed about policies To the editor: I want to share with you a few things I’ve learned about city policy the past few months. The city of Waconia has no regard or respect for the property owners of the city of Waconia. The city only views property owners as a [...]

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Small changes can make a big difference to our personal health, and the health of our families and communities. In many cases in the past, the focus on health didn’t begin until a health problem was detected. It’s time to begin thinking about lifelong health, which aims to prevent disease and other problems, before they [...]

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