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Sen. Gene Dornink: Law enforcement needs our support

Friends and neighbors, I have heard a lot of concern in our communities about rising crime across the ...

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Annie Lane: Couples fight turned workplace gossip

Dear Annie: How much is appropriate to share in the workplace when it comes to personal matters? In ...

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Peggy Keener: Guess who laughed last

George Bush’s return to Midland, Texas, after a 30-year absence, was a disappointment. The old town just wasn’t ...

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Sarah Lysne: The joy of giving and receiving words or expressions of comfort

My cousin passed away a week ago. When I called his sister to express my condolences, I broke ...

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Evie Mohrfeld: Heading out on the rails

How long has it been since you have ridden on a train? Or have you ever had the ...

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Success coaches: Building bridges to connect

By Kristi Beckman Council for Educational Equity Integration Collaboration Coordinator Success coaches play a critical role in welcoming ...

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Marvin Repinski: Maybe we are giving mixed messages

“You felt your life was not an isolated thing, but existed in all other lives, as all other ...

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Annie Lane: Physical or mental?

Dear Annie: I’m struggling with a situation I can no longer handle. My husband has a long history ...

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Ask A Trooper: Practice care for driving in fog

By Sgt. Troy Christianson Question: This week it has been extremely foggy on the morning commute, can you ...

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Al Batt: Waiting for my mind to open for business

Echoes from the Loafers’ Club Meeting I’ve developed psychic powers. When did that happen? Next Friday. Driving by ...

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Jena DeMoss: ‘Pop’ some whole grains

Fall is a great time to be active outside whether you head to the apple orchard, pumpkin patch, ...

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Annie Lane: Seeking a dreamboat

Dear Annie: I’ve known my friend for nine years. We dated for about two years and then broke ...

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The Wide Angle: Willing to scream for your entertainment

Rich people are going into space. After Rich Man No. 1 and Rich Man No. 2 successfully reached ...

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Jamey Helgeson: Volunteers an important part of LIFE

Volunteers are vital to the programs and services of LIFE Mower County. Volunteers  are the backbone of our ...

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All vehicles most slow or stop for bus safety lights

By Sgt. Troy Christianson Question: I drive a school bus and am a retired firefighter. Recently one of ...

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