Sick of Fake News? Try Reading a Fairy Tale

Unbiased facts seem to be going the way of the northern white rhinoceros. Distinguishing truth from half-truths and falsehoods is perhaps the greatest burden...

What are these young protesters doing?

I don’t want to write about gun control. I don’t want to sadden people about the lives that were lost earlier this year. I...

So, did you hear about Michael O’Leary?

Ok, so growing up in Minnesota, I have heard plenty of jokes poking fun at the Finns, even hearing a few from my own...

Book is opus to Native American life today

Those that discover some type of American Indian relative that was in their distant past might be proud of that fact. Children might tell...

We discovered the missing link

The Mackinac Bridge was called, “the bridge that couldn’t be built,” because though the idea for a bridge was first conceived in 1884, technology...

On love and accountability

Have you ever wondered why some coaches can yell and scream and be loved for it while others are hated? Or have you noticed...

Drink to life and use it responsibly

We hear it all the time, “drink a minimum of 64 oz. of water every day.” Now they are saying we can count the...

Wild adventures go awry

Everyone who has at least an ounce of adventure in their bones and even those who don’t have an opinion on Chris McCandless. He...

Have you noticed retirees?

In case no one has noticed, there is a growing number of retirees in Hill City. It is a similar story for many; people...

What struggle and worry can do

People try hard to become their best selves. The person they want to be. Sometimes we have ideas of how we could change and...