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Take time to check out Bearson site, then donate

Take time to check out Bearson site, then donate

Ask any parents and they will tell you their biggest nightmare is the thought of one of their children dying, whether through natural causes, an accident or even worse, through a murder. [...]

Hillary, end silence, fight back

Hillary, end silence, fight back

There should be an all-points-bulletin for the whereabouts of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who seems to have disappeared. Word has it she is on a “listening tour” of Iowa and New Hampshire, both key states for [...]

If only they knew the true meaning of Memorial Day

If only they knew the true meaning of Memorial Day

Honoring fallen soldiers by decorating their graves actually began during the Civil War. When I was a kid it was called Decoration Day. It was observed on May 30 of each year. I remember my grandmother [...]

Killer tornadoes can happen in Minnesota, so be prepared

Killer tornadoes can happen in Minnesota, so be prepared

The recent outbreak of multiple tornadoes throughout the nation should remind us, once again, just how destructive and deadly such storms can be. We who live in Minnesota can become a bit apathetic about those terrible [...]

Will we all turn into iPhone rhinos?

Will we all turn into iPhone rhinos?

For awhile, I could swear I was in church. Early last Saturday morning, I was sitting in an audience in Ritchie Auditorium at St. Cloud State University. I was there to see my niece receive her [...]

Stamp Out Hunger was a great success

Stamp Out Hunger was a great success

Joyce Bell, St. Cloud National Association of Letter Carriers food coordinator [...]

Score: Texas two, Isis zero

Score: Texas two, Isis zero

It appears ISIS has claimed credit for the very amateurish terrorist attack in Texas. What they are saying is they sent these two morons out in the great state of Texas with the intention of a [...]

May is Poppy Month

May is Poppy Month

Elaine Vogel, Poppy Chairman, American Legion Auxiliary I have been the American Legion “Poppy Lady” for 17 years. The first year I received 10 contributions. This year it was 112! Can you imagine? [...]

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