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Recommends Nolan I first met Rick Nolan, DFL endorsed candidate for Congress in the 8th District, when he hosted 400 guests at the annual Crosslake Historical Center home tour.

Mon, 08/06/2012 - 6:37pm

Obama-nomics U.S. debt added by all presidents 1789-2008 $6.3 trillion. U.S. debt added by Obama in 3-plus - years $6.5 trillion. More change we can do without.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 11:20pm

If my faith were to prohibit eating meat on Friday, would it be right to make it illegal for everyone. If my religion was against wearing the color red, would it be ok to pass a Constitutional Amendment that outlaws wearing red.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 10:17pm

When all is said and done, living next door to a group home is no spookier than living next door to a cemetery.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 5:42pm

Support a second term for our Congressman Voters across the district will have several choices when they visit the election booth in November, including multiple constitutional amendments, a choice for U.S.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 5:41pm

I'm Jeff Anderson and I am a Democrat running for Congress. I grew up in Ely, and with the exception of time spent in basic training, I have always lived in the Eighth District.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 5:40pm

The Washington Post The following editorial appeared in Friday's Washington Post: Americans still not convinced that Europe's woes are dragging down the world economy need only read the latest news about U.S. automakers.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 5:39pm

Politicians need to follow the rules The Crow Wing County Fair policy is that politicians must campaign from inside their booths. No campaigning throughout the fairgrounds. That is, passing out literature, stickers, pressing the flesh, etc.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 5:36pm

I recently completed reading an article in the July 2, 2012, issue of Time magazine on the profile of Sister Simone Campbell and membership of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. I want to commend her for her fortitude.

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 5:35pm

The article last week about "Lyme disease fueling debate" was particularly interesting to me. I know many people with Lyme disease or as the CDC is calling it - post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome (PTLDS).

Fri, 08/03/2012 - 5:35pm