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Bygones for Feb. 21, 2018
A lawmaker's aide called school-shooting survivors 'actors.' Within hours, he was fired.
Southern Minn. school district's special education programming under investigation
Calling it a 'disruption' to education, Bemidji superintendent cancels walkout event against gun violence
Gun control rally at Minn. Capitol draws unexpected crowd
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Two medical properties sold in Duluth for $26 million total
SCCU finalizes acquisition of NW Wisconsin bank
Open meetings for ‘can of worms’ scheduled
Soo Locks to open March 25
A Trump dating site used a sex offender as its model, and it has a few other issues, too
Place a Business Announcement
Prep girls hockey: State trip is no mirage for Proctor-Hermantown
2018 Winter Olympics: Vonn's gold hopes go downhill
Prep boys hockey: Marshall skates into 7AA semifinals
Prep playoff schedule
Nibbles and notes for Feb. 21, 2018
Readings & Writers for Feb. 18, 2018
Lost wedding dress found 32 years later
Heartland Indie Best-sellers
Art, science kits offer quiet-time fun
John Ahlberg Myers
Tom & Monica Martin
Michael and Janet Hayes
Florabel Ann Lundquist
Patricia Louise Gentry
Carol Cummings Scinocca
Educator's View: Top-down directive ignored teachers
Reader's View: Let's talk about what offends, why
Reader's View: Parade would be for merchants of death
Reader's View: Those religious not always more virtuous
MN DNR Weekly Report for Feb. 20, 2018
Ask a Conservation Officer: Cross-country ski pass rules
Gun sales, hunter and angler numbers could affect DNR revenues
Houston's fishing report: Look for pike, panfish in the weeds
Pets of the week for Feb. 20, 2018
Make a Difference
RecSports for Feb. 11
February 19, 2018
Commentary: Why Facebook is afraid of Mueller
Who is afraid of special counsel Robert Mueller? President Donald Trump is afraid. So are those who worked on his campaign. But they are not alone.
February 19, 2018 - 12:21pm
Commentary: Trump is ignoring the worst attack on America since 9/11
Imagine if, after 9/11, the president had said that the World Trade Center and Pentagon could have been attacked by "China" or "lots of other people." Imagine if he had dismissed claims of al-Qaida's responsibility as a "hoax" and said that he "really" believed Osama bin Laden's denials....
February 19, 2018 - 9:57am
February 18, 2018
Minnesota IT Services' View: Under new leadership, state has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Minnesotans work hard and pay their taxes. In return, they expect and deserve high-quality, efficient services from their state government. They...
February 18, 2018 - 6:00pm
Commentary: Why are natural disasters called an act of God?
I find it fascinating that we call natural disasters, such as earthquakes or tsunamis, "acts of God." This week we witnessed the horrific scenes...
February 18, 2018 - 11:28am
Commentary: Liars required for 'fake news' to proliferate
Attacks on media are old news. They go back to Thomas Jefferson, who was arguably the most passionate freedom of the press champion among the...
February 18, 2018 - 9:27am
February 17, 2018
Local view: Conservatives, liberals - all of us - own gun violence
If we are ever to reduce gun violence, it will be when we recognize that we all — liberals and conservatives, Democrats and Republicans...
February 17, 2018 - 8:34pm
Professor's View: Removing books won't make a problem disappear
As a literature and writing teacher, I am cognizant of how words make students feel. No teacher wants any student to feel marginalized, silenced,...
February 17, 2018 - 8:33pm
February 14, 2018
National View: Climate policy could kill more people than climate change
It's fairly remarkable that in the entire global-warming debate there appears to be little public discussion about the toll in human lives posed...
February 14, 2018 - 6:37pm
Overheard: Tobacco ban tumult
The Duluth City Council voted this week to restrict the sales of menthol cigarettes and flavored-tobacco products to Duluth's six adults-only...
February 14, 2018 - 5:37pm
February 13, 2018
Rob Porter is my ex-husband. Here's what you should know about abuse.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that she has no reason not to believe statements that Jennifer Willoughby and I have made...
February 13, 2018 - 8:40am
February 9, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
ST. PAUL—Rebecca Otto won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's straw poll for governor in the 8th Congressional District. Three days later,...
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
How to sit comfortably in creative insecurity
I don't know what to say. No, really. I'm stuck. I've been sitting here for two hours staring at a blank cursor. My heart rate is through the...
February 9, 2018 - 9:16am
Why we need to 'hold on to kindness'
In the beginning of January, Rebecca Somers boarded a plane in State College, Pa., heading for Detroit, Mich. She had no idea that what she was...
February 9, 2018 - 6:26am
February 6, 2018
Analysis: Treason is serious business, despite how its used in our discourse
What is treason, exactly? In U.S. law, it's a very narrow set of crimes - so narrow that only a couple dozen people have been charged with treason...
February 6, 2018 - 7:11am
Commentary: The Nunes memo revealed a damning omission in FISA warrant process
Having reviewed hundreds and hundreds of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant applications as the final stop between the FBI and the desks of Attorneys General William French Smith and Edwin Meese III, I read the Nunes memo as revealing one major fact that stands out above...
February 6, 2018 - 6:54am