The furnace is bringing a warmth into our home as the frigid winter air taps on the frosted windows. There’s a soothing sound of my family pea…

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HIBBING — When PJ Fleck took over the University of Minnesota, he came in with the saying, “Row the Boat.”

Just about everything is different in 2020, and the November election is no exception. One of the biggest differences is that there may not be…

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The fall snow was heavy on the branches of the massive Balsam Fir.

Deer hunting is a favorite Minnesota pastime. In fact, it is so popular in this area that it feels like a regional holiday. Everyone here seem…

HIBBING — It was a sad day Wednesday when I got a text from Joel McDonald telling me his father had passed away.

I find it hard to believe at this point in the 2020 election cycle – in a contest between two very polarizing candidates — that there are many…

Several courthouses in Northeastern Minnesota have now held jury trials with COVID-19 safeguards in place. I presided over the first of these …

Chances are most of the people who jumped on the “Trump only paid $750 in taxes” bandwagon last week after The New York Times published a stor…

HIBBING — Earlier in the week, I got a call from Hibbing High School girls tennis coach Gary Conda.

It is sad how easy it is to create division through the use of labels and how quickly some people attach them to their enemies and then use th…

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