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Minnesota DNR’s December land sale parcels announced
Christmas tree for Minnesota governor’s residence harvested
Region Five selects 7 'vital projects'
Be a Santa to a senior
Area broadband projects held up as example at statewide conference
Area Girls Hockey: Lightning, Blue Devils fall
Inside the Outdoors: Tales, and gales, of November
Patriots fall to Crusaders in state semifinals
Patriots fall 45-7 at state
State Football: Pequot poised for state upset
Eileen E. Karelis
Thomas W. Diemer
Eugene Robert Resch
3 things for better health
Faith: Stepping into the river of life
Eagles Nest Church to host mortgage burning celebration
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students
Chef's Hat: Pack a punch with Parmesan
Cheesehead Chatter: Motivation leads to success
The Last Windrow: Warm fall weather wasn't always welcome
As I See It: Whither goest morality?
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
PR-B Family Center: 'Top shelf' people needed to meet holiday needs
letters to the editor
Births - Nov. 19, 2017
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
November 11, 2017
Grim's Tales: Welcome to the month of thankfulness
November is an interesting month in that we take this time to remember to be thankful for things we should have been feeling thankful for during the entire year.
November 11, 2017 - 7:30am
October 16, 2017
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
For the last three years I have worked seven days a week most weeks. I have student loans and a house, so on top of working a 40-hour week with...
October 16, 2017 - 8:00am
July 10, 2017
Grim's Tales: A crash course in AP style - A selfish guideline
We deal with news releases on a daily basis. They are a vital part of the newspaper. If you notice the many short items in our publication that...
July 10, 2017 - 9:00am
June 16, 2017
Grim's Tales: A good job requires mutual investment
This past week I took a long trip to Burnsville for a drone journalism class. Somewhere along the line I realized that training like this is something I enjoy a great deal. It takes time and a lot of driving, but it is part of what makes my job great. There are a lot of factors that...
June 16, 2017 - 10:00am
February 27, 2017
Grim's Tales: Here's why having school on MLK Day is good
I recently saw a stupid meme of a strict drill sergeant complaining about having school off for Martin Luther King Day and not Veterans Day. I'm here to say that we should have school on both days, and I think you might have a hard time disagreeing when I'm done.
February 27, 2017 - 9:57pm
January 29, 2017
The cost of freedom, to a member of the press
Freedom of press is an interesting concept which not everyone really understands. Freedom of press is a freedom afforded to the members of the press, keeping them safe from government censorship and control. Basically, the government doesn't have the power to tell us what we can or...
January 29, 2017 - 9:25pm
January 2, 2017
Grim's Tales: Out with the old
I don't think there are a lot of people out there who will look back on 2016 and say, "I miss those days." At the very least, looking back we lost icons of the music industry, sports, science and even politics. I am sad to know music legends like Merle Haggard and David Bowie are...
January 2, 2017 - 11:11pm
November 16, 2016
Grim's Tales: Fear as a chance at empathy
I was contemplating the election results when it occurred to me that the tense division of this event posed a unique opportunity where we can experience the opposite - we can actually empathize. This is important because outside of the election we all have opinions on political topics,...
November 16, 2016 - 9:44am
October 24, 2016
Grim's Tales: Why I am willing to vote for a candidate guaranteed to lose
Knowing my candidate will not be elected president, I am going to vote independent this year. Both of our main party presidential candidates have demonstrated very unpresidential behavior. One is proud to name fellow Americans as enemies; the other is on record saying wealth means...
October 24, 2016 - 9:19am
October 6, 2016
Grim's Tales: Your new eye in the sky
I'm finally certified to fly my drone for the newspaper, and I have found myself with a dilemma I would not have anticipated. I am at a loss...
October 6, 2016 - 10:19am
June 14, 2016
Grim's Tales: Why internet helps our newspaper grow
With the advance of online media, it is common to hear predictions of the end of newspapers as we know them. Some of those predictions have already run out of time, and here newspapers still are today. There is, however, no denying that the internet changed newspapers. In some ways...
June 14, 2016 - 11:58pm
June 1, 2016
Grim's Grub: Sweet and sour rhubarb delights
Gardening is now a tender topic to me. With Mom gone, I haven't really done any digging or planting. This year the garden will probably go mostly to the weeds, but that doesn't mean I was able to completely neglect it. Perennials are valuable, and having well-established perennials...
June 1, 2016 - 3:46pm
May 18, 2016
Grim's Tales: The renter conundrum
Looking back, it is possible I made some poor financial decisions over the past few years. While I don't for one moment regret going to college, I can certainly admit that the debt I got from the whole experience isn't doing me any favors. Take, for example, the fact that without...
May 18, 2016 - 3:29pm
May 4, 2016
Grims Tales: A different rags-to-riches story
Perspective is everything, and nothing changes perspective like a life experience. When I was young we had big Christmases. I was an inconsiderate punk, and I remember bragging to a neighbor about the number of gifts under our tree. I remember at the same time that some of the gifts...
May 4, 2016 - 11:00am
April 13, 2016
Grim's Tales: Want to learn some hobbies?
With warm weather coming about, I had a thought. I think people should probably limit the number of hobbies they harbor, lest they get too many hobbies. I, for one, try to limit my big hobbies to just a couple. Yes, I should be fine with just foraging wild food and metal detecting....
April 13, 2016 - 2:51pm