Saturday, April 13th, 2024 Church Directory

Editorials

How To Be A Good Neighbor

When Terri and I moved up to Orrock Twp. back in 1995, we were glad we were getting away from the hustle-and-bustle of the big city and putting down our roots in a small “up north” community. I remember I was SO...


Letters To The Editor

TO THE EDITOR: Dave and Barb Hemmer wish to thank their friends and family who attended the 50th anniversary celebration Sun., Feb. 9 and donated $645 in cash, checks, and gift cards and 522 pounds of food to th...


Clear Lake Woman Creates Special Gowns For Monumental Days

Tina Coleman loves to sew. She started sewing out of necessity at the age of 8, when her family of seven immigrated to the United States from the Netherlands and had little money for clothing.  "I started sewing...


“The Greatest”

Snowmobile racing has returned to fairgrounds in Ironwood, MI, the epicenter of the Great White North, where northern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan slumber for seven months of the year under a heavy blanket of th...


Letters To The Editor

TO THE EDITOR: Next Tues., Feb. 4, Minnesota voters have an opportunity to actively participate in the most basic exercise of democratic governance, the precinct caucus.     If you’ve never been to a caucus befo...


Wobbly Lips, Perhaps A Cure For Cancer

I am a packrat. Among one of the “packratted” items from a  long-ago trip to the South Pacific is a nondescript package of ground-up tree root.   It’s been sitting in a cabinet in my livingroom since I smuggled ...


Letters To The Editor

TO THE EDITOR: Hello friends and neighbors!  Every two years the public has the opportunity to get involved in their local political precinct caucuses!  This is an excellent time for you to meet people who share...


I Wonder About Trust

The other day I was watching the Brady Bunch - don’t ridicule me for being nostalgic - and there was an episode titled “Where’s the Smoke?” where eldest brother Greg is seen by his sisters smoking a cigarette at...


Letters To The Editor

TO THE EDITOR: Money could be had if some entrepreneur would market the blown down trees around us. Scores of them are in both private woods and the Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge, especially just south of C...


Polar Bare

As this episode of “The Polar Vortex vs. Humanity” seems to be coming to an end, I must confess to being just a bit bemused by the week-long panic I saw on the faces of area weathercasters.   There is no doubt b...


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