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I moved to Minneapolis amazed by the squeaky-clean city full of amazing parks and lakes, with alleys that were in better shape than the streets of Chicago, my home for the previous year. At the time … more
Protect and Serve. That is the motto of police services around the country, but those words rang hollow recently in Minneapolis when a police officer named Derek Chauvin casually snuffed the life out … more
These days, I’ll suddenly pause in the middle of something and think, “Wow, 67 years old. I’m gettin’ up there!” Sometimes, it’s when I’m doing something … more
When it comes to business, there’s long been a theory that bigger is better. And we’ve seen that theory at work in recent years in the newspaper world as venture capital firms and larger … more
The symptoms were unmistakable.First came the wildly patterned and brightly colored blotches on the upper torso, often matched by similar displays on the ankles. Constriction around the waist and … more
In a democracy, we expect transparency in government. Unfortunately, sometimes those elected to public office would rather avoid the accountability that comes with public scrutiny. That’s what … more
Last week mothers all over the country were honored, or to the chagrin of some, overlooked by their children. Grandmas and great-grandmas and first-time mothers and many-times over mothers received … more
“What I don’t think has sunk in yet, is this thing is going to be with us at least until we get really good therapeutics, or we get herd immunity, or we get a vaccine.” Those were … more
[Note: This is a paid letter to the editor. The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not  reflect the opinions of the Timberjay.] To the Editor:I am a taxpaying … more
One of the delightful benefits of the social lockdown is that I’m periodically having longer phone conversations with my children. This week I received a call from my older son. It came after a … more
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