Many years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will no…

I am beginning to rust. Or it feels that way after so many months of inactivity and distancing. Eager for the gardening season to begin again,…

Question: I’m concerned about the high speeds of drivers I’m seeing these days, both in my city and on the Interstate. What can I do about it?


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One of my part time summer jobs is working on Saturday evenings at a local dirt race track, upon which several different classes of stock cars…

Driving an automobile is an inexact science for sure but a little less pressure on the pedals and more pressure in the tires will save lives a…

Saturday, March 13, marks a full year since Governor Walz imposed a peacetime state of emergency. Over the past 12 months he has issued nearly…

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There are some words in the lexicon that never fail to identify Minnesota.  Words like windchill, hotdish, Ole and Lena. And, of course, weath…

Last week I discussed the recent state budget forecast that projects a $1.6 billion surplus. I closed with a comment that this should dampen a…

Lard Lakers are a hardy lot, winter doesn’t faze us much we just make the best of it. Our local Professional Pond Hockey team, “The Lard Lake …

Daylight savings time has returned, prompting many to celebrate with an eye toward warmer temps and the change of seasons. As if on cue, this …

Nothing is more encouraging each year than the first swing of the Twins bats, as spring training gets underway in Florida. I’ve always enjoyed…

Throughout my adult life, this late winter season between February and March has been a time of looking inward and reflecting on my emotional …

With the growing older population in our community, joint pain is a common health concern. Whether it’s chronic or acute pain in your shoulder…

The Minnesota Department of Health continues to give updates on the news regarding the dissemination of COVID-19 vaccine, but some of you may …

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