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Editorials

Another mass shooting — this time in Texas

This editorial is written with a heavy heart — and sense of helplessness. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday afternoon that a gunman had just killed 14 students and a teacher at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, about 85 miles west of San Antonio. We also learned many more injured ...

Return ill-gotten profits to the people

Unlike the buccaneers, highwaymen and feudal land barons of yore, the robbers of the current economy are the oil profiteers, grocery corporations and landlord hedge funds fleecing the working-class people. They must be stopped in robbing the people by the only means of control they understand ...

2022 graduates represent our future

Spring is in the air and summer is just around the corner. It’s a special time of the year. Not only are we enjoying the warmer weather, but it’s also a time to celebrate new beginnings such as graduations. From kindergarten to college, students can express a sigh of relief as they are ...

Sounding the alarm on no siren

As a fast-approaching storm zeroed in on southwest Minnesota Thursday evening the emergency sirens went off in Minneota. Linda Nuytten could hear the sirens and she told an Independent reporter she rushed into the utility room inside her Minneota residence. Nuytten was interviewed as she ...

Pay homage to those who died in protecting, serving

Police officers in Massachusetts have been running and walking a 425-mile foot beat this week to honor Officer Enmanuel “Manny” Familia, who drowned last year attempting to rescue a drowning teenager last June. The officers honoring Familia are headed to Washington, D.C., where the ...

Bipartisanship gets the boot

Can’t we all just get along?!” • Rodney King With the city of Los Angeles engulfed in flames following a controversial verdict that found four policemen not guilty of assault charges against a black man, it was the victim who called for peace. “Can’t we all just get along,” ...