Here’s hoping that a group convened by No Labels can help lead the way through an open, reasoned bottoms-up gathering to discuss the important stuff.
We judge character by the best intentions and most noble acts. On that count alone, I have a vivid memory from nearly 40 years ago that came to me as I learned of the passing of Barbara Bush.
Unless the current trend is changed, it is estimated that by 2050 there will be a 50 percent reduction in the number of churchgoers.
As Super Bowl LII visitors learned, there are many ways to enjoy even the very coldest times of winter. And if you’ve seen it all close to home, try venturing to Door County, Wisconsin.
When approaching a challenge, Quie’s three-part formula for getting things done involves 1) radical integrity, 2) aggressive collaboration and 3) no excuses.
Kasich sees a tendency toward “self-absorption” as he looks out into the country, and he wants to help turn it into something far more positive.
Madelia has been in the news quite a bit since a fire 14 months ago pretty much destroyed its main street.
Perhaps it is time to change our way of doing politics to get at real issues in a manner that suggests constructive solutions — with our candidates, themselves, leading the way.
The New Year will ring in many changes in our lives in 2017, and one that I recommend is to celebrate January — National Mentoring Month — by becoming a mentor yourself.
Kim was expecting a homemade story, I was told, at the upcoming Christmas Eve service. I had, of course, forgotten all about it and had 24 hours to rectify the situation.
Regardless of age or station in life, many more of us must resolve to make our electoral system a more constructive experience. There is room for everybody in doing this.
Gov. Mark Dayton would be wise to review how former GOP Gov. Arne Carlson handled contentious issues when he served in the 1990s with DFLers controlling the Legislature.
In my life, three presidential elections have distinguished themselves in unique ways.
He advised me with both word and action to “give people the benefit of the doubt and most will never disappoint you.” Caring for your community was a theme of his life.
A week after the fire, joined by several of my Class of 1965 friends, we gathered at the Sweet Indeed restaurant on the very same Main Street to discuss how we could collectively be most helpful.
In 1964 a moderate-conservative schism reached into the grass roots of state and local party organizations in Minnesota and threatened to undermine a united front.
Americans want leadership to address what is most important to the nation and to them.
Such a 2016 effort by the 69-year-old billionaire could well result in changing the results of the election.
Women make up 51 percent of the population in America today, but have not yet achieved parity in annual income or political influence.
Never before has a president told the story of his father, another president, through his own eyes and in his own words.