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Our Opinion: Pizza Ranch news means more than you might think

If you like games, pizza, chicken and family fun, then you were no doubt pleased by the news ...

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Sen. Gene Dornink: Working through to the end

Friends and neighbors, We are almost to the finish line of the 2022 legislative session. The Minnesota Constitution ...

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Sarah Lysne: The joy of just being

When I was first diagnosed with ALS, I spent a lot of time trying to stay positive and ...

Letters to the Editor

Paid Political Letter: Elect Richard Painter for U.S. Congress

Richard Painter supports the issues that affect the lives of individuals and families in Minnesota’s First Congressional District ...

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Annie Lane: Dad needs to step up

Dear Annie: I have been with my boyfriend “Scott” for almost 11 years. We have been together since ...

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APS Column: The Mower County CEO Trade Show

By Emily Hovland In the fall of 2018, a select group of juniors and seniors from Austin Public ...

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Jamey Helgeson: Volunteer opportunities are available at LIFE

Volunteers are vital to the programs and services that we provide – lending support in a variety of ...

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Ask A Trooper: Keeping passenger safe on the motorcycle

By Sgt. Troy Christianson Question: Can someone with a motorcycle permit have their small dog riding on the ...

Opinion

AP-NORC poll: Biden’s approval dips to lowest of presidency

President Joe Biden’s approval rating dipped to the lowest point of his presidency in May, a new poll ...

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Marvin Repinski: Self-help books: Wisdom or limits or nonsense?

The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in the garden; it ...

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Guest Commentary: Special primary election voting reminders

By Scott Felten Mower County Auditor/Treasurer Tuesday, May 24, is the Special Primary Election for voters in U.S. ...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor: Time is now to invest in long term care industry

As an administrator in the long term care industry since 2019, I’ve witnessed many difficult choices in the ...

Editorials

Letter to the Editor: People need to think of the whole picture

Would someone explain to me why the “right to life” factions only want life for the two-legged homo ...

Columnists

Annie Lane: Singing with grandma, against all odds

Dear Annie: My husband comes from a large blended family. His mom is married to a man he ...

Al Batt

Al Batt: I never noticed that before

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting Good morning. Can I ask a stupid question? Can you ever. Driving ...

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