My grandmother’s garden was exquisitely beautiful to my eager young eyes taking it all in on our summertime visits.

It’s a great story, but is it true? That’s what I’ve wondered about something a statistics professor told me years ago. Recently I’ve thought …


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Editorially, our newspapers have previously called for more prompt attention to the most important work of the 92nd meeting of our Minnesota L…

A month has passed since we celebrated Aitkin’s Class of 2021. I am proud of their resilience as they pushed through such a challenging school…

Parents and caregivers have one less job during the school year when kids can get food at school. But when school is out, summer can be a hung…

 Late on June 30, the Legislature completed the last of the 14 state agency finance bills that fund Minnesota state government. The governor i…

The rhetoric seems to continue concerning the biological male and female and most ladies are now in agreement with a Bible text that they used…

Question: My son just got back from Legionville where he was selected to attend and train and will serve as a school patrol captain when schoo…

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As we continue to emerge from the pandemic, there’s a sense of relief and optimism that things will return to normal. Long-awaited family gath…

Suicide is a leading cause of death in Minnesota and the U.S. and is the second leading cause of death for youth age 15-24.

 A quick update as we finish a full week here in St.Paul. As I indicated in my last update, we have been locked in some pretty serious debate …

Does the narrative fit the facts? An engineer for a motorsports manufacturer might, in the course of a day’s work, read this paragraph in pape…

What would you say if we told you there’s something that can remarkably increase your chances of surviving a car crash? Something like a force…

This is a great summer to visit and share your family’s reactions to playgrounds, splash pads and bike trails around the state. It’s fun, acti…

The past week was busy, including numerous district events and a day trip to St. Paul. On Monday, the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation …

Some of the things we always believed would be constant in our lives are now on the chopping block. We could even use the popular phrase “reme…

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