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Police Blotter - Dec. 8
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump person of the year
Crash pins man, injures 2 teens
Santa's Bobbin' Into Town Saturday
Murder in Morrison County: Investigators rule hunter’s death a homicide
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YMCA men's basketball: 5 teams remain unbeaten
Area Wrestling: Gobblers take down Rush City/Braham
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Sports boosters luncheon Thursday at Blue Room
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Reader Opinion: Problems and profits
It is perhaps a well-known economic truth that if there is a problem you can make money helping people continue to deal with that problem. If you solve the problem you might be able to make money selling the solution, but it is a one-time thing. So it is much more profitable to sell...
November 7, 2016 - 12:55pm
August 2, 2016
Texas allows guns in college classrooms under new law
AUSTIN, Texas -- A new law went into effect in Texas on Monday, Aug. 1, that allows certain students to bring guns into classrooms, with supporters...
August 2, 2016 - 11:00am
July 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: Jesus lights the way
"But God commanded his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." Romans 5:8.
July 19, 2016 - 11:22pm
Reader Opinion: Tennis anyone?
In William Shakespeare's history play, an emissary of the French king sends Henry V of England a gift, a gigantic chest full of tennis balls, to let it be known, sarcastically, what he thought of the English king's meddling in world affairs, in this case, the bloody Hundred Years'...
July 19, 2016 - 11:21pm
June 23, 2016
Reader Opinion: Guns aren't courage
I saw a post the other day that struck home. We have all theses people who want to carry assault rifles and protect themselves, perhaps they could do the honorable thing and enlist, then they can protect our country and receive needed training and possibly be vetted for psychiatric...
June 23, 2016 - 8:56pm
June 16, 2016
Reader Opinion: Sacrifices at the altar of guns
This would all be funny and absurd if it were not so traumatic and deadly. We continue to offer up our citizens as sacrifices at the altar of a dark and barbaric, pagan sect who not only worship guns but also reserve the right of their chosen few to be able to operate without any...
June 16, 2016 - 5:59pm
March 15, 2016
Tribal members should be able to rice at will, Dayton says
Gov. Mark Dayton's supplemental budget proposal released Tuesday contains a landmark policy change: allowing tribal members to rice wherever...
March 15, 2016 - 8:00pm
January 28, 2016
Reader Opinion: Differing opinions on guns
Guns aren't designed with intelligent wiring. People want guns to feel they can secure themselves against tyranny, crime etc., and yet, what happens more often than not is that they're used under the guise of self defense, under the guise for recreational use etc. Possession of a...
January 28, 2016 - 7:01pm
January 6, 2016
Reader Opinion: Gun-free zones
Fact! All the terrorist attacks in the United States since 2000 have happened in gun-free zones. Why would any business want to create a gun-free zone? Even more astounding, they announce it with a sign that reads "No Firearms Allowed On These Premises." Most people realize that the...
January 6, 2016 - 10:59pm
October 22, 2015
Guest Opinion: Guns and violence
Last week there were eight people killed by gun violence in the Twin Cities and a sheriff's deputy in St Cloud. We all seem to abhor the violence and condemn it but nothing is being done to stop it. I'm not sure what it will take to control this problem but something has to change. It...
October 22, 2015 - 6:53pm
August 31, 2015
Walleyedan: Standing up for our beliefs
Guns. Is that a scary word for you? I hope not. I grew up with guns, starting with a cap gun and over the years I have shot a lot of other guns. I'm in the market for a handgun at the moment and also trying to decide which shotgun would be the best for my 13-year-old son, now that...
August 31, 2015 - 2:01pm
June 19, 2015
Burglary charges pending against teenagers
Morrison County Sheriff Shawn Larsen reports that burglary charges are pending against three 17-year-old males for their admitted involvement...
June 19, 2015 - 6:07am
July 2, 2014
God, guns and violence
A June 5 Dispatch letter attempted to show that unfettered gun freedom does not compromise faith in God. A June 16 letter praising it added further comments. This critique uses the points of these letters to present an alternative theology for guns. The first letter starts its anti-gun-control...
July 2, 2014 - 1:09pm
June 5, 2014
Guns and violence
We may not have had an official blizzard this winter, we sure have one now. The “s” word this time is skeeters! Just a few thoughts on guns and violence. The camps are pretty set on both sides of this issue with a few of us in the middle. Too many, however, think guns and...
June 5, 2014 - 6:16pm