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The story began with a young girl who grew up in Watts, a south side neighborhood of Los Angeles, worlds away from her rural Louisiana home. Her family was part of the Great Migration that began in … more
Should the elderly in rural parts of Minnesota be allowed to age in place? That’s a critical question given the lack of many in-home services for frail seniors in rural parts of the state. … more
If you followed this year’s elections, at some point the question probably occurred to you: Why do people do this? The endless campaign events, the constant scrutiny… and increasingly, … more
The Department of Natural Resources has a credibility gap. Just ask any deer hunter in northeastern Minnesota after the worst regular firearms deer season in years. We hear the complaints just about … more
Who remembers the good old days when coaches would turn their collective heads the other way as star college athletes would get paid under the table for their talent by unscrupulous boosters who … more
Rep. Pete Stauber should pay close attention to the returns from the Nov. 8 election, particularly from the traditional seven-county Arrowhead. While Stauber won re-election by a fairly comfortable … more
As I write on this election night, I am aware of being in limbo, a feeling I have had for several days. As electioneering wound down, there was nothing more I could do except cross my fingers and … more
It’s often said that generals prefer to fight the last war, which is another way of noting that we tend to address circumstances in the present based on how we responded to similar … more
For the past few months, as the country has slogged through the murky waters of mid-term election campaigning, I’ve struggled with a frequent need to “do something!” I guess the … more
One of the questions that every voter should be asking themselves as they head to the polls next Tuesday is whether to vote on the status of the country, the state, or their community today, or on … more
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