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ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Greater Bemidji to host public listening session on sports commission
New Chamber President Pfaff sees opportunity in Bemidji’s future
Wild have no answer for Kane in loss to rival Blackhawks
Zimmer's 'D' destroys former team
For Vikings, NFC North title is just the start: 'We're not finished'
Terror threats unsettle small-town hoops tourney
McFeely: Teddy Time brings down the house at U.S. Bank Stadium
Scott Trevor Petersen
William (Bill) Robert Lamb
Thomas M. Gates
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
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