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The January/February edition of Smithsonian Magazine has a fascinating article about Joseph Hayne Rainey (“Meet Joseph Rainey, the first Black congressman,” Jan. 6). Rainey was the first African American to be seated in the United States House of Representatives and the first member of Congr…

In just a couple weeks, we will experience the vernal equinox — one of the two times in the year when the sun is exactly above the equator. Apart from this astronomical anomaly, though, the equinox is mostly known as the beginning of spring — a fresh beginning and the time to spruce things up.

The Savage Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Feb. 22 to March 1. The Savage Pacer doesn’t include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or other factors.

Did you think that we would still be in the pandemic, one year later? I know I did not. In fact, I remember, sitting with my girlfriend last March, spaced six feet apart in my driveway as we remarked that if we had to do this for a couple of months, it would not be so bad. But here we are on…

Human-caused global climate change is one of the most complex issues facing society today. It is a global problem felt on local scales that cuts across many dimensions — science, economics, society, politics, and moral and ethical questions. It is here today, will be around for decades and c…

The Savage Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Feb. 15-22. The Savage Pacer doesn’t include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or other factors.

The bison turned quickly, ready to charge. The two feet of snow didn’t slow its powerful hooves, but rather kicked up a rooster-tail of shiny ice crystals into the cold winter air, highlighting the bison’s efforts.

The bison turned quickly, ready to charge. The two feet of snow didn’t slow its powerful hooves, but rather kicked up a rooster-tail of shiny ice crystals into the cold winter air, highlighting the bison’s efforts.