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My Point of View: Which party is really of good family, Christian values?

Republicans claim to be the party of “family values” and supposedly want “traditional families” where moms stay home. ...

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Ask a Trooper: What’s considered careless, reckless driving?

Question: What is the difference between careless or reckless driving? What about “exhibition driving?”

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Erin Haag: Collaborating with programs that have the greatest impact

Living United by Erin Haag I came to the realization the other day that United Way has been ...

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Ask a Trooper: Am I required to have a working horn in my car?

Question: I noticed that the horn on my vehicle does not work. Is there a law that says ...

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Guest Column: A foundation for southern Minn.’s future

For me, autumn always signals a natural time to slow down and contemplate the past year as we ...

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Senate Report: An advocate for bonding priorities in district

This week, I joined with the other members of the Capital Investment Committee to tour bonding projects in ...

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Ask SCORE: Small business jobs much impacted

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a tremendous impact on U.S. small businesses, particularly on smaller “Main Street” ...

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My Point of View: Runaway spending, other policies taking a hefty toll

I was a bit perplexed by the recent My Point of View by Joe Pacovsky. Pacovsky talked about ...

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Live United: Compassion fatigue takes a toll

I met with a colleague the other day. We walked into the conference room and looked at each ...

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My Point of View: Albert Lea has a bright future — it just needs more workers

lbert Lea has a bright future, yet I hear and read a lot of doom and gloom about ...

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Live United: Winter gear drive has started at various locations in town

Many boxes are out. You’ll find the Winter Gear Drive boxes at Hy-Vee and Walmart, Whimzy, Plymouth Shoes, ...

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Senate Report: Minnesota’s police problem — we need more

Friends and neighbors, I have heard a lot of concern in our communities about rising crime across the ...

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Ask SCORE: Estate planning for farm families

This is my third column in a series on the topic of helping farm families to plan their ...

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Ask a Trooper: Tips for safe driving during times of heavy fog

Question: This week it has been extremely foggy on the morning commute, can you give some advice on ...

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My Point of View: There’s a home for you in the Freeborn County Republican Party

Why are “progressives” treating these Democrat senators like this? Easy, because they’re not caving to the radical wing ...

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