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The July 24 Timberjay editorial, “Greenwood pay raise”, outlined and did justice to a number of ills that have plagued the Greenwood Town Board. I saved it for an occasional reread. The Greenwood … more
In a recent letter to the editor, Kathy Abuso, president of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, painted a rosy picture of their certification of Minnesota DNR’s state forest lands, implying that … more
I am writing in regards to the July 3 article, Conservationists May Challenge Certification of State Forest Lands, by Marshall Helmberger. This article raises important considerations regarding … more
A researcher at Arizona State University estimates there is $3.316 billion worth of metal particles in American sewage. No one is suggesting it’s feasible to recover this treasure, but it does … more
The Tower Farmers Market opens on Friday, June 19, at the usual place and time - the Historic Train Depot on Main Street from 4 to 6 p.m. This is our seventh year of bringing fresh local produce, … more
It’s really too bad that barriers are being thrown in the way of the business re-launch of Sue Schurke’s Northwoods Apparel. It is obvious Sue truly loves what she does and wants to succeed. In … more
Following the dubious lead of Texas, the Oklahoma legislature just passed a bill that bans local governments from banning fracking in their jurisdictions – this after fracking has been linked to a … more
In a letter in the May 1 edition, Gerald Tyler et al highlight the National Park and Wilderness Waters Protection Act (HR 1796) and the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters. HR 1796 is a step … more
MaryBeth and I would like to congratulate the cast, the director and whoever else was responsible for Once Upon a Wolf, the  first play presented April 23 at the Vermilion Country School.  … more
Sixteen thousand, six hundred seventy-eight.  That’s the number of people in northeastern Minnesota who work in tourism, leisure and hospitality, according to the most recent figures from … more
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