Opinion
To the editor: For years, Stillwater and the business community have been trying to lure area residents back into the downtown area. One of the events they’ve employed over the years to help with this is the classic car show every Wednesday evening during the summer. It worked, and people flocked ...Read More
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Don’t look for Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to be on the cover of Time magazine anytime soon, but it’s obvious that from an economic standpoint, Minnesota is a state that works. As you might recall, years ago, Gov. Wendell Anderson was pictured on the cover of Time magazine holding up a fish to il...Read More
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This time of year, it would be understandable to hibernate and not leave home until spring. But you would be putting your health at risk. Participating in community life is good for you, and social interactions that create quality connections contribute to good brain health. Lifestyle choices that p...Read More
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BY BUFF GRACE If my Facebook post-feed is an accurate indication, there are large numbers of people frustrated that churches tell them what to believe. This surprises me because my church (Episcopal) stopped doing that decades ago. Yet studies do show that while people consider spirituality valuable...Read More
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BY MARTY LARSON Murphy’s Law states: Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. I talk to my clients a lot about Murphy-proofing their lives. This means anticipating events and preparing for them so things won’t go wrong, or at least if they do, you can minimize the impact. Developing some strat...Read More
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Some days, I’m convinced I am the dummy on a “Candid Camera” episode. You know the one: a middle-aged woman who sits next to the talking trash can and despite her better judgment, empties the contents of her purse into its mouth just to stop the trash talk (sorry, bad pun). Ahh, the relief she...Read More
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