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For expectant parents, there is no shortage of books or blogs offering advice on child-rearing. But at the other end of life, when we come to deal with failing parents, it seems each family is left … more
Is 233 years of constitutional rule in the United States of America about to come to an end? That’s a disturbing yet highly relevant question as the U.S. Senate seeks to decide how to move … more
Next week, we begin a new decade knowing that the clock is ticking. The overwhelming scientific consensus is informing humanity with increasing urgency that climate change threatens to create a … more
On a bitter cold Tuesday night, Dec.17, well over two dozen people gathered on a street corner in Virginia to support the impeachment of Donald Trump. It was a bold decision to grab our signs and … more
REGIONAL—From 1890 to 1910, timber speculators and lumbermen patented most of the valuable pine lands in north-central Minnesota—the homeland of the Bois Forte Ojibwe. By the 1920s, dams … more
I once made up my mind to get a divorce on Christmas morning. My alcoholic husband had not come home. It wasn’t the first time, and Christmas wasn’t his holiday, but this was my Christmas … more
Sen. Tom Bakk spoke the truth at a recent community joint powers board meeting in Ely, and in doing so he highlighted why those concerned with the risks posed by the just-released Twin Metals mine … more
The poohbahs currently populating the establishment media landscape these days have one consistent message about the state of the race for the Democratic nomination— be very afraid of anyone with a … more
Last week’s presentation in Tower on the state of emergency medical services in the region by Virginia Fire and Ambulance Chief Allen Lewis was informative without offering a clear path forward— … more
On the heels of the penultimate snowstorm, I drove the 317 miles to Rochester, on what turned out to be a beautiful day and a delightful drive, much to my surprise. The highways were bone dry, except … more
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