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A delightful phenomenon is sweeping across the country and is particularly strong in our region. In the past 20 years, the number of folk schools in the U.S. has grown to about 100, according to … more
The Tower City Council needs to take the reins from a zoning administrator who is clearly unsure how to do her job and who threatens to embroil the city in a potential lawsuit— one that the city is … more
Here’s a statistic that encapsulates the political moment we’re in today: The 400 richest Americans now have as much wealth as the bottom 62 percent of us. And just the three richest of those … more
Imagine getting a call in the middle of the night to go rescue a stranger who’s lost deep in the woods, miles from the nearest road. In the winter. When it’s 30 degrees below zero outside. And … more
Facebook marks 15 years, but do we really understand what it is? Isn’t it strange how time flies? The last post you saw on Facebook or Instagram from 10 minutes ago could feel like years in the … more
Wow! Another -30 below morning. Dozens of pine grosbeaks are lined up in formation on the electric wire that connects the house to the pole stationed just outside the kitchen window. They are waiting … more
Representatives of the U.S. Forest Service, particularly those serving on the Superior National Forest, have been under fire in recent weeks as a result of the breakdown in the Boundary Waters … more
Bassing has the best interests of the township at hearWell, it seems as though the Greenwood slander machine has kicked into high gear as they appear to be afraid of the possibility of having an … more
The Tower City Council voted 2-1-2 on Monday to undertake an ill-defined and open-ended investigation of a sitting mayor for an opinion he expressed as a private citizen. If the very idea leaves you … more
I turned sixty on Christmas Eve and while some who are older look at me with envy and remark, “Oh, you’re nothing but a spring chicken!”...I haven’t been feeling it. I gotta be honest, all … more
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