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I am pained to learn about a very fine journalist Tom Klein and his struggle with liver disease.  I am wishing Tom well and luck that a donor can be found.  He is such a great guy, always fair and … more
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders may not be able to achieve his ultimate goal of a single-payer, universal health care system any time soon. But his outspoken support for what he calls … more
Geologists and others who’ve studied Pillow Rock have determined it has been moved at least once before.  It’s not connected to bedrock. Rather, it’s a glacial ‘erratic,’ which like all … more
The aerial spraying of Ely with an unknown (knowing one ingredient in the concoction hardly suffices) chemical composition is a bureaucratic decision to maintain a bureaucracy in spite of their over … more
Once again, the summer season is approaching in our northern corner of the state. Last weekend brought the influx of fisher-folks, many anxious to be up in our beautiful area and away from the metro … more
Moving day is getting closer! I’ve got our “can’t thank ‘em enuff” local moving company reserved for July 7 at 8 a.m. sharp. Plus, my son, his girlfriend and Bill’s friend with truck, … more
A new book by Minnesota state Sen. John Marty offers something that few politicians have ever provided to the public before— a straightforward plan to transition to a single-payer health care … more
Legislative dysfunction appears to have become the rule in St. Paul, and Minnesotans should be outraged. The Legislature had four primary tasks before it when House and Senate leaders convened on … more
When a high school senior and the rest of her team in a tiny school in a remote community wins a state title in a non-classed competition, you know there’s more behind the victory than meets the … more
Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans, John Lennon “Beautiful Boy.” For nearly a decade I’ve been coping with a variety of health issues as a result of … more
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