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Two weeks after Donald Trump won election as our 45th president, I made a couple predictions in these pages— namely that the agenda that Trump touted during the campaign would bear little … more
Betty Firth’s column on dogs and cats states the obvious: golden retrievers have more cognitive capacity than do cats (full disclosure: I’ve lived with golden retrievers all my life). She then … more
The announcement last week that Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan will not seek re-election this fall was unexpected, but hardly a surprise. While Nolan had previously announced that he planned … more
The argument about dogs versus cats is not a new one: which are smarter, which make better pets. Many people describe themselves as a “dog person” or a “cat person” even if they have both as … more
Slowly, but surely, health care and community activists in our area are making strides in the fight against addiction to opioid pain relievers. We don’t need to recount the devastation that these … more
My Facebook feed continues to reflect the ongoing woe of Vikings fans everywhere, and it’s reminded me of why I stopped following the gang of purple almost 20 years ago. I grew up in … more
Economic development isn’t what it used to be, and Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board members and Commissioner Mark Phillips are increasingly demonstrating that they understand how times … more
I feel I can honestly say that creativity and madness are linked. I just know it is true….because I’ve lived it and am not afraid to say I’m both creative and exhibit measured levels of … more
The U.S. Forest Service has on obligation to maintain effective wildland firefighting capability in northeastern Minnesota. The region is home to the 2.1 million-acre Superior National Forest, the … more
We are about to partake in some events that lie at the heart of our heartland. Up here in the frigid North, where Mother Nature seems determined to prove that we are as tough as we claim, we could … more
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