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Mylan Allen Charles was born on Nov. 27, 1927, to John and Ten…


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OPINION — A few years ago, we had an epic western Dakota-style blizzard the day after Thanksgiving. We’d hustled through our feast, knowing the storm was predicted, so we could get all our chores done and the animals tucked safely in before the weather turned. We made it just in time, which …

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OPINION — Imagine your neighbors have lost their children because they were found to be using recreational marijuana in their home. Mom and Dad have been found guilty of personal use possession — a misdemeanor. The children were seized and placed in protective custody by the state where they…

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OPINION — I’ve always had a fascination with tiny things. All through my childhood I was drawn to dollhouses, snow globes, miniatures of any kind, the smaller the better. I loved to imagine large worlds contained in these items, a thousand stories unfurling across my mind’s eye.