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Bookmobile brings library to rural communities across the region
Wells Fargo branch in Blackduck to close
North Country Snowmobile Club donates to Blue Ox Marathon
Coca-Cola, Lueken's team up to help Boys and Girls Club
PotlatchDeltic donates to Boys and Girls Club
COLLEGE MEN'S HOCKEY: Without Minnesota, North Dakota, NCAA field lacks some of college hockey's blue bloods
Harden, Rockets hold off Timberwolves
Park pulls away for Founders Cup win
Truex races to dominating victory at Fontana
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: UMBC run ends, but other top seeds drop
Brian B. Eide
Darren Harvey Benais Sr.
Amy Lynn Dow
Steven Gray Premo
COMMENTARY: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Does character still count?
Hope for fighting deadly impatiens disease
An Irish "pi" for any day of the week
It turns out I am 'that' mom
Looking for artists to take on city hall: Granite Falls, Minn., looking to embed artist in city
Arts briefs, March 18
CBS tentatively sets March 25 for airing '60 Minutes' interview with Stormy Daniels
Publicist for Matt Damon squashes rumor saying he was moving to Australia because of Trump
'American Idol' contestant was 'uncomfortable,' but says Katy Perry's kiss wasn't harassment
St. Louis River muskies on the move
COMMENTARY: Killing a pike to 'save' the walleyes is poor logic
Rainy Lake guide Billy Dougherty to be inducted into Minnesota Fishing Hall of Fame
Outdoor report: March fishing heating up on Lake of the Woods
Elk surveys mailed to 8,500 homes as Fond du Lac Band effort inches toward reintroduction
Dennis & Joyce Sjoquist
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
Shout out to our teachers
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Our real enemy is greed and hate
How little -- not big -- moments remind you about living
Staging your home not as easy as you think
What to look for on plant descriptions
September 7, 2013
Donald Kaul: There we go again
So we're going to war in Syria. Maybe. We won't know for sure until Congress gets back from the vacation it's taking from its other vacations. One can live in hope, however. What would autumn be without a fresh war in the Middle East to occupy us? I know, the Obama-Bush administration...
September 7, 2013 - 12:52am
Michael Reagan: Presidential dithering
John Kerry put on quite a war dance in the Senate on Tuesday. The Secretary of State, backed up by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs Chairman Martin Dempsey, went before the Foreign Relations Committee to urge senators to support the newly drafted resolution giving President...
September 7, 2013 - 12:51am
August 30, 2013
Michael Reagan: Obama's Blundering Incompetence
I don't know who's more confused about Syria, President Obama or me. With his alleged use of poison gas against his own people, including women and children, Bashar al-Assad of Syria has crossed our president's famous red line -- again. But unlike the last time Assad crossed the president's...
August 30, 2013 - 11:14pm
August 14, 2013
Jan Ting: Was President Obama ever a ‘constitutional law professor?’
Matt Damon is only the latest among many current or former supporters of President Obama who has referred to him as a "constitutional law professor." But is that accurate? As a law professor myself, at least marginally tuned in to the gradations and sensitivities regarding...
August 14, 2013 - 12:40am
August 7, 2013
In rebuke, Obama cancels Moscow summit with Putin
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The decision reflected both U.S. anger over Russia's harboring of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and growing frustration...
August 7, 2013 - 10:03am
July 4, 2013
Nat Hentoff: What are the bounds of President Obama’s spying
No citizen is immune to the ceaseless dragnet surveillance by Barack Obama’s administration. Among the revelations of the president’s boundless surveillance, which also includes reporters’ phone records, is this report on how We The People thereby lose access to breaking...
July 4, 2013 - 9:48pm
June 27, 2013
Nat Hentoff: Our liberties can survive Obama
From back in our history, Ronald Reagan gave a very apposite warning to those of us insistent on protecting our self-governing republic: "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream.
June 27, 2013 - 11:10pm
June 18, 2013
Stanley Crouch: The eternal battle between doers and talkers
For years, I have talked with a group of academics and intelligent black people who despaired at the collective fate of the race. Seeing the black, brown beige and bone ethnic group as done for, doomed to swing in the evil winds of life, it was not unusual for them to complain. They...
June 18, 2013 - 11:37pm
June 15, 2013
Mike Reagan: A Father’s Day message for America
It’s no news to anyone that I disagree strongly with President Obama on just about any issue or policy position you can name. But I’m not the least bit uncomfortable saying I admire something about the president that transcends politics and makes him a role model for every...
June 15, 2013 - 12:11am
May 22, 2013
Tom Purcell: Scandal from the master, Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton, wearing a white toga and a crown of gold, sat in a garden while attractive women fed him grapes. President Obama, having just suffered the most devastating week of his presidency, sat nearby, seeking advice in the art of telling whoppers. Using the Socratic method of...
May 22, 2013 - 11:09pm
May 18, 2013
Joe Gandelman: Obama’s 2nd term curse
You might say that May 10, 2013 was when the "second term curse" officially struck President Barack Obama — and that May 13 was when it flattened him. Obama’s administration has been hit with a triple whammy blast from a massive political stun gun. May 10th was the day when...
May 18, 2013 - 9:29pm
May 15, 2013
Bob Franken: The stumbling presidency
The word "doofus" is in the dictionary. In mine, it’s defined as "a foolish or inept person." There are apparently some doofuses (doofi?) in the Internal Revenue Service. At least we hope the agents were only foolish or inept and nothing more sinister when they targeted conservative...
May 15, 2013 - 11:23pm
January 24, 2013
David Shribman: A speech invoking the past for the present and future
With a bow to the past, an arc toward the future and a steady eye on his place in history, Barack Obama opened his second term with a call to make the struggles of the middle class, the immigrant, the striving and the vulnerable the American cause in the second decade of the 21st...
January 24, 2013 - 12:40am
Susan Brown: Obama’s definition of liberty
Oh, how far-removed we are from what now seems like the “innocent” Bill Clinton days when all we had to worry about was the various definitions of the word “is”. And now, after watching President Obama’s second term inaugural address, it is clear we have a president who...
January 24, 2013 - 12:38am