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The federal government is already hiring workers to help conduct the 2020 U.S. census, which officially gets underway on April 1 of next year. Even as federal officials ramp up their efforts … more
It appears the tide may have turned on copper-nickel mining in Minnesota, and that’s going to have ramifications in both the DFL primary and in the general election this fall. As we reported last … more
On the heels of the penultimate snowstorm, I drove the 317 miles to Rochester, on what turned out to be a beautiful day and a delightful drive, much to my surprise. The highways were bone dry, except … more
In his classic book, “13 Ways to Kill Your Community,” Doug Griffiths puts “Don’t Attract Business” at Number Two. We all know that attracting new businesses to our small communities is … more
Retirement has been known to offer “golden opportunities”, but this summer has offered something better than anything I could have expected. Introducing… “B & K Handywork … more
On the long list of strategic errors and ethical misjudgments by the Democratic Party establishment, one of the worst examples of both has been the party’s failure under presidents Bill Clinton and … more
Survivors of last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida, responded to the devastating experience they had lived through by taking action. The students came together to grieve and comfort … more
With the Legislature now in session, improving telecommunications in rural Minnesota should be near the top of the to-do list for lawmakers. As legislators continue to grapple with how to bring … more
We haven’t left Ireland yet, but this is the last leg of my journey. In the previous installments of my three-part Ireland adventure, I’d been to Dublin, Giant’s Causeway, and visited the … more
Asking questions. There are few tasks more critical to the workings of a newspaper as it serves its vital watchdog role. We ask questions most often to ensure accuracy. But sometimes we ask … more
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