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Minnesota police officer charged in ND with assaulting handcuffed woman
Phishing scam hits Minnesota state agency; 21,000 accounts affected
Keith Ellison's divorce records unsealed: Congressman said he was abused
Almost half of US births happen outside marriage, signaling cultural shift
Nevis holds inaugural Firemen's Ball
GROWING TOGETHER: Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
Local runners compete in Bemidji Blue Ox races
Panthers ready to make a push in 8AAA playoffs
UNC girls capture Park Region title
Tigers coast to three wins
Johnny Lee Johnson
Hixon E. Borstad
Harsey K. Scott, Jr
Janine Lynn (Larson) Weideman
State jobless rate drops to 2.8 percent in September
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
Is hemp Minnesota's next big crop?
'A lot of anxiety' as wet, snowy weather delays harvest
Exporters say trade agreement just the 'tip of the iceberg'
Place a Business Announcement
Keith Urban rocks Grand Forks
Adam Thielen's cousin co-authors new book about his rise from small-town boy to NFL star
Norwegian-Americans sought for Norwegian reality show
Everyone loves Ed: Sheeran a star among stars as he heads to Fargodome
Awkward Duluth newscast banter lands on Jimmy Fallon
GROWING TOGETHER: Leave the leaves for a healthier lawn
Minnesota youth deer season gets underway Thursday
Minnesota promoter, innovator among 2019 inductees into Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
BWCAW turns 40: Boundary Waters Act of 1978 was far from a sure thing
A timeline of BWCAW history
HUBBARD COUNTY DFL: A government of, for and by the people is best
LETTER TO EDITOR: Does 'no parking' still mean 'no parking'?
COMMENTARY: What it means to live in polarized times
Vote early in person or by mail
GUEST EDITORIAL: Community journalism matters because communities matter
What you need in your winter survival kit
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
August 29, 2018
GUEST EDITORIAL: The Four horsemen of marriage...and politics
The following is from the New York Times: "Many (Democrats and Republicans) despise each other, and to a degree that political scientists and pollsters say has gotten significantly worse over the last 50 years. ... Members of the two parties are more likely today to describe each...
August 29, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 25, 2018
COMMENTARY: Attend League of Women Voters' local candidate forums
One of the easiest ways to become an informed voter is to go to the Secretary of State's website (www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting/whats-on-my-ballot)...
August 25, 2018 - 9:09am
August 22, 2018
GUEST EDITORIAL: Look at the science, not scare tactics, of glyphosate herbicide
Earlier this month, a jury awarded a former school groundskeeper $289.2 million, determining that Monsanto failed to warn him of the dangers posed by his use of the company's glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup. The verdict has been cheered by opponents of herbicides and genetic modification...
August 22, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 20, 2018
Bill Marcil Jr.: Farm kids are better than city kids
That's it. I have been saying this for the last two years since my son was born: He should be raised on a farm. Farm kids are better than city...
August 20, 2018 - 8:01am
August 18, 2018
GUEST EDITORIAL: Court recording decision is a good start
Slowly, slowly, the Minnesota judicial system moves closer to the openness in Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota courtrooms. A pilot project on video and audio coverage of criminal proceedings proved successful, so the Minnesota Supreme Court this month appropriately made permanent...
August 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
COMMENTARY: Your legal rights: Student loan assistance scams
Student loan debt has reached historic levels in the U.S. Over 40 million Americans owe over $1.4 trillion in student loans. Student loan assistance...
August 18, 2018 - 11:01am
August 15, 2018
EDITORIAL: A free, independent press is one of Constitution's sacred principles
We've been complacent. We thought everybody knew how important a free press was to our world and that all this talk about us being the enemy of the people would be dismissed for the silliness that it is. But the reckless attacks have continued, instigated and encouraged by our president....
August 15, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2018
LETTER TO EDITOR: Edelmans reflect on Northwoods connections
Old timers may remember the house fire on St. Patrick's Day in 1979 that took the lives of Eugene "Ike" and Anna Edelman. The Edelmans had homesteaded 240 acres four miles east of Itasca State Park, just inside Hubbard County and raised 17 children. Eugene worked the mines at Hibbing...
August 11, 2018 - 9:39am
ASK THE SHERIFF: How does law enforcement handle property disputes?
Question: What is the process for law enforcement when dealing with two neighbors having a property line dispute? Answer: Your sheriff's office deals with this on a regular basis. Sometimes we are able to make both sides happy; sometimes we end up with only one party being satisfied,...
August 11, 2018 - 8:00am
August 8, 2018
COMMENTARY: Fighting fires, fighting cancer
When firefighters like Jeff Laskowske from Albert Lea arrive at a fire, they are fully aware of the dangers they face from the flames and smoke. But Jeff, and millions of other firefighters like him, are exposing themselves to another deadly risk each time they show up to work: cancer....
August 8, 2018 - 11:30am
August 3, 2018
Letter to the Editor: County board knows jurisdiction/control statute
The State Auditor Rebecca Otto in her recent audit report found that the Hubbard County Board of Commissioners are not in compliance with state statute by removing wording relating to "jurisdiction and control" of the Heritage Living Center Board in the 2007 amended Heritage by-laws....
August 3, 2018 - 12:27pm
July 28, 2018
COMMENTARY: WIC celebrates World Breastfeeding Week
The St. Joseph's Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program is celebrating Minnesota Breastfeeding Awareness Month in August and World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1-7. This year's theme focuses on "Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life." The week helps raise awareness of the importance of...
July 28, 2018 - 2:00pm
COMMENTARY: How do I know if I'm a caregiver?
So often I meet people in the community who start to tell their story and when I say, "You do know you are a caregiver, right?" they will often disagree and say that "I am doing what any good husband/wife/child would do in this situation." So here is what the definition of a caregiver...
July 28, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 25, 2018
COMMENTARY: Primaries: The forgotten elections
Primaries are the forgotten elections. It's summer. There are a million things to do in the north county: swimming, fishing, boating, skiing,...
July 25, 2018 - 1:00pm
July 18, 2018
COMMENTARY: Don't just follow the crowd on "crowdfunding" websites
People hear on the news that someone in their community has lost her home in a fire or a spouse to an illness. They want to help, so search...
July 18, 2018 - 3:00pm