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Take a leap

Greetings, members of the voting public. It is I, Ben Sonnek, continuing my campaign for the U.S. Presidency under the Minnesota Nice Party. I am once again appalled by a major national issue being …

Life Hack

Burned your tongue? Put sugar on it to ease the pain!  

The discussion on television was among several people regarding a Feb. 20 New York Times article by Danielle Freidman, titled “Could you pass the Presidential Physical Fitness Test …

Last month, we chatted about our upcoming events, and man were they wild. Our 35th Annual Farm Toy Show was wildly successful with our highest attendance yet, pulling in people from four states. …

The Minnesota Timberwolves and veteran point guard Mike Conley have agreed upon a two-year contract extension worth close to $22 million that will keep the 36-year-old floor general in Minnesota …

Matters of justice

One might assume this column is about former president Donald Trump. It’s not. While what is happening on a national scale affects us here, Minnesota’s 93rd Legislature reconvened Feb. …

Monday trip to Moorhead

On Monday, I had the opportunity to attend Moorhead State Scholarship Day. Along with some question-and-answer sessions and tours around campus, the main focus of the day was being interviewed …

Family pet loss

On Oct. 9, I arrived at the veterinarian office not wanting to hear what I knew was a possibility. It was time to let go; our dog Lilly had a great 16-year life, but the cancer had gotten too far. …

Life Hacks

If your kids fall out of bed, put a pool noodle along the edge under the fitted sheet.    

President Biden’s very bad day

The American people were informed last week that President Biden will not be charged with any crime regarding his taking classified government documents he was not authorized to take. Anyone who …

Virtually in love

Valentine’s Day, like spring, is that magical time of year when a young man’s fancy turns to love — and, for young men of this era, it may also turn to virtual reality. These …

Life Hack

To cover up nicks on wooden furniture, rub a walnut across the damage.  

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