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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Turkey hunting makes for eventful weekend

Turkey hunting makes for eventful weekend

A snap of a twig, leaves rustling in the wind, frogs croaking in the distance, then suddenly complete silence is all my dad and I heard when we looked up and saw a 175-pound black bear [...]

Candy was dandy at Hackert’s Grocery

Candy was dandy at Hackert’s Grocery

The other day, I saw kids in the neighborhood running to greet an ice-cream truck as it made its slow way down the street, blaring its rinky-tink calliope tunes. The kids, lined up at the truck, [...]

No shirt, no shoes, no service

No shirt, no shoes, no service

No shirt, no shoes, no service. We reserve the right to refuse service to anybody. No smoking. No spitting on the floor. Have you ever seen any of those signs in a restaurant or business establishment? [...]

Thanks to the Gleasons for Colton’s Law

Thanks to John and Julie Gleason of Greenfield, we now have a law dubbed “Colton’s Law.” [...]

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