Columns

Fri
12
Oct

It’s In Your Court: You are presumed innocent


Judge Steve Halsey

Over the past several months, there have been serious allegations of sexual harassment and criminal sexual conduct against many celebrities and politicians.

Fri
12
Oct

South Washington Watershed District celebrates 25 years of flood prevention and habitat restoration


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Three years ago, volunteers gathered in a wind-swept field on a rainy spring day to plant 3000 young oak trees for a future oak savanna.

Thu
11
Oct

Learning to care for your well and septic system can help to prevent catastrophe


Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

During my sophomore year of high school, my mother and I moved into a new house on the edge of town.

Thu
11
Oct

Words from Wiger: Libraries rock!


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.”- Albert Einstein

 

Thu
11
Oct

How to support the troops without getting duped


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

Minnesota is home to more than 330,000 veterans and, according to a recent study, the third most generous state in the country for charitable donations.

Mon
08
Oct

As pollen seasons expand, so does the opportunity for patient education

Minnesota Department of Health

With the ragweed pollen season upon us, now is a good time for allergy sufferers to learn about steps they can take to keep allergies and asthma under control.

Tue
02
Oct

Senator John Marty: Public pressure can end ‘garbage bills’ at the Legislature


Senator John Marty District 66

The 989-page legislation vetoed by Gov. Dayton in May, was a “garbage bill.” It contained thousands of unrelated budget and policy provisions covering a vast range of issues. It lacked transparency and prevented accountability.

Mon
01
Oct

Living the buckthorn and bittersweet life


A buckthorn weed wrench is one way to remove the invasive plant species called buckthorn. submitted photo

Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

Sometimes ignorance is bliss. I have a faint recollection of the carefree joy I used to feel while hiking in the woods. “Aren’t these woods pretty?” I would think. “Look at all those pretty wildflowers along the roadside. Isn’t life grand?” 

Tue
11
Sep

Milwaukee in April: Bites, bikes and a blizzard


Grizzly bears lumbered around at the Milwaukee Zoo. (Pamela O’Meara photo/Review)

Miss Katie’s 1950s diner is a good place to start a spring visit to Milwaukee if you like good burgers and delicious fries. Follow that up with a custard tour of 1950s drive-ins with Milwaukee Food and City Tours.

Tue
11
Sep

It’s In Your Court: No mulligans in criminal court


Judge Steve Halsey

If you are a golfer you may have more than once announced to your playing partners, “I’m taking a mulligan” when you had a bad shot. We all have desires for “do-overs” when we mess up in life.

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