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Trump tells Canada, Mexico he'll renegotiate, not end NAFTA
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Man who nearly died in Alexandria medical helicopter crash in dispute with employer
Authorities searching for U of M student in Mississippi River
Minnesota-based beef-supplying giant Cargill to exit U.S. cattle-feeding business
UM-Morris women get first win at North Central
Morris/C-A wins hosted invite
Cougars compete at Holst Invite
UM-Morris goes 3-1 against UMAC competition
UM-Morris softball earns first UMAC victories
Robert John Vikander
James Francis Grossman
Stirling "Tommy" Tomlin
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Commentary: University system needs local support on legislative issues
Letter to the editor: Be a true American
Letter to the editor: In denial on Trump
Letter to the editor: Plan needs to preserve trees
Hancock Record Open House
Hancock Open Houses
Weather dictating pace of spring field work
Growing for the future
2017 Farm Progress Issue
National FFA Week 2017
2016 Stevens SWCD Annual Report
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
October 17, 2015
Elisha Smith: October is Farm to School Month
October is National Farm to School month (#F2SMonth). "Farm to School" refers to schools serving local, farm-fresh foods ranging from fruits and veggies to honey and meat. The more local foods we serve our kids, the better. One-third of U.S. children are obese or overweight,...
October 17, 2015 - 5:05am
October 3, 2015
Ray Mosby: Why community newspapers matter
The chosen theme for this year's National Newspaper Week is "Power of the Press," and that power, it seems to me, is a very relative thing. Everybody understands the power of, say, The New York Times or The Washington Post, but probably less recognized and appreciated is the power...
October 3, 2015 - 5:48am
Bruce Peterson: Flex-fuel pumps allow Minnesotans to breathe easier, save money
It's not easy to get people to agree on things these days. Our political climate, combined with the constant din of social media and 24-hour cable news channels, provides ample opportunity for confrontation, and little time to have an actual conversation. However, I think there's...
October 3, 2015 - 5:47am
September 26, 2015
Lucinda Jesson: Recovery is a lifelong journey
Last month I met a former heroin user who was celebrating 10 years of sobriety. He now owns his own landscaping company, and was able to make amends with his family. But it wasn't easy. He told me about the many times he tried to stop using, but fell back into his old ways, until...
September 26, 2015 - 5:01am
September 21, 2015
Mike Rothman: It's your money and we want you to have it
With an estimated one in 20 Minnesotans having unclaimed property worth more than $100, the Minnesota Commerce Department was busy at this year's Great Minnesota Get-Together helping fairgoers find their missing money. We even had special assistance from our new Missing Money...
September 21, 2015 - 10:15am
John Crabtree: Clean water is costly
Water is a necessity for all living things. We have a responsibility to act as good stewards of our water, now and for future generations. Nitrates in drinking water can be hazardous to the health of pregnant women, nursing mothers, infant children, and the elderly.
September 21, 2015 - 10:14am
August 29, 2015
Standing up for rural postal
Post offices are crucial anywhere, but especially crucial in rural areas that depend on the postal service to stay connected through news delivery, services crucial to businesses, and, in some communities, a link to prescription drugs and other services. The mail service is a national...
August 29, 2015 - 9:40am