One subject at a time for legislators
When I was doing a little bit of research about caucuses last week, I checked out current bills floating around the U.S. Capitol that might be of interest. I wanted to find examples of legislation that all citizens could possibly agree on—Democrat, Republican, Independent or Green. I think I may have found something. Full Story
Lenten confession of a pastor
We are fast approaching the season of Lent. My denomination does not formally observe this season of fasting, but we do appreciate the value of spiritual disciplines. I appreciate them, but I don’t find them any easier to keep than many of you. Full Story
Care Center staying busy to beat cabin fever
The residents at North Shore Care Center will try to beat “cabin fever” with a full calendar of activities in February. There is a lot to look forward to all month.
On February 2, the Community Band brought its jazz music to the Care Center for a lively evening of Dixieland tunes. Full Story
The March 17, 1966 edition of the News-Herald featured this photo of Gerald Gervais, referred to as the “top snowmobile driver in the country.” The photo shows Gervais “almost subme Full Story
Down Memory Lane
10 Years Ago Feb. 3, 2006 Full Story
Winter in the Northland
Checking my box of tissues, making sure a good supply remains, I grab one and blow my nose. I’ve been stricken with a cough-flu-thingie and am resting on the living room sofa. Not sick enough to be bed-ridden but under the weather enough to need rest.
“How long did you say the power’s been off?” I rasp to Dick. Full Story
The Superior National Forest is home to many animals. Some are shy like the wolves, while others are playful like the chipmunks. Most visitors would love to see a moose, wolf, or bear in their natural habitat while vacationing, but a lynx is a much more coveted sighting for me. Full Story
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