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A friend stopped over last weekend. He is an over-the-road truck driver. We were discussing everything he sees while driving. A big thing he sees is people driving with their knees while texting. This is very frightening.

Sun, 09/23/2012 - 8:54pm

Good editorial on the plight of incomes in the US. Your statistics are probably valid but your conclusion is way off the mark.

Fri, 09/21/2012 - 5:37pm

Got sanity? All Americans must remember that insanity is defined as "continuing to do the same things while expecting a different result".

Fri, 09/21/2012 - 5:37pm

These constitutional amendments brought to the ballot this year accomplish everything the Republicans say they're against.

Fri, 09/21/2012 - 5:37pm

As of Sept. 1, 2012, candidates for public office will be allowed one Reader Opinion during the campaign season.

Thu, 09/20/2012 - 6:20pm

To elect Mitt Romney or not to elect him; that is the question.

Thu, 09/20/2012 - 6:18pm

Although the origin of the “Downfall of Democracies” is often attributed to Alexander Tyler, a Scottish history professor who lived in the 1700s, the origin of the material below may be attributed to Alexander Tytler, or even Arnold Toynbee, or Lord Thomas Macaulay. Whoever can lay claim to the study had remarkable conclusions.

Thu, 09/20/2012 - 4:32pm

Decrease Tax Levy Tax dollars should be used for needs of our citizens not for the wants of elected officials. I didn't vote for the 2013 preliminary tax levy approved by the council by a 6 to 1 vote on Sept. 4.

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 4:49pm

This is in reference to guest opinion, Minnesota's wolf hunt, by Jim Aronson, on Wednesday, Sept. 12. You have said it very clearly — there is absolutely no benefit to killing wolves — not for livestock depreedation, not because the wolf population is exploding, not because wolves are killing all the deer.

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 4:38pm

Trees of Nisswa My grandparents, parents, my sister and her family, aunts, uncles, cousins and my family have been coming to Nisswa for over 100 years.

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 4:41pm