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This week I’m writing about a man I knew nothing about; when I did become aware of him, I felt sheepish that I hadn’t known of him earlier. We are on the eve on the presidential election as I … more
Tuesday’s political earthquake, with the stunning election of Donald J. Trump, may well mark an historic turning point in America’s political journey. Many Americans fear that Trump’s authoritarian … more
TOWER—Schools matter in a community, and that’s why the declining enrollment of the Tower-Soudan Elementary was front and center at a community meeting here last week. At a time when these … more
There is a straightforward and fair solution to the problem currently ailing the individual health insurance market in Minnesota. Reinstate the funding mechanism that used to help subsidize the … more
I’m supporting Melissa Roach for St. Louis County District 2142 School Board in the November 8 general election. I like her emphasis on fiscal accountability and communication. She held two … more
Next week, on Sunday, Nov. 6, we will once again engage in this strange ritual of moving time as we fall back, setting our timepieces an hour earlier. Time can be baffling, at least I find it so. … more
Will the Nov. 8 General Election be rigged? According to the polls, many supporters of Donald Trump believe the answer is yes. In the view of many on the right, legions of undocumented immigrants … 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
On Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, the Ely Timberwolves made the long trek to Siren, Wis., to play a football game. As a parent of a football player (#18), a teacher and a Siren resident for 28 years, I want … more
What do you get when you impose a complex and wide-ranging law with more than a few glitches, and then refuse to make any changes that could address its shortcomings? You get the ever-worsening mess … more
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