Opinion

Submitted by the   Minnesota Farmers Union   Recently, House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, released the first draft of the 2018 Farm Bill. Bipartisan negotiations on the bill had broken down a few weeks prior after a dispute over the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...
My mom was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2014, although my husband and I started noticing the signs of the disease a few years before that. In 2015, we packed up our things and moved from Colorado to Minnesota so that I could take on the caregiver role for my mother. It is not something that I...
CLC has long been a vital part of the Staples community. While it wasn’t always called CLC, the vocational training, now career and technical training, has always been a fundamental part of the region. In my nine months as the Dean of the Staples campus, I’ve heard wonderful stories from community...
Standing up for beliefs I read with interest Eric Wallace’s letter to the editor on March 29 and I regret I have not been able to respond until now.  To refresh memories, on March 14, approximately 60 students at Staples-Motley High School (SMHS) participated in the national walkout to protest gun...
Central Lakes College takes great pride in the specialized support we offer our students. It’s personalized, friendly and one-on-one. But, we can do better.  We are fortunate to have wonderful spaces and great students. However, the Brainerd campus has not been updated in many years and students’...
Despite all the debate about health care policy in Washington, D.C., last summer, Congress came up with no solution. Rather, it ended up being another round of finger-pointing and arguments about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. Meaning  family farmers who’ve been struggling with...
For nearly three decades MinnesotaCare has been a trusted choice for health care coverage, providing an affordable option for working people earning too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to afford traditional insurance. We now have a opportunity to take the sensible step of allowing all...

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