James H. Manahan, J.D., for the Lake County News-Chronicle
The pope has spoken. The Roman Catholic Church has now announced that capital punishment is “inadmissible because it is an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person.” Pope Francis said the Church will work to abolish the death penalty worldwide, calling it an “inhuman measure” that is “contrary to the Gospel.”
James Madison, our fourth president, put this language into the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, in the Bill of Rights: "Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of the press."
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award no longer exists.
I'm tired of hearing and reading people who are crying "disaster" now that Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring from the Supreme Court.
Smartphones can do many things, but they can't make their owners smart.
How would you feel about a presidential candidate who wants to pass laws moving the country to the far right?
Dr. David Hilfiker was a family doctor in Grand Marais for a number of years, then moved to Washington, D.C., and eventually started a home and hospice for homeless men with AIDS.
Here is the definition of "consent" in a bill recently introduced in the Minnesota House of Representatives:
The 2017 report of the Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board has come out, and has some interesting information.
There is a big debate going on about tipping in restaurants. On one side are proponents of a "tip credit" – the idea that there should be a lower hourly wage and the workers make up the difference in tips.