Opinion

Judge Andrew Pierson has been involved in over 100 trials in his legal career. Tom West erred last week in saying Pierson “presided over” them all.

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The 7th Judicial District has two contested races for judge this year. Most readers of the Peach will want to educate themselves on these races, which are usually uncontested. The 7th District covers 10 counties that run from St. Cloud and Princeton northwest to Moorhead. Several weeks ago, I wrote about the seat held by […]

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I went to my first University of Minnesota football game on Oct. 29, 1955. The Gophers were hosting the University of Southern California, ranked 10th in the nation and led by all-America running back Jon Arnett. We sat in the bowl end of Memorial Stadium. All I remember about the game is that it snowed […]

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To the editor:  October 7 is the feast day of the Most Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Tradition tells us, the mother of God appeared to St. Dominic and asked him to propagate devotion of the Holy Rosary, a powerful means of combating error and vice. The decisive victory of the Christians at […]

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While President Obama said in a speech this week that global temperatures have been the warmest in history this year, those of us who live in Central Minnesota must feel like we live on another planet. Last winter was the coldest temperaturewise since at least 1900. Now we have the  Central Minnesota figures for the […]

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Although the fact that the Minnesota Vikings star running back, Adrian Peterson, was indicted by a Texas grand jury for beating a 4-year-old bloody has stirred up a great controversy, the easy way out is to miss the point. The easy way is to say the NFL and the Vikings are amoral and care only […]

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To the editor: Obama did not attend 61 percent of intelligence meetings in the last couple of years, and he was informed of the terrorist buildup and disregarded it. Was that on purpose? I knew when he announced that he was pulling out of Iraq and the timetable that there was going to be a […]

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News that the Minneapolis Schools will allow students to graduate with one less gym glass brought mixed emotions. It seems odd that in the face of rising childhood obesity rates that physical fitness would take the hit. On the other hand, my memories of my own gym classes are so painful, I wouldn’t wish them […]

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