Columns

Wed
13
Dec

Words from Wiger: Caution is watchword for Minnesota’s fiscal future


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

Minnesota’s economy is growing, but not as fast as predicted.

Mon
11
Dec

In Your Court: Court decorum and civil disobedience


Judge Steve Halsey

This fall a controversy has arisen over the free speech rights of athletes to kneel during the national anthem. This is not a new phenomenon.

Wed
06
Dec

Monthly highlight from School District 622 - December 2017


submitted photo • As part of the Work-Based Learning programs at North and Tartan high schools, over 500 students within the last year have toured local businesses such as McGrath Manufacturing located in Maplewood.

The Work-Based Learning programs at North and Tartan high schools offer experiential learning that connects a student’s career goal and classroom learning with a productive work environment.

Wed
06
Dec

Elected board at Washington Conservation District provides leadership behind the scenes


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Mon
04
Dec

BBB • Tips on shopping with mobile devices

http://www.bbb.org/council/holiday-helper–The mission of Better Business Bureau is to be the leader in building marketplace trust by promoting, through self-regulation, the highest standards of business ethics and conduct, and to instill confidence in responsible businesses through programs of education and action that inform, assist and protect the general public. We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact BBB at www.bbb.org, or by calling 651-699-1111, or toll-free at 1-800-646-6222.

Wed
29
Nov

From the Bench: The right to a fair trial


Greg Galler, District Court Judge

Imagine that you were convicted of a serious crime. During the jury trial an error occurred. Maybe some evidence was mistakenly admitted, or the judge’s jury instructions were incorrect, or perhaps there was some sort of prosecutorial misconduct.

Tue
28
Nov

Your Legal Rights: Pension advance schemes


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

Some companies attempt to convince people to hand over some of their monthly pension payments in exchange for a short-term loan.

Tue
28
Nov

Family, friends and fragrance in Michigan


Pamela O’Meara photo • The SS Badger, a National Historic Landmark, pulls into Ludington, after crossing Lake Michigan from Manitowoc, Wisconsin. It was launched in 1953 to ferry railroad cars across the lake. Now it’s a car ferry for people wishing to shorten their trip across the lake.

The fragrance of lavender wafted through the air and bees flited through the rows of lovely purple plants at Lavender Hill Farm near Petoskey, Michigan. 

Mon
20
Nov

A career suggestion that changed everything


A career suggestion that changed everything: lifelong journalist Mary Lee Hagert looks back

Lifelong journalist Mary Lee Hagert looks back

 

Girls high school basketball was a big deal in Iowa back in the ‘60s. 

Wed
15
Nov

BBB • Tips for shopping on Black Friday

http://www.bbb.org/council/holiday-helper–The mission of Better Business Bureau is to be the leader in building marketplace trust by promoting, through self-regulation, the highest standards of business ethics and conduct, and to instill confidence in responsible businesses through programs of education and action that inform, assist and protect the general public. We are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Contact BBB at www.bbb.org, or by calling 651-699-1111, or toll-free at 1-800-646-6222.

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