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Off The Publisher’s Desk – 9-15-2021

Issues we face! Late afternoon of August 26th as I was crossing the new Stillwater Bridge into Wisconsin, I noticed a haze over the St. Croix River. First I though it might be from the recent rain that had fallen earlier that afternoon. But, then I began to wonder if all the haze was from…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 9-8-2021

Junk Mail? Last Tuesday morning I went to the post office to collect my mail and in the box there were 13 pieces of mail.  All 13 were junk mail. I define junk mail as unordered mail such as advertising flyers, mail-seeking donations for some cause, or just mail you did not want or need.…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 9-1-2021

He had no plan! I might have started this column off with “What was he thinking?” President Biden apparently did not have any type of plan for Afghanistan, except setting a date to get our service people out of that terrorist country. I don’t know how he could have been advised, to do what he…

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Off The Publisher’s Desk – 8-25-2021

What’s Biden doing to us? I cannot help wondering if President Joe Biden really has our best interest at heart. If you want social spending over defense, then maybe you can say he his doing what you think is right. But, Biden apparently did not have an exit plan for Afghanistan or if he did,…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 8-18-2021

Where have all the cars gone? As you have driven into the parking lots of a big box store or down the main street of our community have you noticed that most of the vehicles parked are not cars, but SUVs and pickup trucks? Why is this, you might ask? Well I blame those people…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 8-11-2021

Pay it forward! Have you ever been the receiver of a good deed and then passed it on to another person. If you did you “Paid it forward”. According to Wikipedia, “Pay it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying the kindness to others instead of to the original…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 8-4-2021

What is the President trying to do? What is President Biden trying to do over the Pandemic? First his administration say that if you are vaccinated you do not need to wear a mask. But, now they are suggesting that mask wearing is needed if you are inside with a group or with a group…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 7-28-2021

The space race is going strong! The space race has heated up again in the last couple of weeks. But, this time it is not between the United States and Russia, or China or North Korea, but it is between two private individuals. According to The Verge: “Opening up the cosmos to the masses and…

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Off The Editor’s Desk – 7-21-2021

Is God part of our lives? As I attended Sunday church services this weekend, I looked at all the empty pews in our church, and in talking with members of other churches and have heard about their dwindling membership, all I can do is ask if we have put God out of our lives. Or,…

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Guest Editorial – Critical Race Theory

by Tamzin A. Rosenwasser, M.D. Just as Karl Marx interpreted all of human history as a fight between the “proletariat” (oppressed) and the “capitalists” (oppressors) using a method I can only call “Illogical Abstractionism,” so also do the “critical race theorists” use a rigid abstraction to divide all of mankind into one of two groups. …

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