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Public given opportunity to pray, have sorrow wiped away at ceremony honoring LaFontaine-Greywind
Mental health brings a Kennedy to Minnesota, and he's not happy about state of affairs
Licensing delays leave hundreds of Stillwater-area students without buses
Firing of central Minn. police officer for DWI upheld by arbitrator
NOAA says warmer start to winter, but La Nina could bring cold, snow later
Thursday prep roundup: Pipestone Area sweeps Worthington
With its quirks and acoustics, Williams Arena could give Lynx advantage in WNBA finals
Girls tennis: Pipestone Area tops Trojans, 6-1
Boys soccer: Diaz goal energizes Trojans in 5-2 win
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
Column: District 518 continuing to offer PASS
Polly Anna Van Der Linden
Marjorie Ann Leen
Rick "Ricky" Twait
Looking Back: 1992 -- Wellstone was speaker at King Turkey Day
KTD speaker: Start noticing people
Disheveled Theologian: Evening reminiscences
Column: Sunday afternoon outing sufficient for true world wonder
Looking Back: 1992 -- Bristow joins staff of local insurer
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Bruns 50th anniversary
Jensen 85th birthday
Hohensee 50th anniversary
Wallace 80th birthday
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January 16, 2017
Reporter rap: Illegitimate Super Bowl without the Cowboys?
Doug Wolter and Adam Watts Breaking news: The Dallas Cowboys, “America’s Team,” will not play next month in the biggest game of the NFL...
January 16, 2017 - 5:22pm
December 27, 2016
Wolter: Here comes 2017; work hard, for nothing is certain
The Minnesota State High School League, in its indisputable wisdom, has decreed that the state tournament experience is too awesome to be offered only to a select few. This is why those bygone days of single-class state tournaments has become a thing of the past -- remembered only...
December 27, 2016 - 9:46am
December 5, 2016
Wolter: Riding the insane NFL roller-coaster
The psychology of the sports fanatic is a fascinating subject, and if I were to put Minnesota Vikings fans on the couch I’m sure I could spend...
December 5, 2016 - 7:20pm
November 16, 2016
Disheveled Theologian: An epiphany waiting to happen
When I was a little girl the Seattle Symphony used to come up to Orcas Island, Wash., where I lived and put on a concert in the school gym. They’d come on a Sunday afternoon, sit on folding chairs on the scuffed-up floor, and fill that space -- which echoed far more often with the...
November 16, 2016 - 8:45pm
October 5, 2016
Disheveled Theologian: Location not available
I received an interesting email the other day. It was from a production company in the United Kingdom that is doing a series for television about...
October 5, 2016 - 8:45pm
September 21, 2016
Wolter: On Stoesz, AP, and other random thoughts
Bits and pieces from the cluttered mind of the sports editor: Stoesz getting it done for MLABig high school football game on Friday: 2-1 Hills-Beaver Creek at 3-0 Mountain Lake Area. It’s coming one week after MLA senior quarterback Levi Stoesz had a remarkable performance in the...
September 21, 2016 - 9:53pm
August 3, 2016
The Disheveled Theologian: Home sweet home
It’s hard to write when your eyes are swimming with tears. The letters on the keyboard get blurry and I must rely on the muscle memory of my fingers. Oh, how I remember the repetitions in typing class when I was in 10th grade. I can still hear the teacher’s voice chanting: jkl;...
August 3, 2016 - 9:03pm
July 5, 2016
Column: Bill-gate, again
WASHINGTON -- But of course Bill Clinton wants his wife to become president of the United States and make history as the nation's first female commander in chief. Why, he'd be pleased as punch and proud as proud can be. Plus, it would be tons of fun to return to the White House as...
July 5, 2016 - 6:23pm
Column: A toxic meeting on the tarmac
WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Loretta Lynch's tarmac conversation with Bill Clinton wasn't just stupid, although it was certainly that. It was a colossal misjudgment on both sides, most especially hers. The encounter was toxic. It adds to the already settled conviction among too...
July 5, 2016 - 6:21pm
June 13, 2016
Column: Freedom to kill, permission to die
WASHINGTON — It was inevitable that we would one day seek ways to kill ourselves with society’s blessing. California recently joined four other states — Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Montana — that allow terminally ill patients to commit suicide using doctor-prescribed drugs....
June 13, 2016 - 4:15pm
June 10, 2016
Column: The parent trap
WASHINGTON — Somehow, it’s always the parents’ fault. We are too lax, except when we are too helicoptery. We coddle the kids too much, except when we drive them into neurotic overachievement. We are enablers. No, we are Tiger Moms. The societal urge to blame is matched only...
June 10, 2016 - 3:01pm
May 12, 2016
Column: These billboards have eyes
JIM HIGHTOWER OtherWords AUSTIN, Texas — OK people, we need to discuss billboards. Yes, we really must. At best, these giant corporate placards are problematic — they loom garishly over us, clutter our landscapes, and intrude into our communities with no respect for local aesthetics...
May 12, 2016 - 9:25pm
Column: Does ‘pro-life’ extend to fighting Zika?
WASHINGTON — Rep. Vern Buchanan, a Florida Republican, has called himself “pro-life” since he came to Congress a decade ago. This month, he’s proving it. Buchanan last week announced his support for President Obama’s request for $1.9 billion to fight the Zika virus — a...
May 12, 2016 - 9:24pm
April 1, 2016
Column: Worthington Reads! Free digital program offered
District 518 Community Education has an exciting opportunity to share with the community. The Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) programs have partnered with myON to offer a free digital reading program for 3-year-olds to adults. myON is a digital...
April 1, 2016 - 12:15pm
March 28, 2016
Column: The battle of the candidates' wives
WASHINGTON — “I think the retweet speaks for itself,” said Donald Trump’s senior policy adviser, Stephen Miller, about the candidate’s posting of an unflattering photo of Heidi Cruz, juxtaposed against his own supermodel spouse. “No need to ‘spill the beans,’”...
March 28, 2016 - 11:39am