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On Tuesday Fed (Federal Reserve) Chairman Ben Bernanke testified before the Senate Banking Committee. When Sen. Charles Schumer D-N.Y. was finished questioning Mr. Bernanke his parting comment was "get to work.

Fri, 07/20/2012 - 4:12pm

The Dispatch's Keith Hansen quoted Wall Street Journal editorialist Stephen Moore in "Obamacare costs to fall mostly on middle class," July 3. Alas for Mr.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:54pm

How naive does Romney think we are? He keeps talking about how the super rich can't lose the Bush tax cuts because they are the job creators. Well, they have had this tax cut for a decade now.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:53pm

Discussions surrounding ObamaCare are keeping our focus away from the real problem we all face. Like a red herring dragged across trails to lead dogs away from game, we are being led to believe the Affordable Health Care law is still open for debate.

Thu, 07/19/2012 - 4:29pm

Vote yes, on marriage amendment Vote yes! Target and J.C. Penney just lost out on any shopping I might have done at their stores. The word, marriage, at least in my dictionary is - "the union of a husband and wife" - man and woman.

Wed, 07/18/2012 - 4:29pm

The election I hear over and over again the phrase that our vote this fall will not be so much a vote for Romney but a vote against Obama. Reading between the lines this says to me that it is a vote for the lesser of two evils.

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:24pm

Aah . . . hard to believe, not quite three weeks till the beginning of the Crow Wing County Fair! I just happened to pick up the 2012 Exhibitors Guide for the fair, and frankly got lost in it for the next couple of hours.

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:24pm

Last Tuesday’s (Crow Wing) county board meeting show that our board members do not care or believe in preserving any of our remaining farmland, even with a signed petition from 12 people against dividing 35 acres of precious farmland, even with only three board members voting.

Tue, 07/17/2012 - 9:23pm

High water problems We are writing as concerned lake residents of Cass County. For the last 28 years our family has enjoyed the beauty, peace and quiet that lakeside living offers on a small lake.

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 6:00pm

The "high water, no wake" alert put out by the Cass County Sheriff Department had no effect on high power wake board and ski boats this past week. And while Crow Wing County didn't put out an alert, the sheriff put out a request for responsible boating.

Mon, 07/16/2012 - 5:15pm