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As many of you “Kiddie Lit” (which elementary teachers affectionately call children’s literature) fans well know, “Whoville” is a fictional town created by the beloved author Theodor (actually spelled without an ending “e”) Seuss Geisel under the name Dr. Seuss and it appeared in the books “…

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AURORA — Seeking her second 800 meter title, Mesabi East sophomore Ava Hill could feel the breath of her closest competitor on her. She could hear her feet pounding away at the track, matching her step for step. But when push came to shove, Hill showed why she’s a competitor, winning the 800…

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James Lynn Carvey, age 63 of Grand Rapids, MN, passed away Thu…

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There was one thing I had forgotten.This month, we hosted our first foray into programming for babies, a program we named Tiny Explorers. Not having any experience in library programming for the under two crowd, I spent months in preparation. What do babies like nowadays? What can we make fr…

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As I have said many times before, the pursuit of diplomacy is the only path toward brokered peace with North Korea or any other adversary. Our Nation cannot afford the burden of endless wars of choice that have cost us so dearly in blood and treasury. In what many historians consider his gre…

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