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One of the perks of reporting on natural resource issues, such as the decline of the region’s moose population, is that, on occasion, those working on the issue will provide you with valuable and … more
Cook began pursing its dream of a new youth and community center more than a half dozen years ago. This week that dream became a reality, thanks to a small army of volunteers who not only helped … more
An astonishing abuse of power. That’s the only way to describe the events leading up to last Friday’s special meeting in Greenwood Township, during which the town board voted 4-1 to approve … more
The Jan. 29 Timberjay had a great article about the Duluth visit of Bernie Sanders. Pat and I happened to be in the Cities that day so we went to his 7 p.m. campaign stop in St. Paul. We were at the … more
The Greenwood Township special meeting on Friday, Jan. 29, was yet another display of the lack of leadership, and poor governance, that exists in Greenwood Township. Employee contracts were the … more
The announcement late last Wednesday that Glencore had agreed to loan PolyMet another $11 million to pay for an update to its definitive feasibility study, was greeted by some as a piece of good … more
My mom was an alcoholic who never admitted it nor figured out the recovery part. She and my dad, when they were still together, had an active social life that revolved around and swam in alcohol. … more
Volunteer firefighter CONTRACTS? Now I have heard it all! Greenwood will hold a special meeting on Friday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. to deliberate and possibly vote on contracts for several Greenwood … more
For more than three decades, Scenic Rivers has been this region’s fastest-growing health care provider. That position has been strengthened by the investments in health and dental care made by … more
If you want to know how and why the growing inequality of wealth and income in the U.S. is distorting our economy and our politics, consider the game of poverty poker. For those of you unfamiliar … more
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