Opinion

The famous poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost ends with “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” When it comes to criminal court, many offenders could be said to take the path often-traveled, the path from juvenile […]

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Many of us have pain, at least in one form or another. Pain and treating it has become a booming industry. Pain comes in different flavors: Acute pain is a normal pain that warns you that you have been hurt. When we burn ourselves or stub our toe, pain is there to warn us to […]

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The staff at the Dollar Store know me by name. I have been there a lot lately and, while they may not appreciate my repetitive requests to check the back room for more supplies, you would never know it.  They are forgiving and still give me a wide, toothy smile when I swing through the jingly […]

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BY LORI SWANSON GUEST COLUMNIST This is a time of year when many Minnesotans are thinking about making a donation to a charity. Minnesotans have a history of being generous with both their time and their money to help others. Getting the facts about a charity before you give helps to ensure your charitable donation […]

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BY JEFF ZIGNEGO GUEST COLUMNIST Most Americans view auto insurance as necessary to protect against the costs of a car accident. Likewise, it’s common knowledge that homeowners insurance helps families rebuild their lives and homes when needed. An “umbrella” policy is not as well known, but anyone who owns a home or any assets should […]

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