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Aaah! The garden is finally planted. It’s July already and some folks say that the 4th marks the end of the first half of summer! So now, if we get a little more sunshine, a big priority on our … more
Plenty of national media thought they saw something surprising in President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Duluth— a signal that Trump and his campaign team believe Minnesota and its ten … more
Want a case study in the downside of tariffs? Look no further than the newspaper industry, where virtually every newspaper in the country is being forced to reduce their page counts and their … more
In 1924, Seale Harris, MD, discovered hypoglycemia, which was also called hyperthyroidism. He explained the roller coaster of energy and mood swings caused by ingesting sugar and other carbs that … more
The stunning pace at which the norms and ideals that have guided the American experiment for the past 240 years are being upended in Washington, D.C., is both disorienting and disturbing. A country … more
America’s federal courts are supposed to be the great equalizer. While the costs of litigation can certainly limit the ability of some to have their day in court, the federal judiciary is, for … more
Every November I’m invited to share in the family hunting ritual of pulling the deer in from the woods. Amidst the huffing and puffing, one of us manages to exclaim, “ Well, we just passed our … more
There’s new evidence in a study from the Economic Policy Institute that points to better economic outcomes from left-leaning economic policies than those advocated by conservatives. EPI’s … more
As we reported last week, the lack of sufficient net in-migration of new residents, particularly young people, to our region is one of the factors limiting workforce availability here in northeastern … more
The North Country has a major workforce challenge and a child care crisis that is only worsening the situation. Which means it’s time to get serious about solutions. As we report this week, the … more
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