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Give Jason Metsa credit for starting a debate that most legislators would rather not touch— legalization of marijuana for personal use in Minnesota. Metsa, a Virginia DFLer, is proposing to put the … more
Lynn Elizabeth O’Hara and William Allen Stone were united in the bonds of civil matrimony on Feb. 13, 2017, during a 3:35 p.m. wedding at the Cook County Courthouse in Grand Marais, Minnesota​. … more
Recently the writing group I attend, Writers Read, chose a writing assignment using the prompt, “I don’t remember.” That may sound kind of strange: how can you write about what you don’t … more
I’ve written a lot over the years about quality of life in our communities here in the North Country. To me, the best way to build a sustainable and successful local economy is to make your small … more
I’m out of my usual mode...telling stories about funny adventures, parenting drama, or trips to the big house. It’s all because of what I witnessed in full-force last weekend, what I saw all over … more
In the midst of a week intense with activity and commitments, my head is swimming with rich possibilities for this column, so many that I would like to wrap them up quickly in my hand like balls of … more
When it comes to politics, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day distractions tossed out by players on both sides of the politic debates that keep Washington roiling. But it helps, at times, … more
I can hardly believe it’s almost New Year’s Eve. I’ve been appreciating the holidays and leaving my recent hospital experience in the past. I have had no more symptoms of heart agitation and no … more
Since you will be receiving this two days before Christmas, it’s too late for many of the topics I could choose, such as eliminating consumerism from Christmas and your household; finding someone … more
Perhaps one of the greatest ironies of the recent presidential election is this: It was Bill Clinton who planted the seeds of Hillary’s defeat. Without question, the most consequential action of … more
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