It all started with the purchase of a couple of horses for the Little Girls’ 4H project. We already had one horse, a nice, well-trained Appalo…

As a parent of three and grandparent of five granddaughters, ages 8-12, all of whom live within 10 minutes of my wife and me, I’m cautious and…

Discovery is an exciting part of life, whether it’s mining for gold or a $20 bill found in the pocket of a jacket that was laid aside in the w…

It’s the middle of September. They say we’re in for some early fall colors, maybe duller than other years with this summer-long “drought” and …

I’d like to address a word I’ve heard a lot of lately – indoctrination.

A little-noticed initiative by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-WA, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, and five other senators would boost local jobs, accelerate…

Longtime Lard Lake residents, Melissa Lishness and Noah Kownt returned triumphantly from the Tokyo Olympics bearing their gold medals from the…

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There are definitely some expectations that come with being a sports fan, even if your primary sports aren’t baseball and basketball.

The last week in July marked the annual memorial for Anishinaabeg who died after being manipulated by the colonial government.

With less than one month before the 2021-2022 school year begins, we are getting ready for the new year to be a return to normal at Aitkin Pub…

The American Legion Department of Minnesota respects the sacrifices made by our Afghanistan veterans and salutes you for your service in an un…

It was a busy week traveling. Tuesday my wife Linda and I had the pleasure of attending the Crow Wing County Farm Bureau annual meeting at Brainerd.

Polio and two friends I’ll call Sam and Susan come to mind as I think about what families and educators should do now in response to COVID-19.…

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Minnesota’s hands-free cell phone law just had its second anniversary on Aug. 1, and it’s safe to say the novelty has worn off and people coul…

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