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Guest editorial: 2013 Legislature’s legacy — Why? We can do better

May 30, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders convened in January with a common goal of “progress for Minnesotans on education, job creation and better government.” Four months later, the Legislature’s adjournment left more questions than achievements. Continue Reading

Letter: War policy must come to end

May 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

I immediately recognized last September the Benghazi attack and official response was a marked departure from American foreign policy. Continue Reading

UPDATE 11 a.m.: Willmar, Minn., aquatic center has no health concerns

July 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR There has been no spike in swimming-related illnesses in the Willmar area, and the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center will continue to operate as usual, city officials said today. Continue Reading

Olson receives state coaching award for speech/theater efforts

May 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ADRIAN Speechless? Not Jason Olson. It would take more than notification of his selection as the 2012 Minnesota recipient of the National Federation of High Schools’ Outstanding Speech, Debate and Theatre Educator of the Year award to leave Olson without words. Continue Reading

KTD Medallion found at Olson Park

September 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Would Paycheck stay at a hotel or a park? That was the question Carole Weise of Worthington asked herself as she tried to decipher the first clue of the King Turkey Day medallion hunt. Continue Reading

Projects still reap benefits of E.O. Olson Trust Fund

May 22, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Standing along a berm just a mile or so north of Worthington, one can hear the tall grasses blowing in the breeze, water flowing over a dam, a pair of geese squawking about their new guests and, in the distance, a pheasant rooster cackling as he forages for food. Continue Reading

Olson Lake making a comeback in west central Minn.

May 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Olson Lake is a 124-acre, shallow water lake that was once a waterfowl hunter’s Mecca and could be soon again.
It’s part of a 450-acre Waterfowl Production Area, and the protected grassland on the property are as popular with pheasant hunters as the lake will again be for waterfowl hunters.
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Restored waterfowl lake site in west central Minnesota to remember Adam Hoekstra

May 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Timely answer to an untimely death
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Clearing hydrants

December 29, 2010 in West Central Tribune

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County faces gaps in mental health needs

December 21, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

When asked what they wanted, Anna Olson and Jane Callaway explained they weren’t asking for anything, but just wanted to provide information to the Douglas County Board of commissioners. Continue Reading