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Correction 1 - 8.29.16


Mon, Aug 29th, 2016
Posted in All Commentary

An addition to the Preston Class of 1946 class reunion classmates pictured in the August 22 Fillmore County Journal, page 12, has been reported. Also in attendance was classmate Wayne Bastian, who was not in the photograph.

The media’s responsibility to our democracy

By Lee Hamilton

Mon, Aug 29th, 2016
Posted in All Commentary

Politicians spend a good bit of their time complaining about the media. But why should they have all the fun? I’m going to join in, though I tend to get upset about different things than most sitting politicians do. You see, I don’t actually m ..... 
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The other view of who you are

By Col. Stan Gudmundson

Mon, Aug 29th, 2016
Posted in Peterson Commentary

Who are you? Do you know? What dumb things to ask, you say, of course I know who I am. True, you may know yourself, but in the world of the lamestream media, on college campuses, and in the view of many in the political establishments, especially ..... 
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Words of wisdom from an old baseball coach

By Jeff Erding

Mon, Aug 29th, 2016
Posted in Wykoff Commentary

Dear readers, I want to share a speech given in 1996 by a retired baseball coach at the annual ABCA coaches’ convention in Nashville. The speaker, John Scolinos, was well respected by his peers, having posted over a thousand wins during a career ..... 
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Surviving the silly season

Mon, Aug 22nd, 2016
Posted in Lanesboro Commentary

By Yvonne Nyenhuis I have it on “good authority” that Donald trump is “secretly a Muslim” and was “born in Kenya!” When we abandon truth, facts and reason the possibilities are endless! It’s a great way to confuse our enemies and ..... 
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One Moment, Please... Echo chambers

Mon, Aug 22nd, 2016
Posted in Preston Commentary

In last week’s issue of the Fillmore County Journal, there was a Letter to the Editor crafted by Aaron Bishop of Harmony and he concluded his piece with the statement “Avoid echo chambers. Cheers.” I’ve been meaning to write a commentary ..... 
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The privilege for which “they” struggled

Fri, Aug 19th, 2016
Posted in Canton Commentary

By Kathie Haynes I took this title mostly from a 1999 book edited by Heidi Bauer and Barbara Stuhler. I say “mostly” because the original title was for which “We” struggled. It is all about Minnesota women of the suffrage movement. You ..... 
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Plastic grocery bags? It’ll cost you

By Sara Snipes

Mon, Aug 15th, 2016
Posted in Harmony Commentary

Europe has been taking some steps towards plastic bags and their impact on the environment. It is now commonplace for Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, and England, who recently just implemented this practice, to charge a fee for using a plastic ba ..... 
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Meet Hillary

Mon, Aug 8th, 2016
Posted in All Commentary

It’s been a crazy summer, hasn’t it? Unfortunately for my homestead, this summer has seen periods of large donations coming from the sky, and my grass has shot up accordingly. Now some of the longtime readers of this column may remember that las ..... 
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