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Al Batt: By jingles, Oscar, Tony says they’re grrrrrrrrrreat!

I live near a phone. Just as most everyone does.

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Sarah Stultz: Are you ready to vote? It’s that time again

I’ll be the first to tell you I dislike politics — especially partisan politics. 

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Al Batt: The grackle mob put out a contract on my door

I was skipping across the yard. It was more stumbling than skipping. The day traveled at warp speed as ...

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Al Batt: Would you rather be rich or have $49 million to spend?

Rolling on a stinky, dead carp. That wasn’t my idea of winning the lottery.

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Al Batt: Each day is a gift you can’t return; make the most of it

I didn’t have to herd cats.

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Senate Report: What has been happening in the final days of the session

We are almost to the finish line of the 2022 legislative session. The Minnesota Constitution sets a deadline ...

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Al Batt: I can’t deal with cards even with an automatic shuffler

Hasenpfeffer, Euchre, Hucklybuck, Sheepshead and Pepper. Are they personal injury attorneys?

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Al Batt: Don’t even think about texting while bungee jumping

He hadn’t run amok. He’d bungeed amok.

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April Jeppson: Don’t forget to capture your life in photos

My daughter turned 11 this week. Any time my children have a birthday, I find myself looking through ...

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Al Batt: Good tires and air — gifts that keep on giving in life

Who hasn’t had a flat tire? 

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April Jeppson: It’s my jam or cup of tea, as some may say

I get to see my folks this weekend. I don’t know who’s more excited, me or my kids. ...

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April Jeppson: Wow, it sure is easy to put some things off 

I put away my clothes yesterday. I’m not sure how you do laundry at your house, but with ...

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Al Batt: The case of the purloined 3/8-inch combination wrench

I’ve never wrestled with a grizzly bear with an impacted tooth or tangled with a mountain lion that ...

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April Jeppson: I love the feeling when summer is coming

When the weather outside is frightful — oh wait, it’s not Christmas time.

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Al Batt: It surely was not a morel mushroom cloud that day

That’s no way for the weather to make friends.

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