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Kids ride with Santa in Morris fire truck (with video)
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Search for RFC director to continue, board member says
Republican Tim Miller hopes to take on Collin Peterson
Lykken named president of Jennie-O as Leitch takes new position with Hormel
Sports Schedule for Friday, Nov. 24
UPDATE: Vikings seize control of NFC North with 30-23 victory over Lions
Basketball: Grove's 26 not enough at Mayville State
Swim: Entzi closes out season at state
Three earn All Area mention from WCT
Paul Dennis Aasness
Martin Bruce Hicks
Robert Belew Holmes
Commentary: 'Honor our Old Glory'
Letter to the editor: Vote yes for children on Nov. 7
Letter to the editor: Support the Morris Area Schools referendum
Ghosts in Stevens County? Editor's column
Stevens County Times Editorial: Abusers count on silence
William Roger Loberg
Abigail Cassandra-Joan Mogler
Khamora Johnay Mary Anderson
Brianna Marie Schaefer
Features from the Farm: News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center
Nov. 15 meeting on Farm Rental Agreements in Alexandria
Holloway farmer named American Star Farmer by National FFA
Features from the Farm: UMM students develop application for horticulture gardens
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
April 9, 2016
Laura Finley: Politicians and Sexual Assault Awareness Month
April 9, 2016 - 5:27am
March 19, 2016
Mary Treacy: Young people and the right to information
The right to know is the birthright of every child born in this democracy. The challenge is to recognize and nurture that right, to inculcate the attitudes and skills that make it a reality. The welfare of the child and of the nation depends on the exercise of this fundamental right....
March 19, 2016 - 5:08am
Brian Hunhoff: Ten commandments for open meetings
"I think heroic deeds were all conceived in the open air." The quote atop this editorial is from Walt Whitman's Song of the Open Road — a cheerful 1856 tribute to freedom and the great outdoors. Hopefully, Mr. Whitman would have approved use of his prose to promote open, well-aired...
March 19, 2016 - 5:07am
Tom Dennis: High-price, high-aid tuition model works
The trouble with "free college" is that it would be hugely expensive, might hurt the world-leading quality of American universities and would be a huge windfall for rich students. The trouble with "costly college" is the situation we have now, in which millions of students leave...
March 19, 2016 - 5:07am
February 27, 2016
Mel Gurtov: Dark spots, light spots, and Apple’s protest
How’s this for bad choices? A recent study by a Harvard group contended with the position of US intelligence agencies that tracking possible terrorists was becoming more difficult because there are too many “dark spots” – places where data can be encrypted to prevent tracking....
February 27, 2016 - 5:49am
Val Dolcini: Farmers and ranchers are the original conservationists
The modern environmental conservation movement is one that has brought awareness and conservation practices to many urban audiences. To some, it probably seems like a recent shift in American thinking. But American farmers and ranchers throughout rural and tribal lands were the original...
February 27, 2016 - 5:46am
February 21, 2016
Invested in the future of news media
If you want to know who still believes in a future for news media, just turn to some of our most respected businessmen: Warren Buffett. Jeff Bezos. John Henry. Glen Taylor. All of them have made significant investments in newspapers, despite the media pundits that have been claiming...
February 21, 2016 - 2:18pm
January 30, 2016
Andrew Campanella: School choice matters for families
When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices. In fact, almost two thirds of parents – 64 percent – say they wish they had more options for their children’s education. In a society where Americans choose practically everything, from the brands of coffee...
January 30, 2016 - 6:37am
Opinion: Clean water is worth the price
Our modern water infrastructure is a miracle that most of us barely even think about. How many times every day do we turn on a faucet, use the water for a hundred different reasons, spill gallons down the drain and never give it a second thought? We take for granted the drinking water,...
January 30, 2016 - 12:33am
January 16, 2016
Scott Olson: Measuring the "added value" of a college education
For the last few years, the Obama Administration had been pursuing a national rating system for colleges and universities. The complexities of implementing such a system led them to abandon the effort, but some of the data that would have been used for constructing the system is now...
January 16, 2016 - 5:14am
December 26, 2015
Lee H. Hamilton: Politicians have a very tough job
You know who I feel sorry for? Today's politicians. You'll laugh at this, but hear me out. This is a very tough time to be a politician — whether running for office or trying to lead while holding office. The women and men who've undertaken to represent us face circumstances...
December 26, 2015 - 5:42am
December 19, 2015
Sen. Amy Klobuchar: Building a 21st century broadband infrastructure
Technology is reshaping the ways we live, work, play, and communicate. The internet is connecting communities and creating opportunities we couldn't have imagined even a few decades ago. Today, you don't need to live off an interstate highway or in a major city to find a good job,...
December 19, 2015 - 5:42am
November 21, 2015
Ken Peterson: Apprenticeship is workforce training that meets the needs of today and tomorrow
Minnesota's workforce is experiencing tremendous transition. Thousands of our experienced baby boomers are retiring, while many employers are seeking a workforce capable of meeting increased levels of skill to operate new technologies with precision. An emerging, yet familiar,...
November 21, 2015 - 5:57am
November 14, 2015
Rep. Joe Atkins and Sen. Jim Metzen: Veterans owed more than thanks, Minnesota owes them money too
In October, after it was announced that Minnesota is holding a record $711 million in lost and unclaimed funds, we launched an effort to find and notify residents of our legislative district of their unclaimed money. We thought it would be hard to find people. It wasn't. Most...
November 14, 2015 - 5:43am
October 31, 2015
Lucinda Jesson: Children are waiting for you, for families to adopt them
A young man on the verge of adulthood who is enthusiastic about sports and music but struggles with authority. A teenage single mom who lovingly cares for her newborn child. A kind, patient young boy with disabilities who doesn't know who to trust. A confused teenager who was in...
October 31, 2015 - 5:00am