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Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of reading about climate change, green energy and thinking about what our future looks like as humankind. 

*Listen closely and you will be at first laughing and later become annoyed. I am referring to a phenomenon of “up-talking” which is running ra…

It started out great, I was nervous because I had never really had a boyfriend before.

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This is one of my favorite times of year. It’s easy to say it’s the color of the changing leaves, or the excitement building for Halloween, or…

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I know September was Suicide Prevention Month and now it’s October but it still got me thinking about how suicide has affected me personally.

This short sermon is meant to be digested by the following: those misinformed citizens of the Mille Lacs area who consistently call local city…

Small towns are known for their familiarity. Part of it is the human scale of many small communities in Minnesota. It’s hard not to be noticed…

On a pleasant August morning, hundreds of Mille Lacs area families came to the Onamia Elementary gym to take part in a health and wellness day…

I may be a bit of an odd duck for a member of the media. It’s my goal to live as unplugged a life as possible, with a few exceptions. If I can…

If, as I believe, all religions came to be due to humans quest to find the relationship between the here and the potential here-after, allow m…

I remember when I was a kid, I would hear many people say “follow your dreams.” And I still hear (and believe) that today. But it seemed when …

In my 10-year-old mind, Main Street hill in Mankato was massive. Even today, the hill, which spans roughly four city blocks, is not one you’d …

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I told myself I can’t leave for home until I’ve written out my column for this week. It’s Wednesday, I’ve got time, but I’ll sleep much better…

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