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Every November I’m invited to share in the family hunting ritual of pulling the deer in from the woods. Amidst the huffing and puffing, one of us manages to exclaim, “ Well, we just passed our … more
There’s new evidence in a study from the Economic Policy Institute that points to better economic outcomes from left-leaning economic policies than those advocated by conservatives. EPI’s … more
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
The North Country has a major workforce challenge and a child care crisis that is only worsening the situation. Which means it’s time to get serious about solutions. As we report this week, the … more
Recently someone offered cookies to a group of people I was with, and someone said, “Oh, yeah, sugar makes everything better.” Actually, it doesn’t. It would be far more accurate to say sugar … more
The U.S. drug industry breathed a big sigh of relief when President Trump strode to a Rose Garden rostrum earlier this month and made it clear he doesn’t plan to do anything meaningful to address … more
In May of 2016, I travelled to Zambia. It’s a rather long story how I happened to visit a remote region of southern Africa that, prior to this trip, I knew next to nothing about, and yet discovered … 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
To my fellow Minnesotans: I recently vetoed a bill that would abruptly withdraw Minnesota from compliance with the 45-year-old federal Clean Water Act, one of the cornerstones of our country’s … more
Sessions of the Minnesota Legislature have gained a reputation in recent years for limited accomplishment. This year, they seem to be outdoing even the low bar they’ve set for themselves. With … more
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