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‘I didn’t want to shoot her in the head...just…scare her,’ ex-husband testifies
'Mom, I gotta go, there's a gunshot': Dealing with my daughter's job as a police officer
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
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VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Who is JFK?
PRIME TIME: Butterflies and beauties at the SAC
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
PATT RALL COLUMN: Spring flowers abound around the arts
BACM announces Summer Recital Series schedule
June First Friday at Gallery North
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Rain gardens offer many advantages
FISH TALES: Gene Erickson on Cass Lake
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Squirrels are common but still fascinating creatures
FISHING: Gary Newell tournament Saturday
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Best walleye fishing still ahead of us
Torry's Van Benefit
Don (Pail) Hill
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Grossell should spend time working to fund education for all
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: First responders deserve our thanks
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
May 11, 2017
PRIME TIME: We should all graduate every spring
May is the month of graduations, marked by many commencement ceremonies. This year our family celebrated daughter-in-law Krista’s graduation...
May 11, 2017 - 10:18am
February 9, 2017
PRIME TIME: Ode to a pencil sharpener (or What’s the Point, Anyway?)
Many machines that were common parts of my growing up survive today as superior tools to digital and electronic upgrades that have all but replaced...
February 9, 2017 - 9:19am
January 12, 2017
PRIME TIME: I probably shouldn’t say anything, but. . .
many people, I start a new year by reflecting on the past year and resolving to do better in the future. With the scabs and scars of the stresses...
January 12, 2017 - 11:25am
December 8, 2016
PRIME TIME: Puzzling thoughts
Several sunless days in November lead me to open up that jigsaw puzzle box that’s been sitting on the bottom shelf for several months. Winter...
December 8, 2016 - 11:55am
April 11, 2016
Sue Bruns: Remind me to tell you about …
“I’ve got a load in the washer. Remind me to throw it in the dryer when we get home, will you?” “Sure. (Pause) What are the chances...
April 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
March 8, 2016
Sue Bruns: The Squirrel Olympics of Lake Plantagenet
“We’re at the qualifying heat for the Squirrel Olympics here on the north shore of Lake Plantagenet. The feeders are full, as the competitors...
March 8, 2016 - 12:12am
Sue Bruns: Poor February – short-changed, even in a leap year
I feel a bit sorry for February. Every other month in our calendar has 30 or 31 days, but somehow, poor February was short-changed. Even in a...
February 8, 2016 - 11:31pm
January 12, 2016
Sue Bruns: Things I won’t do in 2016
Ahhh, the new year! A fresh start, a new chance, a time for reflection and resolution. The first few days of a new year are so full of promise....
January 12, 2016 - 12:33am
December 7, 2015
Sue Bruns: Holiday movies inspire the Christmas spirit
A long, mild autumn and a double Thanksgiving with family have eased me into the holiday season. To remind me of past Christmases and to help...
December 7, 2015 - 9:24pm
November 10, 2015
Sue Bruns: Time to move it, move it!
As the days grow shorter, the temps drop lower, the turkey dinner settles, and the football games lull us into an early winter stupor, it’s...
November 10, 2015 - 12:15am
October 13, 2015
Sue Bruns: Contemplations while mowing the lawn
Some of my deepest contemplation is done while I’m mowing the lawn. Take the late afternoon of Sept. 30, a sunny autumn day, 66 degrees, a...
October 13, 2015 - 1:51am
September 7, 2015
Sue Bruns: ‘Are you ready for school to start?’ (Did I really say that?)
“Are you ready for school to start?” Immediately I wish that I could retract the question, even before the rolled eyes and heavy sighs. I...
September 7, 2015 - 10:47pm
August 10, 2015
Sue Bruns: TV: Longing for a return to simpler days
While sipping my morning coffee, I page through the Pioneer, perusing the stories and reading the comics for my daily enlightenment. Next, I complete the Jumble Puzzle and Sudoku and check my horoscope for forewarnings of impending doom or alerts of upcoming good fortune. If there’s...
August 10, 2015 - 10:32pm
July 13, 2015
Sue Bruns: Distracted parking: Not as dangerous as distracted driving, but definitely embarrassing
I don’t like brown cars. I find them drab and uninteresting. My guess is, I’m not alone in that. Check out the color of cars in any sales...
July 13, 2015 - 10:53pm
June 9, 2015
Sue Bruns: Multitasking: Doing many things at once, but completing nothing
I used to think I was multitasking when I went to the closet to put away a stack of recently folded towels and was distracted by the floor that...
June 9, 2015 - 12:14am