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Minnesota has a Confederate symbol --EMDASH-- and it is going to keep it
Hubbard County Law Enforcement Incidents
Menahga City Council delays grant application for bike path
County board tables decision on property dispute in Akeley
Teamsters Local 320 threatens Hubbard County with possible labor strike
Northwoods Triathlon binds Engebretson family
Fisher defends Women's Club Championship
Grossinger, Agre defend Northwoods Triathlon titles
Taylor captures first Men's Club Championship
Midway wins Region 14C title, advances to state tournament
Robert "Bob" E. Andrus
Mason J. Smith
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Tracy Lee Nordahl-Raidt
Basic Business Cents: Learning about your processes
Carters upgrade look of Red Wagon Market
Rob Belanger named Sanford Bagley's administrative director
Women helping women
A stretch a day keeps the doctor away
'Farewell Milwaukee' wraps up 2nd Street Stage
Enjoy big band music at next Noon Hour Concert
Muhm featured poet for First City Poetry Reads
Australian blues singer at Sounds of Spirit Lake
'4ontheFloor' returns to 2nd Street Stage
Weaver poses questions regarding fishing tournaments
Upcoming North Country Trail hikes planned
Favorite summer crappie fishing patterns
Floating the Crow Wing River
Biologists monitoring wolf movements near Duluth
Administration in a hurry to get building design
'Toolkit' support letters confusing
'Operation Pollinator' is good, but RDO can do more
Letter to Editor: Rep. Green should represent us all
Supporting a free press
Heads up, Moscow mule lovers: That copper mug could be poisoning you
Recipes: Back to school
U.S. Navy Capt. from Park Rapids completes tour in CJTF-HOA
December 3, 2015
Mail route leads to changing names
When I married Beverly Butler (now Eartha ─ same wife) there were thousands of Butler grain bins and steel buildings all over North Dakota. I assumed Beverly’s family was the grain bin and steel building family and I was marrying into a very sweet future. Visions of sugar plums...
December 3, 2015 - 9:16am
November 29, 2015
Commentary: Always on my mind
I am writing today about mindfulness. Mindfulness is a form of meditation, practiced by paying close attention to what is happening in your present moment, and observing your thoughts and feelings from a distance without judging them good or bad. Let me confess (as you would quickly...
November 29, 2015 - 10:08am
Commentary: Don't forget about Pakistan
While much of the world was focused on the terrorist attacks in Paris last week, a visit to the United States by General Raheel Sharif of Pakistan had largely gone under the radar. This makes the second high-ranking official to visit Washington in the past month as Pakistan Prime...
November 29, 2015 - 10:06am
November 25, 2015
My family finds much to be thankful for this year and every year
It’s good to be thankful every day, not just on turkey day. That’s an easy thing to say as we’re all caught up in running our lives, trying not to let our lives run us. First and foremost, I am thankful for health and happiness blessing our little family. I’m thankful my...
November 25, 2015 - 9:26am
November 23, 2015
Denying refugees is against Western values
The terrorist attack on Nov. 13 in Paris has brought on a flood of emotion for the people in Europe. In the United States, it brought back memories of the 9/11 attacks. However, if we look back on the Western response to the 9/11 attacks and what we are dealing with now in Iraq and...
November 23, 2015 - 9:27am
September 13, 2015
Commentary: Memories of 9-11 attacks remain vivid
The images emerging from the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack on the World Trade Center remain as unbelievable now as they did on the television screen that fateful day. It seemed the entire country enjoyed that bright, blue September morning, the same in Manhatten as it was in Bismarck,...
September 13, 2015 - 9:36am
September 10, 2015
Commentary: What ever happened to Vo-Tech education?
When I came to Minnesota in 1971, as a high school Industrial Arts teacher, this state was a national leader in vocational-technical education. Vo-tech schools were vibrantly operating all across the state - approximately one hour from any community. Students could receive quality...
September 10, 2015 - 9:18am
August 31, 2015
Hummel: Water, water everywhere?
When I was a kid, our Dad drove our family out to visit Uncle Dave and Aunt Kate at the farm where Dad grew up. When we got near the farm, we stopped, all got out of the car and went to a familiar spring for a sip of water. The spring was a bowl in the prairie, about the size of...
August 31, 2015 - 12:31pm
August 26, 2015
Commentary: Enbridge dedicated to pipeline integrity management
During the Public Utilities Commission and Department of Commerce’s public information and scoping meetings for Enbridge’s Line 3 Replacement Project in Park Rapids last week there were numerous questions about the deactivation of Line 3 once the new Line 3 is constructed, pending...
August 26, 2015 - 10:51am
August 20, 2015
A stroll down 'Memory Main'
A walk along downtown Main Avenue in Park Rapids over the weekend was a stroll through local history and a snapshot of how communities evolve....
August 20, 2015 - 8:51am
August 16, 2015
Commentary: Friends of the Headwaters has issues with Line3
Friends of the Headwaters (FOH) believes that the State of Minnesota, the MN Public Utilities Commission and the MN Department of Commerce are premature in having scheduled a series of public meetings on Enbridge pipeline company’s proposed Line 3 Replacement. Given the data and...
August 16, 2015 - 9:32pm
May 11, 2015
Commentary : Happy Mother’s Day from your friends at Companeros and the Dorset House
So many years of fixing, extreme cleaning, excitement, anticipation, food prepping, talking, planning, and old and new friends coming together with one common purpose! Mother’s Day is upon us again and for the first time in 30 years, we won’t be doing what all of us have so...
May 11, 2015 - 9:20am
April 15, 2015
Commentary: Dayton continues high spending, high taxes
On April 9, Governor Dayton gave his State of the State Address on the floor of the Minnesota House of Representatives. I thought it was an interesting speech, if for no other reason than at times he seemed to be talking out of both sides of his mouth. For instance, the governor...
April 15, 2015 - 3:23pm
Commentary: Minnesota needs a transportation fix
By HARLAN MADSEN As a crop and dairy farmer, I could skimp on fertilizing my crops for a couple of years to cut costs; however, my yields will be reduced over time. Most notably, the nutritional value of my crops will be lowered for our dairy herd resulting in substantially reduced...
April 15, 2015 - 3:21pm
April 1, 2015
Commentary: Small towns, taxpayers prioritized in House road and bridge funding proposal
With the goal of providing long-term, sustainable revenue for Minnesota’s roads and bridges, House Republicans have brought forward a $7 billion funding proposal that meets our statewide needs without raising anyone’s taxes. The Road and Bridge Act of 2015 would repurpose roughly...
April 1, 2015 - 6:03pm