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Minnesota StartWatch: A trio of sites in the south

By Deane Morrison Summer may fade in August, but that brings darker skies and longer hours to watch stars and planets. The month starts out ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

The Wide Angle: Reliving the life of a sports reporter

It’s been a long time since I’ve actually covered a baseball game. That changed this past Monday and Thursday night when I covered an Austin ... Read more

3 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Others Opinion: COVID-19 — Use local data to adjust restrictions

The Free Press As the COVID-19 exhibits its predicted ebbs and flows in states around the country, balancing economic health and public health will require ... Read more

3 days ago by Tribune News Service.

Annie Lane: Communication is key to a happy marriage

Dear Annie: I love my wife very much and try to be a good husband. However, my wife has an explosive temper. Whenever she is ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Our Opinion: Support your schools

On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Education announced it’s Safe Learning Plan, which through a formula supplied by the MDE, gives the schools more flexibility ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Primary election voting reminders

By Scott Felten Mower County Aditor Treasurer The State Primary Election Day on Tuesday, Aug. 11, is approaching and here are some voting reminders. Due ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: COVID-19 vs. fear of COVID-19

Most people that get COVID-19 survive. Minnesota doesn’t have the numbers of COVID-19 to warrant dictatorship. Did you know that elective surgeries that were cancelled ... Read more

3 days ago by Daily Herald.

LIFE Mower County: Mark your calendars for a online auction

A virtual online auction will take the place of our cancelled 10th annual Taste of Mower County, that was set to happen on Aug. 23. ... Read more

3 days ago by Jamey Helgeson.

Holly Johnson: HHH continues to adapt in the world of COVID-19

August means the end of another fiscal year for the HHH.  I would like to report that we have achieved our budgeted and strategic goals, ... Read more

3 days ago by Holly Johnson.

50 states, 50 heroes: A life for a life

Born Aug. 4, 1926, in Madison, New Jersey, Samuel Streit Coursen was awarded an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point in ... Read more

3 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Ask A Trooper: Can vehicles with collectors plates drive in other states

By Troy Christianson Question: Can a vehicle with a Minnesota collector plate be driven legally in other states? Answer:  The general rule is states honor ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Al Batt: You can drive a lot of smoots while in Texas

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting What’s wrong? I called my eye doctor, but he can’t see me. Sounds like he needs glasses. Driving by ... Read more

6 days ago by Al Batt.

Our Opinion: Don’t let mask mandate hurt business community

After Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced his executive order Wednesday mandating masks for residents in businesses, public buildings and other indoor public gathering spaces across ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

Other’s Opinion: Climate change remains a key election issue

The Free Press, Mankato The coronavirus pandemic has understandably shoved aside many matters that the country was focused on. But those issues remain and voters ... Read more

6 days ago by Tribune News Service.

Jena DeMoss: Cheers to cherry health benefits

By Jena DeMoss Corporate Hy-Vee Dietitian Sweet, plump cherries are a crowd favorite at summer picnics and reunions. But did you know that tart cherries ... Read more

6 days ago by Daily Herald.

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