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Residents of the city of Tower owe a debt of gratitude to a number of individuals whose hard work saved the city from an unprecedented financial crisis. As we report this week, the mismanagement of … more
Most Americans would be too ashamed to intentionally rile up their neighbors over nothing. Unfortunately, our current President, Donald Trump, is shameless in so many ways, which is why hundreds of … more
Rock my soul in the bosom of Abraham,     Oh, rock-a my soul….God only knows when these words and that unforgettable melody first took seed in my memory, but recently it bubbled … more
For expectant parents, there is no shortage of books or blogs offering advice on child-rearing. But at the other end of life, when we come to deal with failing parents, it seems each family is left … more
Is 233 years of constitutional rule in the United States of America about to come to an end? That’s a disturbing yet highly relevant question as the U.S. Senate seeks to decide how to move … more
Next week, we begin a new decade knowing that the clock is ticking. The overwhelming scientific consensus is informing humanity with increasing urgency that climate change threatens to create a … more
On a bitter cold Tuesday night, Dec.17, well over two dozen people gathered on a street corner in Virginia to support the impeachment of Donald Trump. It was a bold decision to grab our signs and … more
REGIONAL—From 1890 to 1910, timber speculators and lumbermen patented most of the valuable pine lands in north-central Minnesota—the homeland of the Bois Forte Ojibwe. By the 1920s, dams … more
I once made up my mind to get a divorce on Christmas morning. My alcoholic husband had not come home. It wasn’t the first time, and Christmas wasn’t his holiday, but this was my Christmas … more
Sen. Tom Bakk spoke the truth at a recent community joint powers board meeting in Ely, and in doing so he highlighted why those concerned with the risks posed by the just-released Twin Metals mine … more
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