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Astro Bob: Total lunar eclipse coming this Sunday night
Trump reportedly told Michael Cohen to lie. His own attorney general pick testified that's a crime.
Heintzeman to host in-district office hours this Saturday
Get a plan for nonproductive land: Solutions take time, but can be found
Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity
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Sheriff's Corner: A snapshot of 2018
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16 inches of ice: Sheriff gives blessing for Jaycees' Ice Fishing Extravaganza
Anglers are encouraged to take a kid ice fishing Jan. 19-21
CWD battle heats up in Minnesota: Fatal deer disease keeps spreading, has crossed species
What's Up Outdoors: Waiting for consistent ice, hot bite on area lakes
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November 3, 2018
Reader Opinion: Discerning the truth
I have supported Goddard since his announcement. I believed he would be our sheriff. Klang could have been a good choice, too, but lacked county support. Pickar, I think, is a good salesman. He has a lot of signs. He chose a running mate who is far and above his own, again lots of...
November 3, 2018 - 8:30pm
September 26, 2018
Reader Opinion: Weed
Kudos to Chief Eric Klang for speaking out about smoking pot. We can make a food manufacturer throw out millions of dollars of food if it supposedly has some contaminate in it or anything that wasn't on the label and I'm not against that if it has the potential to harm someone. But...
September 26, 2018 - 1:30am
September 21, 2018
Reader Opinion: Here’s the big deal about marijuana use
Marijuana - what’s the big deal? I feel duty-bound to share a disturbing trend I’m seeing with marijuana use among our high school students. These kids come from every type of home - geeks, jocks, burnouts and even the brainiacs. These aren’t kids from troubled homes either;...
September 21, 2018 - 2:30am
August 26, 2018
Reader Opinion: Klang's bid for sheriff
Pequot Lakes Police Chief Eric Klang has served in law enforcement for a total of 25 years — as police chief since 2011 and as county sheriff from 2003-07. I feel his background and training, communication skills, and hands-on experience has prepared him represent Crow Wing...
August 26, 2018 - 7:30am
August 25, 2018
Reader Opinion: Voting smart
"For it is better, if it is the will of God, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil." 1 Peter 3:17.
August 25, 2018 - 9:30am
August 16, 2018
County updates vote counts in sheriff's race: Results unchanged
It was a close Crow Wing County sheriff's race between the top two vote-getters in the primary election, Tuesday, Aug. 14—candidates Scott...
August 16, 2018 - 3:00am
August 15, 2018
Goddard, Pickar move on in Crow Wing County sheriff's race
With all precincts reporting in the Tuesday, Aug. 14, primary election, just 40 votes separated Crow Wing County Sheriff candidates Scott Goddard...
August 15, 2018 - 1:21am
August 10, 2018
Reader Opinion: Klang is about collaboration
As a business owner in a neighboring county, we need to know that every effort is being made for sheriff's departments to work together to provide 24/7 coverage in this entire area as well as assist and back each other up when one or the other may not be available. As a net-worker...
August 10, 2018 - 8:30pm
Reader Opinion: Klang, proven leader
Eric Klang's clearly the choice for Crow Wing County Sheriff. Eric's outstanding record of service to this county is unmatched, showing he can serve and lead—in multiple capacities including police chief, undercover drug enforcement, and of course sheriff. He's shown continued...
August 10, 2018 - 5:30pm
Reader Opinion: Klang´s FBI Academy training
The "West Point of Law Enforcement" was where my candidate for sheriff was appointed, accepted, completed and graduated from in December of 2017. The FBI Academy has been recognized as the highest level of law enforcement training in the world. In our rapidly changing society, it's...
August 10, 2018 - 11:30am
Reader Opinion: Support Klang for sheriff
We are supporting Eric Klang for Crow Wing County Sheriff in next Tuesday's primary election. Eric has experience in actually running law enforcement agencies and being accountable to the public. He is currently chief of police in Pequot Lakes and has done a great job there. Prior...
August 10, 2018 - 8:30am
Reader Opinion: Klang is accomplished
Have you Googled the Crow Wing County Sheriff candidates?
August 10, 2018 - 5:30am
August 9, 2018
Reader Opinion: Klang has the experience
I should like to write in support of Eric Klang for sheriff of Crow Wing County. His experience as both chief of police in Pequot Lakes and former sheriff is impressive, but an even more compelling reason to vote for him is his educational background in law enforcement and particularly...
August 9, 2018 - 2:30pm
August 7, 2018
Reader Opinion: Klang and accountability
Accountability. We may not always like it, but we all need it. As a true law enforcement leader, Eric Klang has accountability as a top priority. Accountability is a means to ensure that county workers answer to the citizens of the county, and that the citizens and guests of this...
August 7, 2018 - 2:30pm
Reader Opinion: A sign contest?
How does one prepare to become Sheriff of Crow Wing County? This is done by increasing your education, networking with law enforcement entities and building relationships. While lots of signs and T-shirt distributions are part of an election, we need to realize that we are participating...
August 7, 2018 - 8:30am