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Shopping with children is easier when done locally

Shopping in stores with young children is __________. People have different thoughts about this, I’m sure, but my answer is, “to be avoided whenever possible,” followed ... Read more

Plan would leave parks and library better off

Guest column, by Chad Adams Over the past several weeks I have enjoyed engaging in discussion with the Albert Lea City Council, civic groups, employees, ... Read more

Politically correct world is losing clash of cultures

Muslim goals. The Obama administration is doing everything possible to eliminate Christianity from the public sector, yet does nothing to slow the explosive growth of the ... Read more | 1 comment

Bennett shows she has voter crossover appeal

As a conservative, I took some lessons from the election held Nov. 4 in Freeborn County. There were some positive messages starting with the Minnesota ... Read more | 1 comment

Making people happy has the greatest rewards

Wandering around our community on a daily basis looks like it could be retirement. I fantasized it might be fun to record some of my favorite ... Read more