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For the past several years, the finances of the city of Tower have been virtually unknown to the public and were of little apparent interest to members of the city council. Last year, when the … more
March is a grand month! It officially heralds in long-awaited spring! We celebrate Women’s History Month, and, if you read the Timberjay, you know that it is also Minnesota FoodShare Month. Hearing … more
It can be painful to watch politicians intentionally mislead their constituents. Such was the case recently when Rep. Pete Stauber posted a nearly four-minute video clip online that’s full of … more
According to the Almanac of Scarlet, this has been one of the longest winters I have ever known! I’m glad I was able to hold up in my cozy house on the hillside across from the Post Office in … more
The predictable mantra from the mainstream media pundits is right on schedule as the Democratic presidential candidates stake out their positions ahead of the 2020 primary season. “The party is … more
A delightful phenomenon is sweeping across the country and is particularly strong in our region. In the past 20 years, the number of folk schools in the U.S. has grown to about 100, according to … 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
Here’s a statistic that encapsulates the political moment we’re in today: The 400 richest Americans now have as much wealth as the bottom 62 percent of us. And just the three richest of those … more
Imagine getting a call in the middle of the night to go rescue a stranger who’s lost deep in the woods, miles from the nearest road. In the winter. When it’s 30 degrees below zero outside. And … more
Facebook marks 15 years, but do we really understand what it is? Isn’t it strange how time flies? The last post you saw on Facebook or Instagram from 10 minutes ago could feel like years in the … more
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