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As long as my memory serves, I’ve been an avid reader. I have no memory of reading painfully slowly, struggling with phonics, frustrated with the meanings or pronunciation of words except when I … more
Gary Albertson, owner of the Cook News-Herald and minority partner in the Timberjay, needs to retire. Many, if not most, of his readers have known this for years, but he has apparently, finally, … more
So the question since last Friday, the day of our move from Ely to Soudan, has been, “Will we ever get Internet service here?” I called my provider, Midco, last Wednesday prior to moving, to make … 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
A recent lawsuit filed against Gov. Mark Dayton by supporters of the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine should be dismissed for the meritless action that it is. The case improperly sues the … more
As we all know, there is the lovely side of a story, such as my wedding society column three weeks ago, and then there are the humorous, often less lovely, details that surround an event. I covered … more
For more than three decades, Scenic Rivers has been this region’s fastest-growing health care provider. That position has been strengthened by the investments in health and dental care made by … more
Lately my life seems to be taking 90º turns without warning. The morning after Thanksgiving, I was walking to the garbage can with a couple items since it was a delayed pickup day, and my … more
My mom was an alcoholic who never admitted it nor figured out the recovery part. She and my dad, when they were still together, had an active social life that revolved around and swam in alcohol. … more
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