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Paid political letter: Fighting for those affected by hunger

One in eight people are currently affected by hunger in Minnesota, and food insecurity is projected to peak this month. Second Harvest Heartland was started ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Other’s opinion: COVID-19: New round of testing will help state in virus defense

The Free Press, Mankato A new round of widespread geographic testing, along with a survey of households in Minnesota, will provide critical information on the ... Read more

2 days ago by Tribune News Service.

Peggy Keener: Before there was mayo

Oh, dear! I had no idea I was so ill-equipped. Why didn’t you tell me? I am looking at “The People’s Home Library” circa 1919. ... Read more

2 days ago by Peggy Keener.

Annie Lane: Uncomfortable making a recommendation

Dear Annie: I would like your input on how to handle a tricky situation. Many times, I am asked to write a letter of recommendation ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Letter: DFL Pop-Up Shop in Austin on Tuesday Sept. 22

The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted all aspects of our lives including this year’s political campaign.  Out of concern for our community’s health and safety, the ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Holly Johnson: More stories outside Hormel’s autobiography

While we have just begun studying the words of George Hormel in his autobiography in the History’s Sweet Reads series, I am now going to ... Read more

2 days ago by Holly Johnson.

Adult softball season draws to a close

Adult softball is drawing to a conclusion for the 2020 season as co-ed play wrapped up this past Tuesday. Men’s league will finish up after ... Read more

2 days ago by Kevin Nelson.

50 states, 50 heroes: Bailing out

Born June 27, 1918, in Portland, Oregon, David Richard Kingsley was 10-years-old when his father died in a car accident. At the time, his mother ... Read more

2 days ago by Mike Stoll.

AP-NORC poll: Majority plan to vote before Election Day

Associated Press DENVER — A majority of President Donald Trump’s supporters plan to cast their ballot on Election Day, while about half of Joe Biden’s ... Read more

2 days ago by Associated Press.

The Wide Angle: Random bits of thought to give the impression I have a plan

Regardless of what the headline says, I don’t have a plan leading to another obnoxious row of a story that bends and curves to no ... Read more

2 days ago by Eric Johnson.

Our opinion: Do your part to avoid ‘twindemic’

Last week’s push by Mayo Clinic doctors to get your flu shot this year comes at a crossroads for Minnesota and our area and puts ... Read more

2 days ago by Daily Herald.

Remembering a journey from 2010

It is September and our travelers are indeed Leaf Peepers. We’re looking back to September 2010. The scenery always promises to be a highlight this ... Read more

2 days ago by Evie Mohrfeld.

Annie Lane: Vacationers vs. visitors

Dear Annie: My husband and I are 77 years old. Our lake home has four bedrooms and plenty of space for family visits. During the ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

Al Batt: It’s raining something most fowl

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I entered a 5-mile run, but it didn’t go well. You didn’t finish last, did you? Not yet. Driving ... Read more

5 days ago by Al Batt.

Ask A Trooper: Know the law around school buses

By Troy Christianson Question: Schools opening back up, and I am starting to see more school buses on the road the past few days. Can ... Read more

5 days ago by Daily Herald.

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