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December 2015

2015 • • • Year in Review

Compiled by Louise H. McGregor, staff writer JANUARY—The Deer River City Council learns of the state’s interest in the Deer/Moose Lake and …

Open Forum

Reader grateful for Santa Dear Editor, My name is Stacy Jackson. I have been a nurse’s aide for about 16 years at either …

New laws effective Jan. 1

The following are selected new laws passed during the 2015 legislative session that take effect Jan. 1, 2016. The asterisk following the …

I Have Been Told

A column by Anne M. Dunn Thirty-Eight Plus Two Governor Alexander Ramsey had declared on September 9, 1862, “The Sioux Indians of …

The Minnesota Farm Woman

by Chris Quaal Vinson The Gifts When I was a kid, I really, really, REALLY wanted an Easy Bake Oven for Christmas. …

Deaths in 2015

January: Carl Gunnard Oberg Jr., Robert W. (Bob) Becker, Donald ‘Don’ E. Koski, Doris Mae (Fideldy) Hennagir, Dora N. LeTourneau, Russell L. …

Minnesota Starwatch

by Deane Morrison The new year opens with four of the five bright planets in the morning sky. By the end of …