Short Takes

In the pursuit of peace and quiet THUMBS DOWN: A camper from the Twin Cities was looking for a “peace and quiet” tenting experience during the Fourth of July ...

Can’t take it all back

President Donald Trump said something remarkable Tuesday. He admitted he was wrong. He said he misspoke during his press conference with ...

Wilder’s book is unfairly censored

To the editor: The editorial, “Wilder’s books get a healthy reassessment” (Independent, 7/9/18) left me feeling ill — children’s literature wise. The ...

Mars madness, but there’s a catch

It’s been building since early spring and culminates at the end of this month … the great Mars show of 2018. Even now during the evening twilight Mars will be ...

A summer arts fair

Putting cash to work may get more rewarding

Bruce Dagner

DASSEL — Services for Bruce Edward Dagner, 55, of Dassel, will be at 2 p.m. today at Cokato Evangelical Lutheran Church. Burial will be at the church cemetery ...

Arlene Verkinderen

Michael Dahl

Do you think it was wise for President Donald Trump to meet one-on-one with Russian president Vladimir Putin, an ex-KGB agent?

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