Viewpoints

Mon
23
Jul

LETTER: Sharing support for Tim Walz

To the Editor:

Mon
23
Jul

Goldilocks forecasts the weather


submitted photo • Perhaps the biggest threat to human safety in our area is the increasing number of “mega-rainfall” events that dump six or more inches of water at a time, causing landslides along rivers and streams, blowing out culverts and flooding low-lying bridges and roads. The above photo shows Whitewater State Park after flash flooding in 2007.

Angie Hong - Washington Conservation District

“It should be cooling down to 95 degrees by the time you get here, but we’re still in an extreme drought,” my dad lamented as we discussed my upcoming visit to Pueblo. 

Mon
23
Jul

Words from Wiger: Community Education: learning opportunities for all


MN State Senator Chuck Wiger, District 43

“Commit yourself to lifelong learning. The most valuable asset you’ll ever have is your mind and what you put into it.” —Brian Tracy

 

Mon
23
Jul

Don’t just follow the crowd on ‘crowdfunding’ websites


Minnesota Attorney General, Lori Swanson

People hear on the news that someone in their community has lost her home in a fire or a spouse to an illness.

Mon
23
Jul

LETTER: Looking for leadership in District 42A

To the Editor:

Mon
23
Jul

LETTER: Support Roe in the Roseville primary

To the Editor:

The Roseville mayoral race has a primary this year and I am writing to state my support for Dan Roe’s re-election as mayor.

Mon
23
Jul

LETTER: Spending and ‘spin’ in New Brighton

To the Editor:

New Brighton mails a quarterly magazine (“New Brighton”) to all residents. The current issue features articles relating to the budget and part-time firefighters.

Tue
17
Jul

BBB: Tips on Fun Runs

Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

Tue
17
Jul

It’s In Your Court: It’s In Your Court: Pioneer Battles Over Courthouses


Judge Steve Halsey

Buried in Minnesota history of the last half of the 1800s are not only famous courtroom battles, but also battles over the location of the courthouse within the county.

Mon
16
Jul

LETTER: Re: borrow-and-spending at the Legislature

To the Editor:

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