The World Wide Web (WWW.) has allowed the internet to promote pornography and it has gone wild.  It is a multibillion-dollar industry which ma…

Almost all of us have suffered a broken heart at some time in our lives. It might have been the end of a teenage crush or the betrayal by a cl…

Minnesota legislators and Governor Walz recently approved a one-time appropriation of $114,800,000 for payments to counties to provide relief …

Despite the turmoil that took place last week in Washington, D.C., here in St. Paul, the 92nd Minnesota Legislature got underway without incident.

Early in Minnesota’s statehood, the United States government signed the 1837, 1854 and 1855 treaties with Ojibwe nations in the central and no…


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In a year that has devastated our families and economies, the vulnerable paid a heavy price. For many of us finding a way to combat the virus …

I’ll be the first to admit that finding a balance between work and play is a challenge.

When I was much younger, pre-teen years, we had to invent our own games for amusement. One game we played was called Jacob and Ruth. Not sure …

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This week the House approved a $242.3 million COVID-19 relief package designed to help small businesses and workers impacted by Gov. Tim Walz’…

In 1991, the Wetland Conservation Act was passed in Minnesota. Its goal was to protect the state’s valuable wetlands through ‘no net loss’ of …

Maybe it’s the time of year or the pandemic, but in December, we all tend to evaluate the past 12 months, what we’ve experienced.

With a certain amount of resilience and tenacity, we scurried through three seasons in almost as many months – late summer, winter, fall in wh…

The struggle between the political right and left will continue for probably all of time. Defining the terms is important. The political left …

Remember, there were no modern tools and no electricity. Without electricity, they used kerosene lamps for each room and kerosene lanterns to …

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