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I’ve spent a lot of time in skilled nursing homes and other facilities that offer assisted living to aging folks. For many years, my professional work took me into places designed for old people … more
Can Minnesota find a way to protect wild rice, and, perhaps, save ourselves in the process? It’s a question that’s particularly relevant with the Legislature back in session. For the past … more
We haven’t left Ireland yet, but this is the last leg of my journey. In the previous installments of my three-part Ireland adventure, I’d been to Dublin, Giant’s Causeway, and visited the … more
With the Legislature now in session, improving telecommunications in rural Minnesota should be near the top of the to-do list for lawmakers. As legislators continue to grapple with how to bring … more
I have been reading and thinking a lot about our emotional balance: happiness, hopefulness, satisfaction, anger, apathy, and depression. Why is it that we are more optimistic at times and why is it … more
This week’s untimely passing of longtime state legislator Tom Rukavina is a huge loss to both his family and to the Iron Range he loved and fought for throughout his political career. Known … more
This is the last letter to the editor we received from Tom Rukavina (who over the years submitted many). At the request of a reader, we are posting it on our website.... Marshall, Your editorial … more
As reported in the Dec. 7 edition of the Timberjay, Interior Department notes and memoranda from 1965 and 1966, provide extraordinary insight into the discussions that led federal officials to issue … more
Both the teachers and administrators in the Ely School District should sit down and resolve the 17 separate claims that teachers recently filed in conciliation court in Virginia. All sides can … more
It’s December 21! Only four more days ’til Christmas so what else is there to think about but merriment, music, family, and food! And when we talk food, it’s a veritable food-a-palooza!! I bet … more
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