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Congress must support new farm technologies

Changes in the agriculture industry over the past decade have created massive opportunities for American farmers, and Minnesota ...

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Stage Right: Start the Christmas season with “Elf” play

Christmastime is here, and I don’t know about you, but in our home, Christmas movies are a staple ...

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Live United: Response has been incredible in filling needs of community

She came in the door, concentrating on getting into her purse. She pulled out three mugs, two with ...

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April Jeppson: Be an encourager if given the opportunity

When I’m excited about something I talk fast. I use my hands, my eyes light up and I’m ...

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Al Batt: I can’t watch a basketball game on the toaster

I’ve oozed from the primordial soup. I’m threatening to become an owner-operator of a TV.

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Sarah Stultz: Take it easy in winter driving conditions

As I write this, the snowfall has  ended, and it has been another crazy day of winter as ...

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My Point of View: Common sense gun laws needed in state and nation

On the Sunday before Thanksgiving we woke to news of another domestic terror attack, a mass murder with ...

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Ask a Trooper: Is there a nonemergency number in Minn.?

Question: In Kansas we can dial *47 to connect to the Kansas Highway Patrol to report non-emergency issues. ...

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April Jeppson: Happiness doesn’t come from possessions

Thanksgiving has come and gone. Now is the season to spend all the money that we barely have ...

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Live United: Thanks to those who answer the call when there are needs

This week, a mama laughed when Nikolle called her and let her know we had some boots for ...

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Guest column: Having gratitude for local entrepreneurs

In this season of giving and gratitude, I am inspired by how generously the people in our region ...

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Ask SCORE: Develop a plan to protect your business

Even the best risk prevention plans aren’t infallible. Natural disasters, freak accidents and a range of unanticipated events ...

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Sarah Stultz: Give thanks throughout the year when you can

I try my hardest to be thankful year-round and to let people know I’m grateful for them when ...

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My Point of View: Now is the time to find out about the Republican Party

With the elections over, we have an idea how our government will be run for the next two ...

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Al Batt: I heard a muffled cackle at St. Aidan Cemetery

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt Joe was dying. But he got over it. The report of ...

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