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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

There appears to be confusion as to why some residents of Nokay Lake are opposing the group home on Pickeral Lake Road. This is not the average group home.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 4:59pm

Lately there have been several comments in the news media about ethanol mixed with gas. All refer to the high impact the use of corn (as the primary source of ethanol) is having on our food supply and cost of food.

Thu, 08/02/2012 - 4:26pm

Special council meeting Brainerd City Council President Mary Koep appointed a special committee to investigate various financial information and city funds. On Tuesday Aug. 7 at 5:30 p.m., at the Brainerd City Hall (502 Laurel St.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 5:45pm

Support good candidates Brainerd City Council candidate filings open this week. Most of us have been frustrated by chronic high unemployment and economic stagnation.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 5:44pm

Tornstrom Auditorium does not have a balcony, but last Sunday afternoon I think I could hear clapping and cheering from above the seats.

Wed, 08/01/2012 - 4:25pm