Opinion
BY THOMAS KEARNEY Have you ever wondered what purpose “ranking” our community schools serves? How does that assist our children? It seems that people generally want to be associated with a “winner,” almost as if to take some credit for the leading side’s accomplishments. We seem to want to...Read More
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To the editor: For years, Stillwater and the business community have been trying to lure area residents back into the downtown area. One of the events they’ve employed over the years to help with this is the classic car show every Wednesday evening during the summer. It worked, and people flocked ...Read More
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Don’t look for Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to be on the cover of Time magazine anytime soon, but it’s obvious that from an economic standpoint, Minnesota is a state that works. As you might recall, years ago, Gov. Wendell Anderson was pictured on the cover of Time magazine holding up a fish to il...Read More
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This time of year, it would be understandable to hibernate and not leave home until spring. But you would be putting your health at risk. Participating in community life is good for you, and social interactions that create quality connections contribute to good brain health. Lifestyle choices that p...Read More
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BY BUFF GRACE If my Facebook post-feed is an accurate indication, there are large numbers of people frustrated that churches tell them what to believe. This surprises me because my church (Episcopal) stopped doing that decades ago. Yet studies do show that while people consider spirituality valuable...Read More
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