Opinion

According the Corporation for National and Community Service, a national study has shown that volunteers who are 50 and older live longer than same age non-volunteers. Another recent study of Americans over age 60 found that those who volunteer reported lower disability levels and higher levels of...
As a result of recent changes in federal law, Medicare Cost plans are coming to an end and will no longer be available in most Minnesota counties in 2019. If you are affected by this change, you should have received a letter from Medicare and/or your insurance provider. Your insurance company or...
Journalism Matters
“Everything in this newspaper is important to someone.”  It’s become something of a mantra for me, in recent years.  Weekly community newspapers are eclectic, to say the least. We publish photos of ribbons being cut at bakeries and donations being dropped off at local food pantries. We print the...
Beyond the noise of the Beltway and the daily vilification of national media outlets are community newspapers serving cities, counties and regions throughout the U.S. Your local newspaper is far from being The Fake News.  Your newspaper is most definitely not The Enemy of the People. In fact, the...
The Staples-Motley volleyball team had one win the the past week, beating Pillager 3-0 on Sept. 25, before falling to Park Rapids on Sept. 28 and to New York Mills on Oct. 1. Team results Staples-Motley 3, Pillager 0 25-20, 25-22, 25-23 Mackenna Bjerga: digs-9, assists-22, kills-1, blocks-1 Kiara...
Engaged communities and connections with farmers are helping make school lunches even better in rural communities. Across the country, kids are reaping the benefits and heading back to school with local foods on their plates. Initiatives are being implemented throughout the U.S. In one state, “...
Every month on our calendars is a commemoration of awareness of one thing or another. October seems to have a theme of sorts. It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, National Bullying Month, National Crime Prevention month and also Safe Schools has an awareness week during October. Very fitting, as...

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