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The Threat of News Deserts & Ghost Newspapers

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher, Swift County Monitor-News

Informed Communities Are Healthy Communities

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher, Swift County Monitor-News

First Impressions Important To City's Future

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher, Swift County Monitor-News

Rural Life Gives Poor Kids Better Chance Of Success

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher, Swift County Monitor-News

A Key To Growth: Solving Workforce Housing Needs

By Reed Anfinson
Publisher, Swift County Monitor-News

Rural America May Nurture Tolerance In Kids

Anyone who watches the news has likely seen coverage in the past year of student protests at one college campus or an

Minnesotans Need Leadership on Climate Change

As we weigh the stands of candidates running for Minnesota governor, we see many issues dividing the electorate: taxe

Who Will Look Out For Community Newspapers?

When a reporter covers a public body for a long time, he or she begins to know the issues as well as any elected offi

Community Pursuing a Vibrant Future

There is a changing mood in our community. Pessimism is shifting to optimism.

Attacks On Journalists Will Lead To Violence

by Reed Anfinson
Publisher, Swift County Monitor-News
 

For Our: Children - Employers - Businesses - Community

We are poised on the edge – the edge of a promising future, or the edge of decline.

Challenge Of A Lifetime Faced With Complacency

With each passing month, new research comes out that more definitively links our burning of fossil fuels to a warming

Fixing Far Away Dead Zones Demands Our Action

Distance has a way of absolving people of responsibility.

Remember Who The School Building Levy Is About

Over the past few weeks, we have heard people talking about reasons why they will not support District 777’s proposed

DOES RURAL MINNESOTA MATTER IN STATEWIDE ELECTIONS?

In the grand scheme of statewide Minnesota politics, do rural voters matter?

Death On The Front Lines Of Community Journalism

Just a few miles north of Benson in Pope County there is a grave marker for Carl Andreas Hiaasen.

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