Opinion

On Aug. 15 the Panama Canal (which greatly enhances maritime trade by providing a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans) celebrates the 100th anniversary of its opening. The Tyree family has a multigenerational interest in this milestone. The U.S. Army generously sent my Tennessee plowboy father to the Panama Canal Zone in 1946. As [...]

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Youngsters like Kerrie Maleski, Kayley Schoonmaker, Matt Rubel and Will Tully are part of a major trend in Minnesota. They are among the growing number of students in Minnesota’s two-year community colleges. They’ve also been elected as leaders of the Minnesota State College Student Association. National research says cost and preparation for good jobs is [...]

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To the editor: Washington County and the numerous municipalities included in District 39B represented by Kathy Lohmer in the Minnesota House of Representatives are some of the most beautiful, charming, attractive areas in the state of Minnesota. We looked forward to enjoying this scenery again this summer. But, all that came to a screeching halt [...]

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• Oct. 24 is the last issue election letters will be considered for publication. No letters pertaining to the election will be published the week prior to the election (Nov. 4), unless allowed as a direct response to a new issue or new accusation raised the week before. This is done in fairness, so no [...]

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