Pope My Ride [OPINION]
From the credit where credit is due department, Pope Francis is practicing what he preaches. He has ditched the luxury cars favored by his predecessors, and has been traveling in a Ford Focus.
Back to the Future – Mayor Mike Huether’s Capital Improvement Plan [OPINION]
The Mayor of Sioux Falls, Mike Huether, has released a $429 million capital improvements plan for the next four years.
Corporate Traitors – Tax Avoidance is Not Patriotism [COMMENTARY]
A just released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report tells us what we already knew. Our most profitable corporations are tax dodgers.
Column: A Vote for Convenience
Tuesday’s school board election for Sioux Falls may have had a measly 3.7% turnout, but lack of convenience is certainly not to blame.
Column: Lone Star, No Oversight
The deaths resulting from the explosion of the West, Texas fertilizer plant were preventable, making them all the more tragic.
Column: Radicals, Fervor and Isms
The war on terrorism will never be the same, and that is a good thing.
Shrine Circus Worth the Trip
As many of my journeys are wont to do, it began spontaneously, in error, and late.
Column: Boston Marathon Bombing – A Week of Highs and Lows
Now that we have had a chance to catch our collective breath, there are lessons to be learned from looking back at the week that had all of us addicted to news.
Column: Power Lines, Preparation and the Private Sector
There were a lot of people complaining last week about how long it took Xcel energy to get the power back on for many of its customers.
Column: Revenue Needed
Volunteerism is one of the noblest aspects of humanity. Anyone who is willing and able to volunteer for this effort should do so. Let’s be clear though, the city shouldn’t need volunteers.