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To Arcadian Bank. Thank you to Arcadian Bank, formerly known as Farmers State Bank, who this week said thank you to all Mayo Clinic Health ... Read more

3 days ago by Editorial Board.

Editorial Roundup: Upheaval in U.S. has global consequences

News of Trump-inspired mobs ransacking the U.S. Capitol reverberated worldwide, alarming allies and delighting adversaries as it inverted the concept of American exceptionalism. “We currently ... Read more

3 days ago by Editorial Roundup.

April Jeppson: Expand your pallet, teach open-mindedness

We had recently received our latest shipment from our monthly snack box and this month our mouths were traveling to the United Kingdom. Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Capitol Comment: Evidence-based results are needed in gov’t decisions

Capitol Comments by Peggy Bennett If there is evidence that proves something isn’t working, should we just continue to do it? In state government, we ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Ask a Trooper: Driving with earplugs and headphones

Question: Is it legal to wear earplugs or headphones driving a vehicle in Minnesota?  Does the decibel rating matter? Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: People should be taxed fairly for road repairs

The way we are being taxed on road repair in this town is very unfair. How many of you have paid thousands of dollars for ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Martin Luther King event on Monday

My husband and I went to the first Martin Luther King Day Celebration 33 years ago.  We had just adopted our baby daughter, Tess, and ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: People are sick of personal attacks

Another week, another negative attack column by Democratic writer Jennifer Vogt-Erickson. In my last letter, I called for an end to the divisive personal attacks ... Read more

3 days ago by Submitted.

Editorial Roundup: Speeding uptick makes roadways more dangerous

Lighter traffic isn’t a green light to treat public roadways as race tracks. Despite a significant drop in traffic at the start of the COVID-19 ... Read more

6 days ago by Editorial Roundup.

Sarah Stultz: Support local families for weeks to come

My heart skipped a beat Tuesday morning when I realized we would have obituaries for not one but two people in Wednesday’s paper who had ... Read more

6 days ago by Sarah Stultz.

Al Batt: They cut off heads of birds at the drugstore near here

I couldn’t find a short pier as someone had suggested I do. Read more

6 days ago by Al Batt.

My Point of View: What Trump really values is both power and control

When Trump shows you who he is, believe him. Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Letter: Start with the facts

In order to deal with any situation, one must have the facts. I watched the events of Jan. 6 starting with the coverage of the ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

Poll results: Do you think athletes having to wear a mask while competing is a good idea?

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6 days ago by Editorial Board.

Letter: Don’t repeat mistake of 1st Iran deal

If President Biden signs a nuclear deal with Iran or North Korea, he should not repeat the mistake of the first Iran deal: It imposed ... Read more

6 days ago by Submitted.

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