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Look before you leap
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Area Male Athlete: Lake Region's Orgren owning the pitch
Area Female Athlete: Glenz excels in parts of game that aren't noticeable
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Governor's Deer hunting Opener coming soon: Pequot Lakes, Breezy Point communities seek public involvement
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October 13, 2016
Election 2016: Senate candidates debate wide array of issues
The two candidates vying to represent District 9 in the Minnesota Senate debated Thursday night on Lakeland Public Television. Incumbent Sen....
October 13, 2016 - 10:45pm
May 26, 2016
Reader Opinion: Wake up, America
So much for Lincoln's proclamation: "That this nation under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from this earth." The people have spoken but our president and members of Congress refuse to listen....
May 26, 2016 - 11:19am
May 25, 2016
11 states sue government over transgender bathroom policy
Eleven U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday, seeking to overturn a directive from the federal government this month that public...
May 25, 2016 - 8:47pm
May 17, 2016
Muslim states block gay groups from U.N. AIDS meeting; U.S. protests
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A group of 51 Muslim states has blocked 11 gay and transgender organizations from attending a high-level meeting at...
May 17, 2016 - 1:57pm
May 13, 2016
Reader Opinion: Where's our priority?
We pander to less than 2 percent of the population who claim to be transgender. We have 94 million American workers unemployed. Our national debt has doubled under Obama. Wages/salaries for Middle Class Americans have stagnated. And our biggest concern in the media is where to "pee?"...
May 13, 2016 - 7:18pm
May 9, 2016
Reader Opinion: Transgender re-explained
If I put on a uniform and pick up a gun, I am training to become a soldier. If I put on a helmet and shoulder pads, I am practicing to be a football player. If I put on a fireman's helmet and gear, I am working to become a firefighter. If I put on a dress, I can be researching to...
May 9, 2016 - 10:09pm
May 5, 2016
Justice Department: North Carolina transgender law violates civil rights law
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities told North Carolina's governor on Wednesday that a new state law limiting restroom access for transgender...
May 5, 2016 - 2:04pm
May 3, 2016
Reader Opinion: Transgender explained
If I put on a helmet and shoulder pads, I'm not a football player. If I put on a uniform and pick up a gun, I'm not a soldier. If I put on a dress, I'm not a girl. Art Becker Pillager
May 3, 2016 - 9:17am
April 21, 2016
Trump, Cruz spar over transgender bathroom law, delegates
WASHINGTON/HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Reuters) - Republican presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Ted Cruz vied on Thursday for the support of party leaders...
April 21, 2016 - 3:49pm
April 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: Bathroom habits
Doesn't the Minnesota government have better things to do then decide what bathroom transgenders should be using? You are born a male, you use the one for men; born a female, use the one for women. I may be a grown woman but I wouldn't want to go into a women's bathroom and find a...
April 19, 2016 - 9:11pm
Appeals court rules for Virginia student on transgender bathroom access
RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled for a Virginia transgender student seeking access to the bathroom of his gender...
April 19, 2016 - 3:33pm
April 5, 2016
Reader Opinion: Conventions
I am so amazed at differences in conventions ("County DFL elects District Delegates" on the front page of the April 4 Dispatch). When electing delegates as Republicans, we would never split the delegates by gender or ask who they will be supporting as a candidate. it is up to the...
April 5, 2016 - 11:20pm
PayPal pulls North Carolina plan after transgender bathroom law
CHICAGO (Reuters) - PayPal Holdings Inc said on Tuesday it canceled plans to open a global operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina after...
April 5, 2016 - 12:10pm
April 3, 2016
Our Opinion: More pressing issues at hand
Minnesota is among at least 13 states, according to a count by Reuters, considering bills that would prevent transgender people from using public bathrooms that don't respond to their birth sex. North Carolina last week became the first state to enact a law requiring transgender people...
April 3, 2016 - 5:38pm
March 28, 2016
North Carolina transgender bathroom law challenged in court
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Opponents of a new North Carolina law that bars transgender people from choosing bathrooms consistent with their gender identity sued the state on Monday, arguing the measure is unconstitutional and should be blocked by a federal court. State lawmakers...
March 28, 2016 - 12:28pm