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Cult leader and serial killer Charles Manson dies at age 83
'Depression is not your identity': Duluth student shares struggles with mental illness, advocates for more resources
Camp Ripley ceremony honors new commander Kruse
5-year-old shoots 3-year-old in Otter Tail County
Day, Gonzalez, Johnson among education association honorees
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KELLY BREVIG COLUMN: Together we can face any crisis
ART LEE: Yup, those little things in life sure count
DOUG LEWANDOWSKI: The far shores of life
Around the Arts, November 19
‘Celebrating Community Theater’: Vene and Friends brings out local performers for a night of musicals
Bemidji Chorale ushers in Christmas season
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Deer season is here
AREA DEER OPENER PREVIEW: Deer numbers up throughout region
2017 DEER OPENER: Officials say 'fantastic' deer season ahead
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Whether snow or no, buntings well worth the wait
MASTER GARDENERS: To till or not to till
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
VIVIAN DELGADO: Healthy self, healthy environments
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Bookstores, Bobby and Buttons
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: High school bowlers grateful for support
September 25, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Leave a legacy of words
How many times when you were growing up did your parents say to you, "Now don't forget to say 'thank you'"? How many times did they say to you, "Now don't forget to wash your hands"? The answer is, your parents said those things many, many times to the point that as an adult, you...
September 25, 2016 - 8:40am
September 18, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Let’s not sell our students short
I don’t think there is a high school or elementary principal who doesn’t believe that their students are the best. Just ask them. Do you know what? They are right. You have to be around students a long time to know what they are really like. Too often people judge a book by its...
September 18, 2016 - 8:57am
September 11, 2016
John Eggers: Wisdom from Simon
I was talking to our dog Simon the other day, and he shared with me some of his dog wisdom based on some favorite dogisms he collected. "If you think we can't count, try putting three dog biscuits in your pocket and then give me only two of them."
September 11, 2016 - 12:24am
August 21, 2016
John Eggers: Delight in the dog days of August
The middle weeks of August were a terrible time when I was growing up. They may be the same for you today.
August 21, 2016 - 12:28am
August 14, 2016
John Eggers: Helping Others Go For The Gold
Been watching the Olympics? Me too. What do all of the Olympic athletes have in common other than they are all in absurdly good shape? You're right. They all have a purpose, and their common purpose is to win the gold, to finish first, to be the best in the world.
August 14, 2016 - 12:56am
August 7, 2016
John Eggers: Do something special at the fair
The smells, the dust, the animals, the preparation, the dust, the movement, the noise, the excitement, the smells, the emotion, the laughter, the color — that's what county fairs are all about. Did I mention smells and dust? I hope you go. You won't be disappointed.
August 7, 2016 - 12:49am
July 24, 2016
John Eggers: Solve this quotable quote puzzle
Like puzzles? I have given you several interesting quotes by famous people. In my remarks about the quote, I have hidden the name of the person who said it. Can you guess who said each quote by reading my remarks? In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
July 24, 2016 - 12:01am
July 17, 2016
John Eggers: Who wants to be a cop?
Have you ever stopped to look inside a vacant one-room schoolhouse? I did on a recent trip to Moorhead. Usually the windows and doors are broken, and the owners are just waiting for the entire building to collapse.
July 17, 2016 - 12:18am
July 10, 2016
JOHN EGGERS: Try a walker or wheelchair for a day
Lots of people say that we don't need government. They say that we are much better off if the government just kept out of our way. It's too big; there are too many laws. Tell this to people who are disabled and then get ready to duck, because you might just get a cane or walker along...
July 10, 2016 - 12:35am
July 3, 2016
John Eggers: Goodbye Garrison
It seemed right to write about a former schoolmate of mine who was named July because she was born on the Fourth of July about 70 years ago. Her father was a history teacher at the local high school in my hometown, and he remembered listening to his college psychology teacher telling...
July 3, 2016 - 12:49am
June 26, 2016
John Eggers: Why were you born?
Why were you born? Isn't that a great question? Can you imagine the variety of different answers you would get if you were to pose that question to people on the street? Some of you may know why we were born, and others may not. Perhaps this column will give a reason to those who...
June 26, 2016 - 12:45am
June 19, 2016
John Eggers: What did your father teach you?
I watched my father slump over in his wheelchair to take a nap. Now that he can’t walk, he spends all of his waking hours sitting. We just returned from the hospital, where he had some chest x-rays taken. We then took a drive in the country, passing fields of green where the corn...
June 19, 2016 - 12:09am
June 12, 2016
JOHN EGGERS: Who is your spiritual friend?
If you took a poll among people who seem to find contentment in life, who seem to be fulfilled, who seem to be at ease with themselves, would you find that most of these people had a spiritual friend who influenced them at some time? I believe the answer is "yes."
June 12, 2016 - 6:49am
June 6, 2016
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: How to stalk the wild asparagus
Some secrets in life are sacred. They are so sacred that it is more likely that Donald Trump will release his tax returns than it is for us to reveal these secrets.
June 6, 2016 - 10:11am
May 29, 2016
John Eggers: What is Memorial Day?
What does Memorial Day mean to you? Do you celebrate it some way? Do you have a picnic, visit the cemetery, go fishing, invite the neighbors over, watch a parade or even march in a parade? Memorial Day can mean many things to us. Here is what it means to me. Memorial Day is the flag....
May 29, 2016 - 12:03am