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Enbridge hopes to see Line 3 pipeline installed next year
2 killed after ATV falls into Minnesota lake
BRICKS AND CLICKS: Federal, state, county efforts benefit Hubbard County businesses
BRICK AND CLICKS: Putting customer first is key for area retailers
Holiday season brings fire dangers
Vikings fire offensive coordinator John DeFilippo after another ugly loss
Three Panthers win titles at Crookston Invitational
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
Balanced scoring attack keys Cass Lake's win over Tigers
Zimmel's overtime goal lifts Storm past Panthers
Charles A. Clark
Austin David Bacon
Mark Milton Randall
Libuse "Libby" Tweedale
Detroit Lakes apparel firm puts shoplifters to work
Stauber’s first act: clear path for PolyMet
The last Christmas: Central Minnesota tree farm to close, neighbor faces uncertain future
Operation Round Up distributes $30,000
Environmental groups appeal PolyMet mine permits
Place a Business Announcement
Fargo store sells winning lottery ticket — $25,000 a year for life
Guys from Minnesota’s lake country create popular YouTube channel just being themselves
HOOKED ON BOOKS: Trouble with magic school: You hate to graduate
Classic tale of treasure to be told
Classic Chorale concert will include living nativity
DNR adjusts Leech Lake walleye regulations
LEPS & ODES: Butterflies have 'dynamic' population fluctuations
BIRDWISE: Birds may be scarce, but birding is 'in'
Mountain lion found dead near Nimrod in north-central Minnesota
Largest jack pine in U.S. confirmed in Voyageurs Park
EDITORIAL: David can beat Goliath in retail
KLOBUCHAR COMMENTARY: Developing a more effective flu vaccine is critical
Bursack: Sibling caregiver criticism ramps up over holiday visits
OPINION: Victim-blaming rape culture normalizes abuse
COMMENTARY: Thank you for voter participation
What you need in your winter survival kit
Recipes: Back to school
August 18, 2018
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
July 14, 2018
IT'S OUR TURN: Consider ranked-choice voting system
When Minnesota's 2017-18 legislative session ended on May 20, one thing that ended with it was the latest go-around of an effort to ban ranked-choice voting (RCV). Left on the table were House File 3690 and Senate File 3325. They would have prohibited political entities in Minnesota...
July 14, 2018 - 12:30pm
July 11, 2018
COMMENTARY: What the pledge means
You know the Pledge of Allegiance, probably by heart. You may recite it only occasionally or get the chance several times a week. Sometimes, I'm guessing, you say it mechanically, and other times filled with deep meaning. I hope it's more often the latter,because here's what's remarkable...
July 11, 2018 - 11:15am
July 3, 2018
COMMENTARY: A holiday reminder about aquatic invasive species in Hubbard County
Now that summer is upon us, many people in the area and from out of town are flocking to the pristine water of Hubbard County. While out on...
July 3, 2018 - 12:20pm
Commentary: We should stop lowering the flags for mass shootings
Last night the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump was refusing to order the nation’s flags lowered as a gesture to the awful...
July 3, 2018 - 9:54am
June 27, 2018
LETTER TO EDITOR: Replace worn American flags
I wonder why our U.S. flag has to be flown tattered and torn. We love our country, right? I'm a vet and have had to ask people why their flag needs to be in the shape it is when it's not hard to get a new one. If nothing else, replace our flag with Old Glory for the veterans that...
June 27, 2018 - 7:00am