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Driving lesson number one – keep your eyes on the road. It seems simple enough. If you don’t keep your eyes in front of you, you run the risk of a crash. Yet more often than not, drivers are … more
I don’t know what other people think, but there is something very special about this time of year. It’s a wonderful feeling to awaken to a beautiful sunny autumn day. Most all the leaves have … more
Over a series of weeks, the Timberjay has been highlighting the effort by local builder Andy Hill to build a retirement home that’s truly sustainable. But it’s not just a building … more
The Minnesota Legislature has the opportunity to right a wrong by repealing a law it passed in 2017 that prohibited local municipalities from enacting bans on one-time-use plastic bags from retail … more
For years, the Minnesota Legislature has done a good job of allowing the sun to shine on the workings of our government. Statutes such as the Open Meeting Law allow residents and the media to … more
For many, our story this week about the long list of customer concerns surrounding Frontier Communications, won’t really come as news. Poor service, questionable billing practices, and lack of … more
The rush of stories in the news in recent weeks about sexual harassment in high places has reminded me of the regular phone calls I used to receive from my mother. For 12 years, she worked as a … more
Need a practical reason to vote in this Tuesday’s primary election? Then how about this… doing so preserves your right to engage in one of America’s favorite activities— complaining about the … more
The recent comments by some members of the St. Louis County School Board regarding the future of the Tower-Soudan Elementary School suggests that district officials have some work to do in educating … more
Want affordable health care here in America? Apparently, you’d best grow some fur and start walking on four legs. That’s the upshot of the experience of a friend in Tower and his dog Aksel, … more
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