Opinion

Are you a recent high school graduate and wondering what to do next? Are you thinking about a career in education? Are you newly retired and looking for something meaningful to fill your time? Are you at a crossroad in your career and needing a bridge to your next ‘call’ in life? Reading Corps may...
The Alzheimer’s Association 2019 “Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures” report illustrates that the burden of Alzheimer’s in our country and Minnesota is continuing to grow. As the number of individuals living with Alzheimer’s continues to increase, we need to make sure people who are impacted...
There is an expression sometimes used to describe things that can be especially dangerous for us to touch or come in contact with. Its origin lies in electrified trains like those that run on the subways of New York City. Outside the two rails on which a subway car runs is a third rail that carries...
I am lucky enough these days to be in regular touch with young people who are interested in public service. I find hope in their quality, energy, and motivation, and they press me to think more deeply about what it takes to pursue a life in the public realm. I’ve come to believe that at the heart...
The 2019 Minnesota Food Share March Campaign has concluded. The numbers have been tallied and the fundraiser has once again been a rousing success. According to Summer Anthony, Program Manager for MN Food Share, “For nearly four decades, local businesses, faith communities, schools, and...
The board should reflect a consensus of the community. They are the residents, many of whom are parents and most are taxpayers, they vote in the school board and expect representation. Like anyone voted into office, they must represent the wishes of a majority of their constituency or risk being...
Are you between the ages of 18-35? Are you thinking about becoming pregnant? Even if you aren’t planning on becoming pregnant, did you know 50 percent of pregnancies are unplanned? That means 50 percent of women who are pregnant are not expecting to be pregnant and may be using alcohol in the early...
Statement from Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka on the 2019 Session: “Ultimately, our budget did what we all agreed was best for Minnesotans. We held the line on raising new taxes and kept spending focused on priorities. For the first time in nearly 20 years, Minnesotans are getting a tax cut....
‘News’ that is really fake is likely to become more common; news media need to promote, and shore up, their reliability. Mike Allen of Axios wrote in a morning briefing, “Welcome to our sad, new, distorted reality — the explosion of fake: fake videos, fake people on Facebook, and daily cries of ‘...
Spring Cleaning! I want to remind everyone that the City of Staples will be hosting another City-wide cleanup day on June 8 from 8:00 to noon, again at the Street Shop, at 12th St. and Michigan Ave., with assistance from Long Prairie Sanitation and SW Recycling. This is an opportunity for area...

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