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My grandma grew crooked onions. They were still good, it was just that it was difficult to slip a fistful into a waterglass and set it onto th…

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I have nothing at all unique or insightful to say about the death of a pet. Volumes have been written about this particular pain — perhaps the…

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This is early June and we are back in the thick of things. By “thick” I mean the heat of things, the warm, uncomfortable days of sunshine and …

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As I write this, the police have ordered the Treaty People Gathering in northern Minnesota to disperse. Arrests are being made for the pipelin…

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In recent weeks, our community has suffered many drug overdose deaths. This loss of lives has affected many people, who may be searching for a…

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My wife and I had friends over on Memorial Day weekend for what once was a monthly event for us — a potluck night of Cards Against Humanity.

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If you want to see all of the emails your mayor received and sent during the week of March 16-20, 2020, to find communications regarding the c…

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My family likes to tell the story of 2-year old Stacy who loved to go hiking so much that once, when I was sick and napping on a camping trip,…

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When my wife and I moved to the Bay Area nine years ago, I knew little about climate change science. I was focused on moving, retiring, and fi…

Ashland County is doing pretty well on the vaccination front, with 51% of the eligible population having receiving at least one shot.

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Our Founding Fathers included freedom of the press in the First Amendment because they were highly suspicious of government and it’s propensit…

Most of the time, when I hear about another overdose death, I say a quick, “there but for the grace of god…” and go on about my day.

Many years ago, when I first heard that Unitarian Universalists have an annual Flower Service, I thought it sounded, to be honest, a little hi…

It’s kind of a whirring noise. Or a buzz, maybe, like a housefly trapped between the window and screen in the next room.

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For the people of the Northland and visitors, Lake Superior is more than just a body of water. There is a level of pride that comes with livin…

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“Are you hugging?” I’ve received this question from several friends as they approach with arms spread open, signally that they have received t…

I’ve written several times over the past year about the pain and losses we’ve all experienced as we weathered the pandemic.

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During the uncertainty of COVID-19, there are still things to celebrate. Twelve years ago, on April 28, 2009, PFLAG Washburn had its first meeting.

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The doorbell rings. You stop what you are doing and hurry to answer it, peering out the window as you go, to get an idea as to who it might be…

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Several readers erupted in anger on our website this week when we posted the story about the city giving away a pretty prime piece of real estate.

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“It was nearly midnight when they finally took David Groves out to the woods.” That’s the first sentence of the book I’m reading. You know if …

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For the last two years I’ve had the opportunity to be the publisher of the Ashland Daily Press and Price County Review, which I can say has tr…

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