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Being Elf-ish: One of Santa's workers shares secrets from the North Pole
Government offices, banks, stores close for Christmas
Tammy Makram -- Baby Jane Doe -- continues quest to find birth mother
Fire destroys home addition
Holiday Traditions: Ramadan a time for spiritual growth and reflection
Les Knutson: Jirele follows Pater to run for Mount Marty
Communities rally at the courage of a child
Scott Rall: Family traditions should not go the way of the dinosaur
Boys hockey: Big game, big win for Luverne
Wrestling: Oeltjenbruns, Nielsen lead Luverne
Column: Inglorious hackers, or 'Revenge of the Nerd'
Column: Holiday chores made special again by visit from mom
Column: Good riddance to the worst Congress ever
Column: Ethics training for Congress? Dream on
As others see it: The best gift -- get there safe
Robert J. Schmidt
Joseph "Joe" Dragstra
Religion briefs: Dec. 24
Looking Back: 1989 -- Hadley man named state's top cattleman
Column: If Worthington builds it, they sure would come
Season's jottings: Newsroom staffers share Christmas memories
The pageantry of it all
Out and About
Julius 90th birthday
Probst 80th birthday
School Board Minutes for November
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Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure Sale
May 4, 2010
Letter: Do the wrong thing; it's worth it
Has anyone heard of personal responsibility? It's a pretty hard concept to grasp, but I will explain. It's when people take responsibility for the decisions that they make. It's when people take responsibility for the consequences of their actions. This is something that our government...
opinion / letters
May 4, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Column: In your government car
"See the USA in your Chevrolet America is asking you to call. Drive your Chevrolet through the USA America's the greatest land of all." WASHINGTON -- Fifty years ago, those words set to music each week on the old NBC "The Dinah Shore Show" reflected an America and an automobile...
opinion / columns
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Editorial: Grassley has right to be angry
Sen. Charles Grassley had strong words for AIG executives Monday -- probably a little too strong, but we can appreciate his anger. The Republican lawmaker backed off Tuesday morning from what he said the previous day to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, radio station WMT, the Associated Press...
opinion / editorials
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am
Minnesotans concerned about bailout
ST. PAUL - Minnesota politicians want guarantees that any federal money spent to bail out a troubled automobile industry be used wisely. For U.S. Sen. Norm Colman, R-Minn., the key is that whatever money is given to the industry, automakers must be accountable. "I have a strong...
November 18, 2008 - 10:00am
November 10, 2008
Letter: Financial bailout was illegal and dishonest
America used to be famous for its investigative reporters who countered the excesses of corporate and political leaders. Most all of these important voices in America have been eliminated by the austerity of the budget ax, intimidation or fear itself. The Lyndon LaRouche...
November 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
Letter: Walz deserves credit for voting against bailout
Last week we learned that AIG executives spend $400k on a junket after the federal government gave $85 billion to the failing company. AIG gave its executives expensive vacations at an exclusive resort where they spent up to $200,000 for rooms, $150,000 for meals and $23,000 for the...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Editorial: Bailout doesn't curb AIG's greed
One sometimes can't be amazed at our federal legislators, and the recent bailout is no exception. As if spending $700 billion wasn't enough, lawmakers had to pad the package with an extra $150 billion in pork to apparently make the deal more palatable. Then, they colletively engaged...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Economic history repeating itself
The following are excerpts from letters I wrote to the Globe on Jan. 29, 1994-Feb. 8, 1994: "In the last 10 years the federal debt nearly tripled. Household and corporate debt have skyrocketed. We have become a net debtor nation with huge trade deficits. Our nation has become a retailer...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Letter: Elected officials ignored constituents on bailout vote
These are times that try men's souls. This is especially so when Bush and our House and Senate leadership have been selling the anti-constitutional bailout using fear itself. Senators and congressmen who voted for the bailout admitted their constituents were overwhelmingly opposed...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Letter: Both parties carry bailout blame
Republicans in recent years have definitely pushed harder for deregulation, but both parties of Congress are to blame for the recent fiasco. Democrats voted overwhelmingly for the bailout. How can you trust members of both parties who are serving on commerce committees and banking...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 30, 2008
Bailout splits Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's U.S. representatives agree Congress needs to help fix the country's financial crisis, but on Monday divided their votes on a $700 billion plan to do that. Rep. Collin Peterson said congressional leaders need to talk to more lawmakers than they have for the...
news / politics
September 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 25, 2008
Editorial: Consider bailout carefully
President Bush spoke for 12 minutes Wednesday night. In those 12 minutes, the much-maligned president called for quick action on a $700 billion financial industry bailout.
September 25, 2008 - 12:00am