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Pam Dowell

Pam Dowell

Pam Dowell, is a freelance writer who runs Facebook page called The Itascan Monitor. Her 21-story series “Indivisible, Inspiring, and Humans of Grand Rapids” was featured in the Grand Rapids Herald Review over the past four years.

COMMENTARY

Among the CRT panicked — Column

By: - August 6, 2021

The Raise Our Standards tour chugged its way through 17 different locations in Minnesota, including a whistle-stop in Hibbing earlier this summer.  The tour, which was coordinated by the right wing Center of the American Experiment (CAE), claims that the Minnesota public school educational system is being besieged with radical indoctrination centered on critical race […]

COMMENTARY

Letter from Grand Rapids: Trump retains his grip | Opinion

By: - March 4, 2021

Editor’s note: QAnon adherants and subscribers to various other Trumpist conspiracy theories believe Donald Trump will again take office March 4. Capitol Police warned of another attack on the Capitol, and Thursday’s House session was canceled.  My hometown, Grand Rapids, population 11,000, sits in the upper third of Minnesota, the county seat of Itasca. The […]