As Minnesota’s flu season climbs toward its peak, health officials are reminding Minnesotans that it’s not too late to get their flu vaccine. Vaccination is the best way to prevent flu and lessen its serious effects.
Painting a mural standing on a scissor lift 20 feet off the ground might sound like a boring and lonely job.
Carmen Urbina Oberton of Randall was born in Joquicingo, Mexico. But the thriving city she knew, population about 12,000, was destroyed during the Central Mexico earthquake of Sept. 19.
November is the peak time for deer-vehicle crashes in the state, so motorists should watch for them and drive cautiously, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
By ROBERTA OLSON
The Alexandria area in West Central Minnesota has a unique layout sprawling around area lake…
Opinion & Columns
When U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., was pressured to resign by Senate Democrats in early January, a series of consequences unfolded that revealed a weakness in the Minnesota Constitution that needs to be addressed.
I went to the movie, “The Post,” last week and highly recommend it. It’s a well-told dramatization of the pressures faced by the Washington Post newspaper to publish the Pentagon Papers in 1971.
Historically, the U.S. president’s party, does not fare well in the off-year congressional elections. For example, the U.S. Senate seat now held by DFLer Amy Klobuchar has been won only once (in 1982) by the president’s party in the off year.
You may think that nothing could top 2017 for true zaniness, but we are off to another fine start in 2018. Already, President Trump has told Kim Jung Un that he had a bigger nuclear button, and then told the American people that he himself is “a very stable genius.” In spite of the news, the…
Nobody can make these things up. I sure couldn’t. The proverbial crystal ball has turned to dust, cracking up from all the bizarre twists that comprised something called the year 2017.