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As we reported last week, the lack of sufficient net in-migration of new residents, particularly young people, to our region is one of the factors limiting workforce availability here in northeastern … more
For all the vitriol that President Trump has directed at freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a self-described democratic socialist, the president and AOC actually have more in common … more
Here’s an inconsistency that continuously puzzles me. Right here in northeastern Minnesota, as well as around the country, we have critical workforce shortages that are clearly impacting the health … more
Although some people believe that all politicians and parties are the same, anyone paying attention would notice radical differences. Bernie Sanders pulled no punches recently when he said, “We are … 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
The future of the Tower Area Ambulance Service is too important to leave to haphazard leadership. As we report this week, the once highly-profitable TAAS is facing another year of financial … more
Can Joe Radinovich speak to both sides in a divided DFL? That’s the task he’s laid out for himself as he campaigns for the seat his political mentor Rick Nolan has held since 2012. Radinovich … more
I was talking with a friend the other day about immigration. It’s one of the most divisive issues of our time, and we, too, found ourselves divided. “Our country is full,” he quoted President … more
President Trump may believe that stirring up racial hatred is good politics, but it is hurtful to America and its place in the world. We, as voters, need to recognize the deep immorality at the heart … more
Most Americans would be too ashamed to intentionally rile up their neighbors over nothing. Unfortunately, our current President, Donald Trump, is shameless in so many ways, which is why hundreds of … more
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