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Correction 7.14.14


Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

In the July 7, edition of the Fillmore County Journal there were a few errors in the New owners at The Gateway in Wykoff article. Their Friday night fish fry includes fish, shrimp, and ribs. They no longer do chicken drummies on Friday night. And the hours for the Friday night fish fry are from 5-9 p.m. Also, the taco bar is the second Thursday in the afternoon during lunch, but they will be doing one in the evening on the 4th Thursday of the month.

The Affordable Care Act

Fri, Jul 11th, 2014
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By Dale J. Eppen The Affordable Care Act, the Democrats say one thing and the Republicans say another, so what is the truth? As a health insurance sales person for 38 years I have read editorial after editorial, and all I read is pooled ignorance ..... 
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Are we doomed to polarization?

By Lee Hamilton

Thu, Jul 10th, 2014
Posted in All Commentary

We Americans are trapped in a political dilemma. We all like representative democracy, but we don’t much like the way it’s performing. The reason for this dissatisfaction is clear. Polls in recent years detail a polarized nation, divided both ..... 
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Time to "Pay it Forward"

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
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Our life span is a mere moment in time in comparison to the age of the planet we live on. It is our responsibility to pass on this gift of a life sustaining planet to those that come after us. We disrespect the rights of future generations by not p ..... 
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One Moment, Please... A conflicted state

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
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We have a conflicted state here in Minnesota. Our state government preaches so positively about economic development while at the same time making it harder for businesses to stay in business. What I am referring to relates to small town America. ..... 
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Paint the Town

Mon, Jul 7th, 2014
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By Tim Penny Since 1998 Valspar Corporation, headquartered in Minneapolis, has partnered with the six Minnesota Initiative Foundations for the “Minnesota Beautiful” program. This grant provides free paint to communities and nonprofits for beaut ..... 
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The lesson congress should learn from the VA scandal

By Lee Hamilton

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
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Like other federal scandals before it, the mess involving VA hospitals has followed a well-trod path. First comes the revelation of misdoing. Then comes the reaction: a shocked public, an administration on the defensive, grandstanding members of Con ..... 
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One Moment, Please... Welcome to Whiner-ville?

Fri, Jun 27th, 2014
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To be quite frank, while I greatly appreciate our Democracy, I loathe elections. It’s not the process itself, or even the outcome. It all relates to how some candidates interact with media. I’ve been dealing with this for over 20 years, so I ..... 
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The Future belongs to those who show up!

By Yvonne Nyenhuis

Fri, Jun 20th, 2014
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“The future is decided by those who show up!” On this premise I packed up my lack of expertise, my self doubts and headed to the DFL Convention in Duluth May 31, 2014. Saturday morning it was raining so I was delighted when a smiling young woma ..... 
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