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Our Opinion: Need for a fix

On Thursday, the last major piece of business by the Minnesota Legislature was finally completed. After the Minnesota House passed it earlier in the week ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Peggy Keener: A sugar shackled life

There are people in this world whose contributions have raised our enjoyment of life to undreamed of heights. You know who they are: Liberace, Thomas ... Read more

4 days ago by Peggy Keener.

Guest Commentary: Pheasant hunting: A tradition continues in a time of uncertainty

By Tim Walz Like many Minnesotans, I grew up pheasant hunting, walking the fields on my family’s farm. It was, and is, a tradition passed ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

The Wide Angle: Here’s pie in your eye and the floor and the counter

As I sit here, typing from the living room at home as the good folks from G&G install our new air conditioner, my thoughts drift ... Read more

4 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Political Guest Column: Leathers: Continuing to work for the district

Editor’s Note: Each candidate for office gets one guest column to run during their candidacy. Hello, voters. I’m Don Leathers, and I am running for ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Guest Commentary: Passage of bonding bill a win for Greater Minnesota

By Greg Zylka President, Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities It’s been a long road, but I’m glad that after five special sessions legislators in the ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Annie Lane: Mother of the Groom — on Zoom

Dear Annie: My son and his fiancee are getting married next month at the courthouse in the city where they live. Due to their feelings ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

Paid Political Letter: Why I endorse Evan Sorenson for school board

What makes a Good School Board Member?  A question I asked myself many times while working as an educator for 25 years.  I’ve come to ... Read more

4 days ago by Daily Herald.

50 states, 50 heroes: Ace of Guadalcanal

Born April 17, 1915, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Joseph Jacob Foss was 11-years-old when he first saw famed aviator Charles Lindbergh at an airport ... Read more

4 days ago by Mike Stoll.

Holly Johnson: Finding a new focus

I have had a hard time deciding what to focus on for this column. We have fall and holiday events scheduled that I want to ... Read more

4 days ago by Holly Johnson.

Al Batt: Keep what you know close

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting My wife threw a surprise birthday party for me. Were you surprised? I sure was. I’d forgotten it was ... Read more

7 days ago by Al Batt.

Ask a Trooper: Pets should be properly secured in moving vehicle

By Troy Christianson Question: I know that there was recently a law passed restricting cell phone use while driving and it was about time.  I ... Read more

7 days ago by Daily Herald.

AP FACT CHECK: Lindsey Graham revises history on Obamacare

WASHINGTON — The senator leading Supreme Court confirmation hearings Tuesday launched into revisionist history on “Obamacare,” implying it was designed to help Democratic states like ... Read more

7 days ago by Associated Press.

Improvements have been made to Rotary Park

Please note the improvements which have taken place at Rotary Park over the past several weeks. LED lighting has been installed over the basketball courts, ... Read more

7 days ago by Kevin Nelson.

Annie Lane: New love will take its place beside the old

Dear Annie: I was troubled by one particular sentence in the letter from “Missing Love,” who wanted another relationship after his wife died. He said, ... Read more

7 days ago by Daily Herald.

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