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  • It was American soldiers who paid freedom’s price

    While social distancing during the current pandemic will prevent most communities from publicly honoring America’s war heroes at Memorial Day ceremonies next Monday, May 25, we should all take time to

  • Letter to the Editor:
    In 2007, my husband, Mike McAdams and I moved to Land O’ Lakes to retire. We slowly wove ourselves into the fabric of the community, making friends along the way, becoming involved with
  • Letter to the Editor:
    While visiting cemeteries, you may notice that headstones of military personnel have coins on them left by previous visitors to the grave. 
    These coins have
  • Virus won’t stop the fight to better cancer treatment

    Relay For Life of the Northwoods has suspended the physical portion of its 21st annual event due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the fundraising for cancer research and treatment-related programs will

  • What Others Say

    The spirit of travel: dream now, travel later

    Travel has the power to heal, refresh, reset and rebuild. Each of us likely has a short list of the places we long to visit as soon as we are able.
    We hold clear memories of

  • Letter to the Editor:
    I appreciate the letter that Phil Monday wrote to the editor in the May 6 issue titled, “Snomo clubs should repair grooves in road crossings.” The letter shows me that there are many people like Phil who may not
  • Letter to the Editor:
    Never before has our great country faced such a divide. 
    To have watched over the past 50 years as
  • Let’s be sure all veterans are honored with a flag
    Letter to the Editor:
    It was noticed last summer, while gathering information at several area cemeteries, that many of our veterans do not have a flag holder with a flag. 
    Most cemeteries have
  • Letter to the Editor:
    Our country is in the worst crisis since the Great Depression. In the United States, more than 60,000 people have died from the coronavirus; more than 35 million workers have lost their jobs. The devastation is greater than in any other country in the world. It
  • Dear Editor:
    As a lifelong resident in one form or another in Eagle River, and subscriber to your newspaper, I’d like to suggest elimination of any and all letters to the editor that some of your readers feel compelled to write in regard to
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