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Moving day is getting closer! I’ve got our “can’t thank ‘em enuff” local moving company reserved for July 7 at 8 a.m. sharp. Plus, my son, his girlfriend and Bill’s friend with truck, … more
Practically every time I finish a column, I feel dissatisfied, regretting what I had to lop off and the parts I never got to in the first place. I reassure myself, “I can always write a Part II,” … more
With city officials in Tower beginning to take a closer look at blight in the community, perhaps it’s time they look a little closer to home. Anyone paying attention is no doubt aware that … more
When you ask someone why they joined a volunteer fire department, the common response is “to give back to the community.” It was my motivation when I walked into the Town of French Fire Hall … more
What makes people tick? That question has intrigued me throughout my life, and the longer I ask, the more layered become the answers. Along the way, I have asked, for example, how can people … more
“In the century in which we live, the Democratic Party has received the support of the electorate only when the party, with absolute clarity, has been the champion of progressive and liberal … more
Do you ever have moments when you think, “God I’ve been on this planet for a long time!” When it all seems to swirl in a cyclical frenzy of spring flower pots to enduring sweaty-sticky … more
Listening. It’s really not complicated but most of us are really bad at it most of the time. Sometimes it’s because we’re talking too much, but often it’s because we’re thinking too much … more
A new study produced by Mining Minnesota highlights the major impact of taconite mining on the region’s economy, and contrasts that to what it claims is a much-smaller impact from the tourism … more
I’ve always thought it would be a kick to work with wood and even make some furniture and was fascinated with the unique and often whimsical designs of bent willow rustic furniture…traditional … more
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