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Consider for a moment the implications of President Trump’s astonishing statements on the protests and violence in Charlottesville, and the revisionist affect his words have on America’s history. … more
It’s my anniversary month! When I started working at the Timberjay nine years ago, I was hired to do the graphic design, in other words, create ads. These days my work has expanded beyond our … more
We hear the litany of woe from our politicians almost every day. The crumbling middle class, deteriorating inner cities, dying small towns, budget deficits and national debt, crumbling infrastructure … more
Imagine waking up one morning and finding that your county, your local school, and area health care providers no longer recognized you as the mother or father of your teenage child. It has the … more
Hey, there’s a guy with a drill hanging honeycomb-cellular-shades in my new living room! I just smiled so broadly as he took down a set of dusty, dark green metal blinds with broken pull cords and … more
While it’s often my tendency to look into the nooks and crannies of experiences and psyches that are more intriguing than the bland, surface niceties, I finished my last column determined to write … more
Elected officials in our region have been consistent in recent years about one aspect of the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely. If the mine can’t be done safely and in a way that … more
If you want to understand why so many Americans, including many of us right here in northeastern Minnesota, feel that the system is rigged from top-to-bottom in favor of those with connections and … more
An exchange this week between Timberjay Managing Editor Marshall Helmberger and St. Louis County Commissioner Keith Nelson provides an excellent occasion to highlight how we go about gathering the … more
Can we maintain a governable society without a shared objective reality? That’s the fundamental question raised each time we hear people, most particularly the current President of the United … more
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