Guest Columns | | Brainerd, Minnesota

OK, winter. That'll do. It's been real. It's been lovely. It has been more than enough. But do you not take a hint? I'm serious now. Hit the road. Or, rather, get off the road so I can drive again. Here are your things. Here is your salt.

Tue, 02/18/2014 - 10:55am

Of all the awards a school can earn, the National Blue Ribbon School award stands as the greatest possible federal recognition. In Brainerd Public Schools, we have earned three National Blue Ribbon School awards since the program began in 1982.

Mon, 02/17/2014 - 5:20pm

WASHINGTON - It is easy these days to imagine that one is living in a fairy tale, albeit a dreary one.

Sun, 02/16/2014 - 6:25pm

Recently, an article written by Rolf Westgard (Feb. 11, 2014), about climate change contained some serious and basic errors of fact.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 8:52pm

Crisp Thin Mints, peanut butter Tagalongs and coconutty Samoas are everywhere - it must be Girl Scout Cookie season. Done right, cookie-selling can pack as many business lessons as calories.

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 8:51pm

With propane selling for close to five dollars a gallon this winter, you wonder what's going on. The government says its looking into claims of price gouging. Really? They're looking into it? It was $1.

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 9:11pm

A new United Nations report suggests an imminent danger from global warming.

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:14pm

Stakes were low but passions ran high as fervid 4-year-olds shouted the names of farm animals in Spanish, then in English.

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:01am

WASHINGTON - President Obama gave a lovely speech at the recent National Prayer Breakfast - and one is reluctant to criticize. But pry my jaw from the floorboards.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 8:59pm

Before these Games get too far underway, I would like to set the record straight. I keep hearing people insist that the Winter Olympics are the equal of the Summer Olympics. This is, quite frankly, completely untrue.

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 8:59pm