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The Duluth complex The copper, nickel and platinum group elements in the Duluth complex have been studied since 1948. The price of copper has gone from under $1,000 per ton to above $8,000 per tone, in that time.

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:13pm

Don't degrade virtue The Jan. 29 'Corporate greed abounds' says: "Corporate America cares not for Americans, but only for the dollars that they only need to feed their ego, with no consciousness for the average man.

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:13pm

We are what we eat Statistics show that a man my age, 60, if he's average, is taking some three different types of prescription drugs. Along with that, he might be drinking alcohol and other things .

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:13pm

It’s best to forgive Exactly what is the meaning of Valentine’s Day? A date for some or a package on the table waiting to be opened? Is Valentine’s a simple smile or hug? Could it mean time together just doing nothing? It could consist of lots of special ways to express your thoughts or feelin...

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 4:13pm

Loss of freedom I awakened this morning with a feeling of loss of freedom, my country has been taken from me.

Tue, 02/11/2014 - 11:00am

Stewart Mills, GOP candidate for the 8th District, was quoted saying that from his experience at Fleet Farm headquarters cases of people with pre-existing medical conditions were few in number and that the Minnesota high risk pool (Minnesota Comprehensive Health Association) was a viable option for...

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 8:59pm

Freedom of choice I'm writing about Mike Holst's not-so-thoughtful letter: "Legalizing marijuana" (2-5-14). The cannabis legalization issue is not whether cannabis is completely safe for everybody, including children and adolescents, it is not.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:34pm

Looking at climate change There are some who would say that climate change is a judgment from God rather than being caused by the human abuse of the planet.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 11:34pm

Brainerd City Council member Kelly Bevans, who is chairman of the Finance Committee was one of the six council members voting in favor of borrowing $980,000 for capital improvements, the taxpayers would be responsible for principle and interest payments with an increased tax levy.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 9:45pm

I hear a lot of comments on the decline of the middle class in America today. I also hear that unions are declining in membership and power.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 11:28pm