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'Take it to the Box' allows for safe disposal of unused medicine
Duluth legislative delegation holds town hall
Free blood lead testing today and tomorrow
Unwanted reptiles and other critters
UMD hosts astronomy day Saturday
Piping plover season begins
Photos: April 23 issue
Spiderwebs on a foggy spring morning
Protect against the sun
MacArthur students help cancer patients
Lighting a beacon for health, hope and recovery
Pop-up fills gap for farmers market vendors
‘Tell me how you see it’
A new view of the Zenith City
A funny thing happened on the way to China
Rookie Basketball translates sports into life
Brady reflects on historic fourth Lombardi Trophy
Browns quarterback Manziel enters treatment facility
Seahawks run out of good fortune in Super Bowl letdown
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
Of church and civic engagement
Expanding our crime-prevention tools
Thinking about racial justice
Spring-cleaning tips from the master
Patchwork pieces of lives
Dylan Dustin DeSanto
LAURETTA ANNE (BROUSE) SCHMIDT
LILLY (CARLSON) COOLEY
WILLARD J. MORRIS
April 7, 2017
Conquering Capitol Hill
Last week I joined more than 325 colleagues from 42 states as we converged on Washington D.C. for the U.S. Travel Association's Destination...
April 7, 2017 - 5:12pm
Feet planted in parallel universes
Parallel universes exist. Only rarely do they collide. A mere razor's edge divides them. Feet firmly planted, I straddled that thin dividing...
April 7, 2017 - 2:41pm
March 31, 2017
Resilience meets Minnesota Nice
I used to be really nice but that’s kind of ... over. The following story shows you why. Perhaps you can recall your own unique version of...
March 31, 2017 - 5:43pm
Enjoy April Fools but not too much
So it's April Fools' weekend, the one time of the year when TV weather people can get away with being completely and totally wrong. MARCH 31:...
March 31, 2017 - 5:36pm
Election bill may suppress voter turnout
In the 2016 general election, nearly 3 million Minnesotans turned out to vote, about 75 percent of eligible voters, the highest turnout in the...
March 31, 2017 - 5:26pm
Wisecracks and Roadside Flats: When we were smokin’
I can remember the phone being passed to me at Great Aunt Catherine’s family Christmas party in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia....
March 31, 2017 - 5:13pm
Focusing our mission on you
Critical to the success of any police organization is to have and hold the respect of the citizens we police. Police are engaged in a social...
March 31, 2017 - 4:21pm
March 24, 2017
Disarming your inner saboteur
Are you keeping yourself from reaching your goals? Each of us can accomplish goals far beyond what we think we’re capable of achieving. The...
March 24, 2017 - 4:43pm
Interview with an iconic flying rat
So it’s officially spring in the Northland, even though your eyes, ears and frostbitten toes might disagree. Around our house, this also signals...
March 24, 2017 - 4:37pm
Parking made easier
I often like to highlight a cartoon image I found not too long ago about parking. It shows a cowboy on a horse slowly making his way up to his...
March 24, 2017 - 4:26pm
How do we pick University of Minnesota leaders?
By designating the University of Minnesota as the state’s “land grant” institution of higher education, Minnesota’s founders recognized...
March 24, 2017 - 4:21pm
Arts funding needs opening up
A bill before the Minnesota House proposes a change in the way arts are funded in Minnesota. The language proposed in HF 403 reads: “The amount...
March 24, 2017 - 4:04pm
The elephant in the room
Even as a first-term state legislator, I've had my fair share of contributions to the budget process. I think about how to reinvest our $1.65...
March 24, 2017 - 11:47am
March 17, 2017
I didn't realize when I signed up to be a "Rolling Reader" in kindergarten classes that I was signing up for celebrityhood, a personal fan club...
March 17, 2017 - 4:55pm
My descent into drug-fueled inanity
It may surprise anyone who's read my column that I have never done illegal drugs. This probably also comes as a surprise to any neighbor who...
March 17, 2017 - 4:21pm