As of last Monday, Nancy Fletcher can go back to her life, cleared and vindicated. But she's still traumatized, first by a man she believes drugged her in a bar, then by a system that didn't believe her.
Updated: December 03, 2012, - 08:04 PM
To paraphrase the slogan from a pirate-themed rum commercial, some local Teamsters seem to "have a little Captain in them," both literally and figuratively.
Updated: November 27, 2012, - 07:17 PM
Even though she's 93 and officially retired as hospital administrator in the 1980s, Sister Generose Gervais is conducting business from her office most days.
Updated: November 25, 2012, - 12:19 AM
The day before Veterans Day, Lt. Col. Mark Weber was at a volunteer event when a buddy approached. "Sorry about what happened to Petraeus," he said.
Updated: November 20, 2012, - 08:00 PM
For a lot of people, the "fiscal cliff" is economic mumbo jumbo with a nebulous personal impact. But it will become very real and tangible Dec. 29 for as many as 10,000 Minnesotans and 2 million Americans who are currently getting extended unemployment compensation benefits.
Updated: November 13, 2012, - 08:36 PM
What do you get when you mix business, politics, free speech and a contentious social issue on Election Day, then throw in a little overreach by your friendly, local sheriff's department?
Updated: November 12, 2012, - 07:32 PM
One of the delights -- and banes -- of having your mug in the newspaper regularly is that people react to you differently than when you are just a byline. They say 'hey' at the supermarket and call you on the phone when they are angry, or depressed, or when they want attention or need help. They also send e-mails.
Updated: November 07, 2012, - 08:08 PM
In some ways, it's like every small-town newspaper. The current issue features a well-researched story on the issue of felons and voting, a piece on an ice cream social fundraiser and a sophisticated chart with the results of a mock presidential election.
Updated: November 03, 2012, - 06:57 PM
Jamie Malone holds court in the Sea Change kitchen with reserve, discipline and a mischievous sense of humor.
Updated: November 01, 2012, - 03:16 PM